Software Engineering Manager


San Francisco, CA



Stride empowers consumers to make decisions about their health coverage in a way unparalleled by anyone else.

We’re looking for an engineering leader to join us and lead the Marketplace team at Stride. This is an excellent opportunity to join an amazing team of developers working on Healthcare applications. This is a technical leadership role with an equal focus on nurturing and strengthening a team of full stack developers, providing people management, and driving projects to successful, on-time delivery.

Come be part of the team that is enabling consumers to make decisions about their health in a way that's useful and unlike anything they’ve ever experienced before!


  1. You will be coaching, managing, hiring and mentoring frontend and backend developers.
  2. You will lead the planning, execution and success of multiple projects working closely with product and business stakeholders, design and other departments.
  3. Guiding the team to solve complex engineering assignments.
  4. Instill a spirit of continuous improvement in the teams code, architecture, and processes.
  5. Help set the engineering agenda through your technical product vision.
  6. Providing clear, specific goals to the team and communicate performance feedback regularly through regular 1-1 meetings and performance evaluations.
  7. Promote team consensus and agreement on all major decisions.

Required Qualifications/ Must-Haves

  1. Minimum 2 years of experience leading engineering teams including performance management.
  2. Minimum 3 years of hands-on development experience using Javascript, Node, Python, or similar web development technologies.
  3. Experience should include code reviews and driving standards.
  4. Consistent track record of successful project delivery as a project lead.
  5. Ability to direct and participate in multi-functional delivery of large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external teams.
  6. Academic background in computer science or a related field.


About Us:

Stride helps people who work for themselves save time and money on things like insurance and taxes by providing simple, easy to use software, tools and services. The world’s largest work-for-yourself platforms like Uber, Etsy, Airbnb, Instacart, Postmates, Rover, TaskRabbit,, and others use Stride to help recruit, retain and motivate their communities of independent workers.

We're located in the heart of San Francisco's South Park district and we’re backed by leading investment firms including Venrock, New Enterprise Associates, and F-Prime Capital Partners.

Come help us take the work out of working for yourself!

At Stride we work hard, sweat the details, and enjoy life away from computer, too. We are a diverse group that celebrates and supports our differences. Our benefits include a competitive salary and equity package, health, dental, and vision plans, a kitchen stocked with healthy (and unhealthy) snacks, a stipend for wellness programs, commuter benefits, flexible vacation time, parental leave, a culture of learning and development, a dog-friendly office environment, and more!