Software Engineering Manager at RigUp

| Austin
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RigUp is changing the way work is done in the energy industry. Each one of our teams exists to move us closer to our north star -- to empower the people who power the world. The Engineering team at RigUp leverages a variety of tools to enable and sustain a scalable and highly-resilient platform for delivering customer value. We are organized into agile, cross-functional PLTs consisting of engineering, product and design which allows us to develop deep expertise and rapidly deliver high-value features and functionality.
RigUp is hiring a Software Engineering Manager that will be responsible for mentoring/coaching engineers on the team.

What you'll be doing:

  • Manage a team of 6-8 direct reports
  • Help define what success looks like for your team, and make its impact clear: set goals, define metrics, and track progress
  • Independently responsible for coaching, development, and career management: setting performance expectations, career planning, performance reviews, managing low performers, compensation reviews, promotions, and terminations
  • Clarify ownership and decision making for the team. Delegate ownership of tactical decision-making while maintaining responsibility as tiebreaker where necessary
  • Represent and be accountable for the technical output of the team, either through personal experience or strong communication lines with senior engineers
  • Unblock your teams to ensure that they have everything necessary to smoothly plan, develop, test, debug, and deploy highly-available applications on schedule
  • Partner with Product Managers and stakeholders to break down complex requirements into independent coding tasks and strategies
  • Positively impact your team’s work by communicating cross-functionally across the org
  • Foster a continuous improvement and experimentation mindsetHone your team’s skills further through various continuous learning opportunities
  • Participating in interviewing candidates for your team, as well as other teams

What you should have:

  • You have experience managing a Product or Platform team
  • You’ve worked at a fast-paced, small to mid-sized company
  • Works through others. Lifts the skills and expertise of those around them
  • You have 6+ years of experience in Software Engineering
  • You have 2+ years in a team lead or management role

Perks:

  • Flexible PTO policy
  • 401k Program with 4% match
  • Fully paid employee health insurance for employee
  • Daily catered meals
  • Competitive commuter benefits
  • Open office space in the heart of downtown Austin
  • Career development opportunities + partial reimbursement for ongoing education
  • $2,000 vacation stipend on your 3 year anniversary

RigUp is a technology company that's building a platform to better support the energy workforce. Through the industry’s largest marketplace, we’re improving the lives of contractors and helping service providers and operators find the people who will get the job done. Headquartered in Austin, TX, and backed by a16z, Founder’s Fund, Quantum Energy Partners, and Silicon Valley Bank, we’ve raised $423.8 Million in funding to support our mission to change the way work is done in the energy field.
Our goal is to make RigUp an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenships. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks

Location

RigUp is located in downtown Austin right next to Lady Bird Lake. We're close to a ton of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and trails along the water!

An Insider's view of RigUp

How does your team reward individual success?

We are rewarded with a promise. At the end of a season of ambiguity and strife, apart from any monetary or material items, we will always be able to say there was joy, encouragement, and meaning.

Quan

Customer Support Specialist

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

One of the coolest things we’ve been working on has been parsing resumes to gather information about employment history and references so that our consultants don’t have to spend a ton of time filling out confusing forms. We hope to get quicker, more accurate data while making the platform easier to access and more useful for our consultants.

Zayne

Engineering Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

RigUp has fostered my career growth by coupling my strengths and interests with the company’s needs. I’ve gotten the opportunity to fill a variety of different roles that I’ve gained an invaluable amount of experience from and that will increase my marketability down the road.

Leyna

Business Process Analyst

What is your vision for the company?

At RigUp, we're building the largest job marketplace in the energy industry by making it easier for contractors to find work and for companies to staff up by hiring ready, qualified workers. As CEO, I want to grow an organization that creates value in the world and ensures RigUp is an environment where our employees feel empowered to make decisions

Xuan

CEO

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The energy at the RigUp office is contagious. We work on interesting problems and are truly making a difference in people's lives. Work is simply better when you love what you do!

Brittany

Talent Lead

What are RigUp Perks + Benefits

RigUp Benefits Overview

As a world-class employer, RigUp is committed to providing an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenships. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks
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