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Engineering Manager, Tools



United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

At Goldbelly, we believe in the magic of food to bring people together. We're on a mission to connect food lovers with their greatest culinary desires, supporting passionate food makers from coast to coast.

About the Role

As an Engineering Manager for the Tools pod, you will lead a dynamic team of engineers, driving collaboration and innovation in a high energy environment. Your mission is to develop state-of-the-art tools that are essential to the backbone of both our internal operations and our external partners. These tools empower many of Goldbelly's teams, including Marketing, Customer Experience, and Operations, as well as enable our partners—restaurants, chefs, and fulfillment centers—to efficiently run their businesses and fulfill orders seamlessly.

Engineering Managers at Goldbelly are proactive, hands-on leaders who cultivate high-performance teams and foster a culture of continuous learning and growth. You will manage multiple projects simultaneously, engaging actively in problem-solving and incident management to ensure the stability and scalability of our technology platforms. Additionally, you will guide your team through technical challenges, promoting best practices in software development to achieve engineering excellence.

Main Areas of Focus

Engineering and Technology (40%)

  • Lead, plan, and execute complex technical projects to success, making key architectural decisions and upholding technical standards and best practices.
  • Deliver robust, scalable, and sustainable tech solutions while keeping our tech stack cutting-edge and aligned with business goals.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the team's software at the code level to effectively guide and supervise engineers.

People (30%)

  • Manage and mentor a talented team of 6-8 engineers, fostering collaboration and continuous learning, hiring, training, and growing engineering talent.
  • Cultivate a team culture that promotes growth, innovation, and accountability, empowering teams to work independently and minimizing bottlenecks.

Business (30%)

  • Deliver software projects on time, within budget, and exceeding quality standards while monitoring and reporting on key performance indicators for engineering throughput, product quality, and efficiency.
  • Collaborate with other business units to align tech solutions with organizational needs, staying ahead of industry trends and competition to drive strategic decisions and innovation.


  • Proven engineering management experience in a tech-driven environment, preferably e-commerce.
  • Strong technical background in software development processes and technologies (Our stack: Ruby on Rails, React, Typescript, PostgreSQL, Kafka).
  • Excellent leadership skills with a knack for developing and motivating teams.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills for cross-functional collaboration.
  • Strategic thinker with a keen understanding of business and market dynamics.

Compensation information: $195,000 - $230,000 base salary range (dependent on experience level and interview performance) + equity (incentive stock options, vested over 4 years) + benefits.

Ready to revolutionize the food industry with us? Let's make something amazing together.