Engineering Academy Coordinator


Amsterdam, NL
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 01/08/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 5, Berlin, 10178

About Mambu

Mambu gives financial institutions a powerful competitive edge by allowing them rapidly create, launch and service any lending or deposit portfolio through a modern SaaS banking platform.

Job Description

Mambu is the SaaS banking engine powering innovative loan and deposit products, the lean alternative to cumbersome core banking systems. Helping clients to successfully start-up business ventures, transform existing operations, launch new products and expand into new markets. Mambu provides financial institutions of all sizes with the agility to rapidly design, launch, service and scale their banking and lending portfolio.  
We believe that a great company is built on great people. We are proud to have brought together incredibly bright minds to help make financial services ready for the 21st century. Our clients understand what it takes to succeed in a fully digital world and our team is a trusted partner in their endeavors.
We are looking for a passionate, skilled and enthusiastic Engineering Academy Coordinator to define and implement education strategies that enable all the people from Mambu engineering organisation to grow their skills & competencies. You will own and coordinate Mambu learning & development strategies, knowledge sharing and facilitate internal & external training (eg: internships, bootcamps (upgrade programs) to ensure engineers join teams fully equipped with required skills)

What you'll be working on:

  • Establish and lead Mambu Engineering Academy by:
- Creating the Engineering Academy, defining its scope, ways of working, tooling and identity;
- Owning the education strategy in Mambu Engineering Organization that facilitate growth of engineers, leaders and other related roles;
- Scaling the Academy ahead of our growth plans, from managing stakeholders, contributors and eventually a dedicated team, if needed;
- Equipping Engineering Managers and other people management roles with everything they need to grow the people in their teams.
  • Create a learning environment based on needs and outcomes by:
- Integrating methods of actively monitoring people skills and competencies;
- Developing education strategies to prevent gaps and enhance people skills as per objectives, deliverables and new demands in front of them;
- Enabling engineering managers and other leaders with all the instruments they need to facilitate skills growth of their people;
- Developing modern training catalogs that people can use in a self-service manner;
- Ensuring our training budget is wisely spent and results are transparently communicated.
  • Facilitate internal and external trainings and programs by:
- Monitoring and identifying clusters of skills that need to be adopted across all the teams;
- Finding the best ways (internal or external) of addressing skills needs. Work closely with training companies from the market to address our needs;
- Working closely with leadership team to collect their needs and propose trainings;
- Fully coordinating internal and external trainings, ensuring trainers and trainees only need to focus on the content all the tools and logistics are being taken care for them;
- Developing, advocate and coordinate internal learning programs (like Mambu Labs, internal hackathons), where people with similar interests can get together and learn new skills or technologies;
- Growing an internal network for trainers and developing their training skills.
  • Own and coordinate internships and bootcamps (upgrade programs) by:
- Owning, creating and coordinating internships and bootcamps (upgrade programs) in all our locations;
- Creating and coordinating programs to ramp up skill gaps of engineers (upgrade programs), to prepare them before joining teams;
- Coordinating programs end-to-end, including curriculum definition, time schedules, stakeholder coordination, monitoring, constant improvement of programs etc;
- Ensuring programs are rolled out successfully across all the engineering locations;
- Collecting needs from engineering tribes and schedule programs to satisfy their needs and requirements.

You need to have:

  • Experience (6+ years) in defining education strategies for large engineering organisations and delivering them end-to-end;
  • Good understanding of engineering mindset and modern leadership techniques;
  • Strong coordination skills, applying agile and lean principles for delivering results;
  • People Management skills. Prior experience in leading people and teams would be a plus;
  • Project management skills. Expertise in suggesting and implementing changes based on “connecting the dots” on things that come up repeatedly to find elegant solutions for them in close collaboration with the teams;
  • Capacity to maintain stable performance and can-do attitude when under pressure or stress;
  • Excellent English Skills: Able to compile documentation, speeches and communicate to large audiences.

Why Mambu?

  • Mambu has over 250+ live deployments, helping to revolutionise financial services in more than 46 countries globally, and we're just getting started;
  • We understand nothing ensures our customers' success more than a happy team, so Mambu is built on a culture of trust and a sense of ownership in everything we do;
  • Mambu proactively takes the initiative to improve the industry for the better;
  • Mambu is using top tool for development activities;
  • Because you want more, you want to know how your lines of code impact the world.

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