Posted : 30-07-2019

Category : RUBY

Type : Full time

Company name : TaxJar

Engineering Manager


3 - 6 years of experience in management at start-up to mid-level companies
A deep understanding of Ruby on Rails web applications and SaaS products
An expert in keeping your team laser focused and protected from external distractions
Well versed in working with product and project managers
Ability to write clear and accurate reports on team & project metrics
Be accountable to your reports in helping them progress in their careers
Manage projects through Jira from epic creation to the final deployment
Agile, humble, trustworthy, and a team player
Rapid learner who thrives in a fast-paced and demanding environment
Worked with agile methodologies
Excel at communicating with the team remotely (chat, video, email, etc)

You’ll be a great fit on our team if you

Only want to work remotely
Are a PRO at communicating and collaboration
Highly value working with people you like and respect
Are accountable
Are confident in your skills and a solid team player (We’re peers here, no egos please) but also comfortable working asynchronously
Hungry to play an impactful role and not afraid to fail
Excellent health, vision and dental benefits
Flexible vacation policy
$1,000 in professional development credit
Home office stipend
Equity in a profitable company
2x year all-company in person retreats (fully paid for by us of course)
Mandatory Birthday holiday!
12 week paid maternity/ 6 week paid paternity leave
Monthly perks reimbursement for things like Netflix, Amazon Prime, your gym membership, home internet and more.

Visit for a full list of our benefits and to learn more about how we work and what we stand for.

If you're not the perfect fit for this position, but you know someone who is, we'll pay you $1,000 if you refer us to the person we hire.

About company

TaxJar is the leading technology solution for busy eCommerce sellers to manage sales tax and is trusted by more than 15,000 businesses. Our mission is to make ecommerce easier for everyone.Our core values
We do the right thing for our customers.
We're a team, built on trust.
We're proud to be remote.
We're in control of our own destiny

We're looking for a detail-oriented, battle tested, and knowledgeable Engineering Manager who is eager to make an impact on a game-changing product in eCommerce.

As an Engineering Manager with TaxJar, you will

Lead high performing engineering teams
Help in sizing and hiring for existing and new teams
Be a decision maker in a fast paced, agile environment
Conduct 1-1s with your reports and assist them in their career growth
Demonstrate the ability to manager in a fully remote environment
Be the primary point of contact in TaxJar for your teams
Protect the happiness and output of your engineers
Run standups, retrospectives, and post-mortems
Work with product owners to ensure the backlogs are always filled and prioritized
Report team health and progress metrics to upper leadership