Engineering Manager

Los Angeles, California /
Engineering – Engineering /
Full Time Exempt
Dave is a challenger bank on a mission to put financial minds at ease by improving the cost, usability and accessibility of the legacy financial system. As the finance version of David and Goliath taking on the big banks, Dave helps its seven million customers budget, find work, build credit, and access income to cover immediate expenses. Dave is backed by Mark Cuban, Norwest Venture Partners, Section 32, and Financial Venture Studios, among many others.

This person will spend the vast majority of their time managing and mentoring team members, but must still be a strong engineer capable of reviewing code and contributing to the codebase when necessary.

Key Responsibilities

    • We're looking for an Engineering Manager with a strong engineering background to mentor, motivate, and grow our engineering team
    • Write job descriptions and work with recruiters, tech leads, and the engineering director to hire engineers
    • Define and execute on an engineering on-boarding process
    • Manage goal-setting, motivation, and performance management for individual engineers
    • Work with product managers and other leaders to ensure teams and projects are staffed appropriately
    • Have regular one-on-ones with individuals on the team to understand pain points and facilitate communication
    • Act as a communication conduit between individual contributors and the executive team
    • Prepare to scale the engineering team
    • Collaborate with tech leads to define tasks and priorities
    • Review code
    • Remove roadblocks for team members, both technical and otherwise
    • Resolve conflicts
    • Contribute to internal tools to improve the development process

Experience Required

    • 5+ years of software development experience
    • 1.5+ years of leadership or management experience
    • A desire to help others grow and succeed
    • Experience in a fast-growing startup
Benefits & Perks

• Premium Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance plans
• Insurance premiums 100% covered for you and 80% for your dependents
• Competitive salary and equity compensation packages
• Generous and flexible PTO
• Voluntary life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability plans
• Voluntary worksite benefit plans for accidents, critical illness, and hospital indemnity
• Flexible work hours
• 401(k) savings plan with matching contributions
• Generous paid parental leave
• 1UP Wednesdays where you can teach or learn something new from a fellow Dave
• A collaborative environment with opportunities for learning and growth
• Virtual social events

Dave Inc is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, medical condition, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history.