Engineering Manager KYC

  • Technology
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Engineering Manager KYC

Job description

Our Engineering Manager KYC 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 KYC 

With your love for tech and automation it is your mission to reduce financial fraud to zero. You achieve this with more and better automation. You bring better analyst experience (internal portal), build more and efficient checks. And you and the team reduce the case handling time even further. You use your regulatory background and bring a data driven and process focused attitude. With your highly technical background (architecture, cloud, platform stability and security) you will spearhead further automation of our internal product.  

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 KYC: 

  • Is data driven  
  • Loves processes and focuses on those heavily 
  • Thinks that internal stakeholders and products are key for success of the company 
  • Loves technical solutions run smooth (AWS / Architecture) 
  • Believes security & stability are key to achieve goals 
  • Has most important stakeholder in: internal teams (like Operations and Product) 

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: 

  • Automation of the platform to reduce processing times and quality of work 
  • Reliability of the platform; resulting in an uptime of >99,99% 
  • Ensuring security of the platform: make Fourthline a fortress! 
  • Build and deliver upon agreed roadmap 
  • Implement cloud agnostic SAAS solutions and improve current partner integrations 
  • Ensure increase of verification accuracy (fraud percentage).

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.