Engineering Manager - Data Engineering at Zip Co

Engineering, Full-Time, Sydney sydney engineering full-time
Posted 12 days ago

About us

We are Zip, a rapidly expanding global fintech headquartered out of Sydney, Australia with a growing presence focused in the US and UK, as well as other global markets.  

We're here to simplify how the world pays for what they need by connecting merchants with consumers and offering them fair and seamless payment solutions, everywhere.

Our values: Customer First, Own It, Stronger Together and Change the Game, are at the heart of everything we do. They form our Mamba mentality - how we’re better than yesterday, and are used to create game-changing experiences for our customers and our people.

Join us on our mission to be the first payment choice, everywhere and every day.

The role:

As an Engineering Manager in our Data Engineering team, you will lead a high-performing team of engineers to deliver the Data Engineering product roadmap. 

What you'll do:

  • Develop, grow and support the engineering squad
  • Promote a high-performance culture
  • Drive delivery and outcomes 
  • Coach engineering best-practices 
  • Perform architectural design and help your team solve complex problems
  • Collaborate with the product manager and designer in a triad to discover and validate problems
  • Ensure solutions can balance between long term ambitions and near term goals
  • To help us level up, you'll ideally have:

  • Passion for people management and growth
  • Ability to  coach and bring the best out of others
  • Technical excellence across design principles and code quality
  • Focus on operational maturity and  effective delivery
  • Ability to balance outcomes for customers, the team and the business
  • Flexibility, an open mind, curiosity and passion for learning
  • Ability to jump between empathizing with a customer problem and designing an engaging solution
  • Curiosity in understanding data problems in various industries where people spend every day
  • Communicating and translating complex subjects and solutions to stakeholders
  • Technical Skills:

  • Expert level experience on defining, delivering, and operating complex data solutions
  • Solid experience with cloud infrastructure automation using Terraform or equivalent frameworks
  • Solid experience with SQL, Tableau, and DataBricks
  • Solid experience and exposure to open source data tools and frameworks
  • Experience working and leading a team in an agile environment
  • Bonus points for:

  • Past experience in startup environments as a founder or a key employee, such as CTO, Engineering Manager or Tech Lead.
  • Experience with operational monitoring and alerting is a plus

  • We’re looking for someone who always finds new boundaries to cross - a future Zipster who will obsess over excellence and make constant improvements for our customers. We’ve removed the red tape here to get things done quickly, so if you see a problem, own the solution. You've gotta hustle at Zip!

    If you only meet some of the requirements for this role, that's okay. We value a diverse range of backgrounds and ideas and believe this is fundamental for our future success. So, if you have the curiosity to learn and the willingness to teach what you know, we'd love to hear from you.

    We pride ourselves on creating an inclusive workplace that provides equal opportunities to all persons regardless of their age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, or anything else.

    Benefits @ Zip

    -  Flexible working culture
    -  Share incentive programs
    -  Generous paid parental leave
    -  Birthday and wellness leave
    -  Epic offices with a casual dress code
    -  Fun team with high-growth hustle
    -  Free breakfast and weekly lunches
    -  Heaps of social events

    Join us on our mission to be the first payment choice, everywhere and every day.