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Software Development Manager

Galileo Financial Technologies

Galileo Financial Technologies

Software Engineering
Utah, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

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Who we are:

Welcoming, collaborative and having the opportunity to make an impact - is how our employees describe working here. Galileo is a financial technology company that provides innovative and revolutionary software products and services that power some of the world's largest Fintechs. We are the only payments innovator that applies tech and engineering capabilities to empower Fintechs and financial institutions to unleash their full creativity to achieve their most inspired goals. Galileo leads its industry with superior fraud detection, security, decision-making analytics and regulatory compliance functionality combined with customized, responsive and flexible programs to accelerate the success of all payments companies and solve tomorrow's payments challenges today. We hire energetic and creative employees while providing them the opportunity to excel in their careers and make a difference for our clients. Learn more about us and why we work here at

The role:

As the Manager of the Galileo Cards and Messaging team, you will be responsible for leading a team to ensure the highest levels of availability, performance, and security of the Galileo messaging platform and leading initiatives to improve overall capabilities in a highly distributed and dynamic environment.

The role requires an experienced engineering leader with excellent cross-functional and communication skills as well as backgrounds in operations, software development, systems performance, and resilience engineering. Always focusing on the quality experience of our customers.

What you’ll do:

  • Own the vision of the future Galileo Cards and Messaging platform
  • Lead by example, care for the team, and establish credibility with the quality of the team’s technical execution
  • Lead the development, delivery, and operation of the Messaging service
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of system availability
  • Nurture a culture of continuous improvement and blameless retrospection within the organization
  • Grow and mentor a team of engineers, building their talents by exposing them to new challenges and experiences
  • Participate in deep technical design discussions within the team, and across partner teams to ensure that we're building the right systems and keeping the quality high
  • Track project performance against defined milestones/goals.
  • Conduct process improvement projects to increase performance in vital program metrics.
  • Communicate ongoing project health with key stakeholders and business leadership

What you’ll need:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related subject
  • 8+ years of experience with software development
  • 3+ years of experience managing a team of engineers (can overlap with programming experience)
  • Consistent track record of performance management and career development of individual contributors
  • Ability to engage in technical and business discussions from both tactical and strategic viewpoints
  • Experience with operating in Cloud and distributed systems
  • Experience with Continuous Delivery principles and techniques
  • Experience with DevOps and full ownership of services from development to production
  • Ability to balance delivering on business objectives while also protecting the long term quality of platform
  • Experience leading cross-organizational efforts with different teams to ensure successful delivery of projects

Nice to have:

  • Expertise in building and deploying software using cloud services and AWS platforms including VPCs, ECS/EKS, etc.
  • Experience working in highly regulated environments such as FinTech
Compensation and Benefits
The base pay range for this role is listed below. Final base pay offer will be determined based on individual factors such as the candidate’s experience, skills, and location.
This role may also be eligible for a bonus and/or long term incentives. Your recruiter will provide more information to you. All roles are eligible for competitive benefits. More information about our employee benefits can be found in the link below.
To view all of our comprehensive and competitive benefits, visit our Benefits at SoFi & Galileo page!
US-Based Base Compensation
$153,600$196,800 USD
Galileo Financial Technologies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.
The Company hires the best qualified candidate for the job, without regard to protected characteristics.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
New York applicants: Notice of Employee Rights
Galileo is committed to embracing diversity. As part of this commitment, Galileo offers reasonable accommodations to candidates with physical or mental disabilities. If you need accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, please let your recruiter know or email [email protected].
Due to insurance coverage issues, we are unable to accommodate remote work from Hawaii or Alaska at this time.
Internal Employees
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