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Manager of Software Engineering- Financial Transactions



Software Engineering, Accounting & Finance
Mexico City, Mexico
Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2024
At Kueski, we're dedicated to improving the financial lives of people in Mexico. Since 2012, we've been the leading buy now, pay later (BNPL) and online consumer credit platform in Latin America, known for our innovative financial services. Our flagship product, Kueski Pay, provides seamless payment solutions for both online and in-store transactions, establishing itself as the preferred option for a quarter of Mexico's top e-commerce merchants. Notably, we were the first to introduce BNPL on Amazon Mexico.
We're a tech company with a culture geared toward innovation, collaboration, and impact, fostering a strong, diverse, and inclusive company culture. In 2023, Kueski was recognized as the top BNPL platform by Fintech Breakthrough and earned the title of one of Mexico's most ethical companies from AMITAI. Additionally, we ranked as one of the Best Companies for Female Talent by EFY.
As a Software Engineering Manager within Shared Platform, your mission is to deliver high-quality technical services that support and enable Kueski’s products. You will oversee the technical and non-technical aspects of the development process, while guiding and mentoring a team of software engineers.

Key Responsibilities

  • People Management
  • Compose and shape your team, aligning skills with objectives.
  • Understand and nurture team members' strengths, development areas, and engagement.
  • Cultivate trust, hold regular 1:1 meetings, and enhance team engagement.
  • Ensure balanced workloads, psychological safety, and conflict resolution.
  • Shape a feedback culture, by receiving and providing feedback in a candid and respectful manner.
  • Champion culture and guide career development for your team.
  • Own all people processes: hiring, onboarding, development, and performance.
  • Technical Strategy
  • Lead as a software engineering expert, setting the direction for technical excellence.
  • Maintain high standards, provide feedback, and encourage learning
  • Guide elegant and simple software solutions, aligning with tech vision
  • Manage technical debt, compliance, security, and align solutions with operational needs
  • Product Management
  • Implement the product vision and roadmap that enables Kueski’s products; while making sure it aligns with the technical strategy within the tribe
  • Define and prioritize the product roadmap, considering Kueski’s product needs
  • Stakeholder management, providing clarity of what features are prioritized and are to be included in the next release iteration, and which will not
  • Create specifications and manage the development process
  • Ensure on-time, within budget, and quality software delivery
  • Implementation of agile practices, risk management, and quality assurance
  • Oversee CI/CD processes and system performance monitoring
  • Acquire domain knowledge for better product solutions

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Proven experience in software engineering and development
  • Proven experience in driving product development from conception to launch, including requirements gathering and prioritization
  • Previous experience in a managerial or leadership role
  • Strong understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC) methodologies
  • Ability to translate complex technical concepts into clear and concise product requirements
  • Exceptional people management and team-building skills
  • Expertise in relevant technologies, programming languages, and frameworks
  • Demonstrated track record of successful project delivery
  • Strategic thinking with an ability to align technical solutions with business objectives
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies and project management tools
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to challenges
  • Knowledge of security practices and software architecture principles
  • Excellent communication in both, English and Spanish

You’ll love working at Kueski because:

  • We have a mission-driven culture focused on customer value, teamwork, humility, and integrity.
  • Everyone is expected to have role clarity, career growth, and a personal development plan. Feedback and recognition is embedded in our company processes, systems, and practices
  • We ensure competitive salary, medical insurance, and wellbeing through ample and flexible time off as well as mental healthcare benefits. Everyone is an owner and eligible for competitive stock options with a company poised for success
  • We´re committed to building an inclusive and diverse team and we know this leads to incredible work
Kueski: Where talent excellence improves Mexican lives
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