Engineering Team Lead - Financial Crime in Barcelona or Remote

Ebury

Workplace
Remote
Hours
Full-Time
Internship
No
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Job Description

Ebury is a hyper-growth FinTech firm, named in 2021 as one of the top FinTech's to work for by Glassdoor and AltFi. We offer a range of products including FX risk management, trade finance, currency accounts, international payments and API integration.

As a Team Lead you will form, grow and evolve a team of highly motivated individuals that focus on accountability and continuous improvement.

The project:

  • You will contribute to the development of a transactional banking platform, focusing on receiving and issuing payments in more than 140 currencies.
  • You will work with cross-functional product and technology teams across the company to build new features at large and multi-region scale, which will run smoothly in Docker containers on AWS ECS and Kubernetes.

Roles and responsabilities:

  • Work closely with Product to have clear implementation plans for product roadmaps
  • Help your engineers grow their skills and experience. Run agile project management processes.
  • Conduct code reviews, and make technical contributions to product architecture as well as getting involved in solving bugs and delivering small features.
  • Generate and implement process improvements.
  • Hold regular 1:1's with all members of your team, and participate in cross-team, skip-level 1:1’s and give regular and clear feedback around an individual's performance.
  • Foster technical decision-making on the team, but make final decisions when necessary.
  • Take part in our recruitment process, interviewing candidates, and onboarding new hires.
  • Engage in our incident management process, leading both responses and retrospectives.
  • Draft and review quarterly Engineering KPIs for your team.
  • Improve product quality, security, and performance.
  • Provide managerial support and guidance in our Malaga Tech Hub to engineers and interns.
  • Work with Senior Technology Leadership to build an ongoing training and education programme to help develop the skills and culture needed to be a successful part of the Ebury Technology family.

What we are looking for:

  • You have experience in delivering complex software systems and also a background in the Financial Crime domain (AML and transaction monitoring)
  • Operational knowledge of the Money Laundering Directives
  • Adaptability and flexibility to manage changing priorities
  • Ensure you take appropriate action to escalate issues that could result in detriment to our Financial Crime controls
  • Coach, and develop individual team member performance, providing quality assurance on the work carried out and delivering against team SLAs and objectives
  • Agility is important to us, we expect you to guide your team through changes in requirements, work with product owners to plan what to work on.
  • You care deeply about user experiences and own (define, implement, improve) appropriate metrics to measure them. You make decisions based on data and facts.
  • Ebury Tech is a multi-cultural and distributed team, you will need great English communication skills and experience working in a global environment to be successful.
  • You will enjoy developing and supporting less experienced engineers and interns into becoming key members of the Ebury technology team.

Requirements:

  • Experience in software development  
  • Experience with Financial Crime domain (AML and transaction monitoring)
  • Operational knowledge of the Money Laundering Directives
  • Adaptability and flexibility to manage changing priorities
  • Ensure you take appropriate action to escalate issues that could result in detriment to our Financial Crime controls
  • Coach, and develop individual team member performance, providing quality assurance on the work carried out and deliver against team SLAs and objectives
  • 2 or more years experience in a leadership role with current backend technologies
  • In-depth experience with Python; other languages may be considered depending on experience. (Experience with Python, other languages may be considered depending on experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a good level of English

Nice to have:

  • Experience working in the financial sector.
  • 2 or more years experience of working with global team members in a distributed environment.
  • Open source SQL databases such as PostgreSQL or MySQL.
  • Familiarity with distributed tools e.g., Jira, Bitbucket, Slack, GSuite.
  • Knowledge of Agile Development tools, techniques and principles (SCRUM).
  • Familiar with AWS infrastructure and container orchestration.

Due to our remote-first organisation and our remote-focused onboarding system, you will feel a crucial part of the team since day 1. Curious about what working remotely is like at Ebury? Take a look here and see what our remotes say about us!

If there’s something that you can do in our Tech team, it is growing professionally: thanks to our career path and our collaborative and cross-working teams, every day is a new adventure.

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About Us

Ebury is a FinTech success story, positioned among the fastest-growing international companies in its sector.

Founded in 2009, we are headquartered in London and have more than 1300 staff with a presence in more than 20 countries worldwide. Cultural diversity is part of what makes Ebury a special place to be. From Sao Paulo to Dubai, Bucharest to Toronto, we enjoy sharing team experiences and celebrating success across the Ebury family.

Hard work pays off: in 2019, Ebury received a £350 million investment from Banco Santander and has won internationally recognised awards including Financial Times: 1000 Europe's Fastest-Growing Companies.

None of this would have been possible without our proudest achievement: our great people. Enthusiastic, innovative and collaborative teams, always ready to disrupt and revolutionise the fast-paced FinTech sector.

We believe in inclusion. We stand against discrimination in all forms and have no tolerance for the intolerance of differences that makes us a modern and successful organisation. At Ebury, you can be whoever you want to be and still feel a sense of belonging no matter your story because we want you and your uniqueness to help write our future.

Please submit your application on the careers website directly, uploading your CV / resume in English.


 

About Ebury

  • Fintech

  • London, UK

  • 500-1,000

  • 2009

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