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Lead Software Engineer

We are looking for someone who considers themselves a lead engineer or rising star with highly relevant experience to join LendingClub's Core technology team in San Francisco. As a member of the Core team, in addition to the standard web application development challenges, you will have a front row seat on everything needed to run a cutting edge, technology based, financial, online services.


  • Work with different business units to crystallize requirements
  • Design/architect the new modules/features
  • Provide accurate estimates as to the resource cost of projects
  • Implement features in timely manner and with high quality
  • Lead small teams (local and/or off-shore) in implementation of features/projects
  • Contribute in evolution of the LendingClub platform architecture
  • Perform deep code reviews with design, security, and performance of the platform in mind
  • Mentor junior members of a growing technology team


  • 7+ years of on industry experience with 2+ years of experience as team lead or above
  • Expert in Java, SQL, Object Oriented design
  • Fair understanding of JSP, servlets, html, ORM, XML, Struts 2.0
  • Familiarity with XML processing, web service development, profiling and performance analysis are a big plus
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Familiarity with Eclipse, SVN, SQLDeveloper, Oracle RDBMS, MySQL, OC4J, JBoss are a plus
  • Solid grasp of software development life-cycle, best-practices, methods, and conventions
  • Excellent communication skills; oral and written
  • Ability to excel in fast paced environment

Company Description

San Francisco-based Lending Club is the leading online platform that enables the issuance of and investment in prime consumer notes. Lending Club brings together investors and creditworthy borrowers – eliminating the cost and complexity of traditional lending – to offer borrowers better rates and investors better returns. Founded in 2006 and based in San Francisco, CA, Lending Club has been recognized for its growth and innovation by the Harvard Business Review, JMP Securities and AlwaysOn. More information is available at:

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Financial Innovation

…[Lending Club’s] rapid progress – loans have roughly doubled every year – has fuelled breathless talks of big banks and credit-card peddlers being 'disrupted' in the same way taxi companies have been by Uber, based just down the road in San Francisco.

The Economist

Featured Borrower


"Getting engaged forced me to make some important financial decisions, so I consolidated several sources of debt with a single loan from Lending Club."