Engineering Manager

| Greater LA Area
With over 20 million members and more than 1 million listings, GOAT is the world’s largest marketplace for authentic sneakers. The GOAT Engineering team builds and maintains the core services of our platform, which serve as the backbone for our web, mobile, and internal applications.  
We are looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to lead a team of exceptional software engineers. You will play a key role in inspiring and driving the efforts of the engineering team to deliver the highest priority features in the quickest way possible while managing technical risk and quality.

As an Engineering Manager, you're expected to:

  • Build, mentor, and grow a team of exceptional software engineers and technical leaders
  • Focus the team on speed of iteration and shipping the most impactful features while continually raising the bar on operational excellence
  • Provide continuous feedback, address underperformance, and recognize the individual strengths and contributions of your team members
  • Identify and resolve process bottlenecks and thoughtfully implement processes that enhance the team's code quality and customer impact
  • Coordinate and communicate seamlessly across engineering and product leadership teams
  • Be a helpful and supportive presence on the team, contributing to code reviews and technical architecture discussions
  • Set clear expectations and create a positive work environment based on accountability, in collaboration with the engineering and management teams.
  • Own your team’s deliverables and ensure we continue to ship scalable, highly-available products
  • Be hands-on when needed and lead by example

We're looking for:

  • BS degree preferred
  • 3+ years of software engineering management experience
  • 7+ years of experience in software engineering with Ruby on Rails (Python, Go, PHP, or Java is ok too)
  • Experience with e-Commerce/Web Applications
  • Familiar and comfortable with the technologies, the tradeoffs, and the design patterns emerging in web services
  • A quick learner, a self-starter, able to work independently, and you're willing (and able) to handle the pressures of an increasing level of responsibility

GOAT is the global platform for style. Founded in 2015 to bring trust to the sneaker community, the technology platform has since expanded to offer apparel and accessories from the world’s leading contemporary, avant garde and luxury brands. Through its unique positioning between the primary and resale markets, the company is able to surface styles from the past, present and future, delivering authentic product to over 20M members across 164 countries.
The company is backed by strategic investor Foot Locker, Inc. as well as some of the leading names in venture capital including Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, Matrix Partners, Upfront Ventures, Webb Investment Network and Y Combinator.
GOAT Group will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, if applicable. If you are a California resident, please review our California Privacy Rights Notice for Job Applicants.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

Culver City, CA 90232

What are GOAT Group Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
GOAT Group participates in Tech Gives Back.
Partners with Nonprofits
GOAT Group partners with Non Profits such as Shoes That Fit and The Midnight Mission.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
GOAT Group employees can contribute up to $2,750 for Medical FSA, $5,000 for Dependent FSA, and $270 per month for commuter (parking and transit).
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $10,000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 1 times an employee's annual salary with a maximum of $250,000.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 48 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
GOAT Group offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees and will provide an employer contribution to employees at our corporate office in exchange to not receive a parking permit.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
GOAT Group offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
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