Jackpocket gives lottery fans an easy, secure way to order lottery tickets from their phone.

Engineering Manager

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Employer Provided Salary: 190,000-210,000 Annually
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Jackpocket is the first mobile lottery app in the U.S. that offers players a secure way to order official state lottery tickets, such as Powerball, Mega Millions, and more, via their smartphones. We're creating a more convenient, fun, and responsible way to play the lottery by modernizing the $300B global lottery market with a mobile platform that everyone, including grandma, can feel good about.

As an Engineering Manager, you will play a key role in the success and continued expansion of our software development function. You will provide day to day leadership to the backend e-commerce team and work to engage, develop, and mentor your direct reports. You will also lead strategic initiatives around the delivery of technical projects and the continued expansion of the team as the business continues to grow rapidly. This is a full time position reporting to the VP of Engineering. 


  • Serve as a central leader for the engineering organization and support timely delivery of technical solutions to address business needs
  • Provide day to day management and oversight to multiple teams of direct reports
  • Play an active role in the implementation and improvement of engineering processes and best practices
  • Provide hands on mentorship, coaching, and career development for direct reports and own strategic employee engagement and retention initiatives 
  • Provide technical leadership and project management for all aspects of the software development lifecycle
  • Collaborate with senior leadership in the development and prioritization of long-term technology road maps
  • Lead strategy around employer branding and recruitment for the engineering organization


  • 2+ years of leadership experience in a fast paced software development environment
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and expanding highly engaged and productive engineering teams
  • Experience managing multiple technical teams and leading successful delivery of high quality technical solutions
  • Experience managing backend and front end engineers
  • Experience with RESTful and event driven services
  • Experience with Ruby
  • Familiarity with DevOps processes
  • Working knowledge of employee engagement and recruitment strategies
  • Experience leveraging AI tools for productivity is a plus 

The base compensation range for this role is $190,000 - $210,000

This is a full-time exempt position and is not eligible for overtime under FLSA requirements. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Jackpocket is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact [email protected].



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What are Jackpocket Perks + Benefits

Jackpocket Benefits Overview

Competitive salaries; health benefits up to 100% coverage; stock options; generous PTO; sick days, and holidays; 401K matching; flex work schedule & remote work options; commuter benefits; career growth and promotion from within; snack & meal perks; wellness benefits: Citi Bike, Headspace & Teladoc memberships to name a few!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Jackpocket partners with nonprofits like Broadway Cares and Foster Dogs NYC!
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Every other friday we provide catered lunch as part of our "Friday Wins" meeting.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Jackpocketeers can take advantage of professional development opportunities like attending job-related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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