Engineering Manager

| New York, NY, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 210,000-230,000 Annually
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About Finch
We are on a mission to empower innovators to access the global employment ecosystem and connect the world's employers under a single API. To do this, we're looking for individuals who think about problems holistically and in-depth, who are relentlessly curious, self-starters, and determined to drive ideas from inception through to completion.
Finch is a Series B company backed by a fantastic set of firms, angels, and our developers including General Catalyst, Menlo Ventures, Homebrew, BoxGroup, YCombinator, Charley (1st business hire at Plaid), Sima (ex-Head of Biz Dev at Plaid), Henrique + Pedro (co-CEOs at Brex), Jeff + Wayne (co-CEOs at Digits), Immad (CEO at Mercury), Sam (CEO at Vouch Insurance), Karim (CTO at Ramp), and more.
About Our Team
We're a team of problem solvers who aren't afraid to challenge assumptions. We value velocity, curiosity, empathy, and diverse perspectives. Everyone on the team is excited about the scope of the problems we address and the potential impact our work can have on the global workforce. We realize that the value we provide comes with great responsibilities, and therefore make security and privacy our highest priorities.
We come from a diverse set of backgrounds and each member brings different skills to the group. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and potential will stand out-and set you apart-especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns.
About You
You love building high-performing teams and creating collaborative, people and outcomes-focused engineering culture. You possess a balance of technology and people skills with a high degree of empathy. You thrive on cutting through areas of high ambiguity and narrowing down high-level problems into engineering solutions. You can coordinate across product, engineering, and other cross-functional partners to ensure that your teams are delivering the right solution for the right problem and that all parties are aligned. You value your customers and peers and want to succeed as a team. You're comfortable wearing many hats and aren't afraid to execute. You're excited by working on an API platform that powers many of the world's most impactful applications.
What You'll Do

    • Live by and champion our values: empathy, execution, humility, curiosity.
    • Manage a first-class engineering team that will scale as the company and business grows, identifying and filling any team gaps
    • Develop a team-oriented, supportive culture with a strong focus on creating a working environment that fosters collaboration, open communication, and delivering outcomes
    • Be responsible for team output across multiple axis: execution, speed, technical excellence, reliability, just to list a few examples.
    • Collaborate with Product in setting roadmap and priorities to ensure we're delivering a valuable and delightful customer experience.
    • Constantly improve team productivity, refine agile processes, and create methods to increase efficiency
    • Perform personnel management tasks for a team of developers, including performance reviews, compliance with company policies, mentoring, and planning career growth
    • Set best practices, standards, culture, and policies

What You'll Bring

    • 7+ years of relevant development experience in a start-up environment; 2+ years of which include people-management experience.
    • Ability to clearly defining deliverables and timetables, with demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities in complex environments and manage teams to successful project completion
    • Detail-oriented approach to challenges and the ability to drive initiatives to completion.
    • Exposure to high-growth environments.
    • Knowledge of software engineering best practices.
    • Excellent written and oral business communication and people skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders, including technical leaders and executive management.
    • Experience working with cross-functionality across multiple teams to deliver high-quality products.
    • Experience working in a remote-first environment.


    • Deep experience working with APIs.
    • Strong system-design instincts and experience working with distributed systems
    • Experience working with NodeJS, PostgreSQL, Redis
    • Experience using a cloud provider. AWS is a bonus.
    • Familiar with various API authentication and authorization methods; particularly OAuth.
    • Strong knowledge of testing best practices.

What we offer

    • Work from home budget
    • Flexible monthly stipend
    • 100% Health/Dental/Vision coverage and 85% dependent coverage
    • Unlimited vacation policy (with 3 weeks minimum)
    • Parental leave
    • 401(k)
    • Offsite company trips
    • Offices in SF & NYC

$210,000 - $230,000 a year
Finch's compensation package includes a competitive base salary benchmarked against real-time market data, as well as equity for all full-time roles. We want all full time employees to be invested in Finch and to be able to take advantage of that investment, so our equity grants include a 10-year exercise window. We also offer exceptional benefits, and, for applicable roles, commissions plans. Our minimum salary range for this role is:
$210,000 - $230,000
Final offers may vary from the amount listed based on geography, candidate experience and expertise, and other factors
Finch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.

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New York City, NY

An Insider's view of Finch

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our SF office is compact, dynamic, and located in FIDI near Montgomery Bart. We have plenty of natural light, tasty snacks, and 8-10 team members that come in twice a week. But the real excitement comes from our new SOCIAL CALENDAR, with monthly events like trendy happy hours and fun offsites. We're a team that works hard and plays hard! :)


Partnerships Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

In engineering, work is very open-ended; it requires creative solutions. I don't always have a roadmap for the product so I have to dig and consider edge cases. The challenge is how you scope it down and identify the needs of the customer and then figure out how that all fits together. It’s the hard part but also the fun part.


Software Engineer, Team Lead

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

In less than a year and a half at Finch, I have experienced remarkable career growth, recently advancing to my third role. This speaks to leadership’s commitment to fostering growth from within and allowing employees like myself to continually challenge and elevate our capabilities while contributing meaningfully to the company’s evolving success.


Account Executive

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Visibility and accessibility are crucial in a remote-first culture. We have a virtual office in Gather where team members can walk by my desk and strike up a conversation, we use an "urgent" slack channel filled with high priority requests that is reviewed daily, and I set aside time every evening to tie up threads others have looped me in on.

Ansel Parikh


What's the biggest problem your team is solving?


Software Engineer

What are Finch Perks + Benefits

Finch Benefits Overview

We care about each individual's well-being because life and work should fit together. Employee experience goes beyond benefits and perks - but they matter! Our perks include daily lunches, covering 100% of health insurance plans for you and your dependents, encouraging folks to vacation their own way, and more! Our offerings change depending on the needs and stage of the team.

Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Mandated unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
Company equity
Child Care & Parental Leave
Family medical leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Company-sponsored happy hours
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Professional Development
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing education stipend

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