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Software Engineering Manager



Software Engineering
Cork, Ireland
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 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:

As an Engineering Manager at Remitly, you are a builder, innovator and a leader, responsible for taking on complex technical and customer challenges and creating great products backed by great systems. We use cutting-edge languages, tools, and frameworks to build applications and services based on scalable cloud architecture. Our startup work environment is mission-driven, and growing quickly.

As part of the Engineering team, you'll help build a Customer Success platform that is scalable, robust and able to support rapid network expansion and thus, embrace the ideology of integration-as-a-service. You'll work with a passionate cross-functional team of analysts, product managers, and engineers dedicated to understanding our platform and business needs.

To succeed in this role, you should enjoy being in a startup environment and working hands-on with others across the company. You know how to make good short and long-term trade-offs to enable a quick test-and-learn cycle while not sacrificing performance and user experience. You have the desir

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 integration platform team and partner with engineers of other teams to set a broader technical vision.
  • You explain the options and tradeoffs between schedule, features, and quality across interdependent systems, and make sound technical decisions.
  • 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.
  • Report to Senior Engineering Manager.

You Have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree or experience.
  • 8+ years of experience, including: 3+ years of experience in a technical leadership role.
  • Experience leading core engineering efforts / technical teams / distributed teams.
  • Experience working with teams shipping full-stack features or products. Familiarity with technologies used in the project (one or more) Java, TypeScript, JavaScript, React, Go, and Kotlin.
  • Experience defining and influencing technical designs and processes across a team.
  • An understanding of software development practices, system design, software design patterns, and algorithms.
  • Experience building diverse, empowered teams.

Our Benefits:

  • 34 days of vacation (including public holidays)
  • Group private medical insurance
  • Group pension (6% contributed) and group income protection
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Mental Health & Family Forming Benefits
  • Learning and Development 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 equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.