Software Engineering Manager - Financial Institution Auth

Remote | Full-time

We build simple yet innovative consumer products and developer APIs that shape how everybody interacts with money and the financial system.

We believe that the way people interact with their finances will drastically improve in the next few years. We’re dedicated to empowering this transformation by building the tools and experiences that thousands of developers use to create their own products. Plaid powers the tools millions of people rely on to live a healthier financial life. We work with thousands of companies like Venmo, SoFi, several of the Fortune 500, and many of the largest banks to make it easy for people to connect their financial accounts to the apps and services they want to use. Plaid’s network covers 12,000 financial institutions across the US, Canada, UK and Europe. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Salt Lake City, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam. #LI-Remote

Unlocking financial freedom for everyone goes beyond building amazing APIs and intelligent tools for developers; it also means enabling consumers to easily control their data sharing and ensuring that every permission change is tracked and auditable. Our Financial Institution Authorization and Authentication (FI Auth) team works closely with our partners to develop industry leading tools and APIs, ensuring that consumers have complete control over their data sharing.

As the manager of our FI Auth team, you will lead a team of 7 engineers and help build out long term strategies in the authorization, authentication and compliance space. You will work directly with key Financial Institutions to resolve ambiguity in product requirements, build products that scale, and help define Plaid as a steward of authorization within Open Finance.
Our engineering culture is IC-driven. We favor bottom-up ideation and empowerment of our team. We're looking for managers who will help our engineers find creative solutions to challenges.

We're guided by our principles including impact, growing together, embracing openness and positivity, and inventing tomorrow. We’re looking for leaders who are motivated by those same principles.

What excites you

  • Collaborating with tech-savvy stakeholders in Fintech
  • Building a strong sense of community within your team
  • Working on both the 0 to 1 stage and the 1 to n stage of problems
  • Working across multiple teams to tackle ambiguous and ambitious problems

What excites us

  • 3+ years of engineering management experience with significant experience as a software engineer
  • Strong cross functional experience building full-stack products end-to-end
  • Passion for mentoring and growing engineers at all experience levels 
  • Bonus: a true culture carrier; you love to get your teams excited and engaged around a mission

Plaid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Plaid is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance with your application or interviews due to a disability, please let us know at

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