Summer 2020 Tech Internship

We are OppLoans

Growth with a Purpose 
OppLoans is a growing FinTech company that provides accessible and simple-to-understand lending products for middle-income consumers with five-star customer service. We’re growing fast with profitable returns, and new employees can make an immediate impact.

OppLoans is a team of caring and inventive “Opptimists” with diverse perspectives and backgrounds. OppLoans employees approach every new challenge with an unparalleled ability to see what could be rather than settle for what is. We want people to be excited to come to work every morning and know they are a part of something great. That’s why we prize collaboration, collegiality, and letting the best ideas win the day. We are looking for engineers who are excited by the chance to challenge the FinTech status quo. 

The Opportunity:
OppLoans is searching for next-generation tech talent to help grow the most valuable online lending company. This is an exceptional opportunity for someone energized by the prospect of joining a nimble, rapidly-growing business. If you want to roll up your sleeves and have a tremendous impact on both short and long-term growth, we want to hear from you for our Summer 2020 tech internship program.

What you get to do:
The Software Engineering team contributes to the development and improvement of the services we provide for our customers. Interns work alongside the full-time engineering team, learning basic principles of OppLoans’ business technology through coding, testing, deployment, and support of software. You'll gain valuable industry experience through developing services used across our entire technology platform. Responsibilities include:
  • Web service development.
  • Financial data analytics.
  • Loan automation.
  • Credit scoring.
  • Data persistence and searching.
  • Machine learning. 
  • API development. 
  • Full stack web development.
  • Infrastructure as Code.
  • CI/CD Pipelines.

What you will bring to the team:
  • Please note, we will only consider candidates who will be in the Chicago area for summer break.
  • 2021 graduation date (required).
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Experience using a modern programming language in academic or previous internship experience. Our collective team background includes Ruby, Python, Node.js, Erlang, Java, Clojure, Apex, and C++. Show us you've solved non-trivial engineering problems with your language and we’ll be interested in you.

Why OppLoans?
Employees Love Working Here
With a dynamic startup culture and great benefits, we’ve attracted top talent and boast one of the most engaged offices in the country. In 2019, we were named the 4th fastest growing company in Chicago by Crain’s Chicago Business, received the 86th spot on the Deloitte Fast 500, and are named one of the best companies to work for in the nation by Glassdoor two years in a row. Check out our Glassdoor reviews to see why our employees love us!

Customers Love Our Product
OppLoans is committed to delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. Don’t believe us? See what our customers are saying on Google and the BBB! We were also named a number one personal lender by Lending Tree, and a “Leader in Quality and Innovation” by the Center for Financial Services Innovation (FinX). 

Compensation and Benefits
OppLoans is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee, because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status. Our office is conveniently located in downtown Chicago with panoramic views of Millennium Park and Lake Michigan, with rooftop access. We offer a great compensation and benefits package for full-time employees to support you at work and outside of work as you grow your career with us. These include a free gym membership, casual dress policy, subsidized daily lunches, stocked kitchen with healthy snacks and drinks available, an employee and peer recognition program, and intramural sports leagues.

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