Senior Manager, Software Engineering

New York, NY /
Engineering /
Full time salaried
Vroom is an innovative end-to-end ecommerce company that is revolutionizing the car buying experience. Our scalable, data-driven technology brings all phases of the vehicle buying and selling process to consumers wherever they are and offers an extensive selection of vehicles, transparent pricing, competitive financing, and contact-free, at-home pick-up and delivery. We have experienced tremendous growth and have become a disruptive force in the automotive industry. Vroom is an exciting, dynamic workplace, and there's no better time to join the team than right now.

As a Senior Manager of Software Engineering, join us in transforming the auto sales industry by creating a state-of-the-art solution to the traditional car buying experience.

You’ll be responsible for managing our Back End Engineers who are solving interesting challenges with the latest technologies. As a member of our growing engineering team, you’ll play a pivotal role in establishing our product offerings. You’ll have a real impact on the products and will see the result of your work!

Responsibilities:

    • Recruit and lead a team of engineers through hiring, coaching, mentoring, feedback and hands-on career development
    • Manage timely delivery of software solutions to address business needs
    • Advocate and advance modern, agile software development practices and help develop and evangelize great engineering and organizational practices
    • Develop healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the company values

Qualifications:

    • 7+ years of software development experience
    • Enjoy developing and growing talent
    • Strong software design skills
    • Experience with building high scaled systems
    • Experience with database design
    • Experience with JavaScript, Go (Golang), Python, Java, or C/C++
    • Openness to learning new programming languages
    • Experience with CI/CD tools such as CircleCI and Jenkins
    • College degree in CS or related field
    • Experience with distributed systems
Benefits

This full-time role offers competitive compensation; health, dental, and vision insurance; a 401k plan; fully company-paid short term disability, long term disability, and life insurance; access to a healthcare concierge service with virtual visits; and 15 annualized days of paid vacation.
But our biggest benefit is being part of a low-ego, high performing team that's transforming the used car market into a modern, online and data-driven industry. We are looking for people who want to be a part of a contemporary startup culture. What gets us out of bed is working with talented people on a mission that matters.

Commitment to Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity

Vroom is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating a work environment where all employees can find their drive. To do that, we champion a workplace where each and every person is treated with dignity and respect and is valued for their unique perspective and contributions. Our values of SPEED: Service, Progress, Employees, Engagement, and Development are only possible in an environment where every individual has the ability to bring their whole selves to work and contribute fully.
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