Software Engineering Manager


Posted 2 weeks ago

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Sprockets is using artificial intelligence to reinvent the $500 billion hiring space with advanced applicant matching technology that predicts candidate success, before they are hired.

Our mission is to transform the traditional hiring process into an equitable one; we believe everyone deserves a fair chance. Sprockets’ AI-powered platform identifies the ideal applicants without the need for resumes or interviews, eliminating potential bias.

**We are looking for a creative, technical, and highly collaborative Software Engineering Manager who is looking to make an impact at an early-stagep that is disrupting the HR space.

In this role, you will help execute against the product vision and strategy through your technical leadership while coaching, managing and mentoring a team of fullstack software engineers. Reporting directly to the Chief Product Officer, you’ll directly impact the technical direction and engineering productivity of the team. Empathy, leadership, collaboration, innovation, and speed are core aspects of this role.

The Role:

  • Manage and lead the engineering team to drive productivity and proactively implement better practices and processes to improve our product development lifecycle

  • Actively coach and mentor the team by providing regular constructive feedback, 1:1s, praise and recognition and performance reviews

  • Provide technical leadership and actively participate in carving out the technical roadmap that aligns with our product vision and strategy

  • Creatively ideate innovative technical solutions to customer problems with the team
  • You’ll work closely with product management, design teams, and other stakeholders to identify opportunities, incorporate feedback, and lead engineering solutions
  • Manage the interviewing and hiring process for the engineering team and help lead recruiting efforts to grow and scale the team

  • You’ll help define the scope and technical requirements for large-scale initiatives while managing team allocations

  • You’ll help research software components and third-party programs based on product and engineering needs

  • You’ll help create and drive team-level OKR goals to ensure we are focused on the right things and ensure we actively works towards achieving them
  • You’ll participate in discovery and planning of new products and features while driving the technical direction

About You:

  • You’re a former software engineer with 6+ years of software engineering experience, preferably at a fast-growingp

  • You have 3+ years of experience managing others
  • Experiencing leading and scaling a high-growth, early stagep a plus
  • Familiarity working with Ruby on Rails, React, JavaScript and Git, SQL databases and Object Relational Mapping (ORM)

  • You have a high degree of empathy for the challenges engineers face on a daily basis, as well as the needs of a growing and fast pacedp

  • You have a bias towards action and a willingness to fill the gaps as needed

  • You are comfortable operating in a maturing environment and are able to implement best practices, leveraging your experience

  • You are passionate about technology and stay up to date with the latest trends

  • You are a true creative technologist - aiming to solve user problems in innovative ways leveraging the latest technology

  • You have working knowledge of Agile development processes and engineering best practices

  • You have excellent communication skills, high EQ, and take a collaborative and empathetic approach to problem-solving and working with others

Our Culture:

  • We have a noble mission. Sprockstars, as we like to call us, do not take transforming the hiring process into an equitable one lightly. We’re committed to you, our team, our customers and their employees alike

  • To make breakthroughs, people need an environment where it’s safe to make mistakes and learn. Sprockets fosters a workspace where different viewpoints are welcomed and every voice counts - a place where everyone can ask anyone for guidance and bring their truest selves to work every day

  • Our team strives to be known as leaders and innovators within the hiring tech industry. We challenge the process and product in our continuous pursuit of excellence

  • Collaboration and communication are exactly how Sprockets was built and will continue to thrive. As a small team, everyone at the organization has the opportunity to know each other and contribute their thoughts

  • We pride ourselves on our emphasis on a healthy work-life balance. During business hours, our Sprockstars work hard and play hard — that’s no accident

  • Integrity creates trust. It’s the constant choice to infuse every action with honesty, fairness, and respect for customers and colleagues alike

  • We empower our teams with the freedom, trust and autonomy to make good and strategic decisions that enable our customers and drive our business forward

Our Benefits & Perks:

  • 4-day work week

  • Competitive salary package and ownership equity in the company

  • A fully remote company so you have the flexibility to work anywhere in the U.S.

  • Receive a MacBook and financial assistance to craft your most comfortable work-from-home environment

  • Quarterly company trips designed to foster relationships, creativity and having fun!

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage packages

  • Learning and development budget to hone your personal and professional skills

  • Additional perks on the horizon!

If you are interested in intensive growth, emerging technology, and vibrant work culture, Sprockets is the start-up for you. Having recently received our Series A round of funding, we are poised for another big year of growth. Come disrupt with us!**

Unfortunately, this role is now closed

Our Working Week

In September 2022 we switched to a 4 day work week (32hrs). Half our team have Fridays off and half have Mondays off.

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Our Remote Working Policy

We are a fully remote company so you have the flexibility to work anywhere in the U.S.

  • South Carolina
  • New York
  • Atlanta
  • Tennessee
  • Arizona
  • Boston
  • Oklahoma

Our Employee Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Dentalcare
  • Bi-annual company trips
  • Equity / options
  • Equipment allowance

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