Sr. Engineering Manager


United States of America / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/30/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: , Palo Alto , CA

About Shogun

Drag and drop page builder for eCommerce platforms

Job Description

Shogun is on a mission to help brands create the best ecommerce experiences in the world, and in the process, become the world's best remote company.

We've been growing rapidly since being in the Winter 2018 batch of Y Combinator, and after recently closing our Series B funding round, are now in hyper-growth. Our teams are diverse, fully distributed, and with no offices - we are looking for team members who are comfortable with and motivated by the opportunity to work remotely.

What You'll Do

The Sr. Engineering Manager will report directly to the CTO and will oversee our Page Builder product. In this position you will be responsible for building and leading teams, developing and improving technical process and delivery, and overall engineering best practices.



  • Experience creating and managing hiring processes
  • Experience hiring remotely and globally
  • Knows how to scale teams without losing culture and quality
  • Has experience scaling a team 

People Management & Career development

  • 3+ years of experience managing/leading quality focused engineering teams with 7+ years of engineering experience 
  • Experience creating performance review/improvement plans
  • Managed engineers, project managers, and possibly other roles 
  • Knowledgeable on metrics and how to measure people/team performance
  • Have good communication and people skills
  • Designed career ladders for individual contributors, managers, and project managers
  • Experience mentoring team members with varying levels of experience
  • Have a good process for identifying the strengths and weaknesses of team members

Technical Process & Delivery

  • Have some technical, preferably full-stack, background. This role won't be part of technical decisions. The technical overlap is a plus, but not a requirement
  • Have experience managing priorities and expectations
  • Managed multiple teams
  • Focus on the strategic view, but also hands-on with their direct reports
  • Track record of execution. Did they help their teams actually hit their goals?

Engineering best practices

  • Can describe what an ideal engineering organization looks like
  • Have a good take on how Security, QA and infrastructure should be done
  • Understand agile, and how each role plays together

Nice to have

  • Experience in a startup environment
  • Experience working in a modern SaaS (Software as a Service) product company is a big plus
  • Experience with ecommerce platforms such as Shopify and BigCommerce
  • Working in a highly agile, software development process
  • Working experience in a fully remote working environment
  • Coding proficiency in React and/or Ruby on Rails

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits (vary by location)
  • A highly skilled and dedicated team that is fun to work with
  • Remote work – We are a diverse and distributed team that uses Slack, Zoom, Notion and other tools to stay connected

Our Values

  • Work in the open: Operate with high integrity and choose what's right over what's easy. Be transparent as a company and with each other
  • People are People: Treat yourself, colleagues, and customers with dignity, empathy, and respect. Start from a presumption of positive intent
  • Win and grow together: Strive to be the best, individually, and as a team. Support and encourage each other. Seek opportunities for growth

Shogun supports workplace diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected class.

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