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Fooda Hands-On Engineering Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Who We Are:

We believe a workplace food program is something employees should love and look forward to every day. Powered by technology and a network of over 1,400 restaurants, Fooda feeds hungry people at work. Our food programs located within companies and office buildings provide a safe option for lunch. Every day, each Fooda location hosts a different restaurant that comes onsite and serves fresh lunch from their chef?s unique menu. Eight out of ten employees believe Fooda is one of their company?s top perks. Now with over 30 million meals sold, Fooda operates in 26 major US cities and plans for continued expansion.

Is Fooda affected by the current coronavirus pandemic?

The quarantines caused by the coronavirus pandemic also affected Fooda, like most businesses. We have focused the team on the most impactful projects to improve our customers? safety. Our delivery of these projects will help our local restaurant partners bounce back as quickly as possible. You, as a lead developer, will be a key member of our team and will help us drive these important initiatives.

What You?ll be Doing:

  • Helping the team make software development and architecture decisions

  • Partner with our product and design team to define, execute and test technology solutions

  • Understand how our business works and balance technical requirements with business needs

  • Help develop other individuals on the engineering team via code reviews, mentoring and coaching

  • Suggest and implement improvements to the process of building software and managing technical debt for the team

  • Define scope, break problems into stories, estimate timelines and be flexible as changes arise

  • Take projects from idea to deployment

  • Collaborate with the management team and other internal teams

What You Should Already Have:

  • Your resume or cover letter should clearly call out times when you have successfully mentored teammates or have previously managed developers

  • The following experiences or skills:

  • Advanced Ruby, Python, Java, or other object-oriented language

  • As a senior engineer or team lead, with strong technical design and architecture skills, including API design and testing

  • Managing a team through an agile software development process

  • Relational databases, such as, PostgreSQL

  • Front end development with Javascript, React, Haml, CSS and Sass

  • Solid understanding of Git and Git Flow

  • Strong understanding of unit testing and front-end integration

  • Continuous integration and deployment tooling like CircleCI or Travis

  • Infrastructure and deployments with AWS and Kubernetes is a plus

  • You are an effective verbal and written communicator, and enjoy interacting with internal and external team members

  • Our team ships quality software daily, so you should value frequent deployment and thorough testing

  • We value customer experiences, so any previous experience with consumer applications is a plus. You should love to make existing customers happy and delight in serving new customers

  • Startups are nimble and have exciting opportunities, so we value previous startup experience

What We?ll Hook You Up With:

  • Competitive market salary and stock options

  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision plans

  • 401k matching and flexible spending account

  • Laptop and peripherals of your choice

  • A remote friendly work environment

  • If you?re in office, we offer a daily subsidized lunch program (ours!) and free food and beverages

  • An incredible team of engineers, product managers and designers to build awesome products with