Senior Engineering Manager

Remote /
Engineering /
About Ghost:
At Ghost, we are building a cloud scale security platform for the modern enterprise. Our founding team are veterans of the cyber security industry with decades of experience building teams and products for the most demanding commercial and public sector organizations. Ghost is backed by top tier venture firms and is on a mission to raise the bar of what is possible and what is expected of modern enterprise security tools and platforms. We are a remote-first and globally distributed team. Our philosophy is based on the principles of learning, collaboration, transparency, experimentation, and passion.

•  We are outcome-driven and dedicated
•  We are customer-obsessed
•  We believe in people's ability to grow
•  We believe enterprise software can be beautiful

About the Role:
We are looking for Engineering Managers to help us build and lead engineering teams that are building our application security and risk management platform. As a Senior Engineering Manager you will lead a team of 3-5 engineers that are developing, testing, and deploying one or more focused service components within our SaaS platform.

Our tech stack is a combination of rock solid, proven technologies, with a heavy dose of automation and modern DevOps practices baked in. Our frontend applications are built with modern JavaScript frameworks. Our backend services are built with a mix of Python and Go and leverage a number of cloud-native services as well some unique implementations of certain datastores and compute patterns that make the Ghost platform unique.

We prioritize customer time-to-value above all else. We don't chase programming language trends. We leverage bullet proof, proven technologies in new and novel ways to achieve meaningful and valuable outcomes for our customers. If this sounds like an environment you'd thrive in and you have a solid background in managing engineering teams, we want to meet you.

Ghost is growing fast and the engineering team is no exception. The role is fully engaged - meaning you will be writing code in addition to setting development standards, and guiding/mentoring the members of your engineering team. You'll need to be comfortable collaborating closely with other engineering teams, product managers, executives, and design partner customers to deliver an exceptional user experience for our customers.

About you:

    • You have a strong hands-on technical background
    • You are a skilled engineering leader with 3+ years leading/managing teams of 3-5 engineers
    • You have experience building automation pipelines to ship SaaS software and cloud infrastructure
    • You have lead teams of engineers working in our stack (Python, Go, Google Cloud, Terraform)
    • You've worked for fast-growing companies and know-how to build, change, and adapt to the needs of a company as it grows
    • You have excellent communication skills, both verbally and written
    • You can keep track of, prioritize, and lead multiple projects
    • You're motivated by building effective engineering teams and are happy to roll up your sleeves and dive into code when needed

•  Competitive compensation and stock options
•  Full health insurance, including vision and dental
•  Monthly health & wellness allowance for gym, spa, therapy, etc.
•  Remote first working, with most team members between the Eastern and Pacific time zones
•  Home office upgrade budget to be sure you have the right tools to do your best work
•  Learn and Grow - we provide continuing education stipend to attend industry relevant training, conferences, and events that help you build your network and skills
•  Unlimited PTO - we require employees to take at least 2 weeks off per year
•  Quarterly off-sites at amazing locations

Ghost is committed to fostering and supporting an inclusive community within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Ghost encourages everyone to apply for our available positions, even if they don't necessarily check every box on the job description.