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Engineering Manager, Core Platform



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Alloy is where you belong!

Alloy is a leader in the fraud prevention space and data orchestration platform. We help some of the most innovative banks and fastest growing fintech companies grow and scale operations by allowing them to find more good customers and onboard them without increasing the risk of fraud.

Through our values: Be Bold, Get Scrappy, Collaborate, and Celebrate Our Differences, we are creating a workplace where you can grow, thrive, and belong. See how we’ve been continuously recognized and named one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces, Best Fintech to Work for by American Banker, and Best Place to Work by Built in NYC year after year.

Check out our investors and read more about us here.

About the team

Alloy operates in a hybrid-work environment. We look to foster collaboration and community by having our local employees onsite twice a week, and remote employees onsite once a quarter.

What you’ll be doing

-- Manage the Engineering Core Platform Team, which is responsible for developing the company’s cloud-based Platform as a Service (PaaS) that delivers API services to the financial industry.
-- Engage in software development lifecycle through user engagement to elicit requirements to convert to usable and scalable technical solutions.
-- Manage timely project delivery through Agile practices aligning with company OKRs, working with the VP of Engineering and CTO to improve our core platform.
-- Develop the hiring strategy and hire a world-class team of 9 to build the architecture practices for the Alloy Platform Organization. Improve engineering recruiting experience through training, and documentation, and streamline candidate onsite process for hiring at scale.
-- Create, track, and manage the engineering team’s core goals and key results (OKRs), and key performance indicators for the platform (KPIs).
-- Drive working agreements for the team to function effectively including code reviews and architecture design, QA and load testing, and deployment automation processes.
-- Engage product and engineering stakeholders to communicate technical and product decisions periodically to our customers.
-- Resolve blocking issues at the system level to improve the reliability and resiliency of the core platform.
-- Automate team updates and system triage processes like system uptime, and error reporting using Slack-based automation workflows and Retool.
-- Develop frameworks for microservices architecture using object-oriented programming languages and server-side languages like NodeJs/TypeScript, and end-end testing using Postman, Jest and Cypress, and improve code quality using Synk and Codecov.
-- Develop cloud-based applications using AWS, and write core infrastructure using terraform, docker, Kubernetes, and deployment pipelines using GitHub Actions and CircleCI, integrated with version control systems such as Git.
-- Help with the launch of the infrastructure product globally and communicate effectively across engineering, business stakeholders, and customers.
-- Form the documentation task force within the organization to streamline documentation practices and create reusable templates for product requirement documents (PRDs), technical specifications, and requests for proposals (RFPs) and meeting notes.
-- Triage and reduce support issues escalated by users with minimum to no-downtime disruptions to the business using tools like DataDog, Sentry, and OpenSearch.

Who we’re looking for

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field, plus 5 years of work experience as Engineering Manager, Vice President, Associate, or closely related occupation.

Wage Range

$235,040 - $242,000/year

Benefits and Perks

  • Unlimited PTO and flexible work policy
  • Medical, dental, vision plans with HSA (monthly employer contribution) and FSA options
  • 401k with 100% match up to 4% of annual employee compensation with immediate eligibility and vesting
  • 16 weeks of parental leave
  • Home office stipend for new employees
  • Health & wellness monthly stipend
  • $1,000 learning & development annual stipend
  • 5 free teletherapy sessions and Headspace membership
  • Well-being benefits include access to Carrot, Cleo, OneMedical, Gympass, and more

Alloy’s Covid-19 Company Statement

Alloy does not require employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19, but vaccination or testing may be mandated by the relevant local laws with which the company will comply. If this position involves contact with third parties, attendance on-site for events, travel, and/or work in our New York City offices, those actions will be subject to any relevant local laws, venue or customer requirements, or travel requirements regarding vaccines or testing (and exemptions thereto).

At this time, Alloy is following compliance regulations with New York City’s Private Sector Mandate and offering religious and medical accommodations for all eligible employees and visitors.

How to Apply

Mail Resumé to Attn: Priscilla Philavong, Manager of Recruiting; First Mile Group, Inc., dba Alloy; 41 E 11th Street, 2nd Floor; New York, NY 10003. Specify position being sought.