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Engineering Manager

Novo

Novo

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Colombia
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

We started Novo to challenge the status quo—we’re on a mission to increase the GDP of the modern entrepreneur by creating the go-to FinTech platform for small businesses (SMBs). Novo is flipping the script of the FinTech world, and we’re excited to lead the small business FinTech revolution.

We are looking for people of character. Pragmatic and capable people who want to see their work drive better outcomes for small businesses — the backbone of our economy. You will join our team and work on the building blocks of everything Novo ships.

Why Novo?

  • Novo is a rapidly growing series B fintech startup with a mission-driven team that’s passionate about helping every small business in America
  • Positive, inclusive, supportive culture cheering you on your journey
  • We work with very new technologies and architecture patterns
  • We provide learning and development budgets to help you grow and bond with your team
  • Able to work from the office 3+ days per week
  • Offices in NYC, Miami, Delaware, India, and Colombia

Novo is looking for an Engineering Manager who is passionate about building the best banking experience for small businesses.This role involves leading two teams of software engineers to work on our core banking solution, build a delightful user experience and unlock our growth potential. You will collaborate with a cross-functional team of Product, Design and Testing to deliver ambitious goals. You will drive the long-term strategy, design, development and launch for the components owned by your teams. Are you ready to revolutionize the small business banking industry with us?

About the Role:

  • Build sophisticated core banking solutions and the best in class user experience to empower Novo’s small business customers to success.
  • Unlock your team's potential and the desire to excel in their roles through mentorship, guidance, and development opportunities.
  • Ensures timely delivery with clear project plan and timelines
  • Exercise judgment to resolve trade-offs between short-term and long-term priorities
  • Manage stakeholder expectations, and coordinate with adjacent teams to align ‌deliverables.
  • Promote the culture of continuous improvement, emphasizing code reviews, design reviews, and knowledge sharing within the team.
  • Drive innovation, definition, deliverables planning (roadmap) and design of entirely new products and features to deliver against team and company goals.
  • Monitor and measure launched products, and feed learnings back into the product development process.

Requirements for the Role:

  • Experience as a Software Engineering Manager with a track record of successfully leading multiple teams
  • Experience building scalable and resilient distributed systems and the teams around them
  • Strong leadership, organizational and communication skills
  • Aiming for raising the bar for technical excellence in your teams
  • Ability to work with product management and other stakeholders to deliver well scoped, high-quality products on time
  • Passionate about the team, providing each member with support and guidance and creating the best possible working environment
  • Foster collaboration, candor and a healthy balance of mutual support and challenge

How We Define Success:

  • Problem-solving and the ability to find resolutions (knowing who to talk to, what needs to be done, etc.)
  • Define clear deliverables with vendors, developing and meeting those deadlines.
  • Remediation of issues, coming up with solutions

Nice To Have, but Not Required:

  • Experience in Banking or Fintech Domain

About our stack:

  • AWS/Kubernetes via EKS
  • Jenkins, Github Actions, Kibana, PagerDuty
  • Golang
  • NodeJS
  • React w/ Typescript
  • IOS Swift
  • Android Kotlin

Novo values diversity as a core tenant of the work we do and the businesses we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer, indiscriminate of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other protected characteristic.

Novo values diversity as a core tenet of the work we do and the businesses we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer, indiscriminate of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other protected characteristic.