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Senior Manager, Engineering



Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

FabFitFun is looking for a Senior Manager, Engineering to join our Engineering team! This role will report to our SVP, Engineering. Ideal candidates love to design, build, and operate domain-driven backend systems, and have 4+ years experience building and managing software teams.

Location: FabFitFun is based in the Greater Los Angeles area in West Hollywood,CA.

What You’ll Do:

  • Define the architectural strategy for the systems you own and contribute to architectural vision for the platform at large
  • Introduce new technology and design patterns where you believe they can help power the business
  • Implement flexible, domain-driven solutions that balance expediency with long-term flexibility
  • Provide consultation for non-technical leaders and clarity around technical decisions
  • Mentor, coach, and sponsor your team(s) of engineers
  • Set quantitative and qualitative goals for the team and hold them accountable to achieve those goals
  • Establish standards and best practices on your team for testing, software delivery, observability, contract definition, etc.
  • Refine processes for the team – judge when to add or remove processes to streamline the team without drowning them in red tape
  • Build relationships with other leaders in Technology and Product and leverage those relationships to enable your team
  • Participate in sprint related meetings such as standup, grooming, retrospective, and roadmap replenishment
  • Encourage a culture of experimentation, prototyping and brainstorming across technical and non-technical teams
  • Technical contributions such as prototyping, code reviews, incident response, and so on

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
  • 6+ years of experience as a software engineer, building and operating production systems at scale
  • 4+ years of building, managing, and nurturing software teams
  • You have a lot of experience with Java, Python or similar languages
  • You love to design, build, and operate domain-driven backend systems
  • You’ve worked in agile-ish systems, kanban systems, and more importantly hybrid systems
  • You’re good at demystifying complex technical concepts for laymen and love to simplify complex ideas for curious teammates
  • You’ve worked in teams with diverse communication styles and know how to nurture that diversity as a team strength
  • You already can’t live without continuous delivery and know how to drive your team towards small, frequent deployments
  • You know how to tune up observability up and down the stack
  • You know how to use goal-setting to align company strategy with your teams’ work
  • You know how to find the growth edge for people on your team, including your own

The expected base salary range for this position is $200-220K + bonus. The compensation package will also include an initial equity grant, in addition to a range of generous medical, dental, vision and other perks & benefits. The compensation package will also include an initial equity grant, in addition to a range of generous medical, dental, vision and other perks & benefits. Compensation decisions are determined using a variety of job-related factors such as skill set, geographic location, market demands, experience, and education / certifications. If we extend an offer for employment, we will consider all individual qualifications.

What You'll Get! The Benefits & Perks of FabFitFun...

  • Uncapped / Generous PTO
  • Medical, Dental & Vision with competitive coverage options and plans
  • 401K & 401K Match
  • Pet insurance for any FFF furry friends via Nationwide - covers 90% expenses
  • Complimentary annual FFF subscription with seasonal $25 credit for e-commerce flash sales
  • Donation matching program via BrightFunds, where the company matches up to $500 charitable donations per employee


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