Engineering Manager / Remote / Hands-on / Java / AWS

Chicago, Illinois

Open to Remote

Full Time

$160k - $190k

A rapid-growth startup in the travel rewards space is looking for an Engineering Manager as they double the size of their fully remote, distributed engineering team! This Engineering Manager will have the opportunity to lead a team of Fullstack Engineers as they scale their subscription-based platform that is designed to educate consumers on how to maximize their rewards.

Given the start-up nature of the environment, qualified Engineering Manager candidates will have recent experience building highly scalable cloud-native software systems in the JVM. Recent hands-on experience writing code with modern Java practices is required (distributed systems, event-driven architecture). This role will likely require hands-on coding at the start, and from time to time as the teams continue to scale.

This is a great opportunity for candidates that are looking for a challenging yet rewarding environment. This position is fully remote, offers unlimited PTO with a MINIMUM of 3 weeks required to take off per year, fantastic health insurance, opportunity for equity, and much more. If you’re looking to get in on the ground-floor of a fast-paced environment that will offer the opportunity to wear different hats that include collaborating with senior leadership, one-on-one’s with a talented team of Fullstack Engineers, and diving into the weeds when necessary, apply for more information! Required Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or another related field
  • 2+ years of professional leadership experience
  • Several years of experience working in a highly scalable software environment
  • Current ability to write and review code at the Senior-level
  • 6+ years of experience with modern Java using Springboot
  • Strong experience with Cloud (ideally AWS) and DevOps (preferably Kubernetes)
  • Experience with React
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Experience in the rewards space
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to mentor
  • Detail oriented and skills to explain complex topics in a simple way
What You Will Be Doing Tech Breakdown
  • 50% People Management
  • 25% Strategy & Leadership Collaboration
  • 25% Technical
The Offer You will receive the following benefits:
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 100% fully remote, distributed workforce
  • Open vacation policy with a minimum of 15 days off each year
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis now and in the future.


Posted by: Destiny Kuczak

Specialization: Java