Software Engineering Manager

Plaid

Salt Lake City, UT, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/26/2021
  • Website: plaid.com
  • Company Address: 85 2nd street, San Francisco, CA, 94105

About Plaid

Plaid is focused on democratizing financial services through technology. We build beautiful consumer experiences, developer-friendly infrastructure, and intelligent tools that give everyone the ability to create amazing products that solve big problems.

We started out by building the technical infrastructure APIs that connect consumers, traditional financial institutions, and developers. Today, we add key insights to the data access we provide with our suite of analytics products and one in four Americans with a bank account now uses Plaid.

Job Description

We believe the way people interact with their finances will drastically improve in the next few years. We’re dedicated to empowering this transformation by building the tools and infrastructure developers need to create their own products. Today, thousands of companies such as Acorns, Stripe, and Venmo rely on Plaid to connect with the financial system; supporting millions of requests per day and thousands of bank integrations. Our goal is to give people more control over their finances and unlock financial freedom for everyone.
 
As an Engineering Manager in our Salt Lake City office, you'll lead a team of engineers responsible for monitoring the health of our integrations with financial institutions, building tooling to support integration development and improving our developer security posture. This team supports the most mission-critical component of our infrastructure and connects millions of bank accounts and billions of transactions to Plaid.
 
Our engineering culture is IC-driven. We favor bottom-up ideation and empowerment of our team. We're looking for managers who will help our engineers to find creative solutions to challenges. Finally, you'll work with our Head of Engineering and other engineering managers to build an organizational structure and processes that scale as we continue to grow. 
 
We're guided by our principles including impact, growing together, embracing openness and positivity, inventing tomorrow; we’re looking for leaders who are motivated by those same principles.

What excites you

  • Recruiting and growing an incredible team of engineers who have high expectations around craft, ownership and impact
  • Fostering a collaborative culture that embodies our principles and empowers users
  • Mentoring and developing your team of engineers, helping them identify opportunities to take risks and fail fast
  • Working with other engineer managers and function leads to set the direction for your team, the engineering department, and Plaid as a whole
  • Crafting a thoughtful, long-term technical strategy that anticipates future needs

What excites us

  • 3+ years of engineering management experience with significant experience as a software engineer
  • A good technical sense with specific experience working on scalability issues 
  • A willingness to roll your sleeves up and code when needed 
  • Passion for fostering functioning teams and organizations
  • A record of enhancing your reports and providing individuals with meaningful opportunities for growth
  • Excitement for recruiting and a thoughtful approach to headcount planning
 
 
Please review our Candidate Privacy Notice here.
 
Plaid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Plaid is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance with your application or interviews due to a disability, please let us know at [email protected].

Please review our Candidate Privacy Notice here.

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