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Engineering Manager, Core Banking (role is based in Singapore)



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
New York, NY, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

At Airwallex (, we’re building the future of global finance on one platform. Founded in 2015 in Melbourne, Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses to grow beyond borders. With one of the world’s most powerful payments infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all on one single platform.

If you’re excited to do the most ambitious work of your career and change the way money moves around the world - join us!

What you will do:

The Core Banking Engineering Manager is a high-impact role requiring close collaboration with product & engineering teams across the organization to maintain & evolve the mission-critical client ledger & financial transaction orchestration engine that powers Airwallex’s diverse product capabilities, including card issuing, payments, and foreign exchange. The role will include both people & technical leadership responsibilities. It will require you to design and execute an engineering strategy in partnership with the organization's senior technical & business leaders. This role will be based in Singapore.

You will be responsible for both the delivery & overall health of the Core Banking domain, including multiple squads covering core client ledger infrastructure, transaction orchestration capability & reporting solutions.

2024 presents a unique greenfield opportunity to design and implement a more scalable domain boundary in the form of a next-generation transaction orchestration engine, which is expected to harmonize the movement of funds across our ecosystem and provide an elegant platform for sister domains to model more complicated fund settlement workflows examples of which include online card authorization, batch payment, fund investment, interest bearing & loan repayment workflows.

Ideal experiences:

  • Solid understanding of accounting concepts (ledger, financial transactions) & experience working in a financial domain

  • 8+ years of software engineering experience, with a focus on solving availability & consistency challenges across mission-critical, distributed systems

  • 2+ years of experience managing and mentoring a team of developers

  • Hands-on experience with event-driven architectures

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Experience with backend technologies is essential. While we do not mind what language you have most recently been using, we are using Java or Kotlin, Spring / Spring Boot

  • Experience developing and maintaining automated tests and quality control processes

  • Evidence of working on high-volume distributed systems. Strong cloud experience GCP (preferred) or AWS (EC2, RDS, ELB, CloudFront, etc.) with docker and Kubernetes

  • Experience integrating with observability tooling such as Splunk, NewRelic, Prometheus, Grafana

Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard color, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status when making our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms/recruiters. Airwallex will not pay any fees to search firms/recruiters if a candidate is submitted by a search firm/recruiter unless an agreement has been entered into with respect to specific open position(s). Search firms/recruiters submitting resumes to Airwallex on an unsolicited basis shall be deemed to accept this condition, regardless of any other provision to the contrary.