Senior Systems Engineer

First Help Financial Newton , MA 02459

Posted 6 months ago

First Help Financial (FHF) is a technology and data-driven auto lending platform that has originated over $170M of auto loans to date. We use technology & analytics to originate, underwrite, target, & service profitable niche segments of the vast auto lending market. FHF has a fantastic team of both onsite and offshore development teams, and is based in Newton, MA.

First Help Financial is seeking a highly motivated systems analyst/engineer to serve as a Senior Systems Engineer. This individual will lead development and modification of loan origination programs on top of an existing SAAS platform.

This full-time position requires 40+ hours a week.

What you'll be responsible for:

  • Interface with Business team to identify and capture the business requirements for loan origination programs, involve UX developer to create wireframes for functional specs
  • Implement changes and configure TCI platform (a saas platform for loan originations) to reflect new business requirements for loan originations
  • Adequate knowledge as a business analyst, systems or configuration engineer in a vehicle lending institute
  • Interfacing with backend interfaces (REST, Webservices and Databases including Oracle, Sqlserver, and Mysql) as needed
  • Create contract documents and other documents for each new state and implement in TCI.
  • Interfacing with developers for creating services and with QA team for creating manual and automated test suites
  • Collaborate with the rest of the tech team, in-house as well as outsourced, on several ongoing projects
  • Become a subject matter coding expert in TCI platform as well as other assigned products
  • Work with the business team to align product roadmaps, architecture, coding and development timelines with business needs and focus on creating quality code


Candidates applying for this role must have the following experience and skills:

  • At least 5 years or more as a systems engineer
  • 3+ years experience with Rules and Events based systems
  • Experience with TCI DecisionLender 4 platform a major plus
  • Familiarity with Oracle, MySQL, Sqlserver, and Javascript/Angular
  • Exposure to use and integration of eOriginal services highly desired
  • Familiarity with Nortridge Loan Services (aka Cyberridge) highly preferred
  • Integration of REST services into Saas platforms a plus
  • Attention to detail is a must along with high quality of work
  • Good ability to identify and troubleshoot production systems
  • Troubleshooting skills and customer supporting experience highly desired
  • Experience with RESTful APIs, Web Services and experience working with backend developers to design and consume them



  • Bachelors in Computer Science from a well-accredited university
  • 5+ years of technology development for Bachelors


Some benefits are, but not limited to:

  • 17 days vacation to start (22 days after two year tenure)
  • Heavily subsidized medical, vision, and dental plans
  • 401(k) with a competitive match
  • Partially subsidized gym memberships
  • Catered lunch every Friday
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