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Engineering Manager

| Greater NYC Area
Transfix is changing the way companies view their supply chain. We are an award winning, recognized market and technology leader in the full truckload (FTL) market, which is a $420 billion market each year in the U.S. alone. We eliminate waste and solve inefficiencies through a deep understanding of the dynamics that exist today for the world's leading shippers and the millions of carriers and drivers that move their goods. We identify blind spots where data can fundamentally transform the way shippers and carriers work together, and we reduce the amount of “empty miles” driven by truckers with algorithms that match freight with trucks based on location in realtime. Our solution yields significant savings for shippers and increased pay for truck drivers. Ultimately, our mission is simple: to improve the lives of both shippers and carriers by creating a more efficient, transparent platform by which a product can be moved from anywhere to everywhere at anytime.
The problems we solve everyday are real and require creativity, grit, and determination. The culture we're building is one where we challenge the norms of the industry. The team we have is built on the foundation of personal growth, collaboration and experimentation.
Launched in August 2013, we have raised $78.5M in capital and are backed by top VC firms in NYC and San Francisco including, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Canvas Ventures, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Corigin Ventures, Founder Collective and Bowery Capital. We are headquartered in New York City.
As an Engineering Manager, you will drive our team’s growth through thoughtful management and continuous improvement of our engineering practices. We currently live in Ruby on Rails, Java, Lambda with backing PostgreSQL running on AWS. 

What you'll do:

  • Foster a robust engineering culture
  • Advocate for engineering best practices and the highest quality product
  • Mentor and develop our engineers through career guidance and regular weekly meetings
  • Take ownership of technical execution and roadmap/architecture/planning decisions
  • Partner closely with recruiting to build a high-performing engineering team

About you:

  • You have a strong track record of at least 2 years in leadership and hands-on engineering experience as a senior engineer.
  • You understand that creating opportunity for your team is your most important calling and that managing is as much an honor as it is an important responsibility.
  • You are passionate about team culture and enjoy mentoring, coaching, and developing your team.
  • You have an intuition for teaching others.
  • You enjoy working in agile startup environments.
  • You are fluent in programming languages (Java, Python, Ruby).
  • You stay on top of important tech industry changes.
  • You ideally have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.

To all recruitment agencies: Transfix does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not be held responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

Transfix borders the famous Times Square neighborhood–there is nothing you won't find here!

An Insider's view of Transfix

What are some social events your company does?

Transfix has a culture committee dedicated towards creating events that cater to our team’s unique interests. From Game Night to Transfixgiving Dinner, our events are a healthy mix of both in-house team bonding to outdoor team building experiences.

Jenni

Office Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Our team's success is heavily dependent on making sure everyone is communicating with each other. This is why we are constantly instant messaging each other and doing a weekly check-in with our managers to resolve any issues that we may have. This is also a good time to get feedback on our performance so we know where we stand at all times.

Ricardo

Associate, Carrier Experience

What are Transfix Perks + Benefits

Transfix Benefits Overview

Transfix covers 100% medical benefits for all full-time employees, as well as provides flexible paid vacation.

We have amazing catered lunches every Friday, and a kitchen that is stocked with snacks / drinks throughout the week. Depending on the season, we have avocados for days. Not to mention, there's enough cold brew on tap to win the Kentucky Derby!

Lastly, we have a cultural committee called "Guardians of the Galaxy" that meets bi-monthly to make sure each month has it's fair share of fun office events. Maintaining a fun and inclusive office culture that keeps employees engaged it very important to us.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our Medical, Vision, and Dental plans are 100% paid—we got you covered!

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