Engineering Manager at Lattice
San Francisco, CA, US
About the Role
 
At Lattice you will be joining a small and impactful team of engineers continuously working to better both our product and our craft. As an engineering manager, you will be entrusted with retaining and growing a team that prides itself on using a modern, cutting-edge tech stack, strives for maintainable, robust, and performant code, and finds joy in being highly collaborative, continuously iterative and working closely with designers and product managers. We prioritize not only great technical architecture but also an amazing product experience. It is your role to guide and empower the engineers around you to scale the team to the next level.
 
Who We Are
 
We’re a small and impactful team of product engineers continuously working to improve our product and our craft. We use a modern, cutting-edge tech stack and love experimenting with new technologies to create our products. We are really excited to find a person that has the experience and ability to own our infrastructure and improve our development experience.

Who You Are

    • Kind and intellectually mature; equipped with the intelligence, empathy, integrity, and technical chops required to quickly earn the trust of a technically astute team.
    • Comfortable with ambiguity, autonomy, and responsibility; you enjoy figuring out what needs to be done—and then doing it.
    • Have an excitement for building up new teams within Lattice.
    • Empathetic and employee-focused: you care deeply about the people on your team, helping them to achieve their personal and professional goals, and enabling them to do the best work of their lives.
    • An eye for great products and can work with product engineers, product managers, and designers to effectively deliver them.
    • Willing and able to dive into the code yourself.

Responsibilities

      • Develop engineers
      • Develop a healthy and collaborative culture that embodies Lattice's values.
      • Grow and develop an incredible team of hardworking, motivated engineers with high expectations for individual ownership and impact.
      • Help them advance in their careers.
      • Enable them to do the best work of their lives.
 
      • Scale the team
      • Work closely with Recruiting and other Engineering Managers to expand the team. This includes sourcing candidates, interviewing candidates, participating in conferences and events, and closing new talent.
      • Recruit engineers that are among the best in the industry.
      • Onboard new engineers so that they are setup for success from the beginning.
 
      • Scale the process
      • Ensure a great, reliable experience for Lattice users around the globe while simultaneously enabling a rapid pace of development and iterations.
      • Set the direction for the team and anticipate strategic and scaling-related challenges via thoughtful long-term planning.
      • Ensure your team delivers outsized output and impact.
 
    • Collaborate cross-functionally
    • Contribute to engineering-wide initiatives as part of the management team.
    • Collaborate closely with the Lattice product team to define, plan, and prioritize our product roadmap.
    • Work with your team, Product, and Design to build new customer-facing products, and improve upon existing ones.
    • Represent your team to the larger org. Ensure that they receive public recognition for their success and take ownership of their failures.

Qualifications

    • 2+ years experience directly managing engineers (including feedback, performance, hiring, career guidance)
    • Experience collaborating with other engineering leaders and cross-functional team members.
    • Deep technical knowledge developed through multiple years of hands on software engineering and a proven ability to provide technical mentorship and guidance to your team.
    • Preferably, professional experience with the technologies we work with including:
    • Contemporary JavaScript: (Node.js, React, Flow)
    • GraphQL
    • PostgreSQL
    • AWS

Why Lattice?

    • The opportunity to join a smart and energetic team that is passionate about solving customers’ needs and loves coming to work every day
    • A culture that encourages and promotes professional growth and development
    • Competitive salary, equity, and benefits
    • Centrally located FiDi office
    • Flexible vacation/time-off policy
    • We value collaboration, drive, ownership, and honesty.
    • Other fun perks like continuous learning reimbursements, office snacks & team trips
About Lattice
 
Lattice is on a mission to build cultures where employees and their companies thrive.  In an age where innovation is happening all around us, there's commonality – people are driving these changes. We offer a solution that helps companies put employees first. Lattice is a people management tool that offers performance reviews, employee engagement surveys, real-time feedback, weekly check-ins, and goal setting in a way that allows companies to focus on employee development, growth, and engagement. Since launching in 2016 we have grown to over 1,100 customers globally, including brands like Slack, WeWork, Reddit, Glossier, and Asana. 
 
 
Lattice is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Lattice is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.