- New York, NY, United States
Working at RippleMatch:
At RippleMatch, we build technology to make early-career hiring more effective while increasing access to opportunity. Figuring out where to begin your career is a difficult and overwhelming decision. Traditional career services and job boards with millions of postings aren't very helpful. It's also not a fair contest. For many students, opportunity is limited based on where they attend school and their personal networks. RippleMatch is changing this. Our platform is a two-sided marketplace — on one side, we help early-career candidates from around the country discover job opportunities that match their skills and interests without effort. On the other side, RippleMatch helps hundreds of employers like Amazon, eBay, and Teach for America hire top talent virtually and build diverse teams. We have a technical product that leverages automation and intelligent workflows to make finding your dream job or hiring the right candidate easier, faster, and fairer than ever before. Since launching RippleMatch from a college dorm room in 2016, we've raised $34 million in venture funding, grown to 1 million+ users from 1300+ colleges & universities, and brought on hundreds of leading employers as customers. Our tight-knit team of 60+ talented people works hard, celebrates wins, and cares deeply about changing the way finding a job works.
NYC or Remote:
RippleMatch has a NYC headquarters but follows a remote-first working policy. What does this mean? You can come into our NYC office everyday, once in a while or very rarely! RippleMatch will keep eastern hours as a company and we will expect any remote employee to have consistent high-speed WiFi access and maintain full time residency in the United States. Creating strong bonds between RippleMatch team members means a lot to us and we are investing heavily in creating opportunities to make sure remote employees get plenty of in-person time. We offer in-person onboarding, travel benefits and virtual team building activities!
We are looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to lead a software development team. In this position, you will lead, manage, and grow the team of very talented engineers.
Inspire the team to be the best they can be. Set the team and individual member’s expectations and goals, provide guidance and feedback. Maintain constant communication and a relationship with each team member. Be a mentor and a coach. Effectively hire new talent while maintaining the high bar and diversity of the team. Support the team’s growth and career development. Manage internal and external projects with customers and vendors. Closely work with Product, Customer and Product success, and Quality Assurance. Champion best practices in software development, automation, and quality assurance. Identify areas of improvement in processes, technologies, organization, and policies - propose and implement effective solutions. Prioritize tasks to maximize the productivity and well being of the team. Represent the team internally and externally. Finally, roll up your sleeves when needed - startup mentality! We follow an Agile methodology, with small pods, bi-weekly sprints and releases, continuous story grooming, daily standups, retrospectives, and lots of feedback loops that help keep us tuned. We follow the git workflow, do code reviews, unit testing, automation testing, continuous integration, and continuous delivery.
Our application is Web based, built using VueJs, TypeScript, Python, PostgreSQL, Pandas, AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, Github, DataDog, Sentry, Selenium, Jest, Pytest, Jira, Figma, etc.
Who you are:
You take pride in the quality of your work and product. You care about the impact your product has on the world. You see yourself as a leader and not a boss. You are highly driven and care about good communication and collaboration. You enjoy challenges and thrive getting things done in fast-paced environments. You are a problem solver. You enjoy rolling up your sleeves. What we are looking for:
Leadership experience. Deep intellectual curiosity and passion for software. Team player and competitive spirit. A strong work ethic and high productivity. Passion for an excellent user experience. Strong cross-functional communication skills. Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated experience leading and growing a development team. 5 years+. Software development experience. Experience with Agile SDLC. Experience with Web applications that serve Enterprise and Consumer users. Computer Science or related education is a big plus. Experience with e2e testing and automation tools like selenium is a big plus
Culture & Perks:
At RippleMatch, we understand that our success stems from the people we have on board, which is why we invest heavily in our team’s well-being and growth. We offer a full slate of perks including equity, a dog friendly office, paid vacation, discounted memberships to Class Pass, a pre-tax commuter program, discounted Citi Bike memberships and comprehensive healthcare benefits (with free plan options!). We work hard to foster a culture of constant self-improvement, true ownership, and positivity. At our core, we are a tight-knit team that works hard, celebrates wins, and cares deeply about changing the way finding a job works. We are going to fundamentally transform the hiring landscape and won’t settle for anything less.
Our office is conveniently located near Union Square in Manhattan, NYC.
RippleMatch is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
We help entry-level candidates find their dream jobs, and we automate the time-intensive parts of entry-level recruiting for companies.
The RippleMatch team is full of goofballs and friendly overachievers that believe work should be meaningful, fun, and something to take pride in. Working at RippleMatch is more than just a job – it’s a chance to help students start rewarding careers while working alongside a group of builders and creators who believe in pushing, laughing with, and being there for one another. Take a look at our company page for more details https://ripplematch.com/company/ripplematch/.
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