Milan | Engineering | Full-time

Senior
Engineering
Manager

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Love always drives what we do, we’re passionate about our jobs, care about our colleagues, and are devoted to our customers. Our mission is to become the most loved European financial service provider. We’re already expanding rapidly into new countries, and we’re not done yet. We have big plans. And that’s where you come in.
Your opportunity:
In its journey to become the most loved payment service provider in Europe, Mollie is continuously investing and growing its Engineering department. We recently successfully launched an Engineering Hub in Lisbon and we are set to replicate this journey in one of the most vibrant cities in Europe: Milan! Milan’s hub will contribute to Mollie’s mission with multiple passionate agile engineering teams that will innovate, build and contribute to our portfolio of next-generation payment products. We bring to the table an international, English-spoken, open and diverse working culture based on our core values: Be Loved, Be Bold, Be Authentic!

Join us and become one of the founding members of Milan's Hub experiencing the fun and adventure growing one of the most promising European fintechs and building products that will delight our customers all around Europe.

This role provides a unique leadership opportunity for you to shape the long-term technical vision and strategy for our new Milan development hub. We are looking for an experienced leader who has a proven track record of building high-performing teams that excel in high quality, rapid, and data-driven product development, focused on customer experience and business growth.

This role requires a creative thinker, problem solver, and great people manager to lead and build a strong team of engineering team leads.
You will be reporting directly to our CTO, and have the opportunity to make a direct impact on Mollie’s exciting growth journey.


What you will be doing:
  • Setting the vision and strategy for a scalable growth of the Milan Development hub, with long a term thinking and a pragmatic approach
  • Managing and scaling the local team focussing on the core systems to enable the business, while working with your Product counterparts on product diversification. We expect this new hub to grow, with a focus on creating and developing a range of products for a growing customer base
  • Working closely with different stakeholders across the business to develop, launch, and iterate on the new financial services and to scale the underlying financial systems
  • Taking an active role in hiring tech leaders and building high-performing teams that get things done


What you'll bring
  • 10+ years of experience with 5+ in an engineering management role, of which 2+ years of managing leaders
  • Experience building large (30+ people), scalable, high impact organisations
  • Ability to develop long-term strategies that support business goals, and influence leadership decisions
  • Experience building strong, effective engineering teams through hiring, coaching and mentoring, motivating others by creating a climate in which people are able to do their best work
  • Experience in developing large scale systems and driving technical and architectural discussions within the team
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Experience working in a high-growth, high-paced environment
  • Great spoken and written communication skills, effective with business and technical audiences


Nice to haves:
  • Experience in working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with event streaming and distributed systems
  • Experience migrating services between microservices and monoliths and understanding the practical tradeoffs of one architecture versus the other
  • Experience in a regulated industry, preferably financial
  • Experience working with cloud platforms


  1. 5 reasons why you should be working here
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  2. We bring open hearts and open minds
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  3. We grow what we know and learn what we don’t
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  4. We are driven by customer love
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  5. We celebrate the journey together
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  6. We know how to have fun
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About Engineering

Mollie is expanding its product portfolio, geographic footprint, and internal organization rapidly. The Web Team is responsible for the Mollie.com website and all related web architecture. The web team helps Mollie express its value proposition to the outside world, inform, convert and acquire new customers and to enable internal teams to use the Mollie.com site as a platform for growth.

Our Stack
Full stack
PHP
PhpStorm
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MySQL
React
Java
Composer
Kubernetes
Google Cloud
Webpack
Elasticsearch
NGINX
Stackdriver
Datadog
Visual Studio Code
RabbitMQ
Sentry
Terraform
Pusher
GitHub
Docker
Postman
Redis
Google Pub/Sub Sink
Redux

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

These three words tell you everything about Mollie… Driven. By. Love. Our driving force, our reason for being… to become the world’s most loved financial services provider. But not just loved by our customers… by our people too. At Mollie we embrace what makes you unique, and nurture a culture that feels like home. We celebrate diversity of people and perspectives every day and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate. Every new Mollie is hired on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We bring open hearts and open minds, we don’t judge each other for our differences, we embrace the unique traits that make our products and culture stronger. There is an energy at Mollie that can’t be contained. We are proud to be here, and inspired by the problems we have left to solve. So come join the ride.

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Who you’ll be working with

  1. Femke
    Software Engineer
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  2. Daniel
    Senior Engineer
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  3. Robin
    Senior Engineer
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  4. Vesna
    Engineering Manager
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Wellbeing programWellbeing program
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Referral bonusReferral bonus

Every good relationship starts with a click. Let’s make sure this one will last.

  1. For starters

    Our Talent Acquisition team and hiring manager will review your application, and respond within 2 weeks.

  2. The "inbetween"

    If you seem like a Mollie-in-the-making, we’ll invite you to a screening call so we can learn more about each other.

  3. Are you the one?

    If all goes well, you’ll have two or more interviews with the hiring team. And if it’s a highly technical role, we’ll also assess the specific skills you’ll need.

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