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Manager, Engineering III - Persistence



Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 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 seeking an experienced Database Engineering Manager who is passionate about leveraging cutting-edge cloud technologies. Reporting to the Engineering Manager of Data Infrastructure, you will be a leader within our organization, you will be instrumental in driving innovation, efficiency, and scalability in our database engineering practices across the company.

You Will:

  • Lead and mentor a team of experienced database engineers, fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Design and implement transactional database solutions utilizing AWS services, with a focus on RDS and DynamoDB.
  • Deliver automation initiatives using tools like Terraform, CloudFormation, and AWS Lambda to streamline database provisioning, scaling, and maintenance.
  • Stay abreast of emerging trends in Cloud and AWS database technologies, assessing their applicability to enhance our database infrastructure.
  • Develop and implement best practices for database security, performance optimization, and disaster recovery aligning to industry standards.
  • Inspire creativity and embrace new technologies to improve operational efficiency.

You Have:

  • 1+ years experience managing and leading a team of database engineers.
  • Extensive hands-on experience with AWS database services, including RDS and DynamoDB.
  • Strong proficiency in infrastructure as code (IaC) principles and automation tools.
  • Deep understanding of database performance tuning, optimization, and scalability.
  • AWS certifications, such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect or AWS Certified Database - Specialty.

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.