As Director of Engineering, you will lead major software engineering initiatives at Papaya. You will be responsible for all aspects of engineering management, including hiring, retention, performance, coaching, team structure, maintaining standards, making technical decisions, and establishing and working towards deadlines and milestones. Success in this role means managing and growing a team of software engineers and managers, driving projects to success, and communicating effectively up and down the organization. Papaya is growing fast in 2021, and this role will be equally fast-paced with great opportunities for growth.
Remote candidates anywhere in the United States are welcome to apply
Teamwork, flexibility, communication, and a willingness to learn are of the highest importance. Papaya believes that diversity helps build an inclusive culture where all team members can grow, contribute, and feel valued. If you agree, we’d love to hear from you!
What you will be doing:
Grow and manage teams of software engineers and managers to build and maintain Papaya’s products and technology
Measure and improve team performance and promote a culture of engineering excellence
Work with stakeholders to establish priorities and drive results
Help guide technical direction on key products and technologies
Proactively identify and solve problems
We’d like to hear from candidates with:
5+ years of growing and managing heterogeneous software engineering teams
Success in delivering high-growth web and mobile applications
Experience with technologies including AWS, git, microservices architectures, and mobile development
Strong understanding of modern SDLC principles
Excellent communication, both written and verbal
Experience in FinTech a plus
Papaya started in 2016 with a goal to alleviate the stress of paying bills. We’ve adopted our phones for everything else, why not eliminate the need for calls, mailing checks, and tedious web forms? We are expanding mobile share of the $4T US consumer bill space, and are one of the fastest growing startups in Los Angeles.
The key to our success? Our people. From engineering, sales, to operations, Papaya’s team is comprised of some of the most intelligent, humble, diverse, and resourceful people you’ll ever meet. With the help of successful investors including Sequoia Capital, First Round Capital, and Silicon Valley Bank; Papaya is building something special. Our impact-driven team receives competitive salary, benefits, equity, and agency.
We love to celebrate our incredible group of hardworking employees - and it shows. We’re proud to say that we were voted one of Built In LA’s Best Small Companies to Work for in 2020 and 2021! Learn more and come join us. Find out what the next step in your career could look like here at Papaya.