Director, Engineering



Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023

Job Description:

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are reimagining international payments at scale and building new products to create deeper relationships with our customers and their loved ones across the globe. Join over 2,700 employees across 10 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

About the Role:

We're looking for an experienced technical leader to join our Remittance Platform team as Director of Engineering. In this role, you'll own, operate, and evolve the core systems and services that power our remittance engine. You'll define and guide a vision for the next-generation of these systems, working backward from multi-year product and business goals. You'll transform that vision into a strategy and plan, working with your teams to lead execution through a long-term roadmap. As a senior technical leader, you'll continuously improve our operational excellence, enabling and supporting our continued, rapid business growth.

You Will:

  • Promote technical innovation by enabling your teams to evaluate new technologies, tools, and processes
  • Lead on decisions related to Remitly's technical direction and strategy
  • Foster and grow the next generation of leadership and management talent across the company
  • Create a positive and rewarding environment for the team
  • Define and meet the hiring plan for the team, accounting for long-term needs

You Have:

  • 8+ years of technical leadership experience
  • 5+ years of managing multiple teams and domains
  • Experience hiring Engineering Managers and Principal Engineers
  • Examples of creating and operating platforms and large distributed systems
  • Experience working with executives to align technical goals with business goals

Our Benefits

  • Flexible paid time off
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching
  • Company contributions to your HSA plan, if you choose one
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) available for eligible employees
  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

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.

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer

Compensation Details. The starting base salary range for this position is typically $195,00-$250,000. In the U.S., Remitly employees are shareholders in our Company and equity is part of our total compensation plan. Your recruiter can share more information about medical benefits offered, as well as other financial benefits and total compensation components offered with this role.Your recruiter can share more information about medical benefits offered, as well as other financial benefits and total compensation components offered with this role.

Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.