Engineering Manager
Developer Experience
Posted on 9/8/2023

201-500 employees

Mental health care
Company Overview
Alma believes when providers have the support they need, mental health care gets better for everyone. They're pioneering a new model for mental health care — one that gives providers the autonomy of a private practice with the support of the Alma platform.
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
UI/UX Design
Software Engineering
  • You have 4+ years of experience working with web technologies and frameworks, with 1+ years of people management
  • You've previously managed a team of 3 or more engineers
  • You have extensive experience with web technologies. We are language agnostic in our interviews but require experience with one or more common web frameworks
  • You have a proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • You have worked with scaling challenges in previous roles and have implemented best practices around scaling
  • You're a systems thinker, concerned not only with individual component parts but with how those parts work together holistically
  • You're pragmatic, recognizing that, while there are multiple approaches to solving a problem, it is important to weigh practicality over theory when decision-making
  • You possess a clear and engaging communication style with a track record of building positive relationships across a broad diverse organization with engineers as well as non-technical stakeholders
  • You have experience demonstrating DEI best practices in both your leadership style and while leading recruiting processes to build out an inclusive team
  • You feel a passion for Alma's mission - to improve the experience of therapy for providers and their clients, and simplify access to care
  • Work to maintain, simplify and reinvent the systems underlying the application, such as deployment technologies, feature flagging, testing frameworks, observability tooling (error handling, monitoring, alerting, behavioral analytics), and more. Technologies you'll be working with include AWS, Storybook (UI components), LaunchDarkly (feature flagging and A/B testing), Docker, Terraform, Elasticsearch, Django, Celery, Redis, SQL
  • Grow and develop an incredible team of hardworking, collaborative, and motivated engineers who have high expectations around individual ownership and impact
  • Set direction for the team, taking into account pain points in the software development lifecycle; and opportunities to enable feature teams to ship faster and learn more from each deploy
  • Gain a deep understanding of the software development process at Alma and how the engineering team operates
  • Collaborate with teammates on Platform, as well as Product Managers and peers from feature teams, to understand and prioritize solutions for practical problems facing Alma engineers
  • Design, develop, and implement systems, processes, and tools to improve the experience and efficiency of the engineering team's development process. (Developers environment, testing environment, deployment pipeline)
  • Continually research current and emerging technologies, proposing changes where most impactful