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Credit Karma Overview

San Francisco, CA
501 to 1000 employees
2007
Company - Private
Financial Analytics & Research
Unknown / Non-Applicable
With over 75 million members, Credit Karma believes everyone should be empowered by their finances, not confused by them. Since 2007, we have been knocking down barriers that block the path to financial health, helping our members make informed choices and feel confident about ... Read more

Mission: At Credit Karma, our mission is to make financial progress possible for everyone.


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2016 (#27)

Company Updates

  • We’re planning to hire hundreds of engineering and financial services talent in Charlotte in the next few years. Our CEO, Ken Lin, explains why: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQvXE

    Credit Karma CEO on fighting for tech talent in San Francisco, 'It's hard here' - San Francisco Business Times

    San Francsico-based Credit Karma says there are several reasons the company is expanding beyond the Bay Area. The hunt for talent is a key driver in the fintech's decision late last year to expand in Charlotte, N.C. and Venice in west Los Angeles.

  • Cafe, game room, meditation room, and in-house spa? Check out our office tour by Nasdaq Cultural Capital! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ0TH

    Cultural Capital

    Going to work shouldn't be a chore. That's why Credit Karma gives employees a chance to unplug at their in-house spa, fully-stocked bar, cafe, meditation, arcade and music rooms.

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Credit Karma – Why Work For Us?


We want to help our members take control of their finances. We start by giving them free access to their credit information so they know where they stand. Then we offer up tools, education and useful offers to help them understand their options and gain the confidence to better their financial lives.

We love working with data and building our technology to match new challenges. But above all, we’re working to make finance more human and accessible for everyone.

Our passion, creativity and optimism compel us to do what’s right for our members. And true to the name Karma, we only succeed when our members make financial progress, like getting approved for a credit card or refinancing a student loan.

Success requires action, so we don’t go through layers of bureaucracy. We put ideas out there and then challenge each other to make them better. And even as we grow, we still get together to share what we’ve done and where we’re headed.


We’ve grown a lot over the years, but we still bring the same energy that we did as a small, scrappy startup. Our product- and engineering-driven company culture is all about collaboration. We fight for what’s best for our members – and that starts with solving problems together.

To help us get where we want to go, Credit Karma needs a healthy and happy team. That’s why we believe in creating a fun and optimistic atmosphere, combining all the awesome perks of a tech company with a healthy work-life balance. Our office is stacked with free snacks (and on-site baristas), and we plan all sorts of team events and outings. But we don’t expect you to burn the midnight oil -- we have lives outside of work too!   

Meet our senior team


Want to meet more of the Credit Karma team?

Check out our engineering blog to find out more!

Credit Karma Reviews

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Credit Karma CEO and Founder Kenneth Lin
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    "I'm so lucky getting a job here"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Credit Karma full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - The work is always super interesting!
    - The perks are awesome!
    - Leadership is very transparent and looks out for both employees and users.
    - Pay is pretty good
    - Office is great!

    Cons

    Data analytics has room for improvement.

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Credit Karma Photos

Credit Karma photo of: At Credit Karma, we encourage active collaboration.
Credit Karma photo of: Top Chef contestant Ryan Scott whipped up delicious cheesesteaks (and then some!) for the Credit Karma team.
Credit Karma photo of: Credit Karma's holiday party was filled with dancing, scrumptious food, and great company. Cheers to an amazing year!
Credit Karma photo of: Go Giants!
Credit Karma photo of: Bocce ball league!
Credit Karma photo of: JP Morgan Chase Run!
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Credit Karma Interviews

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    Security Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Credit Karma (San Francisco, CA) in August 2018.

    Interview

    One Telephonic screen, then on-site. One of the far best experience with the recruiter, everyone on the team was super helpful, felt a lot of positive energy. Very knowledgeable team, don't hesitate to ask clarifying questions during interview.

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Credit Karma Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work in the Bay Area, San Francisco Business Times, 2017
  • Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2016, Glassdoor, 2016
  • Tech & Innovation Award, San Francisco Business Times, 2016
  • Bay Area Healthiest Employers, San Francisco Business Times, 2016
  • Best Places to Work in the Bay Area(Large Companies), San Francisco Business Times, 2015
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