Engineering Manager

| Santa Monica
About the Engineering Manager at Headspace:
We are currently looking for an Engineering Manager in our Santa Monica office. Engineering managers at Headspace have a track record proving their ability to develop sophisticated solutions to problems of all sizes. They know how to simplify the complex. They know ownership. They are great people leaders; guiding, growing, and inspiring their teams. They work with their business partners in defining capabilities and experiences which they own the strategy to deliver on.. This role will play an integral role in the ongoing efforts for the Headspace app and work closely across the product and engineering teams.

How your skills and passion will come to life at Headspace:

  • Own mission critical software from inception to production: define it, design it, build it, operationalize it, and watch it impact lives!
  • Provide leadership and vision in the architecture and implementation of the next generation of our platform
  • Deliver complex infrastructural projects and execute within a microservice environment
  • Form strong cross-functional partnerships to achieve alignment with many engineering teams and ensure solutions meet their needs
  • Lead with a strong technical foundation and willingness to learn fast
  • Mentor a cohesive team of amazing engineers in a fast-paced startup
  • Attract and retain top engineering talent for the organizationUse your passion and convictions to inspire passion in others

What you’ve accomplished:

  • 7+ years of relevant engineering work experience
  • 4+ hands-on technical management experience
  • BA/BS degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with open source technologies
  • Ability to thrive in a startup (fast-paced, agile) environment
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to be self-directed when necessary
  • Exceptional coding abilities and experience with architectural patterns of large, high-scale applications
  • Actively coached and mentored team members in their careers
  • Been actively involved in setting product strategy
  • Consistently made culture choices that positively impact all of engineering
  • Designed software systems for scale and resiliency
  • Shipped several large scale projects with multiple dependencies across teams

How to get started:
If you’re excited by the idea of seeing yourself in this role at Headspace, please apply with your CV and a cover letter that best expresses your interest and unique qualifications.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • MicroservicesLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Headspace is located in the heart of Santa Monica on Michigan and Cloverfield. Bergamont train station is right behind our office.

What are Headspace Perks + Benefits

Headspace Benefits Overview

Unlimited Time Off
Lifetime Headspace Subscription
$500/year learning and development budget
$75 gym stipend
Daily catered lunch and fully stocked fridge
Parking
Full Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
Voluntary Coverage
Basic Life AD&D
Flexible Spending Account
401k
Commuter Benefit

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
$75 gym stipend each month
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Unlimited Paid Time Off Poilicy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
$500 Conference budget
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Quarterly Hackathons. Optional group meditations daily. Competitive salaries. Unlimited PTO. Daily catered lunch.

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