Engineering

Engineering Manager - Traffic

United States | 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, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam. #LI-Remote

The Traffic Team is responsible for building the scheduling platform for all of traffic at Plaid as well as building the optimization models. The team primarily develops new capabilities in the traffic platform as well as training, experimenting and deploying ML models for optimized extraction. The goal is to achieve efficiency and data freshness.

Responsibilities

  • Working on large-scale scheduling problems
  • People management of engineers - including career growth, performance management, promotions and feedback
  • Potentially managing two backend and infra teams
  • Building high-performing teams - enabling and empowering your current direct reports paired with recruiting great new talent
  • Creating long-term roadmaps and executing against them
  • Setting team strategy in partnership with product management counterparts & managing execution (eg planning, sprints, etc.)
  • Coordinating with relevant platform-level teams, to deliver on objectives and create longer term strategies

Qualifications

  •  2+ years of engineering management experience with significant experience as a software engineer
  • Good technical sense with specific experience working on scalability issues 
  • 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
  • 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

Target base salary for this role is between $193,320 and $329,400 per year. Additional compensation in the form(s) of equity and/or commission are dependent on the position offered. Plaid provides a comprehensive benefit plan, including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k). Pay is based on factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience and skillset, and location. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.
Our mission at Plaid is to unlock financial freedom for everyone. To support that mission, we seek to build a diverse team of driven individuals who care deeply about making the financial ecosystem more equitable. We recognize that strong qualifications can come from both prior work experiences and lived experiences. We encourage you to apply to a role even if your experience doesn't fully match the job description. We are always looking for team members that will bring something unique to Plaid!

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 accommodations@plaid.com.

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