Manager, Engineering IV



Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024

Job Description:

The Role

Do you love being a key part of the company? Does spending your day thinking about how we build the world’s best remittance platform, with high availability, scalability and a clear vision of the future bring you joy? In the Remittance Transaction Engine team, we are at the heart of all Remittance Transactions. We own some of the most critical services for the company. We are both simplifying our current architecture and building for new products, at the core of multiple company-level goals.

As the Engineering Manager for Remittance Transaction Engine, you will be responsible for building a great team. You will understand our Remittance transaction flow deeply and recommend improvements that improve our scale, decrease effort to integrate new products, and improve operations. You are a deeply empathetic partner who creates a welcoming team culture and great partnerships with teams across the company. You love growing the careers of team members and shaping the engineering culture of Remitly as a whole.

As part of this team you will have the opportunity to make decisions that impact millions of customers and key parts of Remitly’s business. If you are an manager who thrives in a start-up like environment where teamwork, delivery and customer focused solutions are paramount, we are excited to work with you!

You Will

  • Define a vision and direction, leading complex, long-term, cross-team engineering efforts.

  • Develop strong cross-functional partnerships

  • Set team level yearly and quarterly objectives that ladder up to multiple company-level goals.

  • Hold a high bar for quality and have a high level of technical judgment.

  • Make tradeoffs between multiple goals and maintain legacy systems while making significant progress towards new technology.

  • Be a role model in upholding Remitly's cultural values and use them as a framework to mentor other engineers across the company to achieve their full potential.

  • You will help set and hire against a high engineering talent bar for the team.

You Have

  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field or equivalent experience.

  • 10+ years of overall software development experience including leading the development of reliable, available, and scalable distributed systems (preferably using a Microservices architecture).

  • 5+ years of experience leading technical teams.

  • Experience leading high performance critical systems.

  • Experience driving and building long-term technical strategy across multiple engineering teams.

  • Experience leading multi-quarter complex engineering projects with several engineers and working in partnership with Product Managers.

  • Experience mentoring engineers up to the Senior Engineer level.

    Our Benefits

  • Unlimited paid time off

  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching

  • Company contributions to your HSA or FSA 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.

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