Description

We are actively seeking an accomplished Lead Engineering Manager to lead a dynamic team in scaling ClearScore Canada. This is a role for someone who likes operating with a start-up mentality, is highly analytical and has a track record of successfully iterating to improve a product.  

We are proud to say that our engineering team at ClearScore is world class and at the heart of bringing our mission to life for our users. For more information on our tech stack check out our Tech Radar 2024, how we work is summarised in our Engineering Principles.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage a team of cross-functional engineers, actively driving their personal growth and development
  • Hold the whole squad to account for execution and delivery of value to users and partners, ensuring continual improvement of your squad’s effectiveness.
  • Set the engineering strategy for the squad, and use your knowledge of modern agile practices to effectively deliver strong outcomes
  • Take the lead in collaborating and influencing Global teams, enabling engineers to concentrate on their optimal performance while ensuring Canada’s needs are met
  • Foster a high-functioning team dynamic with common goals and collaborative work across functions
  • Shape the Canada business and team culture as an active part of the Canada Leadership Team
  • Report to the Head of Canada

Skills we’d love you to have:

  • Leadership experience managing high performing teams of up to 7 engineers, fostering a culture of psychological safety.
  • The ability to flexibly switch between hands-on technical involvement and strategic thinking. With the ability to input, understand and challenge engineering decisions - but to empower the team to make those decisions themselves.
  • Comfortable working within ambiguous problem areas with a high degree of autonomy.
  • An iterative and experimentation mindset to be able to optimise outcomes
  • Robust technical and operational knowledge of the latest industry technologies and best practices to ensure that platforms are properly monitored and running smoothly in a “you build it, you run it” environment
  • The ability to communicate openly and deliver feedback to people at different levels

 

Why ClearScore?

ClearScore is on a mission to make the world of personal finance clearer, calmer, and easier to understand. It starts with the free credit score and report but we're about to do so much more. We want to take the complex financial decisions that people make in their lives and make them easier.

We hold one of the biggest FinTech user bases in the world of over 22 million users but run ourselves like little start-ups. You’re encouraged to challenge the status quo and fight for the better. Since our launch in July 2015 in the UK we have expanded our product into South Africa in 2017, and Australia in 2020 and Canada in 2022.

Our company culture is a fundamental part of all we have achieved. We believe in hiring smart, driven, passionate and diverse people who are keen on having a real impact in our organization. We trust you to manage your own time, so we offer flexible work and no fixed desk hours. We don’t micromanage and believe in measuring outcomes rather than effort. We have an inclusive culture where all, regardless of seniority, are encouraged to contribute with their ideas, look after their wellbeing and actively seek opportunities for career growth. We also have a super-fast and friendly interview process, which is more like having a friendly discussion than being put under a microscope or pressure. We want to know the real you and if you’d be a great fit for us.

Benefits:

  • 25 days paid holiday and an additional “duvet day” on your birthday
  • Up to 6% matched RRSP
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity plans
  • Flexible work hours, in office 3 days a week
  • Training allowance
  • In person team socials

 

Inclusion Policy

We are always looking for talented individuals to join ClearScore. We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people. Please see our People Policy Notice at https://www.clearscore.com/people-notice.

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