Who’s Clearcover? Clearcover is the smarter car insurance company. We use powerful technology to offer everyday drivers better coverage for less money. We’re proud to be one of the fastest growing startups in Chicago, and we’re currently looking to add a few more extraordinary people to our team.
What is an Engineering Manager at Clearcover? Reporting to our VP of Engineering, the Engineering Managerwill work with the Product and Engineering teams to deeply understand our technical products and ensure they are being built with the highest quality.
What will you do?
Lead a cross functional team of engineers to design and build customer experiences
Foster a collaborative and inclusive team that helps each other with a willingness to learn and teach each other - within the team
Iterate with our UX and Product teams in an agile environment to bring features from conception to launch
Work with Product and Project Management to ensure high quality, timely output
Help triage issues, track software defects, and ensure their timely resolution
Promote simplicity in solving complex problems across our infrastructure systems and teams as we scale.
Mentor, coach, and grow engineers
Play a key role in people-related initiatives including recruiting, onboarding, performance reviews, training, career advancement, etc.
What do you have?
6+ years’ experience in software design and development
2+ years of experience managing software engineers individually and in a small team
Experience hiring, mentoring, coaching and developing top engineering talent with a focus on increasing diverse perspectives
Successful track record of managing small teams of engineers and project management skills
Strong communication skills with the ability to understand and explain technical issues to a non-technical audience
Ability to provide honest, direct and actionable feedback to the team and follow up with relevant coaching and guidance
Nice to haves:
Experience scaling engineering team
Experience in a start-up environment
Experience assessing scalability, performance or security
What's in it for you?
Unlimited vacation, we hire adults
Equity for all employees, so you own a piece of the pie too
Dental and Vision, we've got you covered 100%
Medical, we cover 90% of your premium, 75% of your dependents and contribute to your HSA and HRA (cha-ching)
We invest in your future by contributing 3% of your salary to a 401(K), even if you don't
Come to work pre-taxed through our FSA commuter benefits
and yes, we have unlimited LaCroix, beer, snacks and the occasional ice cream social