Unit is building the platform to power the next generation of financial services. Our mission is to help companies expand financial access for all. Our simple and powerful banking-as-a-service API helps companies launch bank accounts, cards, payments, and lending in weeks - not years.
Unit was founded by a team with deep fintech and financial services experience and the first banking-as-a-service platform to reach unicorn status. We have raised over $169 million to date from top investors including Insight Partners, Accel, Better Tomorrow Ventures, Aleph, and Flourish and serve 140+ customers including AngelList, Honeybook, Roofstock, and many more.
We’re looking for an Engineering Manager to join our growing R&D department. As an Engineering Manager, you will lead, inspire, and mentor a team of talented and experienced engineers. Drive technological excellence and high product quality, foster a culture of excellence, ownership, and continuous personal and professional growth.
For the right candidate, this is a rare opportunity to build from scratch a high-demand product, and be part of building an industry-defining company from the ground up.
Mentor and guide the team, ensuring that each member realizes their full potential in advancing the product vision.
Collaborate with product management and other teams across Unit to prioritize engineering initiatives, ensuring alignment with business goals.
Continuously research and implement management best practices, including providing frequent, actionable, constructive feedback to team members.
Solve diverse, complex problems at a large scale distributed microservices environment
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR?
An experienced team leader (3+ years managing people)
5+ years of backend development experience as a senior engineer
Hands-on experience with building, deploying and maintaining testable, scalable systems in a cloud environment
Good understanding of critical production systems concepts - high availability, reliability, and scalability
Experience with cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure)
Experience with CI/CD
Production experience with Kubernetes - advantage
Experience with Scala - advantage
Passion for Software and Functional Programming - advantage
Experience with ZIO / Cats / scalaz - advantage
Experience with DDD, EventSourcing, CQRS - advantage
LIFE AT UNIT
Working at Unit means joining a global team on a mission to create a more equitable financial ecosystem.
We’re a fast-growing team of individuals who are passionate about their work, see the big picture and always seek to empower our clients and their end-customers.