Technical Lead, Finance Engineering Team


New York, NY (United States)

Category: Programming

Posted on: 23 Feb 2021

API Cloud Python REST

Job Description

Rokt makes e-commerce smarter, faster, and better. When customers are buying online, they increasingly expect more personalized and relevant experiences. Rokt uses real-time data and decisioning to deliver the next best action for each person in each Transaction Moment. Founded in Sydney in 2012, Rokt now operates in the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, The Netherlands, Spain, and Japan. Our clients include Live Nation, Staples, Groupon, GoDaddy, Expedia, Wells Fargo, Vistaprint, and HelloFresh. Rokt unlocks the hidden potential in every single Transaction Moment.

With an annual revenue run rate of more than USD$100m and a vibrant company culture, Rokt was recently listed in Built In NYC's Best Places to Work in New York. Our award-winning culture is guided by our four core values: Smart with Humility, Customer Obsessed, Conquer New Frontiers, and Enjoy the Ride. These values help us recruit, retain, and promote the right talent around the globe and ensure we have the right conditions to do our best work. Rokt closed our Series D in 2020, raising US$80m from TDM Growth Partners and existing investors. The investment supports our continued investment in research and development.

We are profitable, growing fast, and having fun transforming the world of e-commerce.

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The Role

Our goal is to build a strong engineering team in NYC. To achieve this we need strong technical leadership - leaders who can identify and nurture good talent and inspire their team. You will be the first member of a brand new Engineering team and as such you will have the opportunity to build your dream team of 3-4 engineers from scratch.

Your team will be responsible for all accounting automation-related things. Billing, invoicing, payment processing, financial reporting etc. We are looking for a highly motivated technical leader who is able to wrap their heads around complex challenges and work with the team to come up with simple solutions that make the Finance Platform scalable, reliable and extensible.

You will be expected to apply your strong engineering, problem-solving and leadership skills to prioritize and execute on new feature development and improvements to the existing platform. This will include working closely with the Product team and Finance/Accounting team to help translate feature requests into clear engineering requirements, collaborating with your team of engineers.

You will be leading a team that forms a cohort of high performing teams across a multitude of disciplines within engineering. You will work closely with your peers to ensure we are driving towards sustainable system architectures and organizational structures.

    Define standards and implement repeatable development practicesEnsure the sustainability and robustness of the system deliveriesIdentify and propose improvements to the current system architecture that emphasize reliability and scalabilityOwn your systems codebase, ensuring quality standards are metDrive scrum/agile processes Work with the Product team to deliver roadmapEmpower, grow and mentor the teamEnsure continuity and ongoing career development for the team Participate in short, medium and long term planning processesParticipate in recruitment processes for your team and the broader businessAt Rokt we encourage autonomy; teams have complete ownership of their systems including building, running and monitoring. As such, you may be required to be on-call and respond to systems alerts should they arise

Tech Stack

    C# / Typescript (NodeJs) Python / GolangWeb API / ExpressJs / NestJsSQL based data stores (SQL Server, Redshift, PostgreSQL)AWS (Cloudformation, Lambda, SNS, SQS, etc)FE (Angular 9, rxjs, ngrx)Docker/ KubernetesDatadog


    10+ years of experience within Software Engineering1-3 years of experience within an engineering leadership roleExtensive proven experience in working with service integration and microservice architecture, AWS cloud architecture experience is desirable.Strong experience with ASP.NET CoreStrong experience with relational databasesExperience with CI/CD and infrastructure as codeGood understanding of testing strategy, e.g. unit testing vs integration testingAbility to plan, organize and schedule work in an efficient and productive manner, understanding business logic and be able to translate into technical implementation


    Work with the greatest talent in town. Our recruiting process is tough. We hold a high bar because we have a high performing culture - we only want the brightest and the best.Join a community. We believe the best things happen when we come together to solve complex problems and make meaningful connections with each other through interest groups, sports clubs, and social events.Accelerate your career. Develop through our global training events, Level Up investment, online training courses and our fantastic people leaders. Take your career to Roktspeed - the average time between promotions is 12 months.Take a break. When you work hard, we know you also need to rest. We offer generous time off and parental leave policies. We also offer a paid Roktstar Sabbatical for employees who have been with us 3 years or more.Stay happy and healthy. Enjoy catered lunch 3 times a week and healthy snacks in the office. Plus, join the gym on us! Access generous retirement plans like a 4% dollar-for-dollar 401K matching plan in the US. In the US, get fully funded premium health insurance for your whole family.Become a shareholder. All Roktstars have stock options. If we succeed, everyone gets to enjoy the upside.See the world! Along with our global all-staff events in amazing locations (Phuket, Thailand in January 2020), we also offer generous relocation packages for those interested in moving to another Rokt office. We have cool offices in great cities - Tokyo, New York, Singapore, Boston, Sydney.We believe in equality. Rokt is an Equal Opportunity Employer and recognizes that a diverse workforce is crucial to our success as a business. We would love to hear from you - irrespective of socio-economic status or background, age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, color, pregnancy, carer/family responsibilities, national and social origin, political opinion, marital, veteran, or disability status.



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