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Principal Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2024

Principal Engineer

Job Locations LT-Remote
Posted Date 2 months ago(22/03/2024 14:15)
Job ID
# of Openings
Org Level 2
Product Engineering

Who we are

At Mambu, we believe that banking and financial services can change the world for the better. We also know that inflexible systems are slowing innovation and limiting impact. We’re on a mission to change that, to make banking work better for everyone.

Join us as we bring banking and financial services technology into the digital-first world. Where our best-in-class, cloud-banking platform is igniting financial change globally. Where we are enabling our customers to build great banking experiences for their customers; in a faster, more flexible and more dependable way than ever before.

If this mission drives you, if you are bold, curious, customer-obsessed and ready to embrace a challenge, then we want you on our team.

At Mambu our people are the foundation! We prioritise continuous learning and development to empower Mambuvians for success and growth. We provide a learning budget by function for professional development and offer a comprehensive L&D program that enhances both technical expertise and soft skills.

Let’s rewrite the rules of banking together!

What you’ll do

  • Leading technical excellence in Data Services domain, consisting of data infrastructure, data management and reporting areas; your input will be visible in the entire Mambu organisation and will serve hundreds of banks and financial institutions as well as millions of users worldwide;
  • Establish practices around design workshops and architecture decisioning which enable engineers to work autonomously and develop new initiatives, while applying high quality principles consistently;
  • Define improvement themes for specific components in accordance with the Product Strategy and engage with Product Managers, Engineering Managers and Engineers to align on the execution plan, proactively gathering feedback and metrics;
  • Establish yourself as an influencer and technical authority, coaching engineers on architectural thinking and advanced engineering practices, representing Mambu at technical events and conferences and providing proactive technical leadership;
  • This is an on-hands position. We don't expect that you will touch code on a daily basis, but be prepared to get your hands dirty;
  • You will report directly to the Senior Engineering Manager in the Data Services area.

What you’ll bring

  • Significant hands-on engineering experience, including as a contributor to any Open Source project and work in product-led SaaS company or scale-up environment;
  • Cloud knowledge: AWS, GCP, Azure;
  • Proficiency in database technologies such as SQL, NoSQL, and data warehousing platforms;
  • Experience with big data technologies such as Kafka;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment;
  • Understanding of data security, privacy, and compliance requirements;
  • Similar level roles in Data area;
  • Expertise in modern product management techniques, including product planning, product discovery and development.

Your first 3 months in Mambu will look like this:

  • Onboarding and Immersion. Getting to know teams and Staff Engineers in your area; onboarding to the product and operations; meeting and getting to know your peers Principal Engineers, directors; gaining knowledge about Mambu’s products and services, short term and long term challenges;
  • Domain exploration: collecting knowledge and artefacts from Data Services area; understanding key initiatives, projects and operational challenges; getting to know your engineering teams; reviewing existing processes;
  • Strategy formulation: synthesising findings from the domain exploration phase; identifying key objectives and aligning with stakeholders; defining the cross-organisational implementation roadmap alongside your teams and peers.

Your future

We aim to be the leading cloud-banking platform, powering the future of banking and igniting financial change globally. If you want to join a collaborative, inclusive team of experts changing the lives of billions, this is where you belong.

The base salary for this position is €9.200 gross (before taxes) monthly. This is a full-time equivalent target rate for Lithuania only. Actual rate offered will vary depending on the nature of the role and the breadth of skills and expertise the candidate brings to the role relative to existing Mambuvians.

For the rest of the locations where we advertise this role, the starting salary will be discussed during the recruitment process.

Let's connect!

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Follow the work of our Product and Engineering teams as they continuously make our products and platform bigger, better, faster and stronger. Check out our Medium Product & Tech Log.

As part of the recruitment (or HR onboarding) process, you will be required to obtain authorised criminal background and credit screening results, as well as be queried against a sanctions/anti-money-laundering/counter terrorism financing/politically exposed persons screening service and your employment is conditional upon approval of these results.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that many job seekers (including women, people of colour and people from diverse backgrounds) are reluctant to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification.

Here at Mambu we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Mambu is committed to working with and providing equal opportunities to people with disabilities. If you have a medical condition or disability which inhibits your ability to complete any part of the application process, and are in need of a reasonable adaptation of the process to accommodate your needs, please contact us at and let us know how we may assist you.


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