Software Engineer
Essential Lending
Fort Worth, TX US
Posted ago
Essential Lending

Do you enjoy uncovering issues, identifying requirements, and building solutions to solve critical business challenges?

Are you a talented communicator that can have meaningful conversations with end-users, team members, and other stakeholders in the process? Do you have the project coordination skills to oversee internal and 3rd party resources in order to create quality technical solutions? This may be the perfect job for you.

We are looking for a software engineer that has the ability to identify problems, dig in and find solutions and manage the flow of projects from inception to completion. In this role, you would be tasked with creating new software solutions, including stable and intelligent integration of all systems and components. You would also be tasked with assessing software technology from 3rd party companies and identifying off-the-shelf technology that could shorten time-to-execution for components deemed critical to operational stability and flexibility.

In collaboration with the CIO, you would integrate activities with external technology partners to reduce complexity, weak infrastructure, and weak integration to achieve maximum results in a secure and stable systems environment. If this sounds like you, please apply today!


  • Identify critical integration points in various components to optimize performance and enhance functionality.
  • Design and develop functional requirements that solve critical business issues.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and changing priorities within Scrum/Agile Methodology
  • Manage flow of projects and requests, including communication with stakeholders
  • Understand system functionality by creating workflows and use-cases.
  • Become a subject matter expert on assigned components.
  • Collaborate and build strong relationships with end-users, team members, and external providers.
  • Manage risk associated with handling sensitive data
  • Maintain and update existing reporting


  • 3+ years experience in design and development of software solutions
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Finance, Economics, Business or Financial Engineering preferred. (An advanced degree is a plus)
  • Proficiency in SQL, MySQL, MS Excel
  • Knowledge of Django and Phyton are a plus.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Persistence to identify issues and the root cause.
  • Superior listening skills required to have meaningful conversations with end users, internal and external team members.
  • Proficiency in creating highly configurable user-managed solutions
  • Proficiency in the development of company metric dashboards and alerts, troubleshooting and reporting
  • Proven success building relationships and communicating with various organizational levels
  • Knowledge of Data Visualization tools and techniques
  • Experience with Process Documentation and Efficiency Improvement
  • Experience with Agile environment

About Essential Lending

Essential Lending exists to alleviate the stress and insecurity our customers experience when they face life's financial hurdles. With our loans, we aim to carve out a brand new territory in the short-term lending space where the products we offer actually help establish a launchpad from which our clients can grow and build a new financial life built on security and stability. We believe short-term loans can lead to long-term solutions. The products we offer to our customers are designed with the goal of enhancing the customers' financial life and helping them build a brighter future.

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