Software Development Manager - Marketing Platform

| Seattle

At Remitly, we help immigrant communities around the world send over $6 billion a year to their loved ones. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. Our vision is to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial service products on the planet. At Remitly, your work has a direct and positive impact on people around the globe. Your work matters, every day.

Does leading a team of software engineers responsible for making an impact on customer’s experience excite you? Would you like to be a technical thought leader and grow a team of passionate engineers? You can help us build experiences customers love, making our marketing team more effective and lead the engineers building those systems.

On the Marketing Platform, you’ll be focusing on building great experiences for our customers while improving and expanding acquisition and retention. You’ll lead a passionate team of engineers and partner with marketers, designers, and engineers dedicated to understanding and building systems to scale our growth. Your team owns building the systems that enable marketers to execute campaigns, develop product marketing systems and integrate with third party advertising systems. The goal is to build systems that increase customer awareness, make it easier for customers to consider our product and increase its adoption. Our marketing platform will enable the marketing team to do this while targeting thousands of markets worldwide with economies of scale.

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

A successful Software Development Manager will use their experience and vision to hire and develop a diverse engineering team, coaching the team members to grow in their careers and have an impact on our customers. Examples of high impact results from this leadership will be simple and well-defined plans for both (a) our marketing platform architecture and (b) how we execute towards that vision.

The Software Development Manager will be responsible for all aspects of software development for a broad set of services improve existing systems, and reduce technical debt. They will demonstrate a high level of partnership with Product Management, Senior Engineering Management, and other company stakeholders.

You should possess:

  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of engineering experience with at least 1 year leading teams
  • Experience defining and influencing technical designs and processes across a team spanning multiple disciples from web application development to data engineering and machine learning
  • A deep understanding of software development practices, system design, software design patterns, and algorithms
  • Expertise in one or more general-purpose languages like Java, JavaScript, Go, PHP, Python, or Ruby
  • Strong ability to mentor and influence other engineers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Who We Are

Remitly is an independent digital remittance company that transfers over $6 billion in annualized volume through its proprietary global money transfer network across Africa, Asia, Central, and South America. Its reliable and easy-to-use mobile app makes the process of sending money faster, easier, more transparent and less costly by eliminating the forms, codes, agents, extra time and fees typical of the traditional, century-old money transfer process. Remitly is backed by industry-leading investors, World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC), Naspers' PayU, Silicon Valley Bank, Stripes Group, DFJ, DN Capital, QED Investors, Trilogy Equity Partners, Bezos Expeditions, Founders' Co-Op, and TomorrowVentures. The company is headquartered in Seattle, with additional offices in London, the Philippines, and Nicaragua. For more information, visit remitly.com.

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at Remitly are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Remitly is an eVerify Employer.

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Location

Remitly is in the heart of downtown Seattle. Situated near tons of bars and restaurants, with easy access to public transport, it's an ideal location.

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