Backend Software Engineer- Mortgage Engine



Responsibilities will include:


  • 5+ years of experience in coding in at least one modern lang such as Node.js, Python, Java, GoLang

  • 3+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design of new and existing systems (architecture, design patterns, reliability, and scaling)

  • Understanding of microservices architecture and event-driven distributed systems

  • Strong grasp of relational database concepts


Preferred Qualifications:



  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and develop other team members including junior software engineers

  • Experience defining system architecture(s) and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs and capabilities

  • Startup mindset, ownership, and a proper balance of quality and sense of urgency!

The Better mission is rooted in values that drive us.



  • We do what’s in the best interest of the consumer, not ourselves

  • We have growth mindsets, not fixed ones

  • We believe that success lies in execution, not credentials

  • We act like owners, not just employees

  • We work to find answers on our own, not wait for them to be given to us

  • We optimize for mission, not ego


Our mission speaks for itself—we continue to outpace the industry at every turn. We’ve recently joined forces in partnership with Ally Bank, and our backers have helped build some of the most transformative tech and finance companies in history. Kleiner Perkins, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Citigroup, Activant Capital, Ally Bank, and others have invested in our vision for what homeownership can be.


Better is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, marital status, family or parental status, disability, military or veteran status, age, or any other basis protected by law. All employment decisions at Better are based on a person’s merit, business needs, and role requirements.


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