Engineering Manager

London, England, United Kingdom | Engineering | Full-time | Partially remote

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This position is at Crown Agents Bank, Segovia's parent company. As we are increasingly integrated with that company, it includes managing Segovia staff.

Introduction

Looking to use your engineering and management skills to help create market leading B2B Fintech products that move payments to countries that need funds most?

Our payments platform provides a web app and developer API to send money to bank accounts and mobile in dozens of countries, with a focus on emerging and frontier markets. 

This is an integral hire for Crown Agents Bank as we continue our technology transformation and evolution into a leading Fintech. You will have the opportunity to shape the future of the business and grow a team that will be integral to our future growth ambitions.

Why work at CAB?

  • Growth opportunity
    • We are currently experiencing huge annual revenue growth and diversifying our Product suite 
    • We will be investing in product and technology including the build out of a significantly bigger in-house engineering team
  • Product vision
    • We want to build the market-leading platform for cross-currency payments into emerging markets
    • We are aiming to be a provider of choice for flagship names in our key segments: Fintechs, Banks, International Development Organisations
  • Technology vision
    • Since the acquisition of Fintech payments company Segovia in 2019, CAB has begun a significant programme of technology transformation
    • Our core Payments Gateway is a brand new, proprietary platform written in Java and Kotlin. This will form the basis of our future product development
  • Mission
    • We facilitate low-cost, efficient payment flows to and from the places that need money most
  • Culture
    • We are on a journey to becoming a technology led Fintech business, and we recognise that our digital talent is our most important asset. We provide an environment in which our technical colleagues can thrive
    • Our business is going through a stage of hyper-growth and so we can offer significant opportunity for skills development and career progression
    • We are a flat, non-hierarchical organisation and you will have access to senior decision makers from day one
    • We provide a working environment where you can perform at your best and realise your potential, working in collaboration with your manager on the best arrangement to suit business needs
  • CAB is a progressive organisation with a focus on real people and talent, and an active D&I program

Your Role   

As an Engineering Manager at CAB, you are responsible for our growing engineering team. More specifically you will: 

  • Work with and lightly manage our engineers towards company goals 
  • Advocate for and implement best practices in the engineering team 
  • Recruit engineers to support company growth 
  • Collaborate with Product on strategy, design and sequencing 
  • Work as part of a broad cross-functional team to deliver our company strategy

Requirements

  • You are a strong full-stack developer with at least 5 years of recent experience writing clean, production-quality code. (Our frontend is built on React, with a backend in Java, Kotlin and Python running in AWS) 
  • You have been a Tech Lead or a manager for a small team for at least 2 years  
  • You collaborate well with others to make engineering and product decisions  
  • Excited to work on a small team across all parts of the stack 
  • Experienced with building and supporting cloud-based web infrastructure with Linux and AWS 
  • A good communicator and natural collaborator who can work with colleagues at all levels 
  • Motivated by our mission and want to build technology that makes a difference