About the job Sr. Engineering Manager
About the Company
Our client is a self-managed, innovative, digital platform providing its users and businesses with direct access to trusted financial products to smartly grow their savings over time. The company strives to offer products through its platform that are simple, intuitive, and backed by innovative technology with no complexity or hidden fees. The company empowers users to take control of the financial future with simple solutions accessible to everyone no matter their budget.
About the Role
They are looking for an experienced Sr. Engineering Manager who will partner closely with the VP of Engineering to build an outstanding team of technologists to deliver their core platform to market. You will lead a full stack development team in the design, development, testing, and deployment of the B2B / B2C platform. You are comfortable with greenfield development and look forward to hiring your own team of A-Player technologists. You have excellent people skills, but you are not far from the code and enjoy the player coach model while delivering something new and exciting to the marketplace.
You enjoy solving seemingly intractable puzzles in innovative yet pragmatic ways. You hold yourself and others accountable for routinely delivering mission critical outcomes. You are viewed as a trusted, intellectually honest partner within your team and across functional boundaries. You continually ask yourself, What is accurate and what should be done about it?
This role will report to the VP of Engineering.
What You Will Do
Work with Product Management on the road map, backlog grooming, and sprint planning.
Hire, mentor, and retain top engineering talent.
Inspire your engineering team, leading by example, while coaching your team towards their career goals.
Hold yourself and your team accountable for delivering quality results, timely.
Work with Principal Engineer and other technologists to establish architectural standards, development, and deployment protocols.
Contribute to and execute on engineering strategic roadmap, in collaboration with key stakeholders, to meet the needs and business objectives of the organisation.
Influence and establish engineering best practices.
Recommend and implement best practice solutions, machines, processes, and tools to ensure systematic delivery of great outcomes.
Build and maintain strong working relationships with both internal teams and with third party vendors.
Leverage broad skills across technology and business to plug gaps and deliver on priorities as needed while the organisation is built.
What They Are Looking For
Technology management experience leading teams of 20+ personnel.
Excellent analytical skills for evaluating information carefully and solving complex problems.
Strong communication skills with ability to distill complex issues to meaningful synthesis suitable for executive decision making.
Demonstrated ability to partner with the head of Engineering to actualise vision.
Excellent project management and organisational skills with goal tracking and competency supporting oversight of multiple concurrent project initiatives.
Track record of balancing the coordination of fast-paced daily priorities with important, longer-term strategic efforts.
BS degree in computer science, or other technical field, with B2B / B2C experience.
10+ years of experience delivering technology products.
Experience partnering with product, business, and program management teams.
Experience working in leading financial services organisations.
High integrity, high security mindset.
High sense of ownership and accountability for results.
Demonstrated passion for understanding ambiguous, complex problems and driving high-quality, innovative, and robust solutions.
What They Value
A mindset to experiment quickly without sacrificing quality.
Willingness and creativity to solve hard problems.
Collaborative approach and focus on finding the best ideas, wherever they may be.
Diversity in experiences and thinking.
What They Offer
Competitive salary based on experience.
401K match plus the usual medical, dental, life, and disability benefits.
Generous vacation policy.
A challenging and fulfilling opportunity to join an innovative team of industry professionals on a mission to transform the industry.