Engineering Manager

| Washington DC + 1 more | Remote
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About Chief:

Chief is on a mission to change the face of leadership. Launched in 2019, Chief provides senior executive women with a vetted community of peers, a trusted support system, and business critical insights to strengthen their leadership and magnify their influence. We have been named one of Fast Company's “Most Innovative Companies— and you can read more about us in Inc. and Forbes.

Chief is a fast-growing, Series B stage start-up backed by CapitalG, General Catalyst, Inspired Capital, Primary Ventures and other top-tier investors who believe in our vision to drive more women to the top and keep them there. We have members across the United States with flagship locations in NYC, LA, Chicago and SF. 

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are in our DNA, guiding everything we do and how we work. Knowing that our people are the most important driver of our success, we focus on building teams where the power of diverse voices, identities, perspectives, and experiences is celebrated.

We are tech-powered. Our members make meaningful connections, engage in compelling discussions, and view our unique content through our digital platform. Our Product and Technology teams are building the future of that platform, with data and insights at its heart.

About the Role:Chief is looking for multiple Engineering Managers to run one of our growing number of squads developing technology for our member platform. You will manage a team of 4-8 software engineers focused on one part of Chief’s platform. You and your partner on the Product Management team will create cohesive leadership focused on delivering timely, quality features for Chief’s members and internal teams. Responsibilities:
  • Run an engineering (frontend, backend, full-stack, test)  squad and partner closely with the corresponding product lead. 
  • You'll be hands-on, participating in all aspects of software development while providing technical leadership to a team of software engineers
  • Lead and optimize the estimation process for stories and projects 
  • Ensure the core standards of the Engineering team are met, including maintaining code quality and best practices for deployment and observability
  • Perform code reviews, grow the technical skills of your engineers
  • Create and achieve measurable productivity goals for the team 
  • Foster a collaborative environment for engineers and help triage production issues
What We're Looking For:
  • Proven leadership and coaching skills. This is a player / coach role.
  • A strong team mindset -- Product + Tech are one team. 
  • Experience delivering software at scale.
  • Someone committed to doing things the right way, enforcing best practices and providing suggestions on how to improve our practices
  • Excellent communicator and collaborator; able to work effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences.
Why You'll Want to Work Here:
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Full medical, dental, and vision packages, 401(k)
  • Experience as an early member of a startup team with exciting early traction
  • Opportunity to work for a startup focused on driving real change for women in business
  • Opportunity to create and attend inspiring experiences and events with leaders of the industry

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What are Chief Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Inclusivity, diversity and representation are essential building blocks needed to create an inclusive and innovative work environment. This is why our leadership team is as diverse as our employee pop
Unconscious bias training
We offer multiple trainings for our employee population and People Leaders around how to mitigate bias in the workplace; from interviewing to performance reviews.
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Unbiased job descriptions, interview questions and processes Relationships with diversity focused hiring partnerships
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
All dental benefits are fully paid for by the company
Vision Benefits
All vision benefits are fully paid for by the company
Health Insurance Benefits
We have a variety of options that will provide comfort and security to our team members - and all plans are fully covered by the company!
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
We want to make sure that our team has any additional support that they need. We have a partnership with an online mental health platform to make it super easy to have access to support.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
We care about our team members' futures. Our team members are able to contribute into their 401k anytime throughout the year.
Company Equity
We want our team members to be all in. All team members are granted equity as part of their compensation package and have the opportunity to receive more equity throughout their time at the company.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
We offer Dependent Care FSA, where parents are able to use these pre-tax funds for child care expenses.
Generous Parental Leave
12 weeks parental leave + 4 weeks of flexible re-onboarding
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We’ve adopted a virtual first model. Based on team, and location, team members may be eligible to work remotely.
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

On top of all of this, Chief also invests in our employees through ongoing learning and development. All Chief employees have access to our ongoing virtual Chief member exclusive content, including workshops, thought leadership, and iconic speakers like Cynthia Nixon and Stacey Abrams. At Chief, your ongoing development will be supported by your manager and an employee experience team to make sure that you have avenues to progress.

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