We provide digital financial services to immigrants and their families in over 170 countries around the world.
Seattle, WA, USA

Manager, Software Engineering - Global Payments

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Employer Provided Salary: $180,000-$202,000 Annually
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Job Description:

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 incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive daily to meet our promise to our customers by building peace of mind in everything we do. Join over 2,200 employees across 8 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

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 fast-paced, mission-driven, and growing quickly.

As part of the Global Money Movement team (GMM), you'll help build a state-of-the-art integration platform that is highly scalable, robust, and capable of supporting rapid network expansion and thus, embrace the ideology of integration-as-a-service. You'll be working 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 desire to continuously improve and grow your own technical skills and scope or influence.

You Will

  • You'll work within the global money movement domain and lead a team set out to build an integration platform; core components, capabilities and building blocks needed by any product or business line towards rapid expansion of our partner network

  • 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.

  • You'll work in a data-centric organization setting up measurable experiments around your work.

  • Set the technical vision for the integration 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.

  • Advocate for the engineering team on a company-wide audience.

  • Manage the system of work of one product team with a DevOps mindset.

You Have

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree or experience.

  • Typically 8+ years of experience, including:

  • Typically 1-3 years of experience in a technical leadership role.

  • Typically 1-3 years of experience leading core engineering efforts / technical teams / distributed teams

  • Experience defining and influencing technical designs and processes across a team.

  • An understanding of software development practices, system design, software design patterns, and algorithms.

  • Familiarity with technologies used in the project (one or more) Java, JavaScript, Go, TypeScript, Kotlin, PHP, SQL and NoSQL databases, AWS.

  • Experience building diverse, empowered teams.

  • Platform-oriented & data-driven approach

  • Experience working with teams shipping full-stack features or products, is a nice bonus

Our Benefits:

  • Flexible paid time off

  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching

  • Company contributions to your HSA plan, if you choose one

  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

  • Scholars Program

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental senior 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 discharged/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 $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.

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

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What are Remitly Perks + Benefits

Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee-led culture committees
Quarterly engagement surveys
Hybrid work model
Flexible work schedule
Remitly offers a flexible schedule outside of core hours, designed for parents in mind.
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Remitly's executive leadership is as diverse as our staff, and our Director of Diversity & Inclusion is focused on continuous improvement of our D&I initiatives.
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
At Remitly, our nine affinity groups are open membership - any employee who self-identifies, self-affiliates, or is an aspiring ally who wants to connect, learn, and share is welcome to join!
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Remitly partners with Modern Health to provide enhanced employee benefits that support a holistic approach to employees' well-being. This includes sessions with licensed therapists for clinical needs.
Wellness days
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Employee stock purchase plan
Remitly offers the opportunity to purchase stock options through its Equity Incentive Plan.
Charitable contribution matching
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Remitly offers up to 12 weeks of paid maternity and paternity leave for new parents.
Family medical leave
Company sponsored family events
Remitly sponsors family-oriented events semi-annually (e.g., holiday party and company picnic).
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Flexible time off
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
All King County-based employees receive the ORCA Card transportation benefit on day one. The ORCA Card can be used on all regular buses, Regional Rail, and a few other modes of transportation.
Company-sponsored outings
Remitly has regular paid team outings, as well as company-wide annual holiday parties and other events, for all employees and a guest.
Free snacks and drinks
Remitly has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all the flavored Bevi water you can handle.
Some meals provided
Remitly provides a weekly catered lunch on Thursdays.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Virtual happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Onsite office parking
We offer employees a parking subsidy in the building's below-ground garage.
Relocation assistance
Mother's room
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Remitly hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Remitly allows employees to set aside 8 hours of designated learning and development time, per employee, per month.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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