Engineering Manager

New York, United States | Full-time

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About Us

Taptap Send is an app-based solution that lets immigrants send money back home to emerging markets instantly and at very low prices. Since launching in summer 2018, we’ve already moved tens of millions of dollars and reached tens of thousands of customers. We’re live in seven European countries, and we support payments into Senegal, Mali, Guinea, Ghana, and the Ivory Coast, with lots more countries launching soon.

Global remittances account for over $500 billion annually, most of which moves back into developing countries. But the market is dominated by traditional services that are expensive, can take days to arrive, and have limited reach in rural areas. We're helping people to send that money instantly and securely at a fraction of the cost.

Taptap Send is a venture-backed start-up with investors including Reid Hoffman, the Omidyar Network, and Helios. We pride ourselves on hiring exceptional talent -- our team members come from a wide variety of top-tier tech companies, professional services firms, and industry leaders, including Twitter, Yahoo, Amazon, McKinsey, Bain & Co, KPMG, Cravath, and Vodafone.

To continue our rapid growth, we're looking to bring on people who are passionate about our mission and excited to work in a small start-up environment.  We have competitive salary and stock options and great benefits, and we were recently rated one of the best companies to escape to by Escape the City's "Escape 100". 

The Role

As an Engineering Manager, you'll be responsible for organizing and leading a team of engineers. Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Spend at least 50% of your time writing code (likely more while you're ramping up)
  • Advocate for and implement engineering best practices
  • Manage several direct reports
  • Recruit engineers to support company growth
  • Work with product team to craft the roadmap and plan sprints
  • Review code and specs authored by other team members 

Requirements

  • Strong developer with 4+ years of experience writing production-quality code, and ideally 2+ years as a tech lead or manager.
  • Excited to join a small, growing team, working across all parts of the stack and collaborating on product decisions.
  • A good communicator and natural collaborator who can work with colleagues at all levels.
  • You want to use your engineering skills to make the world a better place. 

Benefits

  • Medical, vision, and optical insurance
  • Unlimited leave
  • Flexible hours
  • Regular team events
  • Weekly team lunch
  • No formal dress code