- Analysis skills
- Communication skills
Ti tle: Associate Software Engineer
Reports to: Software Engineering Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
Depar tment: Live Oak Labs / Development
Live Oak is more than a bank. Live Oak helps people realize their full potential so they can create meaningful impact at work, home or in their communities. As an innovation hub, we fully embrace a bold approach to solving problems and surpassing goals. Daily life at Live Oak centers around a culture of taking care of each other, which has made us one of the most desirable places to work. We’ve topped the list of American Banker’s “Best Banks to Work For” because of our unparalleled dedication to our people. Our commitment to our customers and our culture is intertwined, so we seek those who embody and embrace what it takes to empower the American dream. Learn more at liveoakbank.com.
How This Role impacts Live Oak and its People
The Associate Software Engineering role will engage closely with multiple departments and stakeholders across Live Oak to develop and support our next generation banking platforms.
What You’ll Do at Live Oak
You'll work on a cross-functional scrum team within a scaled agile environment, performing many of the activities below.
Analyze and design new features and functions to streamline the end-users experience.
Help establish and document designs and engineering standards, as well as participate in peer reviews.
Work on a full-stack engineering team dedicated to following the Agile methodology and writing maintainable code.
Continually deliver features and functionality to bank stakeholders on a 2-week release cycle.
Work alongside different departments within the bank and learn their domain.
Design and implement libraries and frameworks that allow us to effectively scale development on our different applications.
Learn quickly and adapt fast. We are looking for folks to lead the charge, not just keep up with it.
How You’ll Do It
You'll build software that matters. We make software that helps small businesses and entrepreneurs get the capital and financial services they need to succeed and support their local communities.
Your team decides the best technical approach and commitments, not your manager.
You'll collaborate with super-smart people to build a next generation platform with plenty of challenging engineering problems, as we enable capabilities to transform the outdated financial banking system.
Required and Preferred Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience.
Continuous learner that enjoys researching new technology relevant to their current projects
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to adapt in a quickly changing environment
Excellent teamwork and communication skills
Knowledge of source control systems like GitHub, Gitlab, and Bitbucket.
Required to Thrive at Live Oak
Dedication – You possess a deep commitment to Live Oak Bank’s mission and core values , exemplified through a strong work ethic , adaptability and pride in your work .
Ownership – You t ake initiative to deliver positive results by proactively and creatively solving problems, while maintaining a high degree of quality .
Innovation – You embrace fresh ideas and f earlessly contribute new solutions to emerging or existing problems .
Teamwork – You foster collaboration, accountability and trust with others and understand that together, we do more .
Respect – You treat everyone with courtesy, politeness and kindness .
“The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.”
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Commitment to Diversity
Live Oak Bank is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in company policy and the way we do business at Live Oak Bank and is an important principle of sound business management.