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Credit Engineering
United States
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Senior Manager, Software Engineering

Marqeta powers innovative payment solutions for many of the apps and services you enjoy daily. Our open API provides unprecedented flexibility and control for industry-leading companies such as Uber, Coinbase, J.P.Morgan, and Block, to manage payment operations in real-time. 

Our team is a mix of industry experts and technology innovators who take a dynamic approach to solving challenging problems. Marqeta was named a 2022 Glassdoor Best Place to Work, highlighting our company culture and collaborative work environment. We are building a global team as diverse as the markets we serve and we’d love it if you joined us on our mission to change the way money moves. 

We’re a remote-first company. You have the choice to work from wherever you’re happiest and most productive, whether that’s from home, a co-working space, or one of our four global offices, depending on your location. It’s uncommon for candidates to match all job requirements, but if you’re not far off, we want to hear from you.

Position Summary

As a Senior Engineering Manager for Credit, you’ll manage multiple teams of engineers enabling the next generation of innovative credit card products. You'll be responsible for key parts of our credit platform, and work with cross-functional partners to build a roadmap, set sprint priorities, and deliver software that is highly available, efficient, and secure. You’ll be hands-on with the codebase when needed, but recognize when it's best to let your team drive.

By being accountable for your team's output, you’ll collect and refine metrics around product delivery and move the team in the right direction. You’ll encourage a culture where everyone's perspective is valued and you can productively manage conflicts when they arise.

You’ll champion engineering excellence and hold a high bar while recruiting and promoting top talent within your team. Learn more about our Product and Engineering team.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead multiple teams maintaining and developing many products
  • Work closely with Product Management, engineers and cross-functional teams to develop and execute a roadmap to take the product to the next level
  • Bring new ideas, designs, and tools to the table, drive technical discussions and decision making related to the development and technology stack.
  • Establish and promote best practices across cross-functional teams
  • Initiate conversations around goal setting and give regular feedback and coaching
  • Actively participate in recruiting beyond interviews—sell candidates, build a network, assist in headcount planning, etc

What We’re Looking For

  • 8+ years of relevant experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years of experience with an advanced degree.  In lieu of a degree, 11+ years of relevant experience may suffice.
  • 5+ years of people management experience. 
  • Have experience managing teams developing and scaling microservices using modern cloud technologies like AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud. Experience with AWS preferred
  • Practiced expertise using Scrum to drive high team velocity and satisfaction
  • Exposure to our modern Java backend stack using Spring Boot, Kubernetes on AWS and Javascript with React and GraphQL on the frontend
  • Ability to lead and grow an engineering organization in a rapidly changing business environment
  • Bonus Points for payment industry experience, or leading teams in developer experience

Benefits and Perks

  • Flexible time off – take what you need
  • Retirement savings program with company contribution
  • Employee insurance premiums paid 100% + coverage for dependents and pets
  • Family forming benefits including fertility support and up to 20 weeks Parental Leave
  • Free therapy sessions, financial coaching, and a Wellness stipend
  • Monthly stipend to support our hybrid work model 
  • Equity in a publicly-traded company
  • Bi-annual “Hack Week” to support and reward innovation

Learn more about Marqeta on our Website, Twitter and LinkedIn.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Marqeta is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant on any legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

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