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VP/D - Application Development - Platform

Apply Now Full Job Title: VP/D - Application Development - Platform Job Number: R2305-36907 Location: Baltimore, Maryland; Remote Date Posted: 11/20/2023

We are seeking an innovative and visionary Director of Software Development to lead our dynamic software engineering teams. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker, a technology evangelist, and an empathetic leader who can drive innovation, foster collaboration, mentor and groom people, and deliver cutting-edge software solutions. This role involves leading the end-end software delivery for application development teams as well as the cross-cutting front end platform team.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and execute the software development strategy aligned with the company's overall goals. Identify emerging front-end technologies and trends and integrate them into the software development roadmap.

  • Recruit, mentor, and inspire a world-class software development team. Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning.

  • Oversee the entire software development lifecycle, from ideation to deployment.

  • Drive the development of innovative, high-quality, and performant software products that exceed customer expectations, with an insane focus on operational excellence around observability, scalability, security. This is for both the application development as well as the platform teams.

  • Manage to business as well and engineering OKRs, measure and increase team productivity qualitatively as well as through team performance metrics.

  • Evaluate and select the most suitable technology stack to ensure scalability, security, and performance. Champion best practices and coding standards within the development teams.

  • Collaborate closely with product management, UX design, and other departments/lanes to align software development with business objectives. Build strong relationships with key stakeholders.

  • Establish robust testing and deployment processes to ensure the reliability and stability of software products.

  • Work backwards from the customer and breakdown features into reasonable MVPs. Implement agile methodologies to enhance development efficiency and adaptability.

  • Lead research initiatives to explore emerging technologies and their potential applications in our products.

  • Develop and manage the software development budget effectively.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to present to executives and business partners.


  • At least 7+ years of leading and managing multiple engineering teams in a fast-paced environment.

  • Proven track record of architecting and delivering in a B2C customer-facing product environment.

  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Extensive experience with modern software development methodologies and tools.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and ability to influence leaders across the organization with poise.

  • In-depth knowledge of software architecture, cloud technologies, and security.

  • Ability to inspire and motivate teams in a fast-paced, innovative environment.

Desired experience in the following technologies:

  • Javascript frameworks

  • Angular

  • Node

  • AWS

  • Containerization (Kubernetes)

  • Apollo GraphQL


A Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field is preferred.

If you're an empathetic and innovative leader with a passion for leading people, using technology to add value to customers and with a track record of delivering high quality customer facing solutions, we encourage you to apply and be part of our journey in shaping the future of OneMain Financial.

Location: This role is Hybrid. Our colleagues are in the office two - three days a week for dedicated collaboration. Candidates must live within 1 hours driving of the following locations:

  • Baltimore, MD

  • Wilmington, DE

  • Evansville, IN

  • Charlotte, NC

  • 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 including medical, prescription, dental, vision, hearing, accident, hospital indemnity, and life insurances

  • Up to 4% matching 401(k)  

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (10% share discount)  

  • Tuition reimbursement  

  • Paid time off (15 days vacation per year, plus 2 personal days, prorated based on start date)

  • Paid sick leave as determined by state or local ordinance, prorated based on start date

  • Paid holidays (7 days per year, based on start date)

  • Paid volunteer time (3 days per year, prorated based on start date)


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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