Engineering Manager at Headspace | Powderkeg

About the Engineering Manager at Headspace:

Headspace is seeking a Software Engineering Manager to join its B2B Employer Team and be responsible for building out great partner experience and driving member eligibility and enrollment for our growing number of business partners. As part of this team, you'll be tasked with prototyping, architecting, and executing on the creation of our enterprise platform, and be integral in the platform's continued growth. We are open to both full stack or back end focused candidates.

Being on the engineering team, you’ll be working on a product that impacts more than 65M users. You will help us bring new features to life to meet our mission, while also helping push our platform to newer technologies as we embrace the cutting edge. A big goal needs talented people, so come join us and give your day job a sense of purpose!

What you will do:

  • Design and develop high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems
  • Build and lead a team which will help direct the B2B business
  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility
  • Work with product and engineering teams to release services that operate at our high scale
  • Be an empathetic leader, help your team grow and realize their full potential

What you will bring :

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of relevant engineering work experience
  • 2+ hands-on technical management experience
  • Exceptional system design abilities which include experience with architectural patterns of large, high-scale applications
  • Able to use business knowledge to guide the team’s technical decisions
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and process improvement skills
  • Evaluates existing applications to determine technical changes
  • Leading teams through complex multi month projects with clear goals, deliverables, measurements, and milestones
  • Excels at software delivery. You are skilled at architecting, testing, monitoring, alerting systems and are excited to apply these principles to your team
  • Ability to thrive in a startup (fast-paced, agile) environment
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to be self-directed when necessary
  • Actively coached and mentored team members in their careers
  • Been actively involved in setting a tooling strategy
  • Consistently made culture choices that positively impact all of engineering
  • BA/BS degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent experience

Preferred Skills:

  • MS degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent experience
  • Experience as a technical leader with a track record of delivering results and making progress in a fast changing, ambiguous problem space
  • Ability to articulate, influence and drive changes across multiple teams and stakeholders

Pay & Benefits:

The base salary range for this role is determined by a number of factors, including but not limited to skills and scope required, relevant licensure and certifications, and unique relevant experience and job-related skills. The base salary range for this role is $131,414- $197,100

At Headspace, cash salary is but one component of our Total Rewards package. We’re proud of our robust package inclusive of: base salary, stock awards, comprehensive healthcare coverage, monthly wellness stipend, retirement savings match, lifetime Headspace membership, unlimited, free mental health coaching, generous parental leave, and much more. Paid performance incentives are also included for those in eligible roles. Additional details about our Total Rewards package will be provided during the recruitment process.

How we feel about Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging:

Headspace is committed to bringing together humans from different backgrounds and perspectives, providing employees with a safe and welcoming work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We strive to create a diverse & inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do impactful work together.

As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, family or parental status, disability*, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our workplace.

_Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Headspace. _ ** Please inform our Talent team by filling out** ** this form** ** if you need any assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application or interview process.*


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_All member records are protected according to our Privacy Policy. Further, while employees of Headspace (formerly Ginger) cannot access Headspace products/services, they will be offered benefits according to the company's benefit plan. To ensure we are adhering to best practice and ethical guidelines in the field of mental health, we take care to avoid dual relationships. A dual relationship occurs when a mental health care provider has a second, significantly different relationship with their client in addition to the traditional client-therapist relationship—including, for example, a managerial relationship. _

_As such, Headspace requests that individuals who have received coaching or clinical services at Headspace wait until their care with Headspace is complete before applying for a position. If someone with a Headspace account is hired for a position, please note their account will be deactivated and they will not be able to use Headspace services for the duration of their employment. _

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Engineering Manager
  • Company
    Headspace
  • Location
    Remote
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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