Fuzzy is your pet health partner. On a mission to make pet care more accessible, Fuzzy is a subscription-based service offering members 24/7 Live Vet Chat support, virtual vet consultations, and on-demand answers from a team of licensed, on-staff pet health experts. Fuzzy also offers pet parents vet-tested and recommended products and personalized programs for nutrition, training, and obedience.
Through technology, we’re creating a different type of relationship between pet parents and their veterinary caregivers – one that’s personal, empowering, and focused on improving the lives of animals.
Fuzzy is seeking an Engineering Manager to lead a team of engineers, manage complex projects, propose novel ideas and perspectives, and is looking to build upon a pioneering modern pet health company. We punch above our weight - Our proprietary medical record and telemedicine software has already made an impact in the industry - and we believe technology will be critical to transforming it. This is our moat. This role is highly collaborative and cross-functional. You will work closely with product managers, designers, and software engineers to build and launch software that exceeds our members’ expectations.
What You’ll Do
Provide technical direction in the architecture, data structure, and codebase expansion of our product
Actively grow and develop, technically as well as professionally, the individuals that make up the engineering team
Work with product teams to architect and build products our members love Plan, high-level estimation, requirement analysis with Product Owner, Engineers, and Designers
Balance the need to move quickly with establishing maintaining processes for security, scalability reliability
Communicate priorities to the engineering team on an ongoing basis; ensure projects are scoped appropriately and team is held accountable
Work with a cross-functional team to identify and define features that will solve complex pain points for our pet parents and educate them on improved pet care
Collaborating with Software Engineering Leaders, Product Managers, Member Experience Digital Health team and others to deliver impactful solutions
Be a hands-on resource; code review and technical feedback is expected
What We’re Looking For:
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer science or related field preferred
2+ Years experience in managing a team of 5+ engineers
5+ Years of production web app development experience (mobile app is a plus)
5+ Years experience in a modern MVC framework language (Ruby on Rails is a plus)
5+ Years experience working with databases and tools (Postgres is a plus)
2+ Years experience working with distributed teams
Have a knack for developing new, efficient processes and systems
As excited about writing code as you are about developing people
Excellent at motivating individuals to achieve goals
Experience in software development for large scale applications including analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, maintenance, and quality assurance is highly desirable
Proactive communication skills.Ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
Data-driven decision maker with a strong bias for action and fast experimentation
Working knowledge and experience using Agile with Scrum methodology
Team player as well as self-starter who needs little supervision.
Able to use independent judgment to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload
Comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Must love pets! 😸 🐶
What We Use:
Ruby on Rails
What We Offer:
Employee stock options in a VC backed startup
Comprehensive health, dental, and vision
Flexible PTOA collaborative team of people who live our core values everyday
Centrally located SF office near SalesForce Tower (Our team is fully distributed)
We know that great work comes from great, and inclusive teams. At Fuzzy, we specifically look for individuals of varying strengths, skills, backgrounds, and ideas. We believe this gives us a competitive advantage to better serve our members and helps us all grow as Fuzzyr’s and individuals.
**We hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, veteran status, and any other status. Fuzzy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.**
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Salary and compensation
$80,000 — $140,000/year