Engineering Manager

  • Location

    New York City

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Salary:

    Circa $200,000

  • Contact:

    Jason Rumney

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  • Consultant:

    Jason Rumney

Our client is a leading behavior change technology company helping individuals and companies reach peak performance, ultimately ending the stress and burnout epidemic. We’re leading the global conversation about well-being and performance and creating tools and programs that help people go from knowing what to do to actually doing it.


As the Engineering Manager, Platform you will be responsible for hiring, growing and managing a team of 5-10 engineers. You will be managing your developer’s day to day activities, while also working in a close partnership with Product and Design on the product roadmap and upcoming deliverables. You can get your hands dirty when needed, and have the knowledge and experience to provide technical leadership and personal mentorship.


  • Building out a platform messaging/”nudge” service that drives behaviour change by triggering and delivering millions of messages per month

  • Attracting top engineering talent to grow our team

  • Managing and mentoring a high-performance team of 5-10 engineers

  • Designing and developing platform sensor and platform Integration services that leverage IoT and other types of integrations

  • Working with the Infrastructure and Operations team to establish our first containerized server applications running on a service mes 


  • 5+ years of industry experience in software engineering roles

  • 4+ years experience working on cloud-based, networked server application architectures

  • 3+  years experience building cloud applications/servers on AWS/Azure/GCP

  • 2+years experience leading an engineering team, ideally in a high-growth startup environment

  • Must be a very strong programmer, with strong fundamentals and proficiency in software design and architecture

  • Experience within Go and a working knowledge of JavaScript (fluency in Go is a plus)

  • Solid knowledge of cloud infrastructure, and comfortable with multiple deployment patterns (monoliths, microservices, containers, and serverless)

  • Excellent written and oral communication, with the ability to write and maintain excellent documentation

  • Experience with protobuf and gRPCPrior position as an Engineering Manager at a SaaS platform

  • Experience with IaC tools such as Terraform

  • A DevOps mindset and approach, with the ability to prototype and evolve new backend services from the ground up

  • Experience with modern cloud-native runtime platforms and tech, such as k8s, Istio, and Envoy

  • Some level of proficiency with another statically-typed language such as Java, as well as scripting languages such as Python and Ruby

Whats on offer:

  • ­Being part of a mission­-driven company that’s truly making a difference in the lives of people around the world

  • Ability to develop within the company and shape our growth strategy

  • A human-centric culture with a range of wellness perks and benefits

  • A competitive compensation package

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage + 401k program with company match

  • Generous paid time-off programs