Marketing Platform Tech Lead

Seattle

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At Remitly, we help immigrant communities around the world send over $6 billion a year to their loved ones. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. Our vision is to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial service products on the planet. At Remitly, your work has a direct and positive impact on people around the globe. Your work matters, every day.

On the Marketing Platform team you’ll be focusing on building great customer experiences that help them discover, consider and adopt Remitly while improving and expanding our acquisition and retention efforts. Your team owns building the systems that enable marketers to execute sophisticated campaigns, develops product marketing systems, integrates with third party advertising systems and provides marketing performance insights to drive business growth. Our marketing platform will enable the marketing team to do this at high quality, reliably and efficiently across thousands of markets worldwide.

As Technical Lead, you’ll lead the engineers on the team with a focus on setting and driving a technical direction, mentorship and career development, leading technical reviews and contributing directly by writing code day to day to help the team meet its goals. You'll be responsible for taking on complex technical projects and delivering value through well architected and easy to use systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • You’ll set and drive the technical direction for the team, making good tradeoffs between shipping code and technical investment.
  • You’ll build frameworks and processes to help the team operate autonomously and deliver product features rapidly, with a focus on quality and customer value.
  • You’ll work hands on with the code, diving in where and as necessary to help deliver new features or debug live issues.
  • You’ll participate in the ideation, technical design, and grooming of new features with a data-driven and customer-centric viewpoint.
  • You’ll partner with product and engineering management, influencing the product roadmap by presenting technical options and tradeoffs.
  • You’ll create a positive, challenging, and rewarding environment for the team.
  • You’ll help define and meet the hiring plan for the team, sourcing and interviewing a diverse set of candidates.
  • You’ll manage and mentor engineers, helping them grow and advance their careers.

Qualifications

  • A BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience.
  • 5+ years of experience as a software developer.
  • 1+ years of experience leading teams.
  • Experience defining and influencing technical designs and processes across a team.
  • Experience working on full-stack products and proficiency with frontend development.
  • A proven track record of shipping features and products to customers.
  • Expertise in one or more general purpose programming languages like JavaScript, TypeScript, Java, Kotlin, or Ruby.
  • Strong ability to develop, mentor, and influence other engineers.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

Who we are

Remitly is an independent digital remittance company that transfers over $6 billion in annualized volume through its proprietary global money transfer network across Africa, Asia, Central, and South America. Its reliable and easy-to-use mobile app makes the process of sending money faster, easier, more transparent and less costly by eliminating the forms, codes, agents, extra time and fees typical of the traditional, century-old money transfer process. Remitly is backed by industry-leading investors, World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC), Naspers' PayU, Silicon Valley Bank, Stripes Group, DFJ, DN Capital, QED Investors, Trilogy Equity Partners, Bezos Expeditions, Founders' Co-Op, and TomorrowVentures. The company is headquartered in Seattle, with additional offices in London, the Philippines, and Nicaragua. For more information, visit remitly.com.

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at Remitly are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Remitly is an eVerify Employer.