Head of Engineering - FinTech Venture Startup

Boston Consulting Group   •  

Manhattan Beach, CA

Industry: Business Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 65 days ago

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What You'll Do:

Technical Leadership & Project Management

  • Oversee all aspects of the engineering organization, including technical strategy, technology blueprint, hiring and retaining talent and best practices & technology stacks
  • Develop solution architecture for core banking services in collaboration with corporate partner
  • Engage with technical partners and stakeholders to navigate challenges and identify risks and opportunities for the company
  • Define and manage the technology landscape and blueprint for entire solution stack
  • Work closely with lead engineers and architects to own the architecture and component strategy
  • Collaborate on the product roadmap and actively engage in sprint planning, delivery and management of releases
  • Provide expert technical thought-partnership to all functional areas, including strategy, operations, sales and product
  • Ensure consistent best practices, processes, and procedures for software development, quality assurance, and operations
  • Manage the technology and vendor selection processes supporting build-buy-partner decisions
  • Identify risks and opportunities for the venture

Team Leadership

  • Mentor, motivate and grow engineering teams to support a vibrant and productive engineering culture
  • Coordinate recruiting efforts across engineering units to ensure consistency and continued excellence
  • Oversee IT spend and financial reporting

  • What You'll Bring

Technical Experience

  • 8+ years of experience of building large-scale digital products within a high growth, global, matrixed environment
  • 3+ years in developing solution architecture and leading engineering teams for digital product development and complex (enterprise) system integration projects
  • Proven ability to set technical vision and build the technical product roadmap from launch to scale; Drive continuous product improvement; Effectively align resources to achieve key business priorities, including appropriate scope, high quality and timely product releases
  • Experience in establishing product sustainability (e.g. disaster recovery, business continuity plan etc.)
  • Hands on skills in one or more object oriented programming languages (Java-Spring Boot preferred, Go, Node.js, Python-Django)
  • Experience with building scalable and reusable service-based architectures including APIs, serverless, and microservices frameworks
  • Experience with data streaming, ETL and messaging/integration platforms & frameworks like Apache Spark, Hadoop, Kafka, Redshift etc.
  • Experience with backend/platform engineering, scaling performance engineering, security, Disaster Recovery, etc.
  • Experience building complex API integrations with multiple SaaS, BaaS and Legacy Enterprise service bus integrations.
  • Strong understanding of information security and regulatory compliance (PCI, PII, and/or HIPAA)
  • Strong knowledge of DevOps and cloud infrastructure services (AWS and Azure preferred)
  • Experience with following is a plus: API Gateways, React, Serverless, Kubernetes, Docker, AWS, Cloudformation/Terraform