Engineering Manager

| Greater NYC Area | Remote
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Engineering Manager 

Electric is a Series B startup backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Bowery Capital, GGV Capital, Primary Venture Partners and led by a team of seasoned entrepreneurs, operators, and technologists. With software forming the foundation of every office, Electric is the world’s first all-in-one, modern IT support solution that can truly meet the needs of growing businesses. Through a chat interface, personalized service, and flat-rate pricing we keep our client’s email, computers, Wi-Fi and software running smoothly at a fraction of the cost and headaches normally experienced with traditional managed service providers.

Our company is a fun, fast-paced environment with enormous opportunities for career advancement. 

What You'll Do

  • Launch a new team, tasked with owning problems and outcomes rather than solutions and outputs
  • Build a diverse team while fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment
  • Lead a team of engineers by setting expectations and goals, providing guidance and actionable feedback
  • Supporting your team’s growth and career development goals through active mentorship and coaching
  • Own, commit and drive accountability for your team’s roadmap and milestones
  • Work as an integral part of the leadership team of your tribe, deciding how the team functions as a whole
  • Align with the rest of the engineering management team and implement effective engineering processes and policies
  • Anticipate, identify and clear roadblocks for the team; provide clear direction and effective decision making where necessary
  • Represent the team to product & engineering groups, both internally and externally

Our Tech Stack...

  • … is constantly evolving, but here are some highlights:
  • AWS infrastructure (Lambda, RDS, DynamoDB, Kubernetes on EKS)
  • Postgres and DynamoDB as primary data stores
  • Data warehouses in Red Shift and Snowflake
  • Python-based serverless functions hosted on AWS Lambda
  • GraphQL for querying APIs and serving relevant data
  • React for front end applications

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science / Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience.
  • 2+ years of experience in an engineering management role with multiple direct reports.
  • Clear and compelling verbal and communication skills to audiences with differing levels of technical fluency
  • Ability to weigh several and often conflicting constraints and make rapid decisions in a fast-moving and quickly-growing company
  • Experience leading inclusive teams and empowering people to do the best work of their careers
  • Knowledge of microservice architectures and patterns
  • Driven by results and outcomes, not inputs and outputs
  • Seek to fully understand a problem before jumping into its solutions
  • Most importantly: You are thirsty, curious, not afraid to fail, and believe that nothing is impossible.

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