Overview

Snapdocs is an early-stage, rapidly growing company backed by investors like Sequoia, SV Angel, F-Prime and YCombinator. We’re a small team tackling the absolutely massive mortgage market. We build modern elegant software (read security, efficiency and joy) to be a pillar of the US economy that still relies on fax machines and manila envelopes.
The type of problems we focus on involves workflow, product design, and data. We are working to find a good authentication pattern that allows for people to work across companies in multiple roles (which is trickier than you might think!). Domain Driven Design is our guiding light. The team is growing quickly so now we’re looking for a servant-leader style Engineering Manager that has transitioned in recent years from committing code on the daily to a focus on people, velocity, & execution. That’s where you come in…
In this crucial role, your time will be dedicated to leading the software development efforts for our Incident Response Engineering Team. This team is the glue between operations and the engineering team; the first line of defense & triage for any anomaly found in the system. When not out battling P0’s in production, the team shifts gears to focus on a diverse range of product work to build solutions, process & internal tools that prevent these things from occurring again. Your responsibilities span directing day-to-day efforts, leading new projects, conducting code reviews, architecting distributed systems down to supporting the team in designing and developing high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems. Today the teams will consist of 4 full stack engineers initially with the goal to grow over time. Fully responsible for delivering world-class software, you’ll grow the capabilities of the team through hiring, coaching, mentoring and direct feedback. We are an agile scrum shop big on continuous improvement so expect to be running sprint planning meetings, stand-ups, retros & post mortems. While working closely with other engineering leaders, you’ll help drive innovation & establish best practices across the organization as we scale.
Ideally, during your IC engineering days (5 years? More?) you gained experience building service-oriented architectures that powered internal and external customers. During that time you worked with at least some of our stack (RoR, React.Js, AWS, Kubernetes, Docker), building back end services, APIs & scalable systems. You might have picked up proficiency in a few different languages (Ruby, Java, Scala, Go or the others) and programming styles (functional, object-oriented, script/procedural) along the way. These days (the past 2 years or so) you can be found coaching, teaching, mentoring, performance monitoring, managing scope, reviewing code, unblocking, and making technical decisions to drive the SDLC. You lead from within and understand that coaching and mentoring is almost always better than “managing” (but you know how and when to do that too). It would be icing on the cake if you had previous experience leading a support engineering team in the past but not a hard requirement. We have a distributed team and are comfortable hiring folks in a full remote capacity.
Colorado applicants: This role pays $149,000 – $215,000 annually plus equity in the company (pay for other locations may vary).
Snapdocs strongly values diversity and drive. We want to work with people of different backgrounds and different paths in life, and we trust our team to make smart decisions. This means we value independent work as well as collaboration. We provide excellent benefits (listed below) and are located in both San Francisco and Denver!
Our benefits include (but are not limited to):
– 21 days of vacation
– Company subsidized health, dental, vision insurance
– Flexible spending account for healthcare and dependent care
– 401(k) with up to 4% company match
– Life and disability insurance
– Commuter benefits