Engineering Manager at Lattice
San Francisco, CA, US

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 1,900 customers globally, including brands like Slack, Pinterest, Reddit, Glossier, and Asana.

We’re a small and impactful team of software 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 work highly cross-functionally in partnership with our Sales, Customer Success, Product and Design teams to shape the product we support.

 Who You Are 

You have 2+ of years experience directly managing software engineers. In this capacity, you have been responsible for guiding and coaching the development of your direct reports, providing performance feedback, hiring, and fostering a diverse, collaborative and inclusive team culture.

  • You have experience collaborating with other engineering leaders and cross-functional team members.
  • You have several years of experience developing your hands-on software engineering and technical abilities. From this, you have a proven ability to provide technical mentorship and guidance to your team.
  • You are kind and intellectually mature; equipped with the empathy, integrity, and technical ability required to quickly earn the trust of a technically astute team.
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity, autonomy, and responsibility; you enjoy figuring out what needs to be done—and then doing it.
  • You have excitement for building up teams. You enjoy hiring and tuning the process to identify talent from diverse backgrounds.
  • You are 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.
  • You have an eye for great products and can work with software engineers, product managers, and designers to effectively deliver them.
  • You are willing and able to dive into the code yourself.
  • Preferably, you have professional experience with the technologies with which we work (Node.js, React, Flow, GraphQL, Postgres, Amazon Web Services).

Responsibilities

Develop engineers

  • Develop a healthy and collaborative culture that embodies Lattice's values.
  • Help engineers advance in their careers.
  • Enable your team to do the best work of their lives.
  • Work closely with our Recruiting team and other Engineering Managers to expand the team. This includes sourcing, interviewing, and closing candidates, as well as identifying new sources from which to recruit.
  • Onboard new engineers so that they are set up for success from the beginning.
  • Ensure a delightful, reliable experience for Lattice customers around the globe, while simultaneously enabling a rapid pace of development.
  • Set the direction for the team and anticipate strategic and scaling-related challenges via intentional long-term planning.
  • Ensure your team delivers outsized output and impact.
  • Contribute to engineering-wide initiatives as part of the leadership 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 they receive public recognition for their success and take ownership of their failures. 

Why Lattice? 

We are rapidly growing the number and size of customers we support, along with the scope of products we offer and the size of the engineering team. In scaling up along these multiple dimensions, a strong candidate will have the opportunity to take on outsized ownership and have a big impact on our success as a company.

  • We invest in the personal and professional growth of every employee because we believe growth leads to both business impact and personal fulfillment
  • The opportunity to join an experienced and ambitious team that is passionate about solving customers’ needs and loves coming to work every day
  • Partner with 1,900+ companies around the world to make sure their employees are engaged and performing at a high level
  • A culture that encourages and promotes professional growth and development, with continuous learning reimbursements
  • Competitive salary, equity, and benefits
  • Centrally located FiDi office
  • Flexible vacation/time-off policy