*PLEASE NOTE: This position requires the candidate to be located in or near Charlotte, NC. In-office presence is required three days a week. *

THE POSITION

We're looking for an outstanding software engineer who loves to solve tough problems and make customers happy. Join our growing engineering team and help us build and manage the websites and internet products that power our business. You'll work on both old and new projects, using your skills to build reliable and efficient applications.

You'll be great at analyzing complex issues and finding simple and effective solutions. You'll be able to navigate our existing codebase, make changes as needed, while minimizing risk, and advancing our engineering stack. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop new features and enhance existing functionality in our software stacks.
  • Help drive architecture and technical design decisions, that leads to robust, scalable functional modules.
  • Write clean, efficient, well-documented code.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to solve complex challenges.
  • Ownership mindset in issue resolution.
  • Advocate for best practices in SDLC, code reviews, standards, and release management.
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues in production and development environments.
  • Integrate external services to extend platform capabilities.
  • Mentor junior team members, supporting their technical skills and career growth.
  • Collaborate effectively with offshore engineers to ensure high-quality software practices.
  • Stay updated on emerging software development trends and technologies.
  • Foster strong communication and collaboration within the team.
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving, analytical skills and context switching.
  • Effective communication skills with management, developers, and stakeholders.
  • Leadership experience in engineering teams with both onshore and offshore presence. 
  • A specialist at delivering requirements multiple times during a sprint cycle.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient in PHP and JavaScript, including HTML5, CSS, ReactJS, jQuery, React JavaScript, and PHP Laravel frameworks. Experience with backend technologies: PHP (version 8.1+).
  • Minimum 7 years of professional software development experience.
  • Worked with modern JS tech stack, including React with Server-Side Rendering, TypeScript, NodeJS, and proven experience writing thorough unit tests.
  • Developed and shipped user-facing features using above tech stack.
  • Expertise in React development and an understanding of modern design patterns used in JS and modern tooling like Vite.
  • Familiarity with Docker - creating and modifying Docker images, comfortable working in a Linux based docker containers.
  • Understanding of Microservices and Micro frontend architecture.
  • Familiarity with AWS cloud services, Docker, and Git.
  • Proficiency in project management tools: GitHub, GitLab, Jira, Slack, and Confluence.
  • Expertise in API integration and understanding of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) and SOLID principles.
  • Experience in writing unit and functional tests and ownership mindset in issue resolution.
  • Effective communication skills with management, developers, and stakeholders. Strong written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, planning, and organization
  • Bonus skills/experience: Experience in the financial field, leadership roles, high-load systems, knowledge of queue principles, optimizing core web vitals for search rankings, .Net and C# knowledge, PHP in WordPress, and collaboration for continuous improvement.
  • Competency in databases: MySQL/MariaDB, Mongo, Document DB, and Redis.

COMPANY

  • We’re a publicly traded company (TREE).
  • We’ve welcomed several other companies into the LendingTree family to augment our efforts at helping borrowers make their most sensible financial choices.
  • We’ve built the LendingTree app and My LendingTree dashboard to give consumers tools to manage and monitor their financial health.

What else you should know:  

  • We’re a publicly traded company (TREE).
  • We’ve welcomed several other companies into the LendingTree family to augment our efforts at helping borrowers make their most sensible financial choices.
  • We’ve built the LendingTree app and My LendingTree dashboard to give consumers tools to manage and monitor their financial health.
  • We still make funny commercials.

Incentive Compensation: Eligible for annual performance bonus                  

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision insurance and 401(k) matching

CULTURE

We’re a fast-paced company with an entrepreneurial bend. We work hard and test our products often. We’re collaborative, ambitious, candid, and high-energy. Our teammates are some of the brightest, most talented people you’ll ever work with. We care more about your smarts than we do about the kinds of clothes you wear (but please, do wear clothes to work!), and we’re pretty good about rewarding innovation, creativity, and the knack for just getting stuff done (we even have an award for employees called the GSD, “Get Stuff Done”).

Come work with us!

LendingTree is the kind of company that not only promotes diversity and inclusion; we thrive because of these values. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion (or creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status. 

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