At TrueLayer, we build intelligent financial infrastructure that puts fintech at people’s fingertips. Businesses use our global network, built on open banking and PSD2, to securely access financial data and enable instant payments. Headquartered in London with offices in Milan, Dublin, Sydney, and Hong Kong, we’ve [raised $142M](https://truelayer.com/blog/seriesd-fundraise-rewiring-finance) to date and we’re trusted by some of the biggest names in tech, including Revolut, Trading 212, and Zopa.We are systems builders, design thinkers, product crafters and committed doers. We work in a [collaborative, transparent environment](https://truelayer.com/about) where people can be their true selves, embrace ownership and accountability, and build something that will define an industry. Our vision is to create a financial ecosystem that is open to everyone. We grew from a UK leader in 2020 to a global provider in 2021, operating in 12+ countries. The thing is, we’re just getting started…*About the role:*We’re looking for Engineering Leads who love learning new things and working with others to solve complex customer problems. You’ll be at the heart of financial innovation, using industry-disrupting technologies like open banking to revolutionise online payments, and enable financial data to be integrated into any app or website.Working at a rapidly growing fintech, you’ll encounter new and exciting challenges as we scale our products and infrastructure to meet the demands of our customers, and expand our ecosystem to open up new possibilities. Guided by our Engineering Principles, you’ll collaborate on the design, implementation, delivery and operation of our products — in short: you’ll build it, you’ll run it!In addition to working with modern development frameworks and cloud technologies, we are committed to helping you develop new skills and advance in your career. As an Engineering Lead we’ll help you to continue to grow. Our engineering growth framework sets out a clear path to help you progress in your career whatever direction you choose.***Our challenges:** We want to continuously iterate and improve our offering without compromising the stability or long-term maintainability of our systems* We serve millions of API requests with a 99.5% availability SLA. Our platform must remain a reliable foundation that our customers can build upon as we expand (new products, new geographies, more volume)* We want TrueLayer to be an exceptional place to work. We want our processes and interactions to stay honest, genuine and human as the company grows* We want our engineers to grow with us. To have the opportunity, the guidance and the support to develop their technical and core skills to the fullest within the organisation***What we expect from you, as an Engineering Lead:** Become a proficient user of our platforms (AWS, Kubernetes, Prometheus/Grafana, etc.) and our tools. Training will be available to fill in any gaps in your current knowledge* Work with your Product Manager to define and track SLIs/SLAs for the things you build* Own the hiring needs for your team, and work with Talent and Engineering colleagues to continually improve our hiring processes* Line manage the engineers in your team, coaching and mentoring them to help them achieve their career goals* Partner closely with your Product Manager to prioritise both product and engineering initiatives for the team into a single roadmap* Work with other Engineering Leads to deliver cross organisation engineering initiatives* Own the delivery for your team, identifying potential blockers early and working to reduce their impact* Scope out and define new features, breaking delivery down into incremental pieces* Communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders* Employ design patterns, testing and automation to ensure fast and safe iteration cycles. Use your knowledge to coach your teammates and level up the whole engineering organisation* Support your team in resolving incidents and help us to continuously improve our approach to incident management* Be a role model of our values, and help to ensure TrueLayer remains an exceptional place to work***Requirements:**[](https://github.com/TrueLayer/growth/blob/main/roles/engineering-lead-jd.md#compensation)** Experience building distributed systems in any common backend language/framework such as .NET, Java, Rust and Go* Thorough understanding of common design patterns and principles, and how/when to apply them* Familiarity with API design and experience with at least one web framework* Knowledge of both SQL and NoSQL data technologies* Understanding of microservice architecture and its associated challenges* Familiarity with testing best practices — TDD, unit testing and integration testing, etc.* Experience with observability and alerting in mission-critical distributed systems***We’d be particularly excited if you have:** Previous experience managing engineers* Understanding of protocol buffers, gRPC, and message queue systems* Experience building libraries and involvement in open source software* Hands-on experience with AWS and infrastructure-as-code tools such as Terraform-* Competitive salary and meaningful equity in the company * Flexible hours ⌛ and remote work * A remote-working stipend to help set up your home office * Flexible holiday policy ✈️* Generous parental leave ‍‍* Enhanced pension contribution at 4% & 4% * Private Health Insurance ‍⚕️* Wellbeing Days, and membership of mental wellbeing platform Spill ‍♀️* Learning & development allowance *Inclusion & Diversity*At TrueLayer, we don’t just do inclusion and diversity. We embrace people that have different opinions, perspectives and personalities. Because we believe that by seeing the world from all sorts of angles, we can make life better for all the people who live in it. So we want you to know that the things that make you, you — like your age, ability, background and identity — are things that we celebrate and support. All we ask is that you believe in what you do (And know what an API is).Our hiring process typically consists of four stages:* A call with one of our Talent Acquisition Partners* A take-home exercise [Software Engineering Challenge](https://docs.google.com/document/d/1P5i5AdnnJ7jTpxBJ6vrNGz-yGIT3zl68a94YZKuQovg/edit#)* 1-hour video interview with two TrueLayer’s engineers* 2-hour total final round video interviewFull details on the interview process, including preparation tips and the qualities we look for in future TrueLayeristas, can be found on our [blog](https://truelayer.com/blog/interviewing).Rust, Go, C#, ScalaRust, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS

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