Engineering Manager, New Product Initiatives
Software Engineering, Other Engineering, Product
Remote · Canada
Posted on Friday, February 10, 2023
<p> <strong>About GlossGenius</strong> </p><p>GlossGenius is building an ecosystem enabling entrepreneurs to succeed. We empower small business owners to focus on being creators, not admins, by offering a range of business management tools including booking and scheduling, marketing, analytics, payment processing and much more. </p><p>Tens of thousands of small business owners have chosen to rely on GlossGenius every day to run their entire set of business operations. With its powerful, intuitive platform, GlossGenius is some part a fintech company, some part an SMB software company, while its vibrant, distinguished brand makes it some part a consumer company.</p><p> <strong>About the Role</strong> </p><p>As an Engineering Manager leading out on one of our New Product Initiatives, you will be responsible for growing, managing, and mentoring a team of engineers focused on building a new 0 to 1 product. </p><p>As our customers have continued to grow their businesses, we want to enable GlossGenius to grow with them, as a result we’re looking to launch a new product vertical to enable our users to use GlossGenius as the center of gravity for their business operations.</p><p>As an early engineering leader of this team, you will help build the team’s long-term technical vision and direction as well as establish processes and drive initiatives (both technical & people-focused!) that will drive improvements across the organization.</p><p>This role reports to our Director of Engineering and can be based in our NYC Office or remote anywhere in the US or Canada.</p><p> <strong>What You’ll Do</strong> </p><ul> <li>Be responsible for managing and growing a team of product engineers; you can view your team holistically and understand how to best utilize their skill sets, empowering them to deliver on their day to day engineering responsibilities as well as their long term career aspirations.</li> <li>Collaborate closely with product managers and other cross-functional teams to establish the long term technical and product vision and the smaller steps needed to get there.</li> <li>Prioritize, plan, and ensure alignment across your squad and other cross-functional business teams to execute on key initiates and drive business impact.</li> <li>Implement new and effective engineering processes that emphasize quality and progress on key product initiatives </li> <li>Partner with recruiting to build a high performing engineering team, you understand how to attract and retain top talent.</li> </ul><p> <strong>What We’re Looking For</strong> </p><ul> <li>5+ years of software engineering experience with 2+ years of experience as a people manager</li> <li>Proven ability to collaborate with product managers and designers to build plans, set expectations, and successfully deliver new 0 to 1 products and features</li> <li>A strong business acumen and customer-centric mindset</li> <li>Sound technical foundations, while this is not a hands-on coding role, you should still show sound foundational system design knowledge and be able to guide a team through a technical discussion</li> <li>Ability to recruit and build high performing teams to build the next generation of GlossGenius products!</li> </ul><p> <strong>Benefits & Perks</strong> </p><ul> <li>Flexible PTO</li> <li>Competitive health & dental insurance options, with premiums covered by GG</li> <li>Generous, fully-paid parental leave policy</li> <li>Retirement Savings Plan</li> <li>Professional Development - employees receive a yearly stipend for approved learning and educational-related expenses</li> <li>Home office support</li> <li>Team Bonding opportunities - annual company retreat for entire team, plus virtual events throughout the year</li> </ul><p> <em>In order to enter the NY office or participate in any in-person events, all employees must show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. For those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated, GlossGenius will engage in an interactive process to determine a reasonable accommodation.</em> </p><p> <em>At GlossGenius, we celebrate our differences and are committed to creating a workplace where all employees feel supported and empowered to do their best work. We believe this benefits not only our employees but our product, customers, and community as well. GlossGenius is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.</em> </p>
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