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Engineering Manager

Tracksuit

Tracksuit

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Auckland, New Zealand
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024
At Tracksuit we are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace — a place where we can each be ourselves and do the best work of our lives. We consider a unique perspective, diverse life experience and a growth mindset to be of greater value than ticking every box on an JD. If you think you'd be a great fit for the role but don’t have the exact experience we’ve set out, please still get in touch and apply. We’d love to chat!
Are you our new Engineering Manager?
Being the first Engineering Manager in our fast-growing team, we’ll look to you to guide us in adopting best practices while infusing them with Tracksuit’s unique essence. This role provides the chance to make a significant impact on the company's growth trajectory, with opportunities for personal and professional development.
You’ll collaborate closely with our Engineers, Product Managers, and Product Designers. This role provides you with the chance to work alongside the CEOs and other key leaders across the organization.
The Important Bits:
You will report to our Head of Engineering, Stu, sitting within our Engineering function. You’ll join us as a People Leader. This full time permanent role is benchmarked as Level 4 in our internal framework, which translates to a compensation figure of $180,000 plus generous ESOP and a full suite of benefits.

As our Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Collaborating with our three product teams to ensure they consistently develop and deliver business value through impactful product features.
  • Upholding engineering excellence and processes within the teams to maintain high-quality product delivery as we grow.
  • Providing guidance and support to the teams, establish professional development plans, grow leaders from within. You’ll also expand the teams by recruiting kind, driven, and talented engineers.
  • Contributing to the Product roadmap, Product & Engineering strategy, and quarterly planning.

That's the role, so who are you?

  • A kind, smart and genuine human with a growth mindset.
  • You possess a technical background, preferably at a Senior Engineer level, and can demonstrate a successful track record in building, leading, and inspiring technical teams.
  • You demonstrate adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a dynamic environment.
  • You possess strong verbal communication and presentation abilities, plus skill in managing and prioritizing multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • You have the ability to introduce innovative concepts and drive them to fruition
  • You'll be passionate about building empowered product teams that are laser focused on delivering customer value.
  • You thrive in fast-paced environments and, as an early team member, are excited at the prospect of having a tangible impact on Tracksuit’s culture
Why join us at Tracksuit?
As one of Australasia's fastest growing startups, we've hand-picked a world-class team of kind, ambitious, generous, and smart humans. But don’t take our word for it! You’ll be joining the:
⦿ Mumbrella Marketing Company of the Year 2022
⦿ HRD Employer of Choice <200 Staff 2024
⦿ NZ Hi Tech Awards, Emerging Company of the Year 2024
⦿ AFR Best Place to Work Media and Marketing (4th place) 2024
At just over 3 years old, we're incredibly grateful and excited to be working with over 450 epic brands across NZ, AU, USA, Canada and UK, like frank body, MyFitnessPal, Sharesies, Bondi Sands and more.
Tracksuit’s vision is to be used in every strategic growth conversation for the best consumer brands of today and tomorrow. We’re doing this by becoming the common language to measure and communicate the value of brand building. We've built beautiful, always-on, radically affordable brand tracking — taking an old-school, $100k+ market research product and making it 10x easier to use and 10x more affordable.
We’re a tight-knit, supportive, and ambitious team, driven to empower companies to use brand to drive success. Our culture thrives on complete transparency, trust, learning, and constant development and improvement.
Underpinning the experience are our great benefits, including:
⦿ Compensation: Competitive market rate remuneration, which is reviewed twice annually. Our radically transparent compensation policy ensures that salaries are fair across the entire team.
⦿ Bonus Scheme: An annual company-wide performance bonus to celebrate hitting our targets together.
⦿ Employee Share Option Program (ESOP): So that everyone on the team has a share in Tracksuit’s success.
⦿ Progressive health and wellness benefits: Including an annual wellness bonus, access to a premium EAP platform, and 6 weeks of paid annual leave.
⦿ Generous parental benefits: 12 weeks’ paid parental leave for either caregiver, additional sick leave for IVF, gradual return to work.
⦿ A $1000 personal L&D budget for each Trackstar, plus additional growth opportunities including mentorships, speaking engagements, and travel.
⦿ Flexible working: We have beautiful offices in Auckland, Sydney, London, and New York. We are office first but offer full flexibility day to day and adopt a balanced approach to WFH/in-office work.
⦿ Most importantly, when you join, you’ll receive an epic Tracksuit which reflects our vibe. We are built for speed and comfort, we're fun and informal, and we're practical and ready for anything.