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 QA Engineer, specializing in compliance and information security quality assurance, you will develop a new program to conduct regression testing and testing of new functionality that addresses compliance and infosec requirements. You will utilize existing quality assurance tools, and specify and maintain new tooling to create a library of test cases that ensure that mandated requirements are continuously being met. You will work closely with regulatory, compliance and security teams to ensure that new use cases are being addressed, and with engineering and QA teams to work within release schedules to complete testing as required.
Your work will enable the company to continue expanding into new areas of the consumer lending industry while ensuring that we keep highly sensitive financial information safe, and meet industry compliance requirements. You will contribute to the overall security of our product offerings, and ensure that our customers have confidence in the compliance areas that we cover in our product offerings.
This role can either be at Blend facilities in SF or NYC. Remote (US Only) is also possible for the right candidate, but not preferred.
How you'll contribute:
Build a compliance and security QA program, specifying processes, tools and methodologies
Work with our QA, compliance and infosec teams to specify new tests and write the tests using automation tools
Embed sanity checks within the application to enable better “run-time” quality assurance
Ensure testing is run on a frequent basis and be able to generate reporting for management
Work with engineering teams to resolve identified deficiencies
Specify and/or write supporting tools to perform QA activities
Contribute to our training and testing programs for engineering practices
Who you are:
Experience in a software quality assurance role
Familiar with testing of web and mobile applications as well as cloud-based infrastructure
Experience with quality assurance testing tools (APIs, mobile applications, web applications) and techniques
Demonstrated ability to listen, learn, and ask thoughtful questions that help surface issues
Aptitude for working with cloud-based technology and tools (AWS, GitHub, etc.)
Experience working with internal teams to resolve QA problems
Understanding of cloud security policy and control frameworks (ISO 27001, SOC 2, PCI-DSS, NIST)
Domain expertise in mortgage or consumer banking areas
Experience within fintech or the financial services industry, and familiarity with GLBA requirements.
Proficiency in other programming languages (we use Typescript, Golang, and Python)
Working knowledge of Unix and Windows computing tools and data querying languages (Linux commands, SQL)
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.