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Engineering Manager (Growth)

7shifts

7shifts

Administration, Sales & Business Development
Georgia, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

7shifts is an all-in-one team management software platform designed for the restaurant industry. We’re used by 1 in 10 restaurant workers and over 50,000 restaurants across North America. Our mission is to simplify Team Management and improve performance for restaurants, with a long-term vision of elevating what restaurant teams can achieve together.

As an Engineering Manager at 7shifts, you'll spearhead collaboration among our Engineering Managers, leadership, and talented engineers to refine our processes, shape our culture, and foster team cohesion. Reporting directly to the Director of Engineering, you'll collaborate closely with our Growth team Product Manager, serving as a central figure in both people management and technical guidance for a team of engineers dedicated to tackling our business and product challenges head-on. Your leadership will be pivotal in leading our Growth squad, driving enhancements in areas such as our new user experience to ensure our customers achieve success with 7shifts.

We’re building an inclusive work environment that is representative of the diverse industry we have the pleasure of serving and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead and mentor a small team of talented and motivated engineers, serving as both a people manager and technical partner
  • Drive a culture of rapid experimentation, measurement, and iteration to gain deep insights into customer behaviors and enhance product effectiveness
  • Develop and share comprehensive product and business context with team members, supporting their pursuit of in-depth knowledge in their respective problem spaces to drive significant business impact
  • Cultivate awareness among engineers regarding the direct correlation between their work and overarching business objectives, empowering them to make informed prioritization decisions that align with company goals
  • Contribute actively to strategic technical decision-making processes, identifying opportunities to enhance engineering velocity and improve the overall quality of work-life
  • Guide and spearhead changes to engineering processes and cultural practices, ensuring continuous enhancement and optimization
  • Set a compelling example for the engineering team across all aspects of work, from decision-making prowess to maintaining a healthy work-life balance

What you bring:

  • Prior experience as an engineering leader, preferably on a growth engineering team, with a track record of building, maintaining, and running high-velocity A/B tests
  • Passion for fostering talent and supporting the professional development of a team of skilled engineers
  • Ability to seamlessly switch contexts between languages, frameworks, and paradigms
  • Eagerness to learn from colleagues and contribute to a collaborative environment
  • Ability to approach technical problems at both high and implementation levels, demonstrating strong systems-thinking skills
  • Enthusiasm for tackling both organizational and technical challenges, recognizing the importance of collaborative teamwork in product development

It’d be even cooler if you had:

  • Proven experience building robust & scalable web/app services
  • Knowledge of Domain Driven Design (DDD) and Command Query Responsibility Separation (CQRS) to manage coupling and define boundaries
  • Experience with MySQL/Postgresql and Redis
  • Familiarity with programming languages like PHP, Javascript, Kotlin, Java or Swift/Objective C
  • Previous experience in the restaurant-tech industry
Our commitment to our team members:
  • Opportunity: It’s an exciting time to work at 7shifts—our product is evolving and our team is scaling quickly. Scale like this offers many unique learning opportunities in a short period of time, accelerating the professional growth of our team members
  • Challenge: We’re tackling real problems for restaurant owners and we’re just getting started. Working at 7shifts means playing a key role in solving those problems and elevating an entire industry
  • Culture: There’s a reason we’re one of the best workplaces in North America! We value integrity, adaptability and collaboration in an environment that moves quickly to drive incredible impact
  • Equity: Equity in a Series C, VC-backed SaaS company—enabling every team member to be an owner of their future success!
  • Health and Wellness: Competitive health benefits right from the start, lifestyle spending accounts, access to corporate discounts, and a parental leave program that supports caregivers during an important time in their lives
  • Flexibility: Our team is intentional around how and where we work—whether that’s remotely, in person at our Toronto and Saskatoon offices, or a mix of both. Plus, we offer a flexible vacation policy to encourage everyone to recharge when they need it. Oh, and a ‘90 Day Shift’ program that supports our team members in exploring the world
  • Support: We set our team members up for success with the latest Apple technology, a home office set up, and some fun 7shifts swag to make it official! Plus, we take professional growth seriously and support this through coaching, IDPs, peer and leader feedback, internal promotions, and more
We thank you for your interest in joining the 7shifts team!
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