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Staff Software Engineer - Core UI & Accessibility

Figure

Charlotte, NC,US

Figure is transforming the trillion-dollar financial services industry using blockchain technology.

In four short years, Figure has unveiled a series of fintech firsts using the Provenance blockchain for loan origination, equity management, private fund services, banking, and payments sectors - bringing speed, efficiency, and savings to both consumers and institutions. Today, Figure is one of less than a thousand companies considered a unicorn, globally.

Our mission requires us to have a creative, team-oriented, and supportive environment where everyone can do their absolute best. The team is composed of driven, innovative, collaborative, and curious people who love architecting ground-breaking technologies. We value individuals who bring an entrepreneurial mindset to every task and will embrace our culture of innovation.

Every day at Figure is a journey in continuous learning yet with a daily focus on getting work done that makes a difference. Join a team of proven leaders who have already created billions of dollars in value in the FinTech space!

Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers

Forbes Top 50 Blockchain Companies

Figure Series D Announcement

About the Role

Figure is excited to be growing our businesses and creating new teams. Engineering is at the heart of the action, building out our blockchain protocol and direct-to-consumer products that will transform the financial services industry. Everything is from scratch development and every engineer has a big impact on the team and the growth of the company.

We are looking for a curious, innovative, and collaborative Front-End Engineer to join our Core UI/Accessibility team. As a member of the Core UI/Accessibility team you will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects. Our team is responsible for apps, libraries, and projects that cross product verticals such as:

Our dashboard, which is the point of entry / aggregated data interface for all Figure apps
Our React component library, which is used in all of Figure’s apps
Our marketing sites, which are built with Gatsby
Improving the accessibility of our products through education, code and design reviews, and automated testing
Prepare to be challenged, as a high level of execution is expected.

What You’ll Do

Work closely with our talented design team to create a beautiful, accessible, and user-friendly web experience
Design, develop, and test high-performing, scalable, and accessible UI in React
Improve the development experience at Figure by enhancing development tools, test coverage, documentation, and code structure
Work on software solutions that will transform the consumer lending and blockchain space
Originate, champion, and execute new ideas for projects
Collaborate with project leads and other software engineers across multiple teams


What We Look For

8 + years Front End engineering / development experience in a fast-paced, agile environment
Proficiency with modern Javascript frameworks, ReactJS preferred
Interest in learning about creating accessible products that everyone can use. A CPACC or WAS certification is preferred, but not required
Team player with a positive attitude and a willingness to mentor junior team members
Proficiency in Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD)
Familiarity with Iterative Software Development “If it’s not in production we aren’t iterating.”
Benefits and Perks

Competitive salary and growth opportunities
Company quarterly performance-based bonus
Equity stock options package
Employer funded comprehensive health, vision, dental insurance, and wellness program for employees and their dependents
Employer funded life and disability insurance coverage
Company HSA, FSA, Dependent Care, 401k, and commuter benefits
Up to 12 weeks paid family leave
In-office, remote, and hybrid work location options
Home office and technology stipend for those working outside of a traditional office more than 75% of the time
Flexible time-off plan to empower employees to take the time off that they want and need
Continuing education reimbursement
Routine Team swag deliveries!
Depending on your residential location certain laws might regulate the way Figure manages applicant data. California Residents, please review our California Employee and Prospective Employee Privacy Notice for further information. By submitting your application, you are agreeing and acknowledging that you have read and understood the above notice.

Figure is, unfortunately, unable to provide sponsorship for this position. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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