Engineering Manager, LeagueApps

Engineering Manager, LeagueApps (Remote, USA)
$136,000 - $204,000
Equity stake
Personal stipend
Bonus eligible

Who We Are:

As Nelson Mandela said, “Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does.” 

At LeagueApps, we agree. Mission-driven at our core, every member of our team is committed to a world where all kids and communities can benefit from youth sports. We help leading youth sports organizations operate, engage, and win with the industry’s most comprehensive youth sports management platform. We power thousands of clubs, camps, tournaments, and leagues, and reach millions of participants each day.

Beyond our technology, we’re focused on developing the industry’s youth sports leaders through our NextUp: Youth Sports Management Community—providing them with opportunities for professional development and networking. Through events, content, and leadership development programming, we’re taking youth sports management to the next level. Through our FundPlay program, we provide support to sports-based youth development organizations that bring sports experiences to hundreds of thousands of underserved kids and communities. We are also founding members and leaders of the PLAY Sports Coalition, a group that advocates for youth sports at the national level.

LeagueApps is positioned for continued rapid growth, with financing from leading institutional and individual investors including Contour Venture Partners, Major League Baseball, Elysian Park Ventures, Julie Foudy, and Shane Battier, We were recognized by Deloitte’s Fast 500 list in 2019 and 2020. We were ranked in the top 25 “Best Employers in Sports” by Front Office Sports, and named a “Best Place to Work” by Inc. and by BuiltIn NYC.

Role Mission:

You will be responsible for leading and developing a team of engineers, including directing, coordinating and exercising authority for planning, organization, testing, leadership and completion of engineering projects. You will be accountable for the development of engineering capabilities and for ensuring proper engineering process to obtain maximum productivity and quality. You will be accountable and responsible for everything in the LeagueApps platform related to schedules (management, publishing, staff/location availability, attendance, import/export, etc…).

What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, engineering leadership, and any other relevant stakeholders to flesh out team projects into workable requirements
  • Ensure the team completes technical projects in a timely and quality fashion
  • Own all parts of the software development lifecycle for the specific area from design, development and testing through deployment, monitoring, alerting, and on-call support
  • Lead large, technical projects – directing and coordinating the work of your team
  • Work with recruiting to assist in sourcing and interviews for approved open roles
  • Monitor performance of individual contributors and help manage their professional development

Who You Are:

  • Motivated by the impact you have on the lives of the children that participate in youth sport experiences that our partners provide using our software
  • A hands-on leader, wanting to both lead/manage a team as well as build solutions yourself
  • Passionate about building great software and leading great teams
  • 5+ years of experience as a software developer, ideally building large scale systems, along with 2+ years as a people manager
  • 2+ years of experience in Agile practices
  • Positive, solution-oriented mindset
  • Thrive in a fully-remote and highly-collaborative environment
  • Smart, humble, and enjoy learning as much as teaching
  • Experienced relationship builder who can drive collaboration from cross-functional teams
  • An analytics driven problem solver familiar with quality software at scale

Compensation & Benefits: 

  • Base Salary: $135,878 – $203,818
  • Equity Grants: Every employee is an owner in our CompanyHealth
  • Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision coverage, HSA Commuter Benefits
  • Home-Office
  • Stipend Sports Leagues subsidies for employees and their children
  • Cell phone and gym subsidies (including Class Pass, Citi Bike, and New York Sports Club)
  • Mental Health Resources; Talk Space and Calm 
  • Social impact opportunities through our FundPlay initiative that includes events, volunteering and grant-making

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