Headquartered in downtown San Diego, CA, Ascent Funding is a rapidly growing higher education loan company that is built around one guiding principle: Loans should expand possibilities, not limit them. Ascent is proud to be part of the Goal Solutions family, named “Best Places to Work” by the San Diego Business Journal since 2015 and awarded a “Top Workplaces” honor by The San Diego Union-Tribune 2016 & 2017. Learn more about us.
A few tenets that we hold dear:
Senior Program Manager
The Senior Program Manager position will be responsible for the management of project initiatives and programs within the Ascent student lending business and operations. This key role works cross-functionally with Engineering, Operations, Product Management, and Marketing to drive success.
Senior Software Engineer
The Senior Software Engineer is an individual contributor role working with a small, focused, and dedicated team of software and quality assurance engineers to produce cutting edge, best in-class commercial software for student lending.
Principal Software Engineer
The Principal Software Engineer is a key technical contributor that will be responsible for leading key development initiatives to produce cutting edge, best in-class commercial software.
Full Stack Software Engineer (PHP)
The Full Stack Software Engineer is an individual contributor role working with a team of software and quality assurance engineers to produce cutting edge, best in-class commercial software for student lending.
Product Marketing Manager, Growth Initiatives
The Product Marketing Manager will be responsible for developing products & services to help students succeed across the traditional higher education and accelerated learning (bootcamp) industries.
Digital Marketer/Affiliate Manager
The Digital Marketer/Affiliate Strategist is responsible for making an impact on our business – from overseeing online campaigns (SEM) to optimizing our website (SEO) and managing our affiliate partners.
Social Media & Digital Marketing Specialist
The Social Media and Digital Marketing Specialist will maintain positive, engaging relationships with our audiences online by sharing Ascent’s exciting story with the world.
Director of School Partnerships/Director of Sales
The Director of School Partnerships/Director of Sales will lead the development process for Ascent Funding in the accelerated learning and credential/certificate market.
School Partnership Account Representative
The School Partnership Account Representative person will secure, build and manage partnerships with the top 500 national colleges and universities. In addition to building relationships, you have the ability to manage the full lifecycle of an integrated, marketing partnership across prospecting, contracting and developing growth strategies.
Senior Analyst, Corporate Strategy
The Senior Analyst, Corporate Strategy will conduct analysis that assists with the execution of financial, strategic and capital markets initiatives of the business.
Senior Enterprise Data Analyst
The Senior Enterprise Data Analyst is focused on expanding and optimizing our data and data pipeline, defining how we use analytics to transform customer experiences, answering business questions using data and quantitative analysis, and optimizing the collection and use of data by our cross functional teams.
Underwriter, Financial Services
The Underwriter is responsible for the review and processing of new student loan application requests in a paperless environment. Underwriters work closely with Customer Service Representatives and Loan Processors to ensure the accurate and timely underwriting of Ascent Loans.
We may not have an open position that is a good fit for you right now, but we’re always looking to grow.
How do you apply for any job? How do you prepare for an interview? What are some good resume tips to help you stand out from the other candidates?
From your first interview to your first day on the job and more, Ascent has some words of advice to help you prepare. Please visit ascentfunding.com/career-advice.
Some of our employee benefits that make us award-winning include:
For Ascent’s 2021 Employee Benefits, please click here.