Engineering Manager - UK

Our Mission 🚀

Bud's mission is simple. We're here to create the world’s most compelling financial data products. The products we're building are used by some of the world's most prestigious institutions to help millions of their customers take control of their finances.
We recently raised $80m in our Series B so you’ll be joining us at a really exciting time as we expand into new markets and invest heavily into the business.

Why Bud

As an Engineering Manager at Bud, you will have the opportunity to work across diverse and talented teams, driving open conversations, innovation and a supportive environment. Most importantly, you will be a core part of the team, collaborating, sharing ideas and working with the team to continuously improve.

Technology is our passion. From collaborative engineering meetings to R&D days, there is every opportunity for you to be on the ground and close to the technology.

We believe in learning and are always looking for the best ways to improve and move forwards. Working with the teams around you, you can make an impact by supporting others in their growth but also further your own learning with our learning and development resources and career progression opportunities.


A bit about you

  • Confident in guiding and empowering engineering teams to align with the company's vision.
  • Solid understanding of Agile ways of working and the ability to identify and implement solutions to drive the team to continuously improve.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills.
  • Comfortable working in a hands-off role whilst displaying strong technical understanding from experience. (Technical background) (Software development, QA).
  • Experience and aptitude in risk management and escalation.
  • Understanding of high performing teams and working with teams to achieve this.
  • Solution orientated and a problem solving person.
  • Passionate about developing, inspiring and mentoring engineering teams.
  • Able to collaborate across teams to assist in driving and delivering projects.
  • Working closely with hiring to identify qualified candidates to strengthen the teams and company.

We believe that diversity will make us better

At Bud, culture is always at the forefront of our minds! We're looking for bold, authentic and collaborative people who can bring innovation and creativity to our teams in line with our core values. We also value equal opportunities and we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. We have a commitment to building an inclusive and diverse work environment, which means we encourage you to apply for our roles as we’d love to hear from you. 

Bud remembers that our team are real people with real lives and want to support them through all life’s ups and downs. We have a range of leave policies in place to support our team members.

Bud also offers other leave policies to allow for more choices and flexibility to ensure you have a reasonable amount of time off work to look after yourself, and those closest to you.


Compensation 💰

We offer competitive salaries in line with industry benchmarks, set using extensive market data. We review salaries on an annual basis to make sure we continue to reward people well for their contributions at Bud. We have benchmarked this role between £75,000-£90,000.

Career Progression 📈

We all know how important it is to make sure we’re all growing in our roles. We have a detailed career progression framework to help you track your development and growth during your time at Bud, and your level within this framework will be formally reviewed every six months.

Wellbeing 🏋️‍♀️🧘‍♂️

We understand how important it is to look after your physical and mental health, and also that this looks different for everyone. To support this, we offer a range of wellbeing benefits for our team. We have private medical insurance as well as a £50 monthly flexible wellbeing allowance. We also partner with the mental health platform, Spill, who provide therapy services and support.

Learning & Development 📚

As part of our commitment to developing our people, all employees at Bud have an annual £1,000 pot available to use towards their learning and development - think books, courses & events - the choice is yours.

We also have quarterly R&D days, giving you the opportunity to take a break for 2 days from live projects and work on something that’s inspired you, either independently or as part of a collaborative team.

Flexible Working ⏳

As a trusted member of Bud, you’ll have the freedom and flexibility to manage your time and routine in a way that suits you, and your team, allowing you to deliver your best work. All of our roles can be based in our London office, or fully remote/distributed in the UK.

Time Off 🏖️

We’re a team that likes to work hard, so we need to make sure we balance this with time to rest and relax. We offer 25 days holiday, plus the usual bank holidays, plus additional time off over the Christmas holiday season.

We also give everyone two days of paid volunteering leave per year, to spend time on projects and initiatives that matter to you.

Pension 🏦

We believe in helping our staff save for retirement, with Bud matching pension contributions up to 5%.

Equipment 💻

We’ll get you all set up to work effectively and comfortably from Day 1 with an Apple laptop and any additional equipment you might need to work remotely.

Social 💃🕺

We’re big on keeping Bud a social place to work, with big quarterly events (we throw an epic party) and regular team socials.

Commuting 🚇

We are big advocates of sustainable transport and travel, and are members of a cycle to work scheme. We also have season ticket loans available.

Our culture at Bud is incredibly important to us, it's all about how we work positively as a team! Whether working remotely or in the office, we always work to make sure our teams are able to build great relationships through social and team building activities.

How to apply

Send your CV through to and our people team will get back to you.