Software Engineering Manager

Ontario or British Columbia

About the position

We believe in the power of hiring. Because the potential for people to do something outstanding has everything to do with being in the right role, on the right team, at the right time. That’s where Greenhouse comes in – from recruiting to on-boarding, we make software to help every company be great at hiring.

Greenhouse is looking for an Engineering Manager to lead one of our full-stack development teams!

Greenhouse's fast growth and focus on continuous improvement means that you'll see something new every week. Our Engineering Managers are technical and managerial, so you'll use both sides of your brain: writing and reviewing code, designing systems, growing the team, running planning sessions, and mentoring.

We use Ruby on Rails, Javascript and React, with some services written in Golang, Clojure, and Elixir. We take testing seriously, maintain a green CI build, and run our shop with a mix of Kanban/Kaizen and Agile practices.

Learn more about our engineering culture here!

Who will love this job

  • A leader – you recruit and retain extraordinary engineering teams
  • A problem-solver – you enjoy taking on challenging technical projects
  • A people-person – you are hard-working, humble, and curious
  • A doer – you are iterative in your approach to working with fellow managers and your team

What you'll do

  • Lead a team of 5-7 engineers with a focus on coaching, mentorship, and growth
  • Create a team dynamic that is inclusive, open-minded, respectful, and effective
  • Maintain a high-quality codebase, participate in coding and code reviews
  • Participate in system design and influence technical strategy conversations across the engineering team
  • Build and deploy a set of globally utilized products
  • Contribute to breaking up our monolith codebase

You should have

  • Experience in building and retaining an inclusive distributed engineering team and culture
  • Proven Computer Science fundamentals
  • Prior experience in developing a complex, multi-tenant web application
  • Experience with modern front-end technologies and best practices
  • A deep understanding of modern web applications and API design; experience with issues related to scale, security, availability, deployment, and server maintenance
  • Experience with development best practices, including continuous integration, automated testing, source control, and code reviews
  • An understanding of AWS or other cloud infrastructures
  • Your own unique talents! If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above,  please include a note telling us why you’d be a great fit for this role.

Applicants must be currently eligible to work in Canada.

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Who we are

At Greenhouse, we celebrate having a diverse group of hardworking employees and it hasn’t gone unnoticed. We’ve won numerous awards including Inc. Magazine Best Workplace (2018-2022), Glassdoor #1 Best Place to Work, Forbes Cloud 100, Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Inc. 5000, Crain’s Best Places to Work NYC, Fortune’s Great Place to Work (2019 - 2022),  and Mogul’s Top 100 Workplaces for Diverse Representation (2022). We pride ourselves on fostering a collaborative culture throughout every step of a Greenhouse employee's journey. From day one of our interview process to executive "Ask Me Anything" sessions, we consistently cultivate an inclusive environment.

For all our employees, we offer a full slate of benefits from competitive salaries, stock options, fully paid option(s) for health coverage (medical, dental and vision), disability coverage, employer paid life insurance, mental health resources, financial wellness benefits, and a fully paid parental leave program. For US-based employees, we offer flexible vacation and a 401(k) matching program. For Dublin-based employees, we offer 25 days' vacation and an employer matching pension program.

Our success in making companies great at hiring depends on our ability to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. To that end, we’re committed to attracting, developing, retaining and promoting a diverse workforce, and infusing DE&I throughout all of our internal practices. By ensuring that every Greenie is able to bring a diversity of talents to our work, we’re increasingly capable of living out our mission and providing real insight from our products to support our customers. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds and all walks of life to apply. Come grow with us at Greenhouse, where we’re building a team to face the world’s increasingly complex and diverse hiring needs.


Want to learn more about our interviewing process? Check out our interviewing at Greenhouse page


**We are a distributed company and do our best work where it works best for us - as individuals and as teams. At this time, all employees are working remotely due to COVID-19.**

Our Talent Acquisition (TA) team at Greenhouse has recently been notified of a phishing scam targeting candidates applying for our open roles. Scammers have been posing as hiring managers and recruiters in an effort to access candidates’ personal and financial information. Please note that any communication from our hiring teams at Greenhouse regarding a job opportunity will only be made by a Greenhouse employee with an @greenhouse.io email address. We would never ask you as part of our interview process to provide personal or financial information, including but not limited to your social security number, online account passwords, credit card numbers, passport information and other related banking information. If you believe you’ve been a victim of a phishing attack, please mark the communication as “spam” and alert us right away at talentacquisition@greenhouse.io.

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