Engineering Manager


Are you an experienced engineering leader looking for an exciting new challenge in a high-growth startup environment? Atlar, a pioneering company based in Stockholm, Sweden, is seeking a talented Engineering Manager for their Connectivity team.

About Atlar

Atlar is a company that recognizes money as the lifeblood of business and believes the tools for managing it are overdue for an upgrade. They are revolutionizing the way businesses manage money with a radical new approach. In less than two years since their launch, Atlar has gained significant traction, with notable clients such as Acne Studios, GetYourGuide, Forto, and HomeToGo, managing over €1bn in annualized payments volume.

Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Atlar is backed by Index Ventures, investors in category-defining companies such as Adyen, Revolut, and Figma.

About the Role

Connectivity is critical for Atlar’s operations, encompassing connections with traditional banks, neobanks, PSPs, ERPs, spend management tools, and more. At its core, Atlar’s platform consists of a proprietary connectivity network that serves to consolidate financial data and payment functionality for their customers. Atlar’s products depend on this network.

This role is largely responsible for ensuring this network runs smoothly, managing the team building it, and interfacing with external stakeholders. Key tasks include onboarding new connections, managing existing connections, and creating the tools and processes that will take Atlar’s connectivity to the next level.

As an Engineering Manager in Connectivity, you will act as the central linchpin of Atlar’s connectivity domain, both in a technical and product/customer-facing context, with the opportunity to help build and refine Atlar’s connectivity network from the ground up.

What You’ll Do

Build and Manage Engineering Teams

  • Lead Recruitment and Onboarding: Identify, recruit, and onboard top engineering talent, ensuring a smooth integration into the team.
  • Foster Development and Growth: Mentor and support team members in their professional development, providing regular feedback and opportunities for skill enhancement.
  • Oversee Project Execution: Manage project timelines and deliverables, ensuring high-quality engineering output that aligns with company goals and objectives.

Lead and Optimize Internal Processes and Documentation

  • Document the capabilities of Atlar’s banking partners, including cut-off times, payment types, files, channels, pricing, and more.
  • Communicate bank-specific capabilities to Atlar’s Delivery and Sales teams for use externally on a per-customer basis.
  • Define the processes for troubleshooting issues and managing incidents relating to Atlar’s banking partners.

Be the Domain Expert on Connectivity

  • Support Atlar’s sales team as the go-to point of contact, fielding technical questions from customers on bank capabilities and statuses.
  • Lead the onboarding of new banking partners together with Atlar’s engineering team, mapping their capabilities and running penny tests.
  • Communicate with and manage stakeholders at Atlar’s existing banking partners, particularly when it comes to troubleshooting issues.
  • Together with Atlar’s Sales & Delivery functions, make sure their backlog is prioritized to enable customers to go live when they expect to.

What You Need

  • Technical bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with exceptional performance working as a Software Engineer.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with exceptional performance in product management, engineering management, team lead, or tech lead experience.
  • Exceptional project management and time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working with technical counterparts in Product and Engineering to share feedback, troubleshoot, and ideate workarounds as needed.
  • High adaptability and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.


  • Experience with ERP software (e.g., Netsuite, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics).
  • Experience with bank integration channels.
  • Experience within financial services.
  • Experience at a high-growth startup.


In summary, this role offers the opportunity to play a central role in shaping and maintaining Atlar’s connectivity network, focusing on both technical implementation and customer satisfaction. If you’re keen to know more, apply here or message Marcus Kong on LinkedIn.

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