Engineer Manager (Python)

  • Location

    New York City

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Salary:

    Circa $180,000

  • Contact:

    Jason Rumney

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    AAJR 39320

  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Jason Rumney

Our client who is helping people get the smiles they always wanted at prices they can afford. By simplifying the process has recently raised Series B funding of $63 million and are scaling their engineering teams and seeking a number of Engineering Managers. With a team that includes startup veterans with experience across healthcare, hospitality, tech, and finance at companies such as Lyft, Squarespace, WeWork, Blue Apron, and Clover Health, they are making head waves and are growing rapidly.
As Engineering Manager,you will build and grow an engineering team. You will recruit, hire, and mentor engineers including UI, mobile, infrastructure, architecture, and data. You will be responsible for guiding the team through the design and delivery of our core applications and for developing sound technical solutions that will allow them to scale as the business grows. In addition, you will partner cross-functionally with product, design, and marketing teams. You will report directly to our VP of Engineering.
What You’ll Do
  • Manage and mentor a squad of engineers
  • Recruit and help grow the engineering team
  • You’ll show a high degree of fluency in our stack: AWS infrastructure, e.g. ECS, Postgres RDS, Redshift, RabbitMQ and Celery, Terraform, Docker, JavaScript (React / Redux), Python (Django)
  • Additional third-party tools such as Stripe, Cloudflare and others to simplify services such as payments, CDN, etc 
  • Wide use of open source tools 
  • Github-based rapid deployment environment
  • Build and manage the architecture 
  • Work across design and engineering to polish the product experience 
  • Take full ownership of projects from design to implementation and deployment
What You’ll Need
  • 3 years minimum experience as an Engineering Manager / Tech Lead
  • Experience working across the stack
  • Experience working with growth and product teams to meet business needs 
  • Fluency in the mechanics of the internet, including TCP/IP, DNS, caching
  • Fluency in one or more of software language
  • Proven engineering skills in a consumer-focused business
  • Experience building delightful user experiences
  • Ability to balance iteration speed with quality
  • Strong business instincts and fundamentals
Pay & Perks
  • Competitive compensation and equity in the business
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Easy access to work - across the street from 4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R, W trains, and around the block from the F and M
  • Commuter benefits
  • Significant discount on our customized treatment plans and aligners
  • You will grow a lot here. You’ll be surrounded by employees with deep experience in their field, who have a strong passion for doing great work and constantly learning