Director of Engineering

Krakow, Poland

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products on the planet. For nearly 10 years, 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 banking product, Passbook. We strive daily to meet our promise to our customers by building peace of mind into everything we do. Join over 1,700 employees across 9 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

We are looking for a Director of Engineering who can lead our engineering efforts and shape the future of our customer experience across both web, app, and the payments platform which processes all transactions originating from EMEA. You have a passion to innovate, and are comfortable exerting both direct authority and indirect influence across a matrix of platforms and programs that become the customer experience. You are experienced at partnering with business team members to determine technical solutions that create customer and business value.

  • Lead the engineering function and work across functions to deliver product and business strategy in an agile environment to deliver customer products and features to market
  • Take complex projects and help your teams break them down into manageable pieces, providing technical leadership and direction to deliver high impact solutions in a timely manner
  • Direct the development and monitoring of metrics to assess system and infrastructure performance, scalability and availability
  • With Remitly's cultural values as your foundation, embody a culture of pride in product, engineering and operational excellence across your teams
  • Scale engineering team to support business growth including leading engineers through mentoring, coaching and professional development
  • Resolve strategic issues to help the team and company meet customer, business, and technical goals

You Will Have

  • A BS in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
  • 5+ years in engineering leadership roles in consumer-facing (B2C), mobile app-first business 
  • 10+ years of software engineering experience
  • Experience with product or program management for products or services, either as an individual contributor or leader
  • Experience defining and improving technical designs and processes across teams
  • Expertise in one or more general purpose languages like Java, JavaScript, Go, Python etc.
  • Experience with QA processes and methodologies and how to apply them to ensure availability of high-volume transactional systems
  • Experience with managing, and coaching engineers engineering leaders and product managers at all career levels
  • Experience in scaling new businesses 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience communicating with technical and non technical team members across the company

Our Benefits

  • Office in a Krak√≥w city centre
  • Health/Dental Coverage - LUX MED VIP
  • Life Insurance
  • Multisport or EdenRed
  • Education / Conferences Budget
  • Equipment of your choice
  • Standing desks
  • Unlimited paid time off

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer

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