At Remitly, we help people around the world send over $7 billion around the globe inspired by our mission to accomplish our promise to immigrants to send money across the world. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. We want to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial service products on the planet. At Remitly, your work has a direct and positive impact on people around the globe. Your work matters, every day.
About The Role
As an Engineering Manager at Remitly, you are a builder and a leader, responsible for taking on complex technical and customer problems and creating great products backed by great systems. We use cutting edge languages, tools, and frameworks to build applications and services on top of a scalable cloud architecture. Our startup work environment is fast-paced, mission-driven, and growing quickly.
A successful Engineering Manager will use their experience and vision to hire and develop a diverse engineering team, coaching the team to grow in their careers and have an impact for our customers. As an empathetic partner, they will mentor peer leaders and other Sr. technologists to model Remilty cultural values and to translate these values into their day-to-day work. Examples of high impact results from this leadership will be simple and well defined plans for both (a) our company-wide technical architecture and (b) how we deliver towards that vision.
Engineering Managers are responsible for all aspects of software development for a broad business function, working to define the best technical roadmap to simultaneously accomplish company goals, improve existing systems, and reduce technical debt. They will demonstrate a high level of partnership with Product Management, Engineering Management, and other company stakeholders, influencing strategy by representing technical options and tradeoffs from a customer centric viewpoint. They will delegate and empower employees to operate autonomously and make independent decisions, creating frameworks for these decisions where appropriate; entrusting their engineers with important aspects of the team's roadmap.
The International Payments team is responsible for the systems and user experiences that allow customers to quickly and confidently make payments using the financial instrument of their choice. The team has 6 FTEs in Krakow with growth planned in 2021. The team is aligned to the International Management Team based in London. The team collaborates with groups in Krakow, London, Seattle and Manila.You will report to a Director in the UK.
Some examples of current interesting problems include:
Building APIs, services, mobile, and web applications for our next-generation customer experience.
Integrate a scalable platform for connecting to diverse bank APIs around the globe to collect and manage funds
Create customer experiences offering our service in new countries, adding new payment methods, enhancing the stability and reliability of our existing payment methods, reducing fraud risk reduction or improving operational supportability
Build resilient systems to detect and respond to external system outages
Working alongside the Business and Product teams to define and implement an European payment strategy
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree or experience
Typically 8+ years of experience
Typically 1-3 years of experience in a technical leadership role
Typically 1-3 years experience leading core engineering efforts / technical teams
Experience defining and influencing technical designs and processes across a team.
A deep understanding of software development practices, system design, software design patterns, and algorithms.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience building diverse, empowered teams
Who we are:
Remitly is a group of passionate people working to make international payments easier and more transparent on both the web and mobile devices. We are seeking team members to join us that want to make a difference and change an industry. We pride ourselves on aiming high and delivering results, data being at the heart of everything we do, and encouraging our team to own business decisions and outcomes. Does this sound like the place for you? Join us!
Health/Dental Coverage - LUX MED VIP
Multisport or EdenRed
Education / Conferences Budget
Equipment of your choice
Unlimited paid time off
Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Remitly. We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.
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