Engineering Manager


<div class="content-intro"><p>Boku Inc. (BOKU.L) is the leading global provider of local mobile-first payments solutions. Global brands including Amazon, DAZN, Meta, Google, Microsoft, Netflix, Sony, Spotify, and Tencent rely on Boku to reach millions of new paying consumers who do not use credit cards with our purpose-built payment network of more than 250 local payment methods that reach 7 billion accounts across 65 countries. Every year, Boku processes over $9 billion in value for our customers. Incorporated in 2008, Boku is headquartered in London and San Francisco and has employees in over 39 countries around the world, including Brazil, China, Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Singapore, and the UAE. Boku is a truly global company that takes pride in its diversity and thriving equal opportunity workplace.</p></div><p><strong>JOB SUMMARY</strong></p> <p>We are building a new tooling team at Boku. The goal for this team is to help Boku improve its operational efficiency by building tools and tooling platforms for other teams. Primary stakeholders for these tools and platforms will be engineering teams and secondary stakeholders will be few operational teams at Boku. As part of this role, you will be challenged to build end to end platform/libraries using which we will build future scalable applications at Boku. We are looking to onboard an engineering manager for this team who has experience experiencing in managing a team of engineers along with development experience in backend and frontend technologies. This position is going to be based in Mumbai. We are working in a hybrid environment with flexibility to work from home or office as and when needed. In the initial phase we expect manager to spend more time in office so that they familiarize more with the team and Boku’s culture.</p> <p><strong>ABOUT BOKU</strong></p> <p>Incorporated in 2008, Boku is one of the world’s leading providers of carrier billing and local payment methods based payment solutions. Businesses who utilize Boku’s platform include major brands such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, Sony, Facebook, Spotify, Netflix, etc. Boku was originally financed through top-tier investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Benchmark, DAG Ventures, Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures and NEA. Today, Boku is publicly traded on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange (AIM: BOKU.L)</p> <p>We’re a small company, but we have a global reach. We work face-to-face with colleagues and collaborate across disciplines. But our clients, partners, and operations are all over the world. Boku is a busy, exciting, and demanding place to work, but it’s the people that make the company. The mix of cultures, viewpoints, and experience is vital for a global company like ours and every person’s contribution is valued. If you are looking for a new challenge in an exciting, innovative and international working environment, we are the ideal company for you.</p> <p><strong>About You</strong></p> <ul> <li>Hands-on technical leader experienced working with large scale systems</li> <li>Self-starter – You require little to no supervision</li> <li>Growth-minded – You are curious and enthusiastic to expand your skills</li> <li>Ownership– Your team is your business.  You are confident, driven, self-motivated and quickly take ownership of your work.</li> <li>Product minded – You enjoy working with stakeholders on requirement discovery and building out new features</li> <li>Multiplier – You are passionate about growing your team and building new leaders for Boku</li> <li>People Management – You care about your engineers and their career progression.  You want to ensure they have the right tools to do their job</li> <li>Desire for impact - You are willing to take on more responsibilities as opportunities arise</li> </ul> <p><strong>RESPONSIBILTIES</strong></p> <ul> <li>Lead a small team of 3-5 engineers to include hiring, performance management, career development, etc</li> <li>Provide technical guidance, mentorship, and assistance to the team to build tools to improve operational efficiency of various teams at Boku</li> <li>Interface with other teams such as Project Management and Operations for requirement gathering and planning</li> <li>Independently make technical and business decisions that lead to the successful execution and rollout of a project</li> <li>Work hands-on with a highly skilled team of engineers</li> <li>Participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle, including design, development, testing and release</li> <li>Be highly motivated and maintain a positive, 'can-do' attitude in a fast-moving environment</li> <li>Foster the spirit of collaboration across multiple internal and external teams</li> <li>Lead process improvement initiatives to improve Engineering as a whole</li> </ul> <p><strong>QUALIFICATIONS</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience in related disciplines</li> <li>10+ years of relevant experience in Software Engineering</li> <li>Experience with managing or leading a team of engineers as a Technical Lead or Team Lead</li> <li>Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a range of stakeholders</li> <li>Excellent written and verbal communication skills to document and explain technical design, best practices, and integration guide to both technical and non-technical audiences.</li> <li>Strong software design and architecture skills</li> <li>Experience building products that are hosted in the cloud (AWS, GCP, etc).</li> <li>Experience with building UI based applications is added advantage</li> <li>Experience with building service-oriented, database driven applications</li> <li>Experience with some (or all) of the following technologies/frameworks/tools: Maven, Git, MySQL, Spring, JPA/Hibernate, Jersey, Jetty. ReactJS, AngularJS, Vue, etc.</li> <li>Experience using agile methodologies and tools</li> <li>Experience working on high-volume and low-latency systems</li> <li>Attention to detail and strong organization skills</li> </ul> <p> </p>

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