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Software Engineering Manager

Compensation: $150,000 to $185,000

Job Description:

Welcome Homes is changing the way people buy homes, and we want you to help build Welcome! We are a fast-growing, venture-backed startup building new homes that are purchased online, customized, and delivered in six months at an incredible value.


We are looking for a well organized and technically sound Software Engineering Manager to help oversee our Software Engineering department. As Engineering Manager you will be responsible for cultivating a high-performing engineering team and ensuring we deliver a high-quality solution on-time and within budget. You will focus on translating business requirements from Product, Design and key business stakeholders to technical specifications and managing the day to day tasks and assignments of the Software Engineers.


What you’ll be doing:


  • Design, execute, utilize and maintain software engineering applications.

  • Prepare all required Technical Proposal pertinent to software engineering.

  • Supervise training and development of software engineering staff.

  • Assign work to software engineering personnel and evaluate plus manage their performance.

  • Support to recruit engineering personnel, technical staffing and project teams formation.

  • Supervise engineering deliverables.

  • Present practical input for strategic technology decisions.

  • Support preparation of Technology Roadmap.

  • Present project management backup as required.

  • Help translation of business requirements into technical needs and actions.

  • Supervise reporting responsibility for independent software contractors, software engineers and outsourcing partners.

  • Ensure software engineering personnel is suitably trained to perform all job function and suitably use project and software related tools.


What you’ll need:


  • Personnel and project management skills

  • 5+ years of Ruby on Rails or a similar back end technologies

  • Leadership, teambuilding, and mentoring skills

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Data analytics skills and experience

  • Attention to detail

  • Experience partnering with Product Managers and Developers to craft and ship a roadmap

  • Flexible thinking, including the ability to pivot and try new approaches when faced with challenges

  • Organizational, planning, and documentation skills

  • Proficiency using presentation software to explain complex information to non-technical management personnel and other stakeholders

  • Ability to work on multiple projects in various stages simultaneously

  • Past use of Agile/Scrum or similar collaborative tools a plus

Every employee receives:

  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Full health benefits
  • New laptop and office supplies for a WFH setup*
  • $50/month towards online fitness apps or gym memberships
  • $1,000/year towards continuing education

*Optional: We offer every employee the option to own all equipment purchases through our 50/50 program. The company will contribute 50% towards the laptop’s total price and the employee will pay for the remaining 50% and will own it.



COVID Policy

Please note: Welcome has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to help facilitate a safer workplace for its team members and the greater community. Exemptions to this policy may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons.


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Software Engineering Manager
Full Time | Hybrid | New York, NY

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Who We Are:

Welcome Homes makes it easier and more affordable for home buyers to build a newly constructed home without having to deal with delays and all of the headaches of coordinating with contractors, architects, and the many parties involved. We handle it all and streamline the entire process for the home owner from land selection to construction!

The upside potential for Welcome Homes is limitless. Home construction is one of the hardest operational challenges to scale and our vision is to offer Welcome homes on a global level. We are placing a massive bet to disrupt the world's largest asset class - residential real estate - to provide home buyers an experience that they finally deserve.

Leadership Principles:

Empowerment at any level - Give people more responsibility and let them surprise you - Investments into Personal Growth - Transparency - Love our customers