Engineering Manager

Portland, OR
Engineering
Full-time
Modsy is a fast growing startup reinventing the way we design and shop for our homes. Leveraging ground-breaking 3D technology and a seamless consumer experience, Modsy guides you through a few simple steps to capture, redesign, and transform your home. With over $71M in funding, the future of home design and furniture buying is changing and Modsy is leading the way. Promoting inclusion and diversity is a core value, and we believe our diverse set of voices and perspectives on our team empowers us to build the best product for our customers.

To support our rapid expansion, we are hiring an Engineering Manager who enjoys mentoring and guiding engineers and leading interesting technical projects to join our software engineering team in our downtown Portland office. Reporting directly to our VP of Engineering, you’ll help facilitate communication in all directions while getting your hands dirty and building cool things!

The Position
In this role, you’ll lead and collaborate with a cross-functional team of engineers and product managers to tackle the many exciting challenges in our marketplace. As a people manager, you’ll mentor and guide your engineers, not only with their day-to-day task but also in their career paths, helping to clear roadblocks and encouraging growth, while fostering higher engagement. As a member of Engineering’s leadership team, you will work with our CTO, VP Engineering and our other Engineering Manager to guide strong technical decisions on a variety of projects, while partnering with Product to establish iterative timelines that bring customer projects to life. Some of the more interesting projects we’ve been working on include...
* Replacing our old search infrastructure with Elasticsearch, enabling faster, more stable iteration.
* Adding a slew of new features, including better general search and automatic variant detection.
* Building and maintaining a highly scalable, distributed ETL pipeline for ingesting new products from our many vendors.

What We’ve Gotta Have
* 2+ years’ experience as a team lead or manager of a software engineering team, shipping scalable, maintainable, highly available services in a production environment.
* 5+ years’ experience with one or more dynamic programming languages. 
* Experience collaborating with diverse teams, leading code reviews, and learning new technologies.
* Excitement about revolutionizing the way people design their homes.

Nice To Have (but not required)
* Python
* Javascript
* MySQL, AWS

Our Engineering Team + Tech Stack
Our services are hosted in, and make heavy use of services provided by AWS, including: DynamoDB, S3, SQS, SNS, EC2, ECS, RDS (MySQL), Cloudformation and more.  Our backend is written in python, and our web APIs make use of both Django and Flask. Our frontend is written in React and makes use of Redux. We try to make heavy use of Feature Flags in our release process, and are constantly working on ways to make releasing code easier and faster for our engineers, while maintaining uptime.
Working at Modsy
Headquartered in San Francisco, we have offices around the globe, from Portland to Bulgaria. We are proud to have an incredibly connected team of fun, bright employees whose voices are valued, careers are supported, and where transparency and excitement about what we do is key to our success.

Our downtown Portland office is within walking distance to great food, great coffee, great shopping, and more. Modsy is proud to go above and beyond in how we take care of our staff, from competitive salary and equity to generous, top-notch healthcare and time off benefits, to schedule flexibility (including the ability to work partially remote), plus other cool perks like commuter reimbursement, free design packages, and even retail merchandise discounts of up to 40%!

How to Apply
Please submit your resume online with a cover letter stating: 1) why you’re interested in working for Modsy in particular; 2) how you meet each of our requirements and “nice to haves” (to do this, please copy/paste them and put a response after each); and 3) a link to your Github or other code samples, if available. We are moving quickly, so expect to receive a response from our recruiter within 48 hours of your application.