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Lead Software Engineer, Payments Implementation

Lending Club

Lending Club

Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Current Employees of LendingClub: Please apply via your internal Workday Account

LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC) is the parent company of LendingClub Bank, National Association, Member FDIC, and the only full-spectrum fintech marketplace bank. Members can gain access to a broad range of financial products and services through a technology-driven platform, designed to help them pay less when borrowing and earn more when saving. Since 2007, more than 4 million members have joined the Club to help reach their financial goals. We’re leading the governance of a new industry by developing ethical, responsible ways to bring greater value and better opportunities to our members. Everyone deserves a better financial future and our team is committed to making that a reality. Come join us!

About the Role

Here at Lending Club as a Lead Software Engineer, you’ll work on the platform that is transforming the banking industry. We’re looking for talented Lead Software Engineers passionate about building new applications from the ground up and who will join a growing team in developing the products that allow our depositors, borrowers and investors to achieve their financial goals. The technology teams move fast, celebrate great ideas, inspire testing and learning, and stretch for new solutions.

What You'll Do

  • You will implement and build out our account opening, servicing, payment systems for the bank (ACH, Wires and Checks Processing)
  • Actively participate in code and technical design reviews with a good understanding of how code fits into broader technical and/or business context
  • Work with Product Management to understand requirements and contribute to release planning
  • Prototype new ideas and coach junior technical colleagues
  • Ensure high testability and quality of delivered software
  • Work with QA and Operations teams to troubleshoot and fix defects in software
  • Participate in building Scrum process and agile culture within the company

About You

  • You have experience working with banking system implementations, specifically related to account opening, servicing, and payment functions (ACH, Wires and Checks Processing)
  • You have 7+ years of experience working with Java Web Services including knowledge of Spring and Micro-services architecture
  • You have strong database skills (SQL, MySQL, ORACLE)
  • You have hands on experience in AWS Cloud
  • You have solid understanding of the software development life cycle focusing on the design, installation, and maintenance of systems projects of moderate complexity, and/or, under general supervision, in elements of major or complex systems
  • You can independently do business analysis, application design, project coordination, and system maintenance activities
  • You have excellent analysis capability and the ability to exercise sound technical judgment in making decisions
  • You have ability to lead medium to large projects and take full ownership of system/component from development to production
  • You have ability to drive the design and implementation of complex software systems, ensuring scalability, performance, and maintainability
  • You can establish and monitor code coverage metrics, operational metrics and SLAs
  • You have experience working with agile methodology, test-driven development, source control management, and automated testing
  • You have experience working with banking system implementations, integration with banking cores, specifically related to account opening, servicing, and payment functions
  • You are passionate about solving problems
  • You have experience leading a team of offshore engineers
  • Ability to work with the business and external platform providers to jointly create solutions
  • You possess superb communication skills
  • You are a self-motivated teammate who excels in a reciprocal environment (this is the place to take initiative and ask intelligent questions!)
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, or a related field of study

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with MISER
  • You have the ability to scale applications
  • UNIX/Linux is in your wheelhouse and you are currently utilizing your scripting skills (shell, Perl, Python, etc.)
  • You have a passion to deliver on-time, quality work
  • You accumulated your development experience in a true agile environment

Work Location

San Francisco

Time Zone Requirements

Primarily PT

If you need to travel for work, LendingClub will cover your travel related expenses.


The target base salary range for this position is 165,000 - 210,000. The position is also eligible to receive a bonus (which is based on company performance, employee performance and eligible earnings), equity, and benefits. Our salary ranges, other compensation and benefits offered are determined by role, experience level and location.

We’re creating new financial services solutions for our members based on fairness, simplicity, and heart, and we treat our employees the same way. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision plans for employees and their families, 401(k) match, health and wellness programs, flexible time off policies for salaried employees, up to 16 weeks paid parental leave and more.



LendingClub is an equal opportunity employer and dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We believe that a variety of perspectives will make our teams and business stronger as we work together to transform the traditional banking system.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at [email protected].