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Engineering Manager - RoR

Engineering Manager - RoR
NY, New York

Job Description


Title: Engineering manager RoR

Type: perm, full time

Location: New York, Brooklyn (11201)

Must Have: 4+ years of experience building software or web application (Ruby on rails with people management exp, needs to be good hands on), familiarity with UNIX/Linux, SQL, shell scripting, HTTP, Ruby/Python/JavaScript, strong decision-making skills


US citizens and Green Card Holders and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time


Our esteemed client is looking for an Engineering Manager to join their growing team in their Brooklyn HQ, with an opportunity to contribute to significant parts of a rapidly expanding online digital platform.

Their technology team works as an integrated unit with contributions from teams across the company and there is particularly close work within product design, product management, and engineering. Communication and collaboration are a critical part of the job. their tech stack is mostly Ruby/Rails deployed on Heroku, with a significant investment in testing, CI/CD, and internal tooling.


  • Manage a team of 2-6 software engineers, including task planning and code reviews
  • Responsible for technical projects and providing leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Accountable for the overall planning, execution and success of complex technical projects
  • Contribute technically to projects - we’re looking for hands-on leadership
  • Work closely with our product management team to ensure we're building the best products
  • High-stakes work on revenue-generating production systems
  • Help improve code quality through solid architecture, coding style, testing, and workflow


  • 4+ years of experience building software or web applications
  • Previous experience managing a team of engineers 
  • Familiarity with UNIX/Linux, SQL, shell scripting, HTTP, Ruby/Python/JavaScript
  • Desire to leverage past experience to make a business impact
  • An opinion about what code to test and how to test it
  • Strong decision-making skills


  • Ruby/Rails experience
  • Worked in a HIPAA or other regulated compliance environment
  • Heroku deployment veteran


  • You'll be working in a high energy, fast-paced environment
  • An office located in the heart of DUMBO with breath-taking views of Manhattan Bridge
  • Competitive health insurance (with an option to opt into a premium internal dental program)
  • Commuter benefits for parking & transit
  • Offer competitive paid parental leave policy for qualifying employees
  • Flexible work from home options
  • Open vacation policy
  • Dog-friendly office space
  • 401k Contribution
  • Extended Education Assistance
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Competitive compensation package with stock options at a high-growth start-up
  • Fully stocked kitchen with snacks
  • Generous employee discount on all company’s products

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