Checkr’s mission is to build a fairer future by improving the understanding of the past. Since graduating Y-Combinator in 2014, Checkr’s product has shifted the on-demand economy and has continued to scale into serving enterprise companies across various industries. As a company that provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups, Checkr knows first hand how difficult it may be for individuals with prior criminal history to find employment and we want to help provide fair chances for the formerly convicted. A career with Checkr provides the opportunity to make an impact on the professional lives of millions of people and we encourage all qualified individuals to apply for our roles.
Checkr is looking for an Engineering Manager to help lead the platform team in building out the core logic of our background check engine. This involves optimizing workflows for our background check reports, meeting regularly with engineers, product and stakeholders to gather feedback from projects, product development, mentoring and general satisfaction. This person will report directly to the VP of Engineering.
What a typical week week may look like at Checkr:
Optimizing engineering processes and policies
Representing the team in planning and product meetings
Planning and implementing hiring strategies to attract talent
Advocate for Checkr engineering and management at industry events
What we value in an Engineering Manager:
4+ years as an engineering manager or team lead role
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Experience building products that work at web scale.
Able to develop inclusive teams to foster growth and diversity
Worked at a startup
Experience with microservices
B.S. degree in Computer Science or work experience in related field
Proficiency in Ruby or Python
What you get:
A fast-paced and collaborative environment where we leverage the latest technology
Hands-on coaching and professional development
Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement – a true meritocracy
100% medical, dental and vision coverage
Unlimited PTO policy
Gym membership, transportation reimbursements
Catered lunch, dinner, and snacks
Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr
Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.
Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history (in accordance with San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance as well as state and/or federal laws).