Manager Engineering

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Manager Engineering

Mollie is one of Europe's fastest growing fintech companies. We're looking for a Manager Engineering who want to make an impact by working on next generation financial APIs.


Mollie briefly explained

Mollie is a developer driven European payment service provider. Every day we are looking to break the traditional ways of payments by testing the boundaries of code. We want to use code to make payments accessible to everyone and empower entrepreneurs of all sizes to efficiently manage their money flows.

We are growing fast. Over the years we expanded to a company handling the payments for 60.000 merchants with a team of over 110 motivated young professionals. More employees, means more expertise, means more colleagues you can learn from.

Helping our Mollie's to grow into the best professional they can be is something we take very seriously. Not only do we provide you with the best equipment to work with, we also encourage you to challenge yourself and keep learning every day. A good career trajectory and interesting challenges like A, B, and C are all part of the deal.

Company culture

But there's more to life than work. We believe in a healthy work-life balance; we offer flexible working hours and the possibility to work remotely, all based on the assumption you take ownership of your work.

We also reserve a good part of our time for some good old-fashioned fun. Airsoft games, tennis tournaments, game nights, and the classic parties; we have an event for every niche interest. Or, if your hobby is very very niche, just organize your own event and persuade your fellow colleagues to try it out!`

What will you do?

Our engineering team has grown to 35 engineers, that collaborate on building new products and solving complex problems that result from from our increasing numbers of merchants, partners and clients around Europe.

As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for one of our multi-disciplinary product teams. You will work with the Engineering and Product leads to form a new engineering team from existing engineers, shape their roadmap and start delivering new products. As an Engineering Manager, you play a vital part in our efforts to find a balance between technological excellence and customer value. Being the first Engineering Manager in our office, you will play an integral part in structuring processes, helping to build on our high-performance culture, and shaping how engineering happens at Mollie.

Besides the above-mentioned, these are the 3 most important aspects of your job:

Strategy & Planning

Aligning closely with our existing engineering teams for product & technical goals within your domain, all of which are in the same office in Amsterdam.Linking tech efforts to business goals; You know how to shape, mold and develop the engineering team to ensure they are moving in the same direction as the business.

Engineering excellence

Communication across teams; You are the first point of technical contact for their topic. You will lead a team and plan their capacity as they work on challenges code, improving our microservice architecture and implementing new features.

Team Building & Management

You play a leading role in appraisals, reviews, coaching and mentoring, and ensuring the team feels engaged and valued. You think proactively about the professional development of the existing team, expanding the team with high potentials, as well as the best way to retain our talent.

When it comes to Engineering you at least have a minimum of 5 years experience with developing web applications, preferably using PHP / MySQL stacks. You have experience with continuous deployment or continuous integration and Docker setups. You have knowledge of modern queueing and caching systems like RabbitMQ, Redis, or Kafka.


  • You have experience in a similar role managing multiple multi-disciplinary development squads for at least a few years;
  • You have a solid background in PHP software engineering;
  • You are able to effectively coordinate and solve immediate issues with the team. Make the right decisions and follow and extend procedures;
  • You're used to work in a highly regulated environment;
  • A proven leader who has scaled up and managed Engineering teams.

What do you get?

  • Excellent employment terms, including competitive salary;
  • 25 days of annual leave;
  • A position in a unique, young and fast growing fintech company;
  • Autonomy to develop solutions and implement them;
  • Best possible tech setup and facilities to do your job;
  • MacBook and iPhone to stay connected;
  • Freedom, flexibility and responsibility;
  • Daily fresh lunches;
  • Friday afternoon drinks.

Our selection procedure in a nutshell:

Apply by clicking the button below. The more you share about yourself and the reason you apply at Mollie, the better!

Let's first have a 'coffee chat' to introduce Mollie, the role and get to know you. This can be at our office, but this could also be via phone, Hangouts or Skype.

During the interview phase (of max. two rounds), we'll inform you as soon as we've decided whether we'd like to proceed with you.

The interview phase may include a technical assignment to test your technical merits.

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