Better is redefining homeownership and making it simpler, faster—and most importantly—more accessible for everyone. We leverage technology and expertise to find ways that we can make the homebuying journey more approachable and understandable. Right now we’re funding over $3 billion in home loans per month We’ve funded over $14 billion in loans and $3.5 billion in insurance  We ranked #1 in the U.S. on LinkedIn's Top Startups 2020 We ranked #11 on Fortune’s Best Places to Work in Financial Services 2020 Our Founder and CEO was named in Comparably's Top 25 CEOs for Diversity We were listed to Forbes’ FinTech 50 2020 And #15 on the 2020 CNBC Disruptor 50  We’ve secured over $254 million from our investors to date Our company is made up of driven, passionate people who bring their unique backgrounds and perspectives to everything we do and we are committed to fostering diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. We see the perspectives that each person brings and a diverse workforce as essential for individual and collective success. We believe it’s important to foster a company culture that encourages curiosity and passion—from employee resource groups and learning opportunities to team outings and community outreach.

Better

United States

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.

Depending on your location, the California Consumer Privacy Act or other laws may regulate the way we manage the data of job applicants. For further information on how we collect data of job applicants, please click here. By submitting your application, you are agreeing to our use and processing of your data as required.