Manager, Software Engineering

Posted 31 August 2021
LocationSan Francisco
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSoftware Engineering
Contact NameBethany Hutchins
Remote working Hybrid/Flexible

Job description

Partnering with a leading mobile app in the news and social media industries, we are in search of a leader for one of our software engineering teams - specifically focused on designing innovative features for our millions of users! These features will be key critical in delivering engaging and smart content to our global network.


  • Lead a varied skill team (front end/backend) engineers to build new features in order to attract new users and engage existing users
  • Optimize user’s onboarding experience and improve retention rate through use of algorithms
  • Partner with key stakeholders to understand business needs and define strategies that align
  • Develop and mentor engineering team members


  • 5+ years of experience in architecting, developing, and shipping software products with large scale
  • Experience in leading engineering teams that build innovative product features for consumer-facing apps
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • MS/BS degree in computer science, mathematics, physics or other similar fields


  • Knowledge of cloud based architecture (AWS preferable)
  • Experience with news apps or news media
  • Experience with user acquisition or growth hacking strategies


  • Equity included
  • 100% medical, dental and vision insurance coverage (60% coverage for dependents)
  • 401k matching 
  • Free lunch, snacks, drinks, etc.
  • Pet friendly office