Engineering Manager

Forethought

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 06/03/2021
  • Website: forethought.ai
  • Company Address: , San Francisco, CA

About Forethought

Forethought builds AI-powered tools that harness a company’s collective knowledge to empower customer support teams.

Job Description

Founded by a team of Facebook, Dropbox, and LinkedIn alumni in 2017, Forethought’s mission is to "enable everyone to be a genius at their job". We're building AI-driven user experiences that embed information into employee workflows, starting with our AI solution for customer support teams: Agatha.
 
 Forethought has raised over $27M in VC funding from top-investors including Ashton Kutcher, Diddy, LL Cool J, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), and the CEOs of Robinhood, Front, and Carta. In 2018, Forethought launched and won at TechCrunch Disrupt -- the world's most prestigious startup competition -- and was featured in Forbes 30 Under 30.
 
We are tackling a growing $30B+ market, fueled by the global demand for automation, and we’re assembling a world-class team to help us get there (current team includes Harvard, MIT, Forbes 30 under 30, Shark Tank, etc. alums). We're seeking a Frontend Engineering Manager who can lead a rapidly growing team of skilled engineers and continue to develop the user-facing products, features, and platforms at Forethought. 
 
Our Frontend Engineering team builds features ranging from beautiful search tools for workers, to integrated Zendesk, Slack, or Chrome apps. Our tech stack leverages modern technologies such asReact.js, Python/Flask, MongoDB, HTML, CSS, and modern JavaScript.

What we’re looking for

    • 2+ years building and managing high performing engineering teams.
    • 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer developing user-facing web applications at scale, using HTML/CSS/JS with React.js.
    • High focus around user centered product design and pushing the boundaries of what is possible. 
    • Experience working in close partnership with creative teams, including design and UX.
    • Experience working in a hyper-growth startup environment preferred. 
    • B.S. / M.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

What you get

    • A fast-paced and collaborative environment
    •   Build category-defining products
    •   Work with world class talent (ex Facebook, Google, Palantir, Dropbox, LinkedIn)
    •   A chance to be an early member of the team, with equity to match
    •   Make an impact, and help make everyone a genius at their job
    •   Medical, dental and vision coverage 
    • Unlimited PTO policy

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.