Engineering Manager (remote)

Columbia, MD
Jan 08, 2022
Jan 21, 2022
Full Time
Bread, a division of Alliance Data, is a technology-driven payments company that partners with merchants and partners to personalize payment options for their customers. Bread integrates directly with merchants on their ecommerce site and gives them a single platform that lets them offer more ways to pay over time. Breads full-funnel recommendation engine serves up the right options at the right time, empowering merchants to sell more, improve conversion, and lift average-order-value. Bread has enormous and engaging technical challenges. We need to verify online identity, predict fraud, and approve and price credit while providing a beautiful and frictionless consumer experience, all in real time. Our engineering team is seasoned, talented, agile, and quickly growing. We are looking to hire an Engineering Manager to join the current engineering team in continuing to build out our core platform, product, and teams. You will be leading a squad on our Merchant team, which builds out our post-checkout API, tools, and data solutions which allow Breads merchants and partners to operate the Bread platform effectively, at scale; or our Shop team, which focuses on providing the user experience and APIs which power Breads ability to offer a checkout experience to any one of our customers or partners. These teams are full stack, with both backend and front end components. Your role at Bread: Manage a product engineering team, including professional development and leading them towards product delivery and success Work with senior engineering leadership to guide and influence the direction of the engineering organization Work actively with product to both understand and help develop the engineering roadmap Be accountable for leading design and implementation of new features and iterations of our core platform Block and tackle, when necessary, for engineers on your team Be data oriented and focused on what it takes to deliver reliable, scalable, and efficient products and technologies What we are looking for: Must Have: Experience managing and/or leading engineering teams Expertise building scalable, reliable distributed systems Expert knowledge of server-side languages and data stores (such as: Go, Java, Rust, Postgresql, Redis, etc) Experience with public web APIs A passion for product, engineering and technology Nice to have: Proven experience managing/leading a 4+ person team Experience developing systems intended for cloud deployments (AWS,k8s, docker) Experience with Go/PostgreSQL/Rabbit/Redis Experience with front-end technologies (Javascript, React) Experience managing in an OKR and KPI environment Experience on agile teams Experience with message-based, loosely coupled architectures (we use gRPC, RabbitMQ and Redis) Knowledge of financial products You enable your team at every chance you get Engineers at Bread also get the opportunity to participate in 20% time through Working Groups! Working Groups are quarterly teams of 4 to 6 engineers who set out to tackle a specific engineering initiative outside of their core engineering team. Working Groups have included ones for Logging Architecture, Internal Authentication, Community & Blogs, Testing Infrastructure, and Monitoring. Groups meet every Friday to plan and own their roadmap and implement their features. All engineers get a chance to be in one of these groups and over time potentially lead a group for that quarter. It's another opportunity as an engineer at Bread to have impact across the entire organization!

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