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Published 17 days ago

manager design technical

About Us

Nu was born in 2013 with the mission to fight complexity to empower people in their daily lives by reinventing financial services. We are one of the world’s largest digital banking platforms, serving millions of customers across Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia. For more information, visit our institutional page

  Engineering at Nubank

We strive for state-of-the-art software development practices, that currently includes a variety of technologies. While we value candidates that are familiar with them, we are also confident that software engineers who are interested in joining Nubank will be able to learn from our team.

Horizontally scalable microservices written mostly in Clojure, using Finagle and leveraging upon functional programming techniques and hexagonal architecture

High throughput jobs and inter-service communication using Kafka

Continuous Integration and Deployment into AWS

Storing data in Datomic and DynamoDB

Monitoring and observability with Prometheus

Running as much as possible in Kubernetes

We are a process-light organization that values human interactions. We value working in small, independent teams that feel like small startups within the company, and eschew coupling and centralizing where realistic. We understand that execution is the key to success and optimize processes to remove bottlenecks.

You can read more about it in our engineering blog and get some insights into how we work.

  As a manager in Engineering, you’ll be expected to

Build or scale up one or more software engineering teams

Foster a culture of teamwork, feedback and continuous improvement

Conduct effective 1:1s, team meetings and rituals

Manage individual contributors, enabling them to be high performers and support others

Deliver distributed systems at scale

Align stakeholders around team’s vision, goals, and metrics

Reason about software architecture design decisions

Look and implement improvements in the way we work and organize

  Once here, you will

Coach and mentor engineers, supporting their growth and performance inside the teams they are part of 

Facilitate continuous improvement of team’s processes

Ensure the team follows good development processes, is aligned internally and with stakeholders, and consistently delivers quality software

Ensure the team maintains a high level of operational excellence

Actively drive and improve recruitment

Foster psychological safety and facilitate conflict resolution and performance issues

  We are looking for a professional who has

  • Solid experience leading Engineering teams, ideally with a background as a software engineer

  • Experience being accountable for people management, having exposure to performance assessment, hiring, supporting career growth, etc.

  • Experience leading agile teams, being familiar with the most relevant ceremonies, metrics and processes

  • A good level of technical understanding, being able to take part in architecture discussions with Engineers and to translate complex, technical projects and concepts for non-engineers.

  • Advanced level of English

  Our Benefits

  • Chance of earning equity at Nubank

  • Extended maternity and paternity leaves

  • Health and life insurance

  • NuCare - Our mental health and wellness assistance program

  • Nucleo - Our learning platform of courses

  • NuLanguage - Our language learning program

  • Vacations of 15 workdays

  • Gym partnership

  Our Nu Way of Working 

Our work model is hybrid and has cycles that can be from two to three months according to the business of ​​expertise. For every eight or twelve weeks of remote work, one will be at the office. Check more information here.

  Diversity & Inclusion

At Nu, we want to be sure that we’re building a more diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the customers we serve and seek to empower. That’s why we hire based on equality. We consider gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, and other identity markers as enriching elements to our company while ensuring neither of them represent a barrier when recruiting fantastic talent.

Salary and compensation

No salary data published by company so we estimated salary based on similar jobs related to Design and Design jobs that are similar:

$70,000 — $100,000/year


💰 401(k)

🌎 Distributed team

⏰ Async

🤓 Vision insurance

🦷 Dental insurance

🚑 Medical insurance

🏖 Unlimited vacation

🏖 Paid time off

📆 4 day workweek

💰 401k matching

🏔 Company retreats

🏬 Coworking budget

📚 Learning budget

💪 Free gym membership

🧘 Mental wellness budget

🖥 Home office budget

🥧 Pay in crypto

🥸 Pseudonymous

💰 Profit sharing

💰 Equity compensation

⬜️ No whiteboard interview

👀 No monitoring system

🚫 No politics at work

🎅 We hire old (and young)


Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia