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Engineering Manager - New Initiatives



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Job Description:

Remitly’s vision is to transform lives with trusted financial services that transcend borders. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to people who send money around the world. Today, we are reimagining global financial services and building products that extend beyond traditional barriers to give customers access to more of the services they need, no matter where they call home. Join over 2,700 employees worldwide who are growing their careers with purpose and connection with our customers while having a positive impact on millions of people around the globe.

About the Role:

We are looking for an Engineering Manager to join our dynamic New Initiatives Team. As a Engineering Manager, you will manage a team of engineers that helps shape the future of our products, drives innovation, and leads the technical direction for our new initiatives. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about Remitly's mission. You will report to the Engineering Manager for the New Initiatives team.

You Will:

  • Manage a team of engineers, provide technical leadership and lead complex, cross-team engineering efforts.
  • Guide and support team members in their career development journey.
  • Collaborate with Product, Design, and Data teams to recognize and explore significant enhancement prospects, validating hypotheses, and enhancing key performance indicators.
  • Engage in all phases of product development, from brainstorming to execution to deployment, which involves swift prototyping, conducting A/B tests, and deploying code to production.
  • Establish standards for planning, encompassing defining quarterly objectives, allocating resources, and adapting priorities as needed.
  • Utilize your proficiency in technical writing, distributed systems architecture, coding, and software development methodologies to drive remarkable outcomes 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 to 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 TypeScript, Go, Java.
  • 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 fullstack application development teams, primarily focusing on mobile development.
  • 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 TPMs.
  • Experience mentoring engineers up to the Senior Engineer level.
  • Experience with technical interviewing candidates for all levels up to Senior Engineer.

Compensation Details. The starting base salary range for this position is typically $180,000- $225,000. 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.

Our Benefits:

  • Flexible paid time off
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching
  • Paid parental, medical, military and family care leave.
  • Mental Health & Family Forming Benefits
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

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

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