About Nubank 

Nubank was founded in 2013 to free people from a bureaucratic, slow and inefficient financial system. Since then, through innovative technology and outstanding customer service, the company has been redefining people's relationships with money across Latin America. With operations in Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia, Nubank is today one of the largest digital banking platforms and technology-leading companies in the world.

Today, Nubank is a global company, with offices in São Paulo (Brazil), Mexico City (Mexico), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Bogotá (Colombia), Durham (United States), and Berlin (Germany). It was founded in 2013 in Sao Paulo, by Colombian David Vélez, and cofounded by Brazilian Cristina Junqueira and American Edward Wible. For more information, visit www.nubank.com.br.

Engineering at Nubank

We strive for state-of-the-art software development practices, that currently includes a variety of technologies. While we value candidates that are familiar with them, we are also confident that software engineers who are interested in joining Nubank will be able to learn from our team.

  • Horizontally scalable microservices written mostly in Clojure, using Finagle and leveraging upon functional programming techniques and hexagonal architecture
  • High throughput jobs and inter-service communication using Kafka
  • Continuous Integration and Deployment into AWS
  • Storing data in Datomic and DynamoDB
  • Monitoring and observability with Prometheus
  • Running as much as possible in Kubernetes

We are a process-light organization that values human interactions. We value working in small, independent teams that feel like small startups within the company, and eschew coupling and centralizing where realistic. We understand that execution is the key to success and optimize processes to remove bottlenecks.

You can read more about it in our engineering blog and get some insights into how we work.

As Engineering Manager, working in the Risk and Compliance team, you'll be expected to

  • Build or scale up one a software engineering team;
  • Foster a culture of teamwork, feedback and continuous improvement;
  • Conduct effective 1:1s, team meetings and rituals;
  • Manage individuals, enabling them to be high performers and support others;
  • Deliver distributed systems at scale;
  • Align stakeholders around team's vision, goals, and metrics;
  • Reason about software architecture design decisions;
  • Foster a platformization architecture for Risk Management;
  • Structure and lead an extensive risk engineer program end-to-end and improve our efficiency;
  • Look and implement improvements in the way we work and organize.

Once here, you will 

  • Coach and mentor engineers, supporting their growth and performance inside the teams they are part of;
  • Facilitate continuous improvement of team's processes;
  • Ensure the team follows good development processes, is aligned internally and with stakeholders, and consistently delivers quality software;
  • Ensure the team maintains a high level of operational excellence;
  • Actively drive and improve recruitment;
  • Foster psychological safety and facilitate conflict resolution and performance issues.

We are looking for a professional who has

  • Solid experience leading Engineering teams, ideally with a background as a software engineer or information security;
  • Experience being accountable for people management, having exposure to performance assessment, hiring, supporting career growth, etc;
  • Experience leading agile teams, being familiar with the most relevant ceremonies, metrics and processes;
  • A good level of technical understanding, being able to take part in architecture discussions with Engineers and to translate complex, technical projects and concepts for non-engineers.

Core benefits

  • Health, dental and life insurances
  • Meal allowance
  • Transportation assistance
  • 30 days of paid vacation
  • Chance of earning equity at Nubank
  • Parking partnership - discounted parking in our office
  • Free bike parking with showers available
  • NuCare - Our mental health and wellness assistance program
  • NuLanguage - Our language learning program
  • Gympass partnership
  • Extended maternity and paternity Leaves  
  • Child care allowance
  • ‘Espaço Feijão’- Private nursing and breastfeeding spaces in our buildings
  • Onsite Health Center - Medical support for every Nubanker in our office

*Interviewing and onboarding are currently done virtually due to COVID-19. Everyone new to the team and our current staff will remain working from home until it is safe to return to our offices. If/when relocation is required, we have a team dedicated to global mobility and have partnered up with the best companies in the market to make sure processes run smoothly. We also offer a very competitive relocation package for international hires.

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Demographic Information

We enable millions of people across Latin America to live better by empowering them to control their own money. We aim to build strong and diverse teams that rise to the challenge.

We are a team of the most creative people in technology. We hire under equal opportunity, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or background. At Nubank, everyone has the chance to speak up and participate, grow, and share ideas.

To ensure we are continually building a more diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the customers we serve and seek to empower, we hire based on the principle of equality. We consider gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, and other identity markers as enriching ingredients to our company while ensuring neither of them represent a barrier when recruiting talent.

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