The role:

As the Manager of the Galileo Cards and Messaging team, you will be responsible for leading a team to ensure the highest levels of availability, performance, and security of the Galileo messaging platform and leading initiatives to improve overall capabilities in a highly distributed and dynamic environment. 

The role requires an experienced engineering leader with excellent cross-functional and communication skills as well as backgrounds in operations, software development, systems performance, and resilience engineering.  Always focusing on the quality experience of our customers.

 What you’ll do: 

  • Own the vision of the future Galileo Cards and Messaging platform
  • Lead by example, care for the team, and establish credibility with the quality of the team’s technical execution
  • Lead the development, delivery, and operation of the Messaging service
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of system availability
  • Nurture a culture of continuous improvement and blameless retrospection  within the organization
  • Grow and mentor a team of engineers, building their talents by exposing them to new challenges and experiences
  • Participate in deep technical design discussions within the team, and across partner teams to ensure that we’re building the right systems and keeping the quality high
  • Track project performance against defined milestones/goals.
  • Conduct process improvement projects to increase performance in vital program metrics.
  • Communicate ongoing project health with key stakeholders and business leadership

What you’ll need:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related subject 
  • 8+ years of experience with software development
  • 3+ years of experience managing a team of engineers (can overlap with programming experience)
  • Consistent track record of performance management and career development of individual contributors
  • Ability to engage in technical and business discussions from both tactical and strategic viewpoints
  • Experience with operating in Cloud and distributed systems
  • Experience with Continuous Delivery principles and techniques
  • Experience with DevOps and full ownership of services from development to production
  • Ability to balance delivering on business objectives while also protecting the long term quality of platform
  • Experience leading cross-organizational efforts with different teams to ensure successful delivery of projects

Nice to have:

  • Expertise in building and deploying software using cloud services and AWS platforms including VPCs, ECS/EKS, etc.
  • Experience working in highly regulated environments such as FinTech