Software Engineering Manager

Droplette Boston , MA

Posted 2 months ago

Droplette is revolutionizing drug delivery: we are building a disruptive needle-free platform technology with groundbreaking applications in cosmetics, gene delivery, and healthcare.

In support of our mission, we are seeking a Software Engineering Manager to join our team. Our software engineering team will develop digital experiences to transform ideas into products that form delightful human connections. We build and support the technologies that power the digital side of our business, from our customer facing website to our companion app to order fulfillment.

You should be a highly technical, thoughtful people manager who will work closely with Digital Product, Hardware, and Marketing teams to create and ship scalable product experiences. You will report to the CTO and be based in our Boston office. Our Droplette team is fun, innovative, and willing to roll up their sleeves to help their team succeed in a fast-paced environment. If this sounds like you, and you want to join us, keep reading to find out how.

As a company that values inclusion, Droplette seeks individuals of all backgrounds and experiences to apply for the position. Were creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Our customers are global and diverse, so were building a team that is too. Through initiatives like Anti-racism training and bias prevention initiatives, were building the cultural foundation that gives people the emotional and physical space to bring their authentic selves to work.

What youll do:

  • Build & manage a team of software engineers (many of whom may be remote)
  • Plan, strategize, execute, and own overall success of complex technical projects including development of a companion app for the Droplette technology
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Product Management to design and develop customer facing digital experiences, APIs, and backend systems
  • Recruiting and career development of team members
  • Be a technical leader and contributor to projects, including coding, code reviews, and architectural discussions
  • Help iterate on our software development and agile processes

What We Seek

  • 5+ years of experience developing and deploying advanced web based applications and services into staging and production environments
  • 2+ years of experience managing teams of software engineers
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Firm understanding of Software Development Life Cycle methodology
  • Mobile app development experience (preferred)
  • Extensive full stack experience with languages such as Ruby on Rails and Javascript (node, React, Backbone)
  • Experience with Azure, AWS, Heroku, or similar IaaS or PaaS providers
  • Familiarity and experience with Shopify

More about Droplette

The Droplette team is driven to make an impact in medicine and consumer healthcare by harnessing hardware and technology. The ideal candidate for this role will join us on our mission to push the limits of molecular delivery and be enthusiastic about working with a constantly-growing company. We are seeking candidates that are both a technical and cultural fit for our organization: we believe that a passionate and diverse team with interdisciplinary skill sets is crucial as we strive to make a positive difference in the world with our technology.

In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination or harassment based on protected categories, Droplette also strives to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior from ever gaining a foothold in our company. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at Droplette.

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice: Agencies that submit a resume to Droplette must have a current executed Droplette Agency Agreement executed by the Head of Talent. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Droplette Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Droplette Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Droplette participates in E-verify to determine employment eligibility.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.Disclaimer:This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Covid- 19 Mandatory Vaccina
tion Requirement:
Effective October 1, 2021, all new hires must be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation. If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved by the Head of People Operations in writing.


We are committed to placing as much importance on the betterment of our employees' professional and personal lives as we do our customers'. To learn about how we empower and enable you to thrive, in and out of work, see below:

  • You will gain access to two Blue Cross Blue Shield plans designed to cover you and your immediate dependents. We pay 80% of the plans cost.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield dental available, offering in-and out-of-network benefits for an annual fee as little as $104 and $270, respectively.
  • Basic life insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (ADD) insurance with the option of further voluntary cover if you need it.
  • Should you have a long-term disability following an accident or injury, our LTD insurance is designed to look after you by covering a percentage of your salary until retirement.
  • Staying on top of bills is important, even if youre off work for a relatively short while. Our STD insurance covers employees who have to take time off due to short-term disability or injury.
  • Our 401 (k) plan, provided by American Fund where we will make a safe harbor matching contribution equal 25% up to 4% of wages. Vesting is on a 5-year graded schedule (for employer contributions only).
  • Access to our employer funded Health Reimbursement Account (HRA).
  • Commuter benefits.
  • Flexible and generous time off.
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