Manager of Software Engineering
Posted on 4/3/2023
Nav Technologies

51-200 employees

Small business financial health platform
Company Overview
Nav is on a mission to reduce the death rate of small businesses by changing the way business owners secure lending with innovative technology and a customer-centric approach, providing a simple and intelligent financing experience. Nav uses real business data to align qualifications so small business owners can find the right loan, credit card, banking and other business service options.
Burlingame, CA, USA • Newtown Square, PA, USA • Remote • Draper, UT, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
DevOps & Infrastructure
Software Engineering
  • Golang
  • GraphQL
  • Typescript / React
  • NodeJS
  • Docker / Kubernetes
  • Amazon Web Services
  • PostgreSQL
  • You have a proven track record of leading high performing engineering teams and driving positive results for numerous years
  • You have the engineering skills and fluency necessary to earn the respect of your team and contribute to solving complex technical problems
  • You have built solutions using at least some of the team's preferred technologies. (Go, Typescript, gRPC, GraphQL, Postgres, Kubernetes.)
  • You are a relentless problem solver
  • You have experience with working in an agile framework and iterating to build sustainable and scalable solutions
  • You have experience managing professionals in a remote environment
  • You are eager to learn and adapt quickly to change
  • You are flexible and respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities; ability to work under tight deadlines and plan, organize and carry out multiple, detailed tasks
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset, with a bias towards user-centric innovation
  • You are comfortable operating on both strategic and tactical levels, simultaneously acting as an internal ambassador, educator, analyst, solutions architect, and implementer
  • Lead 3-8 engineers building financial products (checking, credit cards, etc.) on Nav's FI team
  • Create a team environment where all members feel safe to be themselves and share their voices
  • Break big picture goals into achievable milestones and clear, actionable tickets. Drive the execution of that work
  • Ensure the team's work embodies engineering rigor and complies with Nav engineering standards
  • Guide architectural decision-making on the team, and ensure architectural alignment with the rest of Nav engineering
  • Identify growth opportunities for each of your direct reports, co-create growth plans with them, and help execute those plans
  • Collaborate with other engineering leaders to continuously elevate the engineering department
  • Find the gaps in our organization and processes, and help us fill them
  • Manage through uncertainty and work closely with Product Management to deliver solutions to customer problems
  • We look at the future and say “why not”; we see possibilities where others see problems or routines. We show the way ahead and are committed to achieving ambitious goals
  • We practice straight talk and listen generously to each other with empathy. We value different opinions and point of views. We ensure that we connect outside as well as inside to learn from others and inspire each other
  • We hold ourselves accountable for delivering results. We choose to not to be a victim of circumstance. We make decisions & take responsibility so that we can act & support each other, rather than adopting defensive, and “finger pointing” behaviors
  • As leaders we motivate & engage our teams to undertake beyond what they originally thought possible, by developing our teams & creating the conditions for people to grow and empower themselves through enabling & coaching