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Engineering Manager



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Whether they’re building great payment software or collaborating with a client, every CardFlight employee is committed to empowering small businesses to accept electronic payments with ease. Our team works primarily remote in over 25 US states and is passionate about delivering easy to use software to help small businesses accept payments from their customers. Joining our team means that you will be part of a fast-moving company, work collaboratively with others, and have a direct impact on making payments simpler for small businesses.

We’re currently looking for an Engineering Manager that will take a key role on our location-neutral team. You will lead and guide a team of dynamic and highly motivated engineers to build exciting features in support of a great product. This individual will work closely with your team and with the other leaders of the department to help solve problems, set direction, and drive the product forward. The technical challenges will be solved in CardFlight’s web stack (built on top of Ruby on Rails), the web front-end (javascript library called Preact, which is a lightweight version of React), iOS application (Swift, using MVVM architecture), Android application (Kotlin, also employing a MVVM architecture) and DevOps infrastructure is built on AWS, and CI/CD are handled via github actions. In this role, we also value a strong desire to help others succeed. We want candidates that are motivated by seeing others perform well and want to help drive others forward in their career. We value the ability to accept and provide constructive feedback, in service of driving to a stronger outcome. The ability to motivate others to do their best, including when their best is better than they believed is key in this role.

What You’ll Do

Team Management

  • Facilitate career growth in a team of engineers, including performance reviews, goal-setting, and regular 1:1’s.
  • Drive team to sustainably high output
  • Ensure the team has the right process in place for them to succeed
  • Build team cohesion and facilitate team building activities

Engineering Leadership

  • Participate in leadership discussions to drive the department forward
  • Work across teams to solve problems and coordinate major initiatives
  • Provide input and feedback on department wide policies and processes
  • Partner with team members such as Product Managers, Tech Leads, and other department stakeholders, to ensure that team level goals are being met.
  • Participate in the recruitment process across the department

Team Engagement

  • Get involved with company-wide meetings and outings
  • Become immersed in the payments industry

What You’ll Bring to the Table

  • 2+ years professional experience leading a team, including resource planning, goal setting, performance management, and direct/formal mentorship of team members
  • Experience building a team and all aspects of recruiting including interviewing, conducting reference checks, and making hiring decisions
  • 5+ years professional experience as a full time software engineer
  • Experience successfully balancing multiple priorities and switching contexts to unblock others
  • Very strong communication skills, including the ability to explain complex or nuanced concepts successfully, both verbally and in writing

What We’d Love for You to Have

  • Experience as a tech lead or software architect
  • Fluency with both mobile and web technologies
  • Experience with a growth-stage company and solving issues that arise out of scaling complex systems, preferably in a SaaS or other B2B environment
  • BS or Masters Degree in Computer Science

Why You'll Love Being A Part Of Our CardFlight Team

  • Location-neutral work environment
  • Home-office equipment stipend
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Employee Engagement (Lunch & Learns, team building events)
  • Learning & Development culture
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Competitive compensation and company ownership/stock options
  • And more!!

Our signature product, SwipeSimple, is used by 125,000+ small businesses across the country. SwipeSimple is a software solution that enables small businesses to accept payments seamlessly via phone, tablet or computer. SwipeSimple is sold through a partner network comprising financial institutions, merchant service providers, and independent sales organizations. The solution is also sold directly by CardFlight through SwipeSimple Connect.

The standard annual base pay range for this role is $150,000 - $200,000. In addition to a competitive base salary, this position is also eligible for cash bonus and equity awards based on factors such as experience and performance. At CardFlight, we lead with respect for one another, our customers and business partners, vendors, and prospective employees. Our objective is to ensure CardFlight team members are passionate about the growth of our company, supported in their personal growth and development, and connected to their colleagues. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.