Integrations Manager

🔭 Our mission & vision

Our mission is simple. We want every working person globally to have complete financial freedom by giving them power over their pay.

Power over pay means the ability to instantly access, track, save and manage earned wages. We want to transform people's lives and the organisations they work for.

Job Description

Wagestream is on a mission to bring better financial wellbeing to frontline workers.

We partner with some of the world’s most famous employers, like Pizza Express, Hilton and the UK’s National Health Service, to give their teams access to fairer financial services - all built around flexible pay. Almost a million people can now choose how often they’re paid, track their shifts and earnings, start saving, use budgeting tools, get free financial coaching, and access fairer financial products. All in one financial wellbeing super-app.

Wagestream is unique: VC-backed and growing at scale-up pace, but with a social conscience. The UK’s leading financial charities and impact funds were our founding investors, and we operate on a social charter - which means every product we build has to improve financial health and reduce the $5.6bn ‘premium’ lower-income earners pay for financial services each year.

You’d be joining a team of 150 talented, ambitious people, growing in Europe, Australia and the USA, building a category-leading fintech product and all united by that same mission.

The Opportunity:

We are building a next generation financial services platform which connects employer payroll services to world wide banking services. We ingest millions of records from various external sources and our banking platform moves tens of millions of $, €, and £ per month.

We’re onboarding some of the biggest brands in the world, with a high volume of integrations happening at any one time, some representing over a million employees. As the Integrations Manager, you’ll play a key role in ensuring that success.

You will have serious influence across the business, having real impact on the product; having your say on changes and your work prioritised to meet business needs. Expect total access to the full picture, working cross functional, having input across multiple squads but always supported by an experienced leadership team.

Responsibilities & tasks

What you will be doing:
You'll be heading a team of four (with plans to scale the squad out even further) working form implementation, planning through to delivery of crucial integrations of varying sizes, connecting some of the worlds biggest brands to Wagestream.

You will have a seasoned team behind you, responsible for getting the systems live while running the technical presales with Product Managers, having charge of the full cycle, seeing a visible impact on the product offering.

The technology stack is a backend of AWS + Python + Postgres and frontend mix of vue.js, react, typescript, styled components, Cordova, Fastlane, and jQuery but experience with those particular technologies is not required. You should, however, have a proven track-record of delivering integrations.

You should also be comfortable integrating with various 3rd party APIs, both to facilitate financial transactions via financial service providers and integrating with payroll systems to extract employee and payroll data.

Ideal candidate

You’re a back end whizz with a deep proficiency in an OOP language, preferably Python and JavaScript but the language can be learnt
Solid Foundations working with SQL and REST APIs
You look at the full picture to understand the value and impact of what you are building by talking to customers (internal, external)
You thrive when given broad objectives with minimal supervision, can make decisions, work autonomously and enjoy a fast paced “startup” like environment
Prior experience with banking or payments is nice, but not required
Within 1 month you’ll have:
Developed a good understanding of our architecture, and how we make changes to it
Paired with your team on the scoping and launching of a new client
Deployed change to the Wagestream system
Within 3 months you’ll:
Have developed strong relationships with the entire engineering team, and be able to collaborate with them cross-functionally as required
Lead on development of new integrations led features
Launched a client at Wagestream, bringing financial wellbeing to thousands of employees
Within 6 months you’ll have:
Become a subject-matter expert for integrations and have strong opinions for improvements to Wagestream products

Skills & qualifications

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