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Software Engineering Manager


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Location: Posted: Mar 25, 2022

Job Description

Making it easy to live well — whenever, wherever At Zeus Living, we believe housing shouldn’t constrain how, where, and when you want to live. At the center of everything we do are our people—our customers, partners, and the Zeus team. That’s what our founders knew when they started Zeus Living in 2015, setting out to make renting a home easier. The goal then—and now—is to create a new, modern mode of housing, making it easy to live well—reliably, safely, comfortably, even stylishly—wherever, whenever. We’ve grown and learned a great deal since we started. Today we’re a hardworking team of creators, problem-solvers, and strategists committed to our vision and values. Based in San Francisco and backed by Airbnb, Comcast, Bowery, and Initialized Capital, we’ve raised $125M in funding. The Role We’re looking for an empowering Software Engineering Manager to lead our Operations engineering team. The Operations team is responsible for building tools that make other teams at Zeus, like our customer support or maintenance teams, more productive. You will build a team of 5-8 engineers and collaborate in a cross-functional team with a product manager and product designer. You are a good engineer in your own right, but are passionate about leading a team and getting the most out of others. You are an excellent communicator and will work with other leaders in the engineering and tech org to set standards and goals.

What You’ll Do

    • Manage a team of engineers to help them achieve the right balance of quality, functionality, and schedule to meet product objectives. Give them clarity and energy so they can deliver results.
    • Mentor a team of engineers, give them guidance, and help them achieve their goals. Identify areas of growth and opportunities to advance their skills
    • Identify what roles are needed for your team and work with the Talent team to hire them
    • Set the culture and vibe for your team in line with Zeus’ cultural values. Ensure psychological safety for team members.
    • Communicate with your respective product and business teams about the product roadmap. Give input about the engineering effort needed for roadmap items and how we can maximize impact on business KPIs
    • Work with other engineering managers and teams on department-wide decisions: tech debt, development process, testing, bug handling, technical standards, developer tools, etc
    • If necessary, get your hands dirty and do some coding

What You Bring

    • Significance years of experience as an engineering manager or team lead, 5+ years experience as an engineer
    • Servant leadership style
    • Ability to communicate a motivating vision for your team
    • Ability to build highly collaborative and inclusive teams
    • Ability to build relationships across the company and communicate effectively
    • Ability to identify strengths and weaknesses of your team and address them

Our Benefits

    • Zeus subscribes to the philosophy of total rewards, ensuring that our people are taken care of and supported holistically.
    • Competitive base salary, plus a chance to own a part of the business via stock options
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for you and your dependents
    • 401(k) with a company match (100% of the first 3% you contribute, and 50% of the next 2%)
    • 20 paid days off per year. After 2 years with the company, you’ll receive 30 days per year
    • And many more...ask us about all of this on your first chat with the Talent team
If you are hired in the US, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. At Zeus Living, We Are: Transparent : honest, authentic, communication, access to info, hard truths Humble : self-aware, ask for & accept help, inclusive, collaborative, respectful, thankful Iterative : speedy, willing to break things, growth-minded, creative, process-driven Human-centric : above & beyond service, surprise & delight, make things right At Zeus Living, we believe that bringing together people who have different worldviews, personal circumstances, and experiences improves our customer service, work, environment, and one another. Diverse strengths, abilities, interests, and perspectives power the flow of innovation and creativity, which is vital to our success. We encourage people from all walks of life—all backgrounds, identities, genders, ages, races, religions, abilities, and socioeconomic statuses—to apply. Zeus Living is an equal opportunity employer and we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know. You can find more about what we offer here! Apply for this job

About Zeus

Zeus Living is a provider of furnished housing for business and personal travel.

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