Blend helps lenders maximize their digital agility. Our digital lending platform is used by Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and other leading financial institutions to increase customer acquisition, improve productivity, and accelerate the delivery of any banking product across every channel. Through our software, we enable our customers to process an average of more than $5 billion in loans per day, helping consumers get into homes and gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.
As a performance engineer, you’ll be responsible for making sure that our software meets a high bar of speed and throughput. You’ll work with product to understand customer needs to drive SLOs and create accountability throughout the organization to build software that delights our customers.
We are looking for engineers that are passionate about performance and optimization and a passion to share it with others. As one of the first Performance Engineers at Blend, you will help setup this function. You will collaborate with various teams across Blend and encourage a culture of performance. You will help address existing performance concerns across the company and also setup the tools/practices/metrics to have a consistent view of the health of our systems.
How you'll contribute:
Work with product teams to define SLOs/SLAs for services and applications
Create monitoring, dashboards and reports for our SLAs/SLOs
Optimize performance of endpoints and services that are trailing their SLOs/SLAs
Understand how to optimize database performance(Mongo and Postgres) and help tune queries and configuration to get the most out of them
Leverage your expertise and improvements to drive organizational learning around how to build performant services in our supported databases and languages
Integrate performance testing into our release processes
Who you are:
5+ years of experience in SE space with focus on performance engineering
Deeply experienced optimizing enterprise-grade systems
Passionate about optimization and performance
Excellent communication and leadership skills for collaborating with other teams
Able to work in an ambiguous environment and drive your own success
Comfortable using profiling tools and instrumentation to understand the root cause of performance bottlenecks
Experience in handling/managing performance in Mongo, Postgres, Typescript, GoLang
BS in CS
Benefits and Perks:
Meaningful equity and a 401(k) plan
Comprehensive health benefits
Wellness benefits covering a variety of wellness activities, gym memberships, fitness classes and more
Daily meal stipend during COVID-19 (lunch, dinner, snacks, and Pizza Fridays when working from the office)
16 weeks of paid parental leave
Generous vacation policy, company-wide mental health days during COVID-19
Work from home office set up stipend and internet stipend during COVID-19
Blend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable laws.