Engineering Manager

We are building an inclusive, human-centered product and are looking for an Engineering Manager to become part of our remote team and our mission to elevate the human experience of sexuality and relationships.

You will be responsible for leading and inspiring a productive and innovative engineering culture while furthering our efforts to grow a global diverse team.

To be right for this role, you should have experience leading software engineering teams during a scale-up period. You have a bias towards action and have an inner drive to excel in the pursuit of business goals.  You have excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders while working cross functionally.

What you will do:

  • Oversee the fulfilment of the product vision through excellence in team planning and execution.
  • Ensure that the daily engineering operations are running smoothly. Ultimately accountable for making sure that team members are working on projects with optimum efficiency, and that deadlines are met. Assess and enhance engineering processes to improve performance and outputs.
  • Recruit, mentor, and retain a talented and diverse team of engineers while fostering a supportive and collaborative environment. This role is accountable for aligning the department’s culture and ways of working with the company’s.
  • Partner with the People Team on employer branding initiatives.
  • Facilitates regular education and training of team members.
  • Manage the department’s budget for equipment costs, training and development, recruitment, etc.
  • Serves as part of the Engineering Leadership team, works closely with the Director of Engineering, Frontend Lead, Backend Lead, Infrastructure Lead, Chief of Staff to the CEO.

Requirements

About you:

  • You have experience working in a fast-paced, high-performance culture where the business is continually evolving
  • You have the ability to think critically and anticipate issues before they arise, and proactively suggest long-term solutions
  • You have excellent judgment and the ability to make sound decisions independently
  • You have led global remote engineering teams
  • You are able to work across Front End, Backend, Security and DevOps teams
  • You have a successful track record in project planning, resource allocation, and ensuring delivery of projects within defined timelines and scopes

Bonus points:

  • You are ever-curious and open to testing and experimentation
  • You have led engineering teams building a Mobile B2C product

Benefits

About us:

Feeld is an independent, experimental and fully remote organisation reshaping the dialogue on dating and sexuality. The company was founded in 2014 and has evolved since to become the open, distributed structure it is now. We have a naturally agile and fluid culture. The whole team is fully remote, which means you work where and when helps you perform at your best. We regard autonomy highly and treat our organisation as a product – we iterate, improve and test things internally to see what works best for everyone.

Our culture:

We believe in creating a safe work environment through humanity, fluidity, safety, transparency and progressiveness. When hiring, we look for culture add rather than culture fit.

Because we are a fully remote team, it’s especially important that we create an environment where our colleagues feel included and connected as humans.

Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging at Feeld:

Feeld promotes open-mindedness, inclusion, diversity and kindness, both in the world and among our own workforce.

We encourage and welcome applications from people with a history of marginalisation, whether because of race, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, neurodivergence, national origin, disability (seen or unseen) or any confluence of intersectional identities.

Our goal is a barrier-free application process and working environment. If you require further details or assistance or have any questions about this process, please let us know at hr@feeld.co.

Compensation and perks:

We are conscious of how our work and decisions impact other humans and the environment. We design our product and organisation with consideration for the wellbeing and happiness of our members and colleagues. We believe in technology and working environments that enable people to live a meaningful, fulfilled life.

Therefore, we offer our staff:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • A fully remote working situation
  • GBP £3k equipment and home office budget
  • Learning & development budget
  • On demand therapy sessions and mental health support via Spill
  • Company retreats

Feeld’s way of working is designed to proactively prevent burnout and an “always on” culture.

We strive for complete openness of information within the organisation and for enabling honesty on our platform. Internally, we keep decision-making transparent to keep each other accountable and make sure all voices are heard.

That is why we offer:

  • Open and transparent base salary ranges
  • At Feeld we believe all humans deserve to make a competitive wage. That’s why we offer a Baseline Freedom Salary of £60,000 GBP per year.
  • The total cash compensation for this role is determined by Level and Step, as well as geographic location, but we estimate that this role can earn between $160,000 – $173,000 USD based on the requirements listed in this job description.

Our interview process:

  • Your first conversation with Feeld will be a screening call with our recruiter, where you’ll be able to ask – and receive answers – regarding any general questions you have and to confirm the role is a fit for what you’re seeking.
  • Your second conversation will connect you directly with the hiring manager for the role you’re applying to. Here, you’ll have a chance to ask more questions about the work you’ll be doing. This conversation will also focus on your past work experiences.
  • The next step for most of our roles is a candidate challenge. This is an evaluation of the skills relevant to be successful in this role and generally takes about an hour to complete.
  • Your third conversation allows you the opportunity to meet the team members you might be working with on a daily basis. Here, you’ll be able to ask questions about team processes, workflow, and the employee experience at Feeld.
  • We generally make an offer within 2 weeks of our final call, and offer a flexible start date that can begin as early as the next Monday after you sign our offer documentation.
  • Of note: all of our interviews are conducted remotely, and our interviewers will work with you to find an agreeable interview time based on mutual availability.

We understand we’re asking you to invest your time and best efforts in our process, and are appreciative of getting the chance to better know who you are as a person and candidate. In return, we’re committed to offering transparent communication and prompt feedback as you navigate this application with us.

To find out more about Feeld, download our app (available on iOS and Android).