Software Engineering Manager, Growth

Posted 1.26.24
Boston, MA
At WHOOP, we’re on a mission to unlock human performance. WHOOP empowers members to perform at a higher level through a deeper understanding of their bodies and daily lives. 
As an Engineering Manager at WHOOP, you will play a critical leadership role as part of our cross-functional Growth team. You will lead and manage a team of software engineers responsible for developing features and initiatives to optimize member acquisition, retention, and revenue generation. This includes but is not limited to experimentation on, building viral growth engines such as referral programs, and unlocking WHOOP’s availability in global markets. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including product management, design, finance, and marketing to develop and execute growth strategies.
On the people management side, you will manage and mentor a team of engineers, provide regular performance feedback, and ensure professional development and growth. You will work to foster a culture of innovation, teamwork, psychological safety, and continuous learning. You are responsible for promoting a positive work environment where all team members feel valued, supported, and empowered to do their best work.
  • Lead and manage a team of engineers responsible for executing on growth initiatives.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the successful delivery of these initiatives.
  • Define technical strategy, architecture, and design for product features.
  • Ensure the engineering team adheres to best practices, standards, and processes for software development, testing, and deployment.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize the engineering team’s productivity, quality, and efficiency.
  • Provide mentorship, guidance, and coaching to team members to ensure their professional development and growth.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, teamwork, psychological safety, and continuous learning.
  • Experience as a software developer operating in a leadership role.
  • Experience with A/B testing, iterative development, and data-driven decision-making
  • Strong understanding of E-Commerce and SaaS best practices.
  • Strong technical skills in software development, testing, and deployment.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
  • Passion for wearable technology and a desire to work in a fast-paced startup environment.
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