About us

Here at GoCardless, we’re building the world’s bank payment network. Bringing simple and secure direct bank payment solutions for people and businesses everywhere, as well as making open banking more accessible. GoCardless is used by 75,000+ organisations and counting, processing more than $30 billion of payments across 30 countries. 

We’re an award-winning London based fintech, with additional offices in Riga, Paris, Melbourne and New York.

The role

As an Engineering Manager at GoCardless, you’ll be helping us build creative and fulfilled product engineering teams. You will lead talented and creative engineers who build products and systems they are proud of. 

We endeavour to build simple, reliable systems and we believe in using the best technologies for each task. Joining the Connectivity Group you’ll be working in a team that primarily uses: Ruby on Rails, Python, PostgreSQL and Google Cloud Storage.

Across GoCardless, our other technologies include: Golang, React, TypeScript, Kubernetes, Elasticsearch, Prometheus, BigQuery.

What excites you 

  • First and foremost, coding! - Our Engineering Managers still contribute to the codebase on a daily basis.
  • Being a Subject Matter Expert - for the area you manage, guiding engineers through problems and contributing to the product and technical roadmap.
  • Hiring and growing engineers - into being the best engineers they can be, by maintaing a supportive and engaging team culture of growth
  • Insisting on high standards of technical design and implementation - and ensure your systems are operationally excellent
  • Delivering project work - while managing the expectations of your stakeholders, planning and prioritising impactful technical investment initiatives for your teams

What excites us  

  • Professional experienced in coding - with Ruby and/or Python, with a commitment to building reliable, well-tested systems
  • Enthusiastic about working in a strong culture of testing and code review - to help us in building a reliable and scalable network for the world!
  • Someone who is excited about supporting and growing a group of engineers, helping them become the best engineers they can be
  • Somebody able to effectively communicate - mainly technical topics to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experienced in collaborating - with Product Managers and other functions to deliver successful software products

We don’t expect you to meet every requirement. If you’re excited by this role, we encourage you to apply. 

Salary Range: between €6,720 and €8,140 per month (Gross)

(some of) The good stuff

  • Wellbeing - stay healthy with dedicated support and medical cover
  • Work away scheme - gives you the option to work away from your country of residence for up to 90 days in any 12 month period
  • Adaptive Working - allows you to work flexibly, around your lifestyle
  • Equity - all permanently employed GCs get equity to help you make a valuable contribution 
  • Parental leave - to suit everyone embarking on life's great adventure
  • Learning Budget - lead your own development with an annual learning budget 
  • Time off - generous holiday allowance, + 3 annual volunteer days, + 4 annual business-wide wellness days (‘GC Fridays’)

Life at GoCardless  

We're an organisation defined by our values; We start with why before we begin any project, to ensure it’s aligned with our mission. We act with integrity, always. We care deeply about what we do and we know it's essential that we be humble whilst we do it. Working this way creates the GC magic- the reason we all love showing up to work. 

Diversity & Inclusion

We’re building the bank payment network of the future and our ambition is to move money anywhere, for anything, for anyone. If we’re going to achieve this goal, we need to build a team of ‘GeeCee’s’ that is as wonderfully diverse as the world we live in - with a multitude of perspectives, experiences & backgrounds.

We’ve got a long way to go, but here’s how we’re doing as of June 2022;

Female Employees - 46%

Ethnic background - 32%

Identify as LGBTQIA - 10%

Neurodivergent - 9%

We’re rooting for you during your application and GoCardless aims to provide reasonable adjustments to make our recruitment process as remarkable and accessible as we can. Please speak to your Talent Partner if you need extra support.

If you want to learn more, you can read about our Employee Resource Groups and objectives here as well as our latest D&I Report 

Sustainability 

We’re committed to reducing our impact on the environment, leaving a more sustainable world for future generations. In 2021 we became co-founders of the Tech Zero coalition, a group of businesses committed to taking climate action as part of the UNFCCC Race to Zero. We aim to reduce our impact and to create positive change on the natural world. Check out our sustainability action plan here. 

Find out more about Life at GoCardless via Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn

Apply for this Job

* Required
resume chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)
cover_letter chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)


LATVIA - Demographic Questions

The questions below are completely optional but we’d appreciate you answering them.  Here’s why:

We're committed to making GoCardless a place where everybody can thrive regardless of their background. Championing a diverse, inclusive workplace underpins our mission to build the world’s first global network for recurring payments.

We continually measure our efforts to ensure we're on track, and that's where you can help. It's completely anonymous so your answers CANNOT be linked to you individually, and they don't have any impact on the hiring decisions we make.
Want to find out more about D&I at GC? Take a look here.

Which gender do you identify as? (Select one)





Is your gender identity the same as the sex you were assigned at birth? (Select one)




What race/ethnicity do you identify as? (Select one)















Which of the following best describes your sexual orientation? (Select one)









How old are you? (Select one)







What is your highest level of education? (Select one)








Do you consider yourself disabled (i.e. have a condition that impacts your day to day life for more than 12 months)? (Select one)



Do you consider yourself to be neurodiverse (i.e. dyslexia/ADHD/etc)? (Select one)