Junior Software Engineer at Avant

1 month ago Development & Programming Junior Full-Time 80,000-100,000 $/Year

for this role we need one to Work with other engineers and technical product managers to write, test, and deploy your code safely to production

Why you are a fit for Avant:

  • You have a bachelors or graduate degree in computer science or a related field
  • Previous experience coding in Python is a major plus in this role
  • You are familiar with cloud technologies, we use AWS extensively along with some GCP
  • You have a fundamental understanding design, development, and maintenance of highly available services
  • You’re a pragmatic generalist programmer who will not only help execute but also will provide a strong voice for technological direction of systems at Avant
  • You are excited about refactoring and system design as we migrate to a service-based architecture and prepare for scaling and increasing data flow
  • You’re entrepreneurial, self-driven, and take pride in improving our customers’ experiences
  • You have fundamental knowledge of computer science fundamentals and coding/testing best practices
  • You thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts and enjoy working with a diverse group of people with different expertise
  • You like communicating directly with business units from all over the company to ensure you understand and can best handle the pain points and the wide range of stakeholders' needs


Avant is dedicated to building premier digital banking solutions through a combination of technology, analytics and superior customer service. Since 2012, Avant has connected over 1.5 million customers to over $7.5 billion in loans and 800,000 credit cards. A high growth financial technology company, Avant has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, TechCrunch, Fortune, Bloomberg, and has raised over $600 million of equity capital. Visit www.avant.com for more information.

***This position is open to any location in the United States***

As we continue to build more robust features and integrations within our financial applications, our engineering teams will need talented professionals to contribute to our efforts. Avant is looking to hire a junior backend engineer to help in this endeavor!

What you do at Avant:

  • Work with other engineers and technical product managers to write, test, and deploy your code safely to production
  • Contribute to projects from beginning to end- We're working on a large integration of our loans/credit product into our banking application. The goal is to create a multi-product platform with a unified customer experience!
  • We work mostly in Python, but many employees come from a variety of different backgrounds
  • We architect, deploy, and manage our own infrastructure
  • We build big data and machine learning tools and frameworks
  • Be a part of a strong culture of ownership, pragmatism, and testing
  • Develop and maintain developer focused tooling empowering the organization though increased ease and efficiency
  • Take on a platform architecture leadership role in requirements gathering, scoping and design sessions
  • We have a culture that treats engineers as both teachers and students, and encourage this by presenting weekly Lunch and Learns, hosting hackathons, and attending conferences
  • We are the core of technical problem solvers and reserve force for all technical tasks and issues at Avant

Why Avant is a fit for you:

  • At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:
  • We value, support, and help each other grow
  • We are committed to active inclusion and diversity
  • We are transparent and believe the best idea wins
  • We succeed when our customers succeed
  • We get sh!t done… responsibly
  • And we keep it fun!

We believe that ideas are more important than titles, everything is more fun together, everyone drives change, and everyone is an owner. While we believe the perks and benefits that we offer are terrific, nothing excites us more than having the ability to collaborate with intelligent, highly-motivated and talented people on challenging problems as we work to change the face of online lending.

Avant is an equal opportunity employer and individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation or gender identity), age, disability or genetic information or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local law, regulation or ordinance.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $80,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance
  • Schedule:
  • Monday to Friday


  • Software development: 5 years (Required)
  • Python: 3 years (Preferred)

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