28 Apr 2021

Carb Manager: Engineering Manager


Job Description

Headquarters: Seattle, Washington, United States

URL: http://www.carbmanager.com

Carb Manager is looking for an exceptional engineering manager to lead our development team of 8 full-stack devs. This role requires a unique mix of technical leadership, people management, and process development.

People Management:

  • Manage the developers, including providing coaching and mentoring, periodic 1:1s, and more formal feedback
  • Set expectations, measure results, and maintain a feedback cycle
  • Provide guidance with career development

Process Management:

  • Work with the product and marketing teams to develop the product roadmap, then break it out into actionable tasks
  • Provide detailed technical specs, hold planning meetings, and assign tasks to developers
  • Track progress, and course correct as needed
  • Run our stand-up meetings and ensure that everyone has the information they need to succeed
  • Assume the role of unblocker-in-chief

Technical Leadership:

  • Be the principal software architect
  • Make strategic technical decisions about technologies to adopt (or remove)
  • Work with the developers to re/architect the frontend and backend codebase
  • Set and document coding standards
  • Participate in code reviews. And, time permitting, ship code yourself. 🙂


  • Fluent in modern Javascript
  • At least 3 years of experience managing a software development team
  • At least 8 years of total software development experience

In addition, here are some desirable qualifications:

  • Extensive experience using Vue.js / Vue Router / Vuex
  • Has used Firebase services, or similar, including Firebase Auth / Firestore / Cloud Functions / Hosting
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Background in testing, including unit testing (Jest) and E2E testing (Cypress)
  • A pro at Git / Gitflow
  • Prior work with a remote team
  • Contributions to the open source community
  • An interest in nutrition in general, and Keto in particular


Carb Manager is the #1 health and fitness app for people on low-carb, Keto, and other macros-focused diets, available on iOS, Android, and the web. Altogether, we’ve helped over 8 million people lose weight and achieve their health goals. Carb Manager is a top health and fitness app in the iOS App Store, with a 4.8/5 rating with over 400,000 five-star reviews. (We even have our own cookbook, available in paperback and Kindle!)

This is an amazing company to work for. We offer:

  • The convenience of a work-from-home lifestyle
  • The reach and impact of an established brand
  • The energy and dynamism of a startup
  • The stability of a profitable company with strong financials
  • A creative, entrepreneurial, friendly, and supportive culture
  • The ability to make a real, positive impact on the world
  • Highly competitive salary, health insurance, and generous vacation time / paid time off

To apply: https://weworkremotely.com/remote-jobs/carb-manager-engineering-manager



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