Playbook is seeking an experienced Engineering Manager to lead our engineering teams in building tools and technology, and empowering the next generation of creators. You will be responsible for architecting, implementing, and scaling infrastructure across all of our services and applications, managing the existing group of backend engineers, and growing the team through internal mentoring and external hiring.
The ideal candidate has experience building high-performing teams and developing top-notch engineering culture, an unwavering sense of prioritization, and a predisposition to action.
Playbook is a mobile marketplace where the industry’s top instructors in health, fitness, and athletics turn their phone content into a subscription income - all on their own terms. Playbook currently has hundreds of the world’s top fitness creators on the platform and one of the highest-rated apps on the app store. We recently raised our Series A round.
Playbook has raised over $12M from top VCs and many high-profile executives and founders such as Michael Ovitz (founder of CAA), Ed Baker (former head of growth at Uber), Daniel Graf (former head of product at Uber), Ryan Hoover (Product Hunt founder), Alex Chung (Giphy founder), Renaud Visage (Eventbrite co-founder), Melody McCloskey (StyleSeat founder) and more.
Provide technical leadership to build, develop and scale our marketplace technology empowering the next generation of fitness, health & wellness professionals
Help identify and translate business opportunities into product strategy and define technical vision for your team and the company
Inspire, recruit, and mentor multiple teams of high performing engineers remotely
Manage and grow a team of engineers working on Playbook's core infrastructure by providing guidance, support and mentorship
Work alongside the CTO to develop a scalable engineering culture for top talent
3+ years of managerial experience, including relevant startup experience, preferably at the Seed or Series A stage
A strong engineering background including 5+ years of being in IC engineering roles, with strong preference working as a DevOps leader or Cloud Architect
Experience managing architecture of a large-scale platform in rapid high-growth environments
Experience with video streaming architecture preferred
History of managing highly-technical, remote engineering teams
Proven track record of building top talent and high performance teams, directing multiple teams and engineering leads
Strong prioritization, written & verbal communication, and interpersonal skills, including strong English fluency.
Fully remote role
Competitive salary (including equity and benefits)
Membership to Playbook - access to 40,000 premium fitness workouts