Engineering Manager, Product Engineering


Atlanta, GA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/04/2021
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About Greenlight

Greenlight Financial Technology is a financial services company that specializes in the fields of debit cards for kids and mobile apps. It empowers parents with convenient controls to safely manage family finances and create teachable moments around earning, spending, saving, and giving. Using its patent-pending technology, they can even specify the exact stores in their town or neighborhood where each child's Greenlight Card is accepted.

Job Description

Greenlight is an Atlanta-based fintech company that makes a debit card for kids and companion apps for the family. We proudly serve more than 2 million parents and kids, with in-app tools for sending money, setting savings goals, monitoring balances, managing chores and automating allowance. 
But that’s not all that we do. Here at Greenlight, we are on a mission to support parents and help every kid grow up to be financially healthy and happy. It’s no small task, but it’s the reason we leap out of bed every morning to come to work. Because creating a better, brighter future for kids depends on it.
We’re looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to join our team. This role will manage a team of backend engineers and serve as a scrum master for a team within the direct-to-consumer area of our business. We need someone who cares deeply about their team, coaches for high performance in a fast-paced environment, and works effectively with their counterpart in Product to keep the team focused on delivering incremental value.

Technologies we use:

    • Backend: Node.js, Kotlin, Java, Go
    • Frontend: React, Redux, Swift, Kotlin
    • REST, gRPC, graphQL
    • AWS
    • MySQL, DynamoDB, Redis
    • Kubernetes, Ambassador, Helm, Rancher

What you will be doing:

    • Managing a team of up to 5 backend engineers who work primarily in nodejs
    • Working with Product to define requirements, sequence work, and manage a backlog
    • Serve as scrum master of one development team
    • Make sure that our teams follow a sounds development process

What you should bring:

    • Bachelor or masters degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent experience
    • Experience leading a development team
    • Ability to coach for high performance
    • Software development background
    • Knowledge and experience with some of core technologies including NodeJS, Kotlin, Java, Ga, React, Swift, Redux, REST, gRPC, graphQL, AWS and other
    • Empathy for users and background talking to users
    • Written and oral communication skills for reporting on progress of work and impediments
    • Track record of driving development projects into production rapidly
Who we are:
In late 2020, Greenlight was valued at $1.2B, backed by leading venture capitalists and institutional investors. Now, it takes a special kind of person to join a never-been-done-before mission like ours. We need people who love working with each other because they know it makes us stronger, people who look to others and ask, “How can I help?” and then “How can we make this even better?” If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and help parents raise a generation of financially-smart kids, apply to join our team today.
Greenlight is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal state or local law.

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