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Engineering Manager (Hybrid)



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Monday, April 22, 2024
Engineering · London · Hybrid Remote

Engineering Manager (Hybrid)

Powering purpose in every company and nonprofit worldwide 🌎

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🚂 This is a hybrid role that requires you to be able to commute to our central London office in Fitzrovia at least once per week.

If you've been looking to join a fast-growing startup, backed by the same investors as Stripe & AirBnb whose mission is to make a huge positive impact, then you’ve landed on the right job.

Our Mission

Our mission at Percent is to power purpose in every company and nonprofit worldwide. We already work with 30+ industry giants such as Google, HSBC & TikTok. We enable them to quickly and easily build giving into their products, enabling nonprofits to access these innovative new funding streams.

Our donation volume is growing rapidly: in 2021 we donated $3.5m. In 2022, $120m, and in 2023 we donated over $1bn. This year our mission is to enable over $2bn of donations to good causes. To achieve this we need you.

Apply Now and come build a better world with us at Percent 💌

Join our startup and make a difference as an Engineering Manager

To support this mission, we're looking for an experienced Engineering Manager 🔭 who can lead two of our autonomous product teams. These teams cover our verification platform, which includes agent verification and eligibility. Both teams function by making decisions based on our business objectives. In our teams, engineers delight in fully taking part in making product decisions, so it's important that you enjoy contributing to and steering the product discussion. In return, we'll give you a platform to exercise your creativity and innovate until your heart's content.

Come build with us at Percent!

As an Engineering Manager, your mission will be to:
  • Play a vital role in the product life cycle from concept to production, actively engaging in product ideation and development.
  • Champion tight feedback loops throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Balance empathy for customer needs with a visionary perspective that goes beyond simply delivering a faster horse (inspired by a Stripe job description we like and agree with 😉).
  • Cultivate an environment where freedom and safety are paramount, empowering every individual to contribute fully.
  • Maintain team performance by ensuring team members are motivated, adhere to our pillars, and deliver on schedule according to yearly and quarterly business objectives.
This role is a perfect match for you, if you have:
  • Proven engineering experience, with a strong grasp of technical aspects within cross-functional teams.
  • A sense of accountability that enables your team(s) to deliver business value consistently and pragmatically.
  • The ability to execute to a deadline when required.
  • A keen eye for ensuring Percent's wider engineering goals progress alongside product-focused work.
  • Experience recruiting and onboarding engineers, with confidence in your ability to attract and retain them for Percent.
  • A commitment to providing continuous performance feedback and mentorship, helping engineers achieve their quarterly and annual goals, supporting their career growth, development and dreams.
  • Strong relationship-building skills for fostering trust with key stakeholders across all domains.
  • The ability to write clearly and concisely.
Bonus points, but not required, if you have knowledge or love of, or have been:
  • An ex-technical or product founder
  • Domain-Driven Design
  • Artificial Intelligence as it may contribute to driving innovative solutions for us and our partners.
  • Tea drinking 🫖

Role Comp


What you can expect upon joining our team

💰 Salary reviews and share options
⚖️ Flexible working hours
🥳 Paid day off on your birthday!
🌴 25 days annual leave, plus paid public holidays
💙 Paid sick leave
💚 Paid mental health leave
🧘🏽 Paid wellness leave
🤓 Learning & development budget
📚 Percent library
⭐️ Paid days off to volunteer for non-profit causes
🪁 Parental leave
🚴🏾 UK cycle-to-work scheme
🏡 We're remote-first but offer a cosy office in central London for those who enjoy the on-site workspace experience
🙌 … and so much more


We take pride in our diverse and growing team representing 20+ nationalities across 5 continents 🌍 ! Our continued expansion provides us with opportunities to embrace and celebrate different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, essential to our success. We actively seek and welcome applicants from all walks of life, regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

A team that well represents the world that we are trying to support is a wiser, more knowledgeable and stronger one. We’re excited for you to bring your experience, yourself & special lemon twist to Percent to propel us forward in striving to create a better world for us all.

Check out our Careers Page for more details!

    Remote status
    Hybrid Remote
    Employment type
    Contact Diana Catherine Lopez Head of Talent & People – Operations


    Workplace & culture

    At Percent, we champion collaboration, curiosity and creativity… oh, and positive energy! We think it’s so important that our employees are recognised and valued for their individual differences and contributions, so we've put great emphasis on creating an environment where our team feel empowered to be themselves.

    We actively seek and encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds, irrespective of age, disability, sex, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, race, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

    About Percent

    For more information on what we do and (more importantly) why we do it, head over to our blog and check out our Super Secret Plan Part 2.

    Founded in 2017
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