Director, Platform Engineering

Credit Karma is working to make financial progress possible for everyone. Engineering Efficiency plays a pivotal role in this mission by providing our engineering organization with the tools and frameworks needed to develop and ship code as quickly as possible in a controlled, self-service manner.  The Director of Engineering Efficiency is responsible for the vision, strategy, roadmap and implementation of our development environments, testing platforms, and deployment frameworks across all surfaces (web, iOS, and android). You will manage multiple teams and develop an organization that is centered on improving our time-to-market. A successful Engineering Efficiency team will act as a force multiplier for our entire engineering organization by removing friction from development processes and empowering individual teams to be self-sufficient. Reporting to the Sr. Director of Platform Engineering, the DIrector of Engineering Efficiency has significant cross-functional experience, is adept at internal customer management and support, and highly pragmatic. You love blending software and infrastructure, have an expert understanding of software best practices, an ability to solve complex problems on the go, and a track record of delivering high quality software in a fast-paced environment.

What the Job Entails

  • Drive the vision, strategy, roadmap and implementation of dev environments, testing platforms, and deployment frameworks.
  • Own the operational metrics associated with the stability and scalability of our development pipelines.
  • Provide technical direction and oversee software development, testing, deployment, and monitoring.
  • Day-to-day leadership for multiple engineering teams with a focus on employee development and growth.
  • Restructure, reassign, and hire engineers as needed to bring your vision into focus.
  • Playing a key role in connecting your engineering teams with other engineering, product, design, and infrastructure teams.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • 5+ years experience working in a leadership capacity managing multiple teams.
  • 3+ years of experience in engineering efficiency / internal tooling.
  • Pragmatic expert in software and architecture best practices.
  • Can foster and grow teams with top-notch skill-sets.
  • Superb communication, documentation, and leadership skills.
  • Thrives when undertaking significant responsibility with limited oversight
  • Thinks strategically - develops process, tools and frameworks that help ensure effectiveness across a variety of stakeholders


Meet Some of Credit Karma's Employees

Kyle G.


Kyle works behind the scenes as a revenue analyst to provide Credit Karma’s members with personalized offers that help them optimize their finances.

Maria P.


As a full-stack engineer, Maria does everything from back end to front end testing. She works hard to build scalable, testable, and maintainable products that Credit Karma’s members find easy to use.

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