Lead Software Engineer (Remote or Hybrid)

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Posted 12 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join our team at Fingerhut; Fingerhut is a market-leading FinTech. This is not just another job but a job with a real purpose, as Fingerhut's mission is to help Americans live a better financial life by helping them establish, build or rebuild their credit. IT team members have a unique voice in how to deliver technology that creates value, fuels growth, and builds a competitive advantage. We are fun, focused, and believed in bringing in the right people for the right job. If being on a squad working on continuous product improvement in an agile environment is the way you like to work, then come and check us out. You'll utilize your technical and collaborative skills to work closely with other squad members and key stakeholders to design, implement and run technical solutions that support Bluestem's ongoing growth of new brands. The role has the option for fully remote work within designated states or can be based out of our Eden Prairie, MN, head office within our hybrid environment, with team members in the office once or twice a week. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Develop Merchandise and Financial Systems integrations, interfaces, and applications Hands-on development in an environment that embraces scalable, secure, and testable code Work with continuous integration tools and frameworks such as Docker, Jenkins, Gradle, Postman Participate in code improvement activities to enhance the enterprise codebase Lead, drive and implement a modern microservice architecture Collaborate with both technical and business team members to understand requirements and develop solutions based on Bluestem Brands standards using an agile development process Present vision to both technical and business groups. Work closely with DevOps and Information Security to review and enrich the technology stack QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Strong passion and interest in Microservices deployment and maintenance. Five or more years of practical experience in Java development, emphasis on ReST-based service, Spring Boot/Batch, and Java/Kotlin development Five or more years of experience in SQL technologies Skills with the following tools and technologies: Java, Kotlin, Groovy, Kafka, React, IntelliJ, Jenkins, Spring Boot, REST, and docker Experience working and integrating with external entities Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines Must be able to have fun and work well with others in a safe and collaborative environment Excellent problem-solving skills and a strong desire to learn and share Excellent communication and documentation skills Experience developing for and migrating to AWS (would be a plus) ABOUT BLUESTEM BRANDS BLST Operating Company (Bluestem Brands) is a group of FinTech, and eCommerce Retail businesses () led by our Fingerhut and Orchard Portfolios. This position falls under the Fingerhut - a long-standing fintech company. Check out to see who we are and what we do for our customers. Fingerhut fuses our extensive years of data modeling and real-time analytics through machine learning to provide flexible payment options for our valued customers looking to establish, build, or rebuild credit. Qualifying customers use their accounts for e-Commerce purchases at for everything they and their family need across a broad selection of national brands. At Fingerhut, you'll enter a culture that encourages team members to be bold and courageous. A culture that is zealous in pursuit of our mission to help our customers live a better financial life. In this culture, our team members find opportunities to stretch themselves, have a voice that is valued and is listened to, have a sizeable impact on the business, work cross-functionally and collaboratively. We are continually innovating and improving, challenging ourselves to take risks, learn from mistakes, and celebrate success as a team. We also grow careers, giving employees on-the-job stretch assignments, lateral moves to expand knowledge bases, and promotional opportunities that help to accelerate development.