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Engineering Manager
Posted on 2/3/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA • Remote • New York, NY, USA • Denver, CO, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Background running a team working on B2B Saas products or consumer facing products
  • Proven track record leading and managing teams of high-output engineers
  • Background in software engineering and experience with web application platforms
  • The ability to understand the team's technical challenges and architecture is the key to success
  • Working cross-functionally with product managers, designers, and other engineering managers
  • Ability to successfully communicate across multiple teams and multiple functions in a hybrid work environment
  • Excellent people management skills, focusing on supporting empowerment
  • Understanding of agile methodologies
  • Product-focused mindset
  • Passion for helping teams and individuals grow, and for building an inclusive culture and diverse team
  • Values ownership and innovation as part of their role
  • Create a direct impact in the world by helping Handshake to democratize the opportunity for our millions of students
  • Work in an impressive innovative environment, with lots of growth and career development opportunities
  • Grow and scale a team, hiring top talent focusing on DEI
  • Help to define our culture and processes, not only as a team but also as an organization
  • Build, lead, and develop successfully a team of software engineers from all levels; defining their career development plans, setting specific goals, and motivating them to achieve results as part of their growth
  • Successfully manage performance; mentoring and coaching software engineers, supporting both high and underperforming individuals
  • Partner closely with key stakeholders across Handshake, including Design, Product Management, and strategic business partners
  • Participate in technical decisions and provide technical coaching, helping tech leads to define and prioritize engineering roadmap
  • Lead with empathy as you help us nurture a culture of growth, inclusion, and belonging

501-1,000 employees

College career network platform
Company Overview
Handshake is on a mission to give all students the chance to build the career they want, no matter where they’re from or what school they attend. The platform connects up-and-coming talent with 650,000+ employers - from Fortune 500 companies like Google, Nike, and Target to thousands of public school districts, healthcare systems, nonprofits, and even sports teams like the LA Dodgers.
  • 💰Equity and ownership in a fast-growing company.
  • 🍼16 Weeks of paid parental leave
  • 💝Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision
  • 💻Handshake offers $500/£360 home office stipend
  • 📚Generous learning & development opportunities and an annual $2,000/£1,500/2k€ stipend
  • 🏦401k Match: Handshake offers a dollar-for-dollar match on 1% of deferred salary, up to a maximum of $1,200 per year.
  • 🏝PTO
Company Core Values
  • Students First
  • Focus on impact
  • Move quickly, but don't rush
  • Learn. Grow. Repeat.
  • Act with Empathy
  • Empowered by diversity