Sr. Engineering Manager
Advisor Solutions
Posted on 3/22/2024
INACTIVE
Betterment

201-500 employees

Digital platform for guided investing and savings management.
Company Overview
Betterment stands out as a leading fintech company due to its comprehensive financial management services, including cash management, guided investing, and retirement planning, all under a fiduciary model, ensuring they act in the best interest of their clients. Their unique approach to investing, which utilizes low-cost ETFs and adjustable risk profiles based on individual goals and timelines, offers a competitive advantage in the market. Additionally, their culture of transparency and customer-centricity, as evidenced by their effortless sign-up process, goal-setting tools, and high-yield cash accounts, makes Betterment a desirable workplace for those passionate about making financial growth accessible to all.
Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding

$448M

Founded

2010

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

10%

2 year growth

9%
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Communications
Ruby on Rails
Java
CategoriesNew
AI & Machine Learning
Architecture & Civil Engineering
DevOps & Infrastructure
Backend Engineering
QA & Testing
Quantitative Finance
Aerospace Engineering
Software Engineering
Data & Analytics
Requirements
  • Strong experience in object-oriented programming; Ruby on Rails is preferred. Experience with Java, GraphQL, and data engineering are a plus.
  • Experience with hands-on management, mentoring, and inspiring a diverse team of talented engineers, including senior engineers
  • Experience operating as a player coach, actively contributing in the same capacity as your engineers when required
  • Experience in leading large team projects and managing smaller concurrent projects in partnership with senior engineers
  • Experience building important, high production-value software where quality and correctness matter while preserving a nimble, fluid, highly productive culture and workflow
  • Experience collaborating with other engineering teams, product managers, subject matter experts, and non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to weigh several and often ambiguous constraints to make decisions in a rapidly evolving product space
  • A proven track record of hiring, onboarding,growing engineers and maintaining a high bar of performance
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize tasks and keep projects on schedule
Responsibilities
  • Lead, grow, and manage a team of backend-leaning engineers to build out innovative technology that empowers advisors to help their clients make the most of their money.
  • Develop deep domain expertise to enhance your team’s effectiveness as a collaboration partner, engaging with a variety of stakeholders, both within and outside the organization.
  • Collaborate with Betterment's B4A business leaders to gain insights and shape strategies that bolster Betterment's standing as a frontrunner in the industry.
  • Foster a team culture that prioritizes engineering excellence, a deep commitment to customer satisfaction, and a strong sense of accountability in every project.
  • Embrace a first principles mindset each and every day, driving the development of innovative solutions to conventional problems.
  • Foster career development and align roadmap opportunities with the career growth ambitions of your direct reports.
  • Drive the implementation of agile and efficient engineering practices, ensuring that your team consistently and predictably delivers high-quality, scalable solutions within defined project timelines.
  • Cultivate an environment of open communication and creative problem-solving, where engineers feel empowered to propose and develop impactful ideas that align with company objectives.