Engineering Manager



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Who We Are
Uniquely positioned at the intersection of fintech and hospitality, Selfbook transforms hotel bookings and payments from the inside out. Working in tandem with hotels’ existing technology systems, Selfbook enhances what matters most to hotels, including direct bookings, payments, and security. Built by a team of creative technologists and avid travelers, our products provide a refreshingly effortless user experience for guests and hoteliers alike. Selfbook is committed to empowering hotels worldwide with modern e-commerce solutions tailor-made for our industry.
Our culture and values are built around our motto - “People. Product. Profit.” We believe that our people-first approach and diverse workforce are strengths that power our business to success by ensuring that each and every one of our employees feels seen and valued and, in turn, can contribute to our industry-shaping innovations.
About the Role
The company bringing hotel bookings into the 21st century, Selfbook is looking for an Engineering Manager to join our team. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to grow the family of world-class hotels using Selfbook to simplify their payment and booking systems.
Your job will be to lead a team of engineers while collaborating closely with our product owners. We are looking for someone who is a strategic problem-solver, with excellent communication skills, and has a solid foundation in software engineering with an excellent ability to translate business logic into engineering requirements. Our tech stack is built on Ruby/Rails, AWS, Digital Ocean, MongoDB, and more. In short, you will contribute to Selfbook’s rapid growth and expand the network of hotels making bookings easier than ever before.
Our ideal candidate is sharp, enthusiastic, and believes in our mission to fundamentally disrupt the status quo in the hospitality industry. If you are passionate about tech, travel, and teamwork, this role is for you!

What You’ll Do

  • Onboard/Train new engineers
  • Drive execution by organizing teamwork, setting goals, and holding the team accountable
  • Oversee project troubleshooting, logistics, and resource allocation
  • Encourage culture of continuous improvement and find sustainable ways to raise the bar with teams
  • Improve and guide software development processes
  • Collaborate with stakeholders including customers, product managers, and others in the development and execution of the team’s roadmap
  • Communicate strategy, rationale, and progress within the team and to external stakeholders

You’re Right for the Role If…

  • 5+ years of experience as a software engineer on a professional engineering team
  • 2+ years of experience as an engineering manager, including hiring, mentoring, and professional development
  • Incredible problem-solving abilities
  • Interpersonal skills to manage a team of engineers
  • Organizational, planning, and documentation skills
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum (Jira a plus)
  • You have a Growth Mindset


  • Competitive Pay
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401K Match
  • Comprehensive health coverage: Medical, dental, vision, life, short-term-, long-term disability, and FSA
  • 24-week parental leave/16 weeks fully paid
  • Remote/virtual work environment
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Monthly phone and internet reimbursement
  • One-time Work from Home setup reimbursement
Equal Employment Opportunity
Selfbook Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age, medical condition (cancer), marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.