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Engineering Manager



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

Hi, We’re AffiniPay!

AffiniPay is a leading fintech company, based out of Austin, Texas. As the market leader in professional services payments and practice management software, AffiniPay’s tech products serve legal, accounting, architectural, engineering and construction firms. AffiniPay has been recognized as one of Inc. 5000’s fastest growing companies in the U.S. for 11 years in a row, and as a result, our teams continue to grow as well!

An important part of our engineering culture at AffiniPay is to build and grow teams that do their best work, and our Engineering Managers play an important role in supporting this.

As an Engineering Manager for our Backend Services Team, you will be a critical part of leading the development and maintenance of Affinipay’s platform services. These services are critical to enabling access to our SaaS product for our partners and providing critical functionality to internal and external customers.

You will lead and support software engineers as we solve business and technical problems for the company. You will be working with teams across the company to turn business and strategic objectives into granular requirements for implementation.

In the longer term, success in this role looks like a cohesive, high-functioning, and diverse group of software engineers who help each other deliver high-quality software on predictable timelines.

Your Day to Day:

  • Partner with product, technology, and analytics stakeholders to balance an aggressive roadmap against engineering best practices and principals.
  • Coach a team of skilled engineers and contractors and create a culture of safety, high trust, and openness where people learn and strive to improve.
  • Build a diverse team while fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment.
  • Guide the team with technology decisions and best practices using their experience with a variety of development technologies and languages.
  • Facilitate the design, development, and delivery of secure, flexible, and scalable software.
  • Participate regularly in strategic planning discussions to provide insightful ideas on process improvements and challenges with ambiguous specifications.
  • Steer the team in troubleshooting production issues, ensuring there is proper test case coverage and leading to resolution of bugs in new and existing code.
  • Determine project scope, limitations, and capabilities and make project-specific recommendations to assist the engineering team with successful project completion.
  • Advocate for the right outcomes with data, conviction, and diplomacy.
  • Strong ability to break down large, complex problems into small, simpler ones to solve technical and business problems.
  • Communicate well with multiple engineering teams as well as with leadership across product and project stakeholders as well as other leadership and executives within AffiniPay.

About You:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience directly leading software developers.
  • Significant experience with addressing interpersonal conflicts/critical issues, organizing resources to meet strategic goals, mentoring/coaching employees, conducting employee performance evaluations, and recruiting/retaining talent.
  • Experience with a variety of technologies, languages, making good technical and business decisions, and balancing technical debt with feature work.
  • Experience setting up, running, and completing large scale, cross-team engineering projects successfully, including predicting dates with a large degree of accuracy and negotiating requirements.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, prioritization, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong experience with resolving conflict and building trust within and between teams.
  • A track record of building and managing high-functioning, inclusive, diverse, and productive teams.

Additional Information:

The base pay range for this position is between $$150,000-$200,000 USD annually. The salary range for performing this role outside of the US / Austin / California may differ. AffiniPay is committed to offering competitive, fair and commensurate compensation and has provided an estimated pay range for this role. Actual compensation may vary based on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and education.

Our Story

Founded in 2005, AffiniPay’s mission is to build technology products that helps professionals focus on the work they love. As the leader in the professional payments industry, AffiniPay’s products serve legal, accounting, architectural, engineering and construction firms. Our portfolio of software solutions include MyCase (Legal Practice Management Software), CASEpeer (Practice Management for Personal Injury Firms), Docketwise (Immigration & Case Management Software), (Soluno (Legal Accounting), and Woodpecker (Legal Document Automation). Our portfolio of payment solutions include LawPay (Legal), AffiniPay for Associations (Associations), CPACharge (Accounting Professionals), and ClientPay (Architect, Engineer, and Construction). AffiniPay’s products serve over one hundred thousand users, and we are noted as one of the fastest growing tech companies in Austin, Texas. We are constantly looking for talent to join our team to continue playing a key part in unlocking our potential.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at AffiniPay

At AffiniPay, we recognize that innovation occurs with a strong team of people who are diverse in background, personality, talent and ideas. Experience comes in many forms and ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we continue to learn from each other is an integral part of our culture. We are committed to creating a welcoming and transparent environment for all that embraces those differences through education, equal access to opportunities and information, inclusionary programs, and community outreach.

Benefits that Benefit You!

As a people first culture, we believe it is important that our teammates are happy, healthy, and productive. In order to best support that, AffiniPay provides award-winning benefits that can make a difference in your life - right now and for the future.

  • All employees receive fully covered medical, dental and vision coverage - Choose from our 2 available health plans based on what fits you and/or your family!
  • Have some fur babies? - We offer them insurance too!
  • RELAX and enjoy your time away with our flexible paid time off policy!
  • We will help you plan for your future - 401K, or RRSP if in Canada, with a company match
  • Competitive compensation packages that include mid-year and end-of-year bonuses and equity options for all full-time employees
  • Health Wellness Program that includes nutrition consultations, mental health apps, and access to discounted memberships
  • Have plans to grow your family? - Parental resources, including 16 weeks of paid time off for primary caregivers
  • Professional development opportunities including mentorships, leadership programs and our AffiniPayU courses
  • We believe it is important to give back with our Matching Gift Program and organized activities focused on donations, volunteerism and supporting the local communities throughout the country
  • D&I initiatives provide educational opportunities regarding multicultural issues, tolerance, and celebrating diversity among our entire staff
  • An incredible, in-office experience at our headquarters in Austin and San Diego including free lunch delivery, a fully stocked kitchen, and some “sweet” surprises for those afternoon pick-me-ups