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Staff Engineer
Business Banking
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
London, UK • Cardiff, UK • Remote
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Java
Leadership
Scala
Writing
Requirements
  • You have a track record of technical excellence, delivering resilient systems, ideally behind consumer products
  • You have technically led teams to solve complex product challenges, enabling them to manage trade-offs in order to deliver products that solve customer needs at scale
  • You have strong experience working on the backend of a technology product
  • You want to be involved in building a product that you (and the people you know) use every day
  • You have a product mindset: you care about customer outcomes and you want to make data-informed decisions
  • You're comfortable working in a team that deals with ambiguity and have experience helping your team and partner team resolve that ambiguity
  • You're interested in distributed systems and writing resilient software
  • You have some experience with strongly-typed languages (Go, Java, C, Scala etc.)
  • You think you'd enjoy the kind of work we're doing
Responsibilities
  • Work with the product leadership team of your collective to ensure we are making the right trade-offs across squads. You'll use your keen sense of product market fit to do this
  • Help your teams manage the trade-offs implied in shipping new product to market - balancing speed, polish and the need to learn what fits customers' needs best
  • Rally your team around a mission, objective or company priority, injecting urgency when needed or slowing down pace to make sure the right controls are in place
  • Understand several work-streams across your group keeping enough context to regularly provide technical advice to other engineers
  • Use your expert knowledge and experience to lead architectural discussions for the most complex systems in the collective. You'll do this in order to arrive at solutions that are robust and optimal given the context
  • Keep a high bar for technical excellence in the collective, through your own work, highlighting the work of others and calling out when things haven't quite met the bar
  • Foster a culture of quality within the collective. Proactively championing measures to test work, and get buy-in from stakeholders when this is not appreciated
  • Pro-actively mentor, sponsor and up-level engineers
Monzo

1,001-5,000 employees

Digital-only bank platform & marketplace
Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options
  • 32 days of paid vacation and public holidays per year
  • Health insurance
  • EAP
  • Learning budget
  • Home office stipend
  • Paid parental leave