Funding Circle is hiring an

Engineering Manager

San Francisco, United States

Funding Circle brings together small businesses and investors in a way that is truly revolutionary. We are here to foster an environment where small business can thrive. Our online platform provides a marketplace where investors receive better returns and small businesses find lower rates. The driving force behind our product is our engineering team; we are using Clojure to build a new payment processing platform that is elegant and sustainable. We are creating scalable infrastructure on a global scale, and we want you to be a part of it!

Our mission: to build a better financial world.


Would you describe yourself as someone who is an expert in helping companies scale through mentorship of teams and driving projects to completion? If your answer is yes, you’re going to fit right in with our team. We’re looking for an Engineering Manager to join our organization and contribute to the day-to-day oversight of a team working on global projects. We are a group of creative and ambitious individuals whose bread and butter is learning new technologies and fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment - we’re looking for partners in crime who feel the same.

Bird’s eye view of the role:

  • Be a team builder: you’ll build, manage, and mentor software engineering teams of 6+ engineers with increasing responsibilities. You will create the engineering structure to scale and grow with the values of the company.
  • Be a driver: you’ll drive company and project goals, prioritize resources, and ensure timely delivery. You’ll implement effective engineering processes, technology, and policies for sustained growth.
  • Be a Funding Circle Rep: you’ll represent Funding Circle engineering and management at industry events, and help grow our brand within the community.
  • Be a collaborator: you’ll forge deep bonds with your business counterparts, understanding their needs and sharing ownership of their outcomes.
  • Be a teacher: be generous with your time and expertise to teach stakeholders and fellow engineers how to answer their own questions.

Our ideal teammate has:

  • 5+ years experience with management responsibilities building, leading, and mentoring engineering organizations.
  • proven experience delivering mission critical, high-value products and services.
  • familiarity with Agile Methodologies with a focus on TDD.
  • experience working in a fast-paced and rapidly growing environment.

Brownie points:

  • for familiarity with functional programming languages, specifically Clojure.
  • experience working in global companies with multiple geographies.

Why Join Us?

Happy employees are productive employees, that’s why we offer a hearty benefits package. From learning and development and commuter stipends, to a competitive salary, equity, and health benefits, we’ve got you covered! That being said, have you heard about what we're doing?! Our mission is what really motivates us to come to work each day:

  • We're supporting small business, the engine of economic growth.
  • We're helping facilitate higher yields for investors and lower interest rates for borrowers.
  • We can fund loans extremely quickly, all online!
  • We have a clear competitive advantage globally in areas like domain expertise and regulatory processes.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Funding Circle provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law.

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