Job Posted on: Aug. 28, 2019

Job Type: Full-time

Prefered Timezone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time

Experience Level: Manager

Salary: $116k - 129k (US Dollars)

Job description

Howdy 👋 We’re the folks at Jilt, where we build products that help over 100k+ eCommerce brands grow and manage their businesses. Our team is 100% remote, with 29 people distributed all over the world.

We’re looking for an experienced, thoughtful Engineering Manager to help lead and coach our growing team of 10 engineers.

You should be…

  • Experienced in coaching and mentoring a distributed team of engineers
  • Kind-hearted and passionate about leading teams to achieve goals together
  • An adept technical teacher who is able to make complex topics seem approachable
  • Excited about creating and fostering excellence in engineering and Agile/Lean project management practices
  • Action oriented with an experimental mindset and someone who thrives on continuously improving your team
  • Eager to collaborate with multiple teams and understand how other teams’ work influences engineering practices
  • A self-starter, comfortable working independently and taking on a high level of responsibility
  • An effective communicator in verbal and written English with strong feedback skills
  • Available for a roughly 9am - 5pm EST work day to maximize overlap with our distributed team

You’ll be responsible for…

  • Managing, mentoring, and coaching a team of 10-12 engineers through consistent feedback, continuous improvement, and recognizing the individual strengths and contributions of team members
  • Providing career development planning and guidance to the engineering team
  • Conducting weekly check-ins (1:1s) with team members
  • Assisting with the hiring, onboarding, and training of new team members
  • Consistently sharing objectives and goals with the team and rallying the team to accomplish them
  • Championing an ethos of continuous improvement in the team
  • Helping grow the expertise of the team in performant, reliable, scalable, maintainable architecture, and experimentation
  • Collecting and analyzing workflow and team metrics to drive improvements
  • Helping to define, document, and unify engineering best practices, project management processes, and tooling across the existing teams
  • Participating in quarterly planning meet-ups with company leadership

Why you’ll love working with us…

  • Kind, wonderful teammates that enjoy their work as much as you do
  • Competitive salary
  • Annual company retreats (read about our last adventure in Scotland!)
  • Fantastic benefits: 27 days paid time-off, full health insurance (medical, dental, and vision), retirement contributions, paid parental leave, and more!
  • Transparent culture (check out our team wiki)


  • Competitive salary and profit sharing plan
  • 27 days of paid time-off, in addition to 2 company holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 8 weeks paid parental leave for new mothers and fathers
  • Work flexible hours from anywhere that has a reliable internet connect
  • Tools (hardware/software) to help you be productive
  • Allowance for professional growth (books, courses, conferences)
  • Home office or co-working allowance
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