DescriptionThe Jumio Transaction Monitoring Engineering team is responsible for building and operating all of Jumio's customer-facing transaction monitoring APIs, investigation tools, and ML-based processing systems. We build a sophisticated Anti Money Laundering (AML) SaaS platform. Our systems operate in the cloud, primarily in AWS on a Kubernetes based infrastructure, with core services predominantly written in Java/Spring Boot.Jumio is looking for a hands-on Director of Platform Engineering, directly reporting to the VP of Engineering, to lead us through the next growth phase, building and operating Jumio's core AML platform and customer APIs. You'll be responsible for day-to-day product delivery and execution, as well as overall tech strategy, road mapping, and growth planning. This is a very cross-functional role in which you closely collaborate with Jumio's Chief Architect, Product, UX, QA, and other Jumio product line peers. Your team of backend software engineers and infrastructure engineers will own the entire backend system including infrastructure, and CI/CD pipelines. The ideal candidate is customer-centric, strategic & analytical in decision making and laser-focused. You are passionate about building platforms at scale, cutting-edge technology, innovation, winning in the market and delivering on your commitments. We are a remote-first company so you will bring your excellent verbal and written communication skills to bear when you are working with your engineering teams and cross-functional teams across the globe.We're searching for an empathetic leader who values diversity, fairness and has a proven ability to create and grow high-performing and happy teams.Requirements & Responsibilities:Lead a strategic part of the Jumio Transaction Monitoring team.Create and drive technical strategy and roadmap in close collaboration with peers across the company.Provide leadership and rapidly grow a diverse and globally distributed backend and infrastructure engineering team.Deep knowledge of operational processes & best practices revolving around highly available production-grade systems.Fully own the backbone of Jumio's core monitoring processing engine and investigation suite.Closely work with architects and machine learning team to build and expand sophisticated core processing capabilities and infrastructure.Build cohesive, high-functioning teams that thrive in an environment of trust, respect, and inclusion.Define & manage team processes to achieve goals, best practices, and deliver quality systems & software on time.Support the professional development of managers and engineers on your team through coaching, mentorship, and performance management.Provide technical hands-on software engineering best practices mentorship, training, and thought leadership.Assist the VP of Product Engineering with the overall strategy.Confident and grounded in discussing distributed architectures, particularly for high volume, horizontally scalable, cloud-based applications & APIs.You will bring :Relevant past work experience with Java/Spring Boot, Unix, SQL & NoSQL databases, cloud architecture (AWS), CI/CD systems, Kubernetes.Understanding of security requirements, threat modelling, code scanning, testing tools to build secure systemsSignificant exposure working with REST APIs and microservice architectures.Familiarity with production-grade messaging and streaming system architectures.You would describe yourself as:Self-starter, great communicator, and strong technical skills - Able to work independently under tight deadlines in a start-up environment.Fail-fast mentality with a healthy sense for taking risks to keep innovating.Passionate about customer-centric product delivery.Excellent communication, writing, and cross-team collaboration skills.It would be great if you had, but it is not essentialFintech background in fraud & compliance risk managementAML systems and strategies, specifically transaction monitoring solutionsHighly scalable rule processing enginesExperience with multiple cloud vendors5+ years' experience in engineering leadership rolesKey Characteristics and Attitudes:In a recent global survey these attributes were valued by Jumio's in all locations and functions - we firmly believe in hiring for attitude as well as skill. Friendly and supportiveAdaptable and flexibleArticulate and persuasiveHigh IQ and EQCurious and coachableCommercially AwareResilient and tenaciousBig picture and the detailJumio Values:IDEAL: Integrity, Diversity, Empowerment, Accountability, Leading role can be based remotely in the US or Canada and will lead a geographically diverse team. Company:Jumio is the future for online and mobile ID verification. We are the largest and fastest-growing company in the ID verification space. Jumio Transaction Monitoring is our AML product, a B2B Saas Platform within the fintech world.With a global footprint, we're expanding the team to meet strong client demand across a range of industries including Financial Services, Travel, Sharing Economy, Fintech, Gaming, and others. Equal Opportunities:Jumio is a collaboration of people with different ideas, strengths, interests and cultures. We welcome applications and colleagues from all backgrounds and statuses.