Senior Engineering Manager


Posted on 5/31/2024



201-500 employees

Digital transaction platform for government agencies

Data & Analytics
Government & Public Sector
Financial Services

Compensation Overview

$160k - $200kAnnually

+ Competitive salaries + Excellent benefits + Flexible working arrangements + Resources to support the work


Kansas City, MO, USA

Required Skills
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 8+ years of experience in software engineering, with at least 2 years in a managerial capacity.
  • Strong technical background in payments engineering, including proficiency with programming languages such as Java or other relevant frameworks and tools.
  • Knowledge of payment gateway integrations, payment processing protocols, and financial transaction security.
  • Strong understanding of Card Data Processing, PCI DSS, NACHA, and other relevant payment industry standards.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex technical payments concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proven leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire team members to achieve their goals.
  • Experience working in agile development environments and familiarity with agile methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban.
  • Lead, mentor, and inspire a team of platform engineers to achieve their full potential and deliver high-quality results.
  • Oversee architectural decisions by designing, developing, and deploying robust, scalable, and secure payment processing systems and products that comply with industry standards, government regulations, and best practices.
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams to ensure seamless integration of payment functionalities into our SaaS platform and develop APIs and SDKs to facilitate payment processing across various government applications.
  • Collaborate with VP, Information Security, and other stakeholders to mitigate potential security risks related to payment processing, safeguarding sensitive financial data, and ensuring compliance with PCI DSS, SOC2, ISO-1800 and other relevant security standards.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, continuous improvement, psychological safety, and operational excellence within the Payments teams.
  • Maintain engineering best practices, coding standards, and processes to ensure high-quality code and efficient development workflows.
  • Collaborative partner with the Director of Payments Products, architects, and other stakeholders to understand business requirements and translate them into technical payments roadmap.

PayIt provides an integrated platform designed specifically for government agencies, focusing on optimizing digital transactions and back-end system integrations. With a significant user base of over 80 million residents across North America and notable recognition in industry publications, this company ensures a dynamic working environment. Employees here contribute to a critical infrastructure that supports smooth governance and public service delivery, making it a rewarding place for those interested in making a tangible impact on public administration.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Kansas City, Missouri



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Salary + standard bonus plan

Healthcare coverage

401(k) + company match

Wellness & mental health perks

Parental leave

Unlimited PTO