Sezzle has an incredible opportunity to make an impact within a growing FinTech startup! As the Engineering Manager - Merchant Products, you will be responsible for delivering on our vision for critical merchant-facing products. In this high-visibility role you will work closely with peer managers across the Lending, Payments, Shopper, and Finance teams to provide high-quality, scalable, and innovative products. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include providing technical guidance and mentorship to a team of 5-8 engineers. In addition, you will be responsible for high-visibility KPIs, code contributions, and providing data for stakeholders. You should be able to design and build software in compliance with coding standards and technical design while at the same time improving and building on our strong product and engineering culture. About Sezzle: Sezzle is a cutting-edge fintech company whose long-standing mission is to financially empower the next generation. Only one in three millennials own a credit card, and the vast majority of millennials possess a subprime credit score or no score at all. To address these problems, Sezzle has built a payment platform that increases purchasing power for consumers by offering interest-free installment plans at online stores. This increase in purchasing power for consumers leads to increased sales and basket sizes for the numerous eCommerce merchants that currently work with Sezzle.
As the first and only B-Corp in the payments space, Sezzleâs goal is to help everyone pursue financial freedom, and to invest in social good and ethical initiatives that shape a better world.
At Sezzle, weâre committed to putting purpose alongside profitability. We work hard to maintain rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency to build a better world. The employees at Sezzle lean into significant societal and cultural shifts, ensuring internal and external focus on positive impacts that benefit our community. Key Responsibilities Include:
Build and manage a team of software engineers as the teamâs capacity requirements grow
Work within our software development lifecycle
Prepare specifications and determine operational feasibility
Write well-designed, testable, and efficient code
Organize, document and maintain software functionality
Integrate software components into a fully functional software system
Evaluate and deploy processes and metrics
Ensure compliance with project plans and industry standards
6+ years' experience of working in a Computer Software Engineer or Software Developer position
2+ yearsâ experience leading a team of developers
BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent relevant experience
Experience working with product managers to develop requirements and specifications
Close familiarity with software engineering tools, software development methodology, and release processes
Preferred Skills & Experience:
Financial industry experience, particularly as it relates to payments and/or e-commerce
Significant experience in developing web applications at enterprise scale
Good experience in designing interactive applications with test-driven development
Experience with Go, React, AWS, React Native
Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies
A+ character. We are team-first here at Sezzle.
A hard-working mentality. Itâs early and there is still a lot to build.
An excellent communicator.
A fun attitude. Lifeâs too short. We can have fun while we work hard on cool things.
Smarts. We need people that are smart enough to make decisions on their own and also smart enough to know when they need input from others.