Plaid

Software Engineering Manager - Product (Assets)

Plaid

January 15, 2021

San Francisco, CA, US

The Financial Identity team’s mission is to deliver holistic financial identity services that give our customers extraordinary competitive advantages. Our customers range from early-stage startups to large lenders and enterprises that rely on Plaid as critical infrastructure.
We’re a highly collaborative cross-functional team that has goals-based ownership of our outcomes, meaning we are responsible for not just building the technology & products but also growing their usage and iterating closely with customers on ways to improve. We’re interested in improving the quality of our solutions while developing a stable technology base that both allows for reliability as well as development velocity.
As an engineering manager for the Assets team within Financial Identity, you’ll grow and lead a team of 3-8 full stack and backend engineers. This team will be responsible for growing the Assets product-Plaid’s fastest growing product-into a market-leading solution for existing and new customers. You’ll work closely with product managers, designers and other engineering teams to bring our product and infrastructure services to life. You’ll also develop and own the technical strategy that enables your team’s mission. What excites you
    • Developing an API platform that is used by thousands of businesses to enable the democratization of finance
    • Connecting product and business opportunities to technical execution
    • Growing product usage by understanding and solving customer and end-user problems
    • Recruiting and growing an incredible team of engineers who have high expectations around craft, ownership and impact
    • Fostering a collaborative culture that embodies our principles and empowers users
    • Mentoring and developing your team of engineers, helping them identify opportunities to take risks and fail fast
    • Working with other engineer managers and function leads to set the direction for your team, the engineering department, and Plaid as a whole
    • Crafting a thoughtful, long-term technical strategy that anticipates future needs
What excites us
    • 2+ years of engineering management experience with significant experience as a software engineer
    • Experience building API products
    • Product sense and understanding of customer needs
    • Experience owning a production product and working with a product manager and/or business partners to drive business impact
    • Good technical sense with specific experience working on scalability issues
    • Passion for fostering functioning teams and organizations
    • A record of enhancing your reports and providing individuals with meaningful opportunities for growth
    • Excitement for recruiting and a thoughtful approach to headcount planning
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.