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Lead Principal Engineer

Apply Now Full Job Title: Lead Principal Engineer Job Number: R2211-34498 Location: Baltimore, Maryland; Charlotte, North Carolina; Evansville, Indiana; Fort Worth, Texas; Wilmington, Delaware Date Posted: 11/15/2022


OneMain Financial is looking for a Senior Principal Engineer, Product Architecture to lead our ongoing technology transformation. We seek an active leader who is hands-on with current cloud technology and data modeling practices.


The Lead Principal Engineer, Product Architecture will be charged with defining and implementing the technology vision for the OneMain product platform. OMF’s core product capabilities include customer experience; financial model development, decisioning and delivery; loan servicing, marketing and customer acquisition. Core horizontal capabilities include data modeling and management, channel communication, cloud infrastructure, continuous integration / delivery, internal and third party integration, security / data privacy and compliance.

The position will provide leadership, direction and cohesion to the teams implementing our evolving product architecture.

Specifically, the Lead Principal Engineer, Product Architecture will:

  • Work with C-suite and line-of-business heads to define and evolve a strategic business / technology vision.

  • Define and fine-tune a strategic target-state business / technology architecture which will afford the flexibility for rapid evolution and scale-out.

  • Develop target-state architecture into tactical milestones for implementation and migration.

  • Efficiently execute the milestone plan by building strong cross-team ties to parallelize the work while maintaining and advancing a coherent technology vision.

  • Be the focal point for architecture design for bespoke and differentiating services.

  • Participate in technology assessment and selection for packages / underlying services for horizontal and commodity capabilities.

  • Leverage current trends in open source and commercial cloud-native services to best “future-proof” implementations.

  • Demonstrate excellent communications skills and natural authority; develop strong internal credibility to leverage non-direct staff and in working with other executives.

  • Represent OneMain within the financial services and technology industries to stay connected to advances and to "sell" OneMain's capabilities and opportunities.


The candidate should have a background which includes a minimum of 15 years of progressive product development / SaaS experience in roles of increasing responsibility, with a demonstrated track record of leadership and expertise in cloud deployed architecture and application architecture development. The candidate should currently have an active hand in architecture and solution design, and be current with the portfolio of modern, cloud-native services and tools.

Experience should also include a minimum of 5 years of management and people leadership along with strong project delivery experience. Experience within a world-class, financial services company is preferred.

The candidate should be intimately familiar with major aspects of SaaS design and implementation and related / supporting technologies. Ideally the candidate would have deep experience in the consumer financial services sector, but this is not a requirement.

Familiarity with the following technologies is a plus:

  • Amazon Web Services leveraged for high-scale consumer product delivery

  • Business analytics, data warehouse and reporting technologies

  • Machine learning model development, production readiness, and production delivery

  • Continuous integration / continuous delivery

  • Data modeling, management, and data-driven processing

  • Information security and privacy compliance, controls and supporting techniques

  • Current with latest technological advances that could benefit OneMain

  • Knowledge of functions and roles within an IT department


Reports directly to Chief Technology Officer


We are seeking a candidate within driving distance to one of our key locations:

  • Evansville, IN

  • Baltimore, MD

  • Wilmington, DE

  • Chicago, IL

  • Dallas, TX

Who we Are

OneMain Financial (NYSE: OMF) is the leader in offering nonprime customers responsible access to credit and is dedicated to improving the financial well-being of hardworking Americans. Since 1912, we’ve looked beyond credit scores to help people get the money they need today and reach their goals for tomorrow. Our growing suite of personal loans, credit cards and other products help people borrow better and work toward a brighter future.

Driven collaborators and innovators, our team thrives on transformative digital thinking, customer-first energy and flexible work arrangements that grow lives, careers and our company. At every level, we’re committed to an inclusive culture, career development and impacting the communities where we live and work. Getting people to a better place has made us a better company for over a century. There’s never been a better time to shine with OneMain.

Because team members at their best means OneMain at our best, we provide opportunities and benefits that make their health and careers a priority. That’s why we’ve packed our comprehensive benefits package for full- and some part-timers with: 

  • Health and wellbeing options for team members and their dependents

  • Up to 4% matching 401(k)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (10% share discount)

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Continuing education

  • Bonus eligible

  • Paid time off

  • Paid volunteer time 

  • And more

OneMain Holdings, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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