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Manager, Engineering III



Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Job Description:

About the job

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

As an Engineering Manager at Remitly, you’ll be responsible for taking on complex technical and customer problems and creating great products. We use the latest languages, tools, and frameworks to build services based on scalable cloud architecture. Our startup work environment is mission-driven, and growing quickly.

Remitly’s Trust Platform team helps our product lines establish trust with their customers and manage risk effectively, efficiently, and at scale. The team creates an integrated ecosystem consisting of data and functionalities that enable compliance and support fraud detection and review processes. We develop data-driven solutions to drive Remitly's business forward. We are a group of engineers who are committed to our mission of assisting immigrants and continually advancing our technologies. Our passion for innovation and improvement drives us to deliver exceptional solutions that foster trust in the Remitly community.

You Will

  • Provide Technical Leadership and lead complex, long-term, cross-team engineering efforts.

  • Partner with product managers to understand requirements, translate these requirements into technical tasks, and ensure the engineering team delivers the expected outcome.

  • Set the technical vision for the trust platform team and partner with engineers of other teams to set a broader technical vision

  • Set a high bar for planning and execution, including quarterly objective definition, resource allocation, and re-prioritization when necessary

  • You explain the options and tradeoffs between schedule, features, and quality across interdependent systems, and make sound technical decisions

  • You will deploy your expertise in technical writing, distributed systems architecture, coding, and software development processes to achieve amazing things for the team.

  • 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.

  • Expertise in one or more general-purpose programming languages such as Java, Go, Python.

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

  • 3+ years of experience leading technical teams.

  • 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 one or more partners such as Product Managers, Program Managers, or Data Scientists.

  • Experience mentoring engineers up to the Senior Engineer level.

  • Experience with technical interviewing candidates for all levels up to Senior Engineer.

Our Benefits

  • Flexible 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.

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer

Compensation Details. The starting base salary range for this position is typically $187,500 - $225,0000. 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.