Engineering Manager, Backend

Pocket Gems   •  

San Francisco, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 186 days ago

What You’ll Do:

  • Engage, mentor, and develop an small group of engineers; coaching and developing the team, cultivating pragmatic engineering decision-making
  • Lead and participate in technical scope; including design, coding, and decision-making, as well as product innovation, all to create scalable and robust features
  • Collaborate closely in small, nimble, and cross-functional teams
  • Balance the technical and product roadmaps within the team

What You Bring to the Engineering Team:

  • 5+ years of engineering experience, including at least 1 year of relevant engineering team management experience
  • Strong team building and empowering skills; you love building scalable and high-performing teams of engineers
  • Holistic full-stack understanding; including optimizing database transactions to build distributed systems and frontend web applications
  • A love for delighting users, both internal and external, with reliable tools, data, and creative and highly technical solutions to their problems

Extra Gems for:

  • An advanced degree in computer science, engineering, or relevant field
  • Deep experience with AWS, Pub/Sub, Google App Engine, and related backend technologies is a plus