Director of Engineering - Money & Payments

  • Locations
    • Remote
    • San Francisco
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 1, 2021
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • Sector
  • Fintech

Build the world’s fastest Identity and Checkout products

Company Mission

Our mission is to make buying online faster, safer and easier for everyone. Fast Login and Fast Checkout enable a one-click sign-in and purchasing experience that makes it easier for people to buy and merchants to sell. The company’s products work on any browser, device or platform to deliver a consistent, stress-free purchasing experience. Fast is entirely consumer-focused and invests heavily in its users’ privacy and data security. Headquartered in San Francisco but open to a globally remote workforce, we are a founders-led, privately held company funded by Stripe, Index Ventures, Susa Ventures and other world-class investors.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and demonstrate our values through equitable pay, fantastic benefits, and access to all reasonable accommodations.

We are seeking an experienced Director of Engineering that will lead talented software teams to build and ship new products in the suite of our Fast checkout experience to buyers and sellers across the world. In this role, you will set the technical vision and direction in partnership with engineering management for the team’s roadmap while closely interacting with cross functional roles in product management and design. If you are passionate about building amazing financial technology products at scale, come join us!


  • Lead and grow teams of talented engineers through direct mentorship, vision setting and advocacy and support for the overall technical organization
  • Continuously raise the bar by hiring exceptional talent for the team
  • Spend a significant amount of time partnering with recruiting to scale the engineering organization
  • Work with the Head of Engineering on org design to insure engineers are working on the right projects at the right time
  • Participate in company-wide initiatives that benefit the engineering organization, such as Job Family Architectures, Organizational Learning events and opportunities and Personal Development Plans
  • Manage and proactively communicate with stakeholders on project progress throughout the entirety of the feature  lifecycle
  • Participate in org-wide initiatives to build an inclusive, healthy, and collaborative engineering culture at Fast


  • Prior experience as a DoE or Senior Engineering Manager, leading multiple teams at tech companies at scale
  • CS degree or equivalent experience


  • Experience in e-commerce industry
  • Previous mature startup experience


  • Benefits and Perks- Because People Matter
  • Comprehensive insurance (paid 99% by the company) with no deductible, and 10 dollar copays
  • Globally remote with flexible work schedules to fit your needs
  • Generous parental/family leave for all caregivers- available at any time within 12 months after the new family member joins you
  • 401k with match up to 4%

Equity grant

  • People-focused PTO that you determine- time off is there when you want it, when you need it
  • Frequent inclusive events scheduled to allow everyone to express their voice (or dance skills)
  • Monthly exercise and internet stipends---and snacks