Software Engineering Manager

Daily Harvest · Remote (USA)

Food & Agriculture
Posted 2 months ago

Continuous Integration
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About Daily Harvest 

Daily Harvest makes nourishing food built on fruits and vegetables accessible. We do this by delivering thoughtfully sourced, chef-crafted food to customers' doorsteps, all ready to enjoy in minutes. We’re on a mission to take care of food, so food can take care of you.  

Our team is collaborative, driven, and future-thinking.  We're constantly learning, experimenting, and iterating, and celebrate failure just as much as success. We take risks, try new things, and we get things done. We love adaptogens and cruciferous vegetables but never say no to cake. Everything we do, we do in the service of our community.

Position Overview

Daily Harvest is looking for a Software Engineering Manager to join our Engineering team.  The Engineering team focuses on architecting, developing, and delivering highly scalable and innovative software that meets the needs of the Daily Harvest business and our customers.

The Software Engineering Manager will help build the platform that enables us to take care of food. As a leader in our software engineering team, you’ll be responsible for one of our talented development squads to ship the code that powers our entire business -- from robust microservices, to code that interfaces with our shipping providers, to inventory and operations management at scale. You’ll be taking charge of a group of inspired engineers who enjoy working together.

What you’ll do:

  • Design, estimate and review new and refactored software services on the platform. Take ownership for quality of design and implementation of software components to ensure that they run securely, reliably, and at scale
  • Work closely with product and engineering leadership to lead the technical design of projects with major company impact
  • Work with internal tech teams to identify and build platform elements required to support key product features
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with product owners, and other members of the digital product team to develop best-of-breed digital experience that meet the needs of our users and drive our business objectives
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to other members of the engineering team
  • Identify and execute on opportunities to improve the software development lifecycle and processes
  • Scale by delegating effectively; ensure tasks are completed as specified without micromanaging
  • Contribute to the career development of others, meeting regularly with direct reports, providing frequent feedback on their work, helping individuals set goals to ensure employee growth and retention goals

Who you are:

    • Education, training or experience equivalent to a BS (or higher, e.g., MS, or PhD) in Computer Science or a related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics)
    • 8+ years of professional experience with software development, including 1 year in a leadership position
    • 5+ yrs experience with server side programming languages like Python, Ruby, NodeJS, Java, or C#
    • Experience with RDBMS and/or NoSQL data stores
    • Well-versed in modern cloud platforms, like AWS or Google Cloud, and their associated technologies
    • Experience with Agile software development and Agile software solutions like JIRA
    • Familiarity working with modern cloud based microservice architectures  
    • Strong continuous integration and continuous delivery experience 
    • Experience managing remote or distributed teams a plus 
    • Experience building RESTful APIs and services at scale 
    • Experience transitioning monolithic systems to microservice-based systems


  • Unlimited Daily Harvest in the office to keep you hustling, not hangry + cold brew (...always stocked)
  • Flexible time-off policy + flexible working hours (Unlimited PTO Plan)
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits, 401K + equity participation 
  • Ancillary benefits: Commuter, Gym membership + Citi Bike discounts
  • Access to everything we make (including recipes in development)
  • Annual company retreat
  • Quarterly team outings, weekly onsite happy hours, + regular DH team gatherings to celebrate our co-workers
  • Book club + running club
  • Showers for post-morning or mid-workday workouts
  • A dynamic, ambitious, and fun work environment + dog friendly!!

At Daily Harvest, our mission is to take care of food, so that food can take care of you. And it wouldn't be possible without our team. We celebrate the unique POV that each person brings to the table and believe in a collaborative and inclusive environment. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, military or veteran status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. These are our guiding principles and apply across all aspects of employment.

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