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Senior Software Engineer

Climb Credit

Climb Credit

Software Engineering
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Who We Are

Climb Credit (NMLS# 1240013) is an innovative student financing and payments platform that makes career-advancing education more accessible, affordable, and accountable than ever before.

Climb identifies programs and schools with a demonstrated ability to improve the earnings of their graduates. Climb partners with schools that teach everything from cybersecurity to healthcare, heavy machine operation to data science, and culinary arts to coding.
We provide learners with financing and payment options that are priced and structured to meet the unique needs of those seeking career elevation and increased earning power.

Climb Credit’s mission is to expand access to career advancing education and we aim to do this for all communities. Therefore, we are committed to building a workforce that’s a representation of our learners. Climb fosters an inclusive work environment to all its employees; We celebrate diverse representation and diverse thinking.

To further this commitment, we’ve set a goal to promote inclusivity and equity in our workplace internally and with schools and financing providers externally. We do this through our company DEI Taskforce meetings to work through these initiatives. Climb acknowledges its power in providing access to educational opportunities and the positive impact of diversity, which is why we have taken on this commitment to push forward this work. We encourage our employees to be their most authentic selves and strive to create, nurture and sustain an inclusive culture for our employees and learners.

Climb’s Values

  • Drive access and inclusivity
  • Build a better system
  • Own the solution
  • Iterate and experiment
  • Succeed together

Overview of Role

We are looking for a software engineering craftsperson that will expand the capabilities of our high performing engineering team. The ideal candidate will have significant experience owning the development of the roadmap of technical products where your product and engineering colleagues are your major stakeholders. Previous experience in fintech (payments, loans, or underwriting) would be a considerable bonus. Remote friendly, but locality to NYC a plus.

Our Tech Stack: Javascript, Node.js, MongoDB, Postgres, React, Angular, AWS


As part of the Product Engineering team, your responsibilities will include:

  • Software Development (70%):
    • Develop high-quality, maintainable code across platforms and technologies.
    • Lead by example in writing efficient, reusable, and testable code.
    • Troubleshoot and debug technical issues, participating in all software lifecycle phases.
    • Code reviews / PRs
  • Technical Design and Architecture (10%):
    • Provide guidance to peers and junior engineers.
    • Collaborate with teams to translate requirements into technical designs.
    • Evaluate technical implementation for your own projects, ensuring that they align with Climb’s architecture strategies and best practices.
    • Drive innovation, adopting new technologies for process improvement as appropriate.
  • Collaboration and Communication (10%):
    • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, communicating technical concepts clearly and concisely.
    • Maintain open communication and constructive feedback with managers, peers, and Junior Engineers for inclusive collaboration.
  • Project Management Support (5%):
    • Evaluate project scope, estimate timelines, and specify deliverables to break down work into manageable and estimable goals in collaboration with managers.
    • Maintain accurate and complete documentation as a part of each project and investigate and document existing functionality as directed.
    • Ensure that projects meet deadlines and budget requirements.
    • Transparently communicate status, risks, and dependencies to managers and stakeholders.
  • Continuous Improvement (5%):
    • Evaluate and recommend enhancements to Climb’s development processes and methodologies.
    • Identify automation and efficiency opportunities, staying updated with industry trends.
    • Foster a culture of learning and knowledge sharing within the team.

        Your Background and Skills

        You may be an excellent fit for this position if you have:

        • Technical Expertise: Proficiency in multiple languages, deep understanding of data structures, algorithms, and design patterns.
        • Leadership Skills: Ability to lead and mentor, drive technical initiatives to completion.
        • Problem-Solving Ability: Strong analytical skills, troubleshoot complex issues, and optimize systems.
        • Collaboration and Teamwork: Effective collaboration with stakeholders, converting business requirements into technical specs.
        • Continuous Learning: Commitment to staying updated with technologies, seeking feedback for professional growth.
        • Project Management: Experience in estimating timelines, prioritizing tasks, and delivering high-quality software.
        • Business Acumen: Align technical solutions with business goals, translate technical concepts for stakeholders.
        • DevOps Practices: Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines, containerization, cloud platforms like AWS.