Engineering Manager



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Flex is a growth-stage, NYC headquartered FinTech company that is creating the best rent payment experience. It’s hard to believe that it’s 2024 and paying rent on time is expensive, inflexible, and difficult. We’re here to change that! Flex enables our users to pay rent throughout the month on a schedule that better fits their finances and budget. Our mission is to empower as many renters as possible with flexibility over their most significant recurring expense. After deliberately keeping a stealth profile as we built up unprecedented investor support and an enthusiastic user base, we are looking for motivated individuals to help us keep our mission growing. Will you be a part of the team?

About the role

As an Engineering Manager, you will develop a deep understanding of both our customers needs and our technical systems to create and deliver a viable technical vision, proactively influence cross-functional partners and teams to align on deliverables that meet our customer needs while improving the technical quality of our platform systems, that includes payments and banking infrastructure. You will lead a team of highly motivated engineers to help them achieve their personal and professional goals, mentor teammates in agile software development theory and practices and collaborate with partners to plan, prioritize, and deliver scalable and reliable products.

What you’ll do:

  • You’ll lead a team of talented, backend software developers to enable and optimize a best in class backend platform that scales across all of Flex’s current and future product offerings.
  • You will advance DevOps best practices to ensure a timely and reliable incident response process, while also tending to our resilient test/build/deploy pipeline.

Key qualifications:

  • Bachelor or above degree in Computer Engineering or a related field
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in software engineering, with at least 2 years in a manager or tech lead role
  • Ability to work on a globally-distributed team with a high degree of ownership
  • Experience leading the delivery of multiple highly impactful products end to end, on time with a high quality bar
  • Experience working with technical and non-technical stakeholders, successfully aligning and setting expectations on scope and delivery
  • Ability to drive yourself and your teams to bring quality and consistency to their code and architecture, without compromising velocity
  • Ability to grow in a fast-paced and dynamic environment that will challenge you to always bring your best
  • Experience working on FinTech area, and familiar with major payment rails
  • Experience working on AWS cloud based applications.
  • Experience working on FinTech area, and familiar with major payment rails
  • Experience working with a team located across multiple time zones
  • Hands on at least one program language, Java or Python, and familiar with SQL, NO-SQL

The national pay range for this role is $218,000-$234,000 in base salary. Individual compensation will be commensurate with the candidate's experience aligned with Flex's internal leveling guidelines and benchmarks.

Life at Flex:

We understand that it takes a diverse team of highly intelligent, curious, determined, empathetic, and self aware people to grow a successful company. Our HQ is located in New York City, but we have employees located throughout the US, Australia, and South America. We are growing quickly, but deliberately, with a focus on building an inclusive culture. Our dynamic team has incredible perspectives to share, just as we know you do, and we take great pride in being an equal opportunity workplace.

We offer many employee benefits. For full time, U.S. based employees we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • 100% company-paid medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) + company stock options
  • Unlimited paid time off with a PTO minimum + 13 company paid holidays
  • Parental leave
  • Flex Cares Program: Non-profit company match + pet adoption coverage
  • Free Flex subscription