Engineering Manager

Our mission is pretty simple: We believe that everyone deserves sophisticated financial advice. We apply software to the financial services industry, automate investment tools that are typically reserved for the ultra-wealthy, and deliver them at prices affordable to everyone. In just over four years, we have grown to manage over $4 billion in assets with clients across the U.S. With our clients' trust, we believe we can and will change this industry.

Our engineers write test-driven code in a continuous deployment environment. We deploy to production many times a day. As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for empowering our engineers and supporting their technical and professional growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other functional teams (product management, design, customer service)
  • Monitor team productivity, remove roadblocks, identify and implement improvements to our process
  • Promote success for team members along their career path at Wealthfront
  • Facilitate the exchange of information among all Wealthfront employees in a systematic manner
  • Lead effective organizational improvement within our hyper-growth company
  • Combine data-driven process and human empathy to iteratively develop and assess our collective teams and individual team members
  • Partner with Recruiting to build well-rounded, effective, and inclusive engineering teams

Requirements:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years engineering experience (post-degree) and 2+ years management experience¬†
  • Experience shipping consumer Internet products as an individual contributor
  • Ability to write code in Java
  • Track record of leading productive engineering teams
  • Experience hiring, mentoring, coaching and developing top engineering talent
  • Understanding of successful team dynamics and how your role as a manager fits into this process
  • Enthusiastic about collaborative problem solving
  • Eagerness to solve challenging problems

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