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Engineering Manager, RetoolDB



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2022
<div class="content-intro"> <p><strong>ABOUT RETOOL: </strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">At Retool, we’re changing the way software is built. We’ve developed the fastest way to build internal tools, saving companies time, resources, and engineering bandwidth. Whether it’s refunding orders, underwriting loans, managing marketplaces, rolling out new features, analyzing transactions, or providing customer support, Retool makes it dramatically faster and easier to build internal tools that teams need. We believe that the future of software development lies in being a force multiplier for developers and technical builders, helping them move considerably faster building a lot more software. We’re looking for highly collaborative people as we build a world-class team to support this mission and we’d love for you to join us! </span></p> </div><p><span style="font-weight:400;">WHY WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOU: </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Retool is changing the way software is built. We’ve developed the </span><span style="font-weight:400;">fastest way to build internal tools, saving companies time, resources, and engineering bandwidth.</span><span style="font-weight:400;"> We’re looking for the right people as we build a world-class team to support this mission. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">For the first time, Retool is moving from a "bring your own data" approach to fully managing your persistence stack for you. Not only are we fully managing SQL, but we are also maintaining the delightful interface for direct manipulation, which can function as any customer's first internal tool. </span><span style="font-weight:400;">The key projects that this team tackles include exposing underlying connection strings while supporting rate limiting, so that our users can leverage RetoolDB in their server, seamless migrations and environment management. </span><span style="font-weight:400;">Our </span><span style="font-weight:400;">RetoolDB team has an ambitious growth plan and we’re looking for an Engineering Manager to help scale this team. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL:</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Communicate and collaborate effectively with product management and product designers</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Manage a fullstack team of engineers; support the team by identifying growth opportunities, providing continuous feedback and performance management as appropriate. </span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Define your team strategy and ensure execution to maximize business impact for the RetoolDB team </span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Meet with customers to better understand product sentiment </span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Introduce scalable, repeatable processes that help engineering and product teams deliver a successful product.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Partner with recruiting on building out a diverse team of engineers</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">THE SKILLSET YOU'LL BRING: </span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">3+ years of experience successfully leading and managing teams</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Champion for engineering through macro process changes </span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Deep technical understanding; we don’t expect you to code, but you should be able to navigate our codebase and engage deeply on design and architecture.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">A history of orienting teams and setting strategy toward engineering goals, with a bias toward impact.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience successfully recruiting, building, and scaling teams.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Operating as a business-owner – caring deeply about our customers, product, and team</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Thoughtfulness around engineering culture, process, and identity</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">The ability to navigate ambiguity, manage stakeholders, communicate in a structured manner, and drive maximal accountability and excellence.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">A collaborative skillset to partner effectively with product, design, and go-to-market teams.</span></li> </ul><div class="content-conclusion"> <p>Retool offers generous benefits to all employees. For more information, please visit the benefits and perks section of our careers page!</p> <p> </p> <p>At this time, Retool is only set up to employ in the US and UK. </p> </div>
Retool is an equal opportunity employer.
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