Engineering Manager Applications

  • Technology
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Engineering Manager Applications

Job description

Our Engineering Manager Applications is looking for impact. Is looking to build high performing teams. Looking to create well scoped and realistic product development roadmaps. Always keeping an eye out for better, faster, more secure and innovative.

As this is not your first rodeo you know what we mean. And in a way continue reading this vacancy is just to confirm that Fourthline – indeed – is looking for you! The question remaining: Are you the best fit for KYC, Integrations or our Applications team?

Engineering Manager Applications

Build fast fail fast! That is what drives you and that is what makes new PoC’s and products see the daylight faster (or not at all). Your mission is to build at least 3 new products (some already lined up and in progress) and many more to come! You want to partner up with our clients and bring fast paced innovation. Like no other you know that motivation of the team is the only way to get where you want to go. And in that way, you understand motivation, but also have business acumen and would consider yourself a positive go-getter.

Mission & Profile

So, what should we tell you to rouse your interest? Think along the lines of impact, autonomy, growth, development and purpose. We offer them, and it should trigger you. We build for the future. With the best. We call this healthy hyper growth. Bring it.

Our engineering Manager Applications:

  • Likes to work together with our clients and is not afraid to ‘co-create’ with them!
  • Loves to start new projects from scratch and tries to ‘launch’ as soon as possible
  • Brings business acumen and understands what our clients want to see and how we can help the sales teams make their life easier
  • Is a true go-getter with a positive energy and able to bring more creativity
  • Has most important stakeholder in: Product, Sales, and current and new external partners/clients.

Your responsibilities

People & Team:

  • Build, develop and retain high performing engineering teams. Think recruitment, 1-1’s, ‘Fourthline growth sessions’ and help people in your team to excel within the company
  • Take responsibility for Engineering KPI’s and OKR’s and monitor and deliver results on those topics that bring our company forward
  • Manage all phases of the development lifecycle from design to post deployment and thus take accountability for timely and technical delivery, strategy and execution
  • Act as a key point for system design, architecture, and technical aspects of the entire projects
  • Ensure continuous improvement of the engineering methodology. E.g., our agile software development practices
  • Encourage active collaboration with other engineers, product leads and engineering managers to solve interesting and challenging problems across our platform.

Deliverables & Tech: 

  • New product development on regular basis
  • Stellar products to be integrated with and for our partners and resellers
  • Ensuring security of the platform: make Fourthline a fortress! 
  • Build and deliver upon agreed roadmap for new products and PoC's
  • Implement cloud agnostic SAAS solutions and improve current partner integrations 
  • Align with partners and assess next-to-build solutions for Fourthline growth

Job requirements

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience 
  • 5-10 years of progressive software engineering career in fast-paced, B2B Fintech/SaaS Banking companies 
  • 3+ years of experience in managing 10-15+ (in)direct reports 
  • Strong Design and Architecture exposure in building large scale internet applications 
  • Strong People Management skills leading mid-size teams in a Product Development environment 
  • Ability to motivate other team members and thrive in a dynamic and challenging work environment 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English 
  • Strong knowledge on development practices  
  • Experience with agile development methodologies and lean startup product iteration techniques. 

Liked what you read and are now wondering what you can expect from us? 

We are growing fast! That means a lot of room for impact in a fairly new KYC market that is exploding! You will get the chance to work in a multinational and rapidly growing scale-up that works with leading names in global FinTech, Banking as a Service, Crypto and trading platforms. And next to that we offer: 

  • A great compensation package  
  • 25 days of holidays to chill 
  • Pension scheme in place 
  • Phone subscription 
  • A 50/50 hybrid WFH/WFO model. We believe the office can be key to collaborate, be creative and align. And we know you can be productive at home when focus is required 
  • Senior leadership team and growth driven teams that bring out the best in you 
  • A high degree of collaboration and autonomy in a highly motivated, talented team 
  • Flat structure and open communication 
  • Office dogs! (They are the cutest!) 
  • Snacks & fruit always available. And when we are allowed to create more freedom, you can find catered lunch + awesome Friday drinks in our very own bar again! 

Note: We highly prefer candidates that already reside in the Netherlands. We are able to take over VISA sponsorship for those that already work in the Netherlands.