Engineering Manager
Full Time Remote


Job Description

Osano is consistently innovating and delivering new features to its core suite of products, and we want to accelerate our delivery of new products to this fast-growing market. We are hiring an experienced Engineering Manager to manage, develop, and nurture our team of Software Engineers.

Osano's engineering teams work in small, concentrated pods to improve our codebase. They have amassed a backlog of interesting technical puzzles and product initiatives. The ideal candidate has experience both as a software engineer and managing team members with different skill sets and technical focus areas. Technical expertise in development approaches, ability to understand what motivates others, a track record of being a coach to engineers, and stellar communication will serve you well in this role.

At Osano, we value candidates from all walks of life and are focused on building a diverse team. If you don't exactly meet all of the below requirements, don't let that keep you from applying. We're looking for people who are eager to learn and grow with us. If you're interested in being part of our inclusive, mission-driven, venture-backed tech startup, say hi!


The Role
  • Advocate for the Engineering team and keep their focus on high-impact projects. You'll foster psychological safety, enabling them to take calculated risks and introduce creative solutions.
  • Lead a high-performing team and use available resources + tools to conduct performance feedback, 1:1s, praise, and compensation reviews. You'll also manage the career discussions + path for a growing team of 4+ individuals.
  • Build upon our tech culture while upholding Osano's core principles: Operational Excellence, Delightful Experience, Bold Action, and Authenticity + Inclusion.
  • Manage the process for hiring new engineers. You'll champion recruiting efforts and collaborate on the Engineering hiring plan alongside the CTO and our People Team.
  • Partner with Product on scope + initiatives for the product roadmap and ensure delivery on clear timelines. You'll also proactively identify and remove roadblocks for your engineering team.
  • Contribute to small features and bug fixes without being a blocker for the team as needed.
  • Regularly review pod delivery stats and product improvements, including: quality + productivity metrics and team morale.
  • Manage large-scale engineering efforts and bring the right resources to bear. As an Engineering Manager, you understand that you're not the one typically doing the work and must rely on the expertise of others.
  • As we grow, you will manage the budget for the team which will include: training + development, software services, and more as needed.
About You
  • You're a former software engineer and bring a high degree of empathy for the challenges engineers face on a daily basis.
  • You have 3+ years of experience managing others. Bonus if you've led + grown a team in a high-growth, early-stage startup.
  • You understand the business side of things and can provide context to the team to help them build empathy for customers + colleagues.
  • You're seasoned at managing team members with different skill sets and technical focus areas. You are a coach and are able to have honest + open conversations to help your team grow.
  • You understand agile development + have a stance on encouraging and tracking quality work.
  • You're a stellar communicator, able to concisely and precisely convey information to others.
  • You're able to understand what motivates + positively challenges others and use that to inspire your team.
  • You're sought out for your perspective on issues ranging from technical puzzles to communication best practices. You relish feedback from others and seek it out with an open mind.
Why Us
  • We're a welcoming team that's dependable, curious and talented.
  • We're a B-corporation with a mission that matters, and we're in a high-growth space with even more potential.
  • You'll become a privacy expert, including the opportunity to obtain your Certified Information Privacy Technologist credential.
  • You'll have access to our training program, well-defined career paths, and a leadership team that values professional development!
  • We're truly family-first - it's not just a policy, it's a mindset.
  • We're good humans that you will have a lot of fun working with. From monthly team fun events to regular 1:1 connection, we make it possible for our team to get to know each other personally, too!
  • Fair-pay compensation (provided below) and ownership interest/equity!
  • Unlimited paid time off + a requirement to take at least two weeks off per year.
  • We're a Best Place for Working Parents and offer paid parental leave for all new parents + believe that family, however you define it, comes first.
  • Osano sponsors individual premiums at 100% and dependent premiums at 50% for Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance via Aetna.
  • A fully + permanently remote company so you can work from anywhere in the U.S.
  • Receive a Macbook + $1,000 to craft your home workspace
  • Annual company trip designed to foster connection, creativity, and having fun!
  • Mental health benefits with free memberships to mindfulness + talk therapy services


Being a Manager at Osano 
Being a manager is an essential role at Osano. You'll be their guide, sounding board, mentor, and more. We're looking for an Engineering Manager that's passionate about nurturing potential and creating a high-performing team.

A bit more about Osano 
Osano is an Austin area, venture-backed startup focused on creating transparency in data. Osano is a B-corp (public benefit corp), which means that, although we are a for-profit company, we are mission-oriented, and we wake up every morning with the goal of doing well by doing good.

Depending on your skill and experience, you can expect your annual compensation to be somewhere between $155,000 and $175,000 + stock options upon joining the company.


Osano is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, neurodiversity, parental status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We value what makes us different and want to see how you can make our team better!

We are happy to provide accommodations to make the interviewing process inclusive and comfortable. You’ll have an opportunity to request accommodation before your first interview.

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