Engineering Manager

Chime is dedicated to helping our members lead healthy financial lives. That’s why we offer an award-winning bank account that doesn’t charge unnecessary fees, gives members early access to their paychecks, and helps them save money automatically. Hundreds of thousands of people use the Chime mobile app and debit card to make purchases, track spending, save for the future, and more. Our members love Chime and use it daily.

We believe that the big banks fail to help their members achieve financial health - and in many cases work against it, charging hundreds of dollars in hidden fees and pushing products that drive people into debt. We don’t think it needs to be this way, so we’re out to beat them.

We have one of the most experienced management teams in Fintech and just raised a $70M Series C funding round, led by Menlo Ventures, to fuel our growth. If you’re looking to join a small but fast-growing company with a beloved, daily-use product and an authentic mission that puts people first, we want to meet you.

Chime is looking for an engineering leader to help manage and guide one of the technology groups responsible for powering our bank-account features, mobile applications, platforms, service architecture, and third-party integrations. This team is responsible for major components of new feature development and the scalability of Chime’s infrastructure as we accelerate our growth.

What you will do
  • Work closely with our engineering leaders to Identify bottlenecks in our existing software infrastructure and guide the team through a path forward to improve and scale it. Ensure that technical decisions support our quality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability, and security goals.
  • Design, develop, test, and scale new and existing consumer product features.
  • Build, lead and hire a high-calibre team of software engineers to solve these problems while being hands on. Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement. Establish a sense of urgency and direction, set expectations with team and individuals.
  • Establish team objectives in alignment with business goals. Work very closely with the Product Managers to launch solutions for the users.
  • Contribute to overall engineering initiatives as a member of Chime’s engineering leadership team.

About You:
  • Have experience with our tech stack: Ruby on Rails, MySQL, and Service Oriented Architectures.
  • An experienced software engineer and an effective people manager.
  • Interested in pushing the envelope to explore new technologies and architectures that can have a large return on investment.
  • You enjoy learning and diving into the deepest levels of how things work.
  • Love to make a huge difference at a growing start-up.
  • Ability to motivate a team through delivery on aggressive schedules and goals.

Working at Chime
  • Competitive salary based on experience, with medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Commuter tax benefits for transportation, including BART, Muni and Lyft
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Free snacks and drinks, including 2 weekly catered lunches
  • Monthly happy hours and company events
  • Dog-friendly office
  • A challenging and fulfilling opportunity to join one of the most experienced teams in FinTech and help create a completely new kind of bank

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Chime is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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