Software Engineering Manager

The Role

We are seeking an ambitious and nice engineering leader who is passionate about creating an ideal environment for humans to build software. We believe that supporting engineers by investing in the best management, systems, and processes is critical to attracting top talent and building a great product. We are looking for people who share this vision, excel at empathizing with their teammates, and have strong problem-solving skills. As an engineering manager, you will be responsible for the holistic well-being and productivity of 3-6 engineers on one of our three teams, as well as building and improving processes, setting technical priorities, and doing some hands-on technical work.


  • 2+ years leading software engineers, including a demonstrated track record of solving complex management problems and motivating people to do their best work.
  • 5+ years of professional software engineering experience, including experience building a large-scale web application using modern lean product development techniques.
  • High degree of empathy and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent at clear and concise written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to review and evaluate full-stack web application code written in PHP and JavaScript using modern frameworks.


  • Manage a team of several mid- to senior-level full-stack software engineers, structuring their roles and providing guidance to ensure their success and continued personal growth.
  • Work closely with product managers to build a great product using lean principles.
  • Collaborate with team members to prioritize improvements to code quality and systems.
  • Work with direct reports, peers, and upper management to drive continuous improvement and higher standards at all levels of the company.
  • Perform some individual contributor work to stay in touch with the challenges facing others on the team.
  • Participate in hiring and interviewing engineers.

Benefits and Perks

  • Working from home makes it easier to focus on results and develop professionally while spending less time commuting. (See our opinion piece on perks and work-life balance at
  • 401(k) plan, home internet reimbursement, and $3,000 / year in free products plus employee discount for friends and family.
  • pays 100% of the premium for full health, vision and dental insurance coverage for you and your family in a high-quality Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO plan.
  • Flexible work schedule and unlimited vacation policy (work hard and take time when you need it).
  • We’ll pay for computer and home office equipment (within reason) that will help you work better.

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