Monzo

HQLondon
Size1000+
Founded2015
IndustryBanking
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Staff Engineer, Business Banking

Our vision in Business banking is to become the “Financial control centre” for SMEs We are aiming to do this by providing the features, funding and services that businesses need. We want to integrate seamlessly with their existing tools to make them more powerful, and automate painful manual processes for SMEs. Building on the Monzo experience we want to adopt and enhance our existing features and provide new features that are specific to businesses. For example, building on top of Pots we provide businesses with Tax pots that allow them to automatically put money aside on every incoming payment to be used later in the year as they file their taxes. We also build new Business specific features like the Invoices that allow businesses to create, send and manage their Invoices directly via their account. Our main challenges evolve around: building features that allow Business to manage their accountenable multiple users to have access to and manage the same accountintegrating with 3rd parties to connect to the tools that Businesses use, whilst maintaining customer data accurate and easily accessiblemanaging and maintaining accurate data for Businesses as they are more complex structures Our teams have a wide remit working vertically across all the layers of the application from the apps to the backend systems, and also horizontally across operations and internal tooling to make sure we provide the best customer experience across the board. Your day-to-day: A Staff Engineer at Monzo is a technical (IC) leadership position. As a Staff Engineer in the Business Banking collective at Monzo, you’ll: 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. What you’ll be using: We rely heavily on the following tools and technologies: Go to write our application code (there’s an excellent interactive Go tutorial here)Cassandra for most persistent data storageKafka for our asynchronous message queueEnvoy Proxy for RPCKubernetes and Docker to schedule and run our services AWS for most of our infrastructureReact for internal web dashboardsWe also have two physical datacenter sites with actual cables to connect to various third parties Logistics 💰 Salary is around £140,000 - £180,000 plus stock options and other benefits.✈️ We can help you relocate to the UK.✅ We can sponsor visas.📍This role can be based in our London office, but we're open to distributed working within the UK (with ad hoc meetings in London).⏰ We offer flexible working hours and trust you to work enough hours to do your job well, at times that suit you and your team.📚 Learning budget of £1,000 a year for books, training courses and conferences.➕ And much more, see our full list of benefits below.

Full Time
🇬🇧 United Kingdom
💵$173K-$223K
🧙Lead
GolangJava

Staff Engineer, Borrowing

The Borrowing collective makes borrowing money simple, fair and transparent. We’re really proud that this fair approach to lending helps people to get what they want from life on their own terms. Squads in Borrowing have already shipped and scaled Loans and Overdrafts to hundreds of thousands of Monzo customers. They’ve made it easy to take out a loan without the unfair fees or confusing pricing that you find elsewhere. We've most recently launched a completely new product, Flex: a consumer focused buy now pay later product that is growing rapidly - providing a simple and clear way of using instalment loans. Borrowing teams work on everything from the way borrowing works in the app, right down to how they move and account for money that our customers borrow. They are extremely customer focused and start most of their work by understanding customers and their actual needs. Your day-to-day: A Staff Engineer at Monzo is a technical (IC) leadership position. As a Staff Engineer in the Borrowing collective at Monzo, you’ll: 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. What you’ll be using: We rely heavily on the following tools and technologies: Go to write our application code (there’s an excellent interactive Go tutorial here)Cassandra for most persistent data storageKafka for our asynchronous message queueEnvoy Proxy for RPCKubernetes and Docker to schedule and run our services AWS for most of our infrastructureReact for internal web dashboardsWe also have two physical datacenter sites with actual cables to connect to various third parties Logistics 💰 Salary is around £140,000 - £180,000 plus stock options and other benefits.✈️ We can help you relocate to the UK.✅ We can sponsor visas.📍This role can be based in our London office, but we're open to distributed working within the UK (with ad hoc meetings in London).⏰ We offer flexible working hours and trust you to work enough hours to do your job well, at times that suit you and your team.📚 Learning budget of £1,000 a year for books, training courses and conferences.➕ And much more, see our full list of benefits below.

Full Time
🇬🇧 United Kingdom
💵$173K-$223K
🧙Lead
GolangJava

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