Manager Software Engineering

| Seattle
A job that has it all! Growth, ground floor architecture, cutting-edge technology, a collaborative culture, and a cool vision that you can brag about!
WHO WE ARE
At Drift, we are disrupting the energy industry by creating a marketplace where consumers can purchase green energy from local power producers in real time. At Drift we believe the future of energy is smarter, more efficient, cheaper, and greener and we're hiring to help our engineering team build the applications, services and tools to make this a reality!
WHAT THIS ENGINEERING TEAM DOES
We stretch the limits of distributed systems and big data processing to solve some of the hardest technical problems and scale challenges. Some of the technologies we use every day include Python, Elixir, Go, Docker, MySQL, Azure, Javascript, HTML, and AWS. 
IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL
As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of 5 engineers including fullstack, data, and front end engineers, on all aspects of product development. You will partner with product, data science, and other leaders to build and deliver the roadmap of your team. You will participate in technical design and planning while providing guidance for engineers to ensure they execute well everyday. You will also find time to fill your engineering heart with some coding as an individual contributor. Finally as we are scaling, you will have the opportunity to build and grow the team via hiring and mentoring. 
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related field
  • Proficient in multiple programming languages
  • 5+ years of experience building technically complex software systems
  • 2+ years of experience in managing an engineering team
  • Experienced working across disciplines in a dynamic environment
  • Accomplished technical leader with a track record of delivering results at high speed and quality
BENEFITS
  • Free lunch, snacks, and drinks in the office
  • Self-managed time off
  • Awesome office space in Belltown
  • Orca Pass
  • 100% paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance for employees
  • Generous paid maternity and paternity leave
We built Drift to be a place where you can do your best work. Drift strongly values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to gender- and race-based pay parity. We promise that you'll feel valued and have opportunities to contribute meaningfully as a member of our team.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ElixirLanguages
    • GoLanguages
    • DockerLanguages
    • AWSLanguages
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Our company is in the middle of Belltown and SLU, with plenty of bars and restaurants. Plus, the office is easy to get to with all public transit.

An Insider's view of Drift

What are some social events your company does?

Go to Spin, a local ping pong bar!

Maria

Data Scientist

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

My work life balance happens while working on a unicycle

Whitney

People Operations

What are Drift Perks + Benefits

Drift Benefits Overview

* Free lunch, snacks, and drinks in the office

* Self-managed time off

* Awesome office space in Belltown

* Orca Pass

* 99% paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance for employees

* Generous paid maternity and paternity leave

We built Drift to be a place where you can do your best work. Drift strongly values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to gender- and race-based pay parity. We promise that you'll feel valued and have opportunities to contribute meaningfully as a member of our team.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Drift's dental plan covers 100% of the cost of preventative care.
Vision Benefits
Drift's vision insurance plan provides 100% coverage for annual eye exams and lenses after a $20 copay. Frames and contact lenses are covered up to $150.
Health Insurance Benefits
Drift's health insurance plan with Regence Blue Shield covers most employee's out of pocket costs.
Life Insurance
Drift covers group life insurance
Wellness Programs
Drift provides $50 a quarter into your LSA (Lifestyle Spending Account), you get to choose how this is spent.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Drift's 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds, and international index funds to choose from.
Company Equity
Drift offers stock options, including vesting over a four-year period.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Drift offers up to 16 weeks of paid maternity and paternity leave for new parents with at least six months of service.
Flexible Work Schedule
Drift offers a completely flexible schedule
Family Medical Leave
Drift offers up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year, as well as maintained health benefits, for any employee eligible under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Drift's self managed vacation policy allows employees to take as many days off as they need, providing they comply with a 2-week notice policy and get manager approval.
Paid Holidays
Drift offers all employees paid time off to observe all major holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Drift's casual dress code includes jeans, Drift branded hoodies, and allbirds every day of the week.
Commuter Benefits
Drift offers a free Orca pass for all employees
Company Outings
Drift has paid team outings, as well as company-wide annual holiday parties and other events.
Free Daily Meals
Drift provides 20 lunches per month
Stocked Kitchen
Drift has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all of the flavored LaCroix you can handle.
Happy Hours
Drift provides regular paid happy hours at local bars.
Fitness Subsidies
Drift provides $50 a quarter into your LSA (Lifestyle Spending Account), you get to choose how this is spent.
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Drift offers continued learning reimbursement for all full-time employees of $1,500 annually
Diversity Program
Drift is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace through cultural awareness and competency trainings, team-building exercises and the encouragement of on-going dialogues with employees
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