Engineering Manager IPAX

Krakow, Poland

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, 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 Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive daily to meet our promise to our customers by building peace of mind into everything we do. Join over 2,200 employees across 8 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

Remitly is registered as a Money Services Business in the U.S., Canada, EU, United Kingdom, Singapore and Australia. Each of these jurisdictions require, among other items, that Remitly maintain a comprehensive Risk and Compliance Program.


About the Role:

As an Engineering 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 Engineering Manager will use their experience and vision to hire and develop a diverse engineering team, coaching the team to grow in their careers and have an impact for our customers. As an empathetic partner, they will mentor peer leaders and other Sr. technologists to model Remilty cultural values and to translate these values into their day-to-day work. Examples of high impact results from this leadership will be simple and well defined plans for both (a) our company-wide technical architecture and (b) how we deliver towards that vision.

Engineering Managers are responsible for all aspects of software development for a broad business function, working to define the best technical roadmap to simultaneously accomplish company goals, improve existing systems, and reduce technical debt. They will demonstrate a high level of partnership with Product Management, Engineering Management, and other company stakeholders, influencing strategy by representing technical options and tradeoffs from a customer centric viewpoint. They will delegate and empower employees to operate autonomously and make independent decisions, creating frameworks for these decisions where appropriate; entrusting their engineers with important aspects of the team's roadmap.

On the Payments Acceptance (International) team, you’ll be focusing on growing, launching and incubating our remittance product in new markets while working across many technical systems in the company. You’ll be working with a passionate cross-functional team of analysts, product managers and engineers dedicated to understanding our customers’ needs and tailoring the customer experience. 

To succeed in this role, you should enjoy being in a fast-paced startup environment and working hands-on with others across the company. You know how to make good short and long-term trade-offs to enable a quick test and learn cycle, while not sacrificing performance and user experience. You have the desire to continuously improve and grow your own technical skills and scope or influence.

You Will:

Some examples of current team’s interesting problems include: 

  • You’ll be responsible for working with payments system handling 100k+  transactions daily
  • You’ll work in a data centric organization setting up measurable experiments around your work
  • Building services, APIs, mobile and web applications for our next-generation customer experience
  • Build resilient systems to detect and respond to external system outages
  • Advocate for the engineering team on company wide audience
  • Manage the system of work of 1-2 product teams with devops mindset


You Have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree or experience
  • Typically 8+ years of experience 
    • Typically 1-3 years of experience in a technical leadership role
    • Typically 1-3 years experience leading core engineering efforts / technical teams
  • Experience defining and influencing technical designs and processes across a team.
  • A deep understanding of software development practices, system design, software design patterns, and algorithms.
  • Experience working with teams shipping full stack features or products 
  • Familiarity with technologies used in the project (one or more) Java, JavaScript, Go, TypeScript, Kotlin, PHP, SQL and noSQL databases, AWS, SpringBoot, Dropwizard
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience building diverse, empowered teams
  • Product oriented, data driven mindset
Our Benefits:
  • Stock grant package (RSUs)
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Hybrid or fully remote work model
  • Office in a Kraków city center (High5ive)
  • Health/Dental coverage - LUX MED VIP
  • Life Insurance
  • Multisport or Sodexo lunch card
  • Education budget
  • Equipment of your choice
  • Standing desks


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.