Roles at Hover

Remote

Engineering

Benefits

Compensation

Competitive salary and meaningful equity in a fast-growing company

Healthcare

Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and dependents

Paid Time Off

Unlimited PTO for exempt employees and PTO accrued at 3 weeks per year for non-exempt employees

Paid Family Leave

We support work/life balance and offer generous paid parental and new child bonding leave

Mandatory Self-Care Days

A day set aside each month to allow employees to recharge

Remote Wellbeing Resources

We provide recurring fitness classes, meditation/ mindfulness tools, virtual therapy, and family planning assistance

Learning

We encourage continued education and will help cover the cost of management training, conferences, workshops, or certifications

Application

Engineering Manager (Commerce)


HOVER uses patented technology making it possible for anyone with a smartphone camera to create an interactive 3D model, complete with detailed measurements and powerful design features. The data produced is extremely valuable as it generates a single source of truth for the physical world allowing for more veracity throughout the home improvement and insurance processes. We’ve found an incredibly strong product-market fit across exterior home improvement, insurance, and financial services. What's the secret sauce? Cutting edge technology, an exceptional culture, and a commitment to our values (Think. Do. Serve.). 

With our team of investors, including Google Ventures and Menlo Ventures, HOVER is committed to continuing our success and facilitating growth. We believe there is strength in diversity so we hire skilled and passionate people from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Why HOVER wants you:

HOVER is looking for a strong engineering manager motivated by leading a highly performant team building features that unlock a major revenue stream for a series D company.

You’d be joining our Commerce  team - a team charged with building a new platform of products to compliment HOVER’s powerful measurements product. The Commerce team is key to unlocking HOVER’s growth and is dedicated to building the best product of its kind on the market. The product has a solid market fit and we are ready to start scaling our team and users.

The Commerce team consists of driven and eager-to-learn engineers with a wide range of experience. We are committed to being at the forefront of pushing the technological envelope at HOVER. As a group of growth-minded teammates we don't take ourselves too seriously, enjoy close collaboration, and care about the success of the products we build

We believe that it’s better to...

  • make many small moves than few large ones
  • reduce knowledge silos than optimize for short-term gains
  • spend our Fridays learning instead of squeezing out more commits
  • always be growing instead of doing what is familiar

You will contribute by: 

You will mentor and guide the professional and technical development of the members of the team, which includes frontend, backend, and fullstack engineers. You will partner with engineers and technical leaders to ensure that the applications we support are stable, scalable, and maintainable, promoting practices like CI/CD and refactoring. You can support the execution of a team of engineers working through maintaining services, building tools, and integrating novel algorithms into the 3D reconstruction process. You will collaborate and define cross-team and strategic initiatives in partnership with leads across the company.

Your background includes:  

  • 2+ years of experience leading teams as a manager
  • Passion for leading a rapidly growing, fast paced team that works on high business-impact projects
  • Experienced in leading and growing people both technically and professionally
  • 5+ years in software development, preferably in a full-stack capacity
  • Great product sense combined with strong technical communication skills and the ability to work effectively cross functionally with Product Managers, Designers and business stakeholders
  • Bonus points for experience in our tech stack: React, Ruby, Rails
  • Bonus points for experience managing a team building a rapidly iterating product

Your first 90 days:

By day 30, you will have:

  • Built a surface-level understanding of the team’s needs and goals
  • Met with all members/stakeholders of the team and multiple 1:1s with direct reports, beginning to build trust in and from the team
  • Potentially identified some quick wins for the team and implemented them
  • Paired with engineers on code delivery or tech-spec writing to get familiar with the codebase
  • Begun taking over responsibilities of hiring

By day 60, you will have:

  • Achieved a good understanding of team needs, and helped fill in some of the gaps
  • Continued to establish trust and credibility with the team as a technical leader
  • Taken the helm on filling headcount for your immediate team
  • Established relationships with peers in other teams

By day 90, you will have:

  • Begun identifying strategic or longer-term initiatives and crafted execution plans in conjunction with director and/or other managers
  • Built a solid understanding of your reports strengths, areas of improvement, and goals
  • Partnered closely with Product Manager(s) on helping validate/challenge their hypotheses
  • Started thinking proactively about issues in team execution, gaps in headcount, etc
  • Potentially identified some quick wins for the team and implemented them

Benefits

  • Compensation - Competitive salary and meaningful equity in a fast-growing company
  • Healthcare - Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and dependents
  • Paid Time Off - Unlimited and flexible vacation policy 
  • Paid Family Leave- We support work/life balance and offer generous paid parental and new child bonding leave 
  • Mandatory Self-Care Days - A day set aside each month to allow employees to recharge 
  • Remote Wellbeing Resources - We provide recurring fitness classes, meditation/ mindfulness tools, virtual therapy, and family planning assistance 
  • Learning - We encourage continued education and will help cover the cost of management training, conferences, workshops, or certifications
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