Lead Software Engineer, SMS at NextRoll (Remote)

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We are looking for a talented engineering leader for our AdRoll SMS team. Don't think you have all the skills required for this role? That's okay - as a core company value, we are committed to hiring great people and helping all of our employees learn and grow. 

You'll have the opportunity to build and grow a talented team working with the latest tech at a very large scale, learn new skills, sharpen existing ones, and make a difference in a rapidly evolving company.

In this role you will lead the engineering team as it builds a brand new SMS product. You will be a key part of setting both the short and long-term plans for the team and then coordinating across Engineering and other functional areas to execute on building the product. Your team will be working across the engineering stack from the back end and the APIs to the user interface, for which you will be expected to help guide the architectural and technical standards.

This role is open in our San Francisco, New York City, Salt Lake City offices, or Remote.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to enter a US NextRoll office. Please notify us to request accommodation.

Our work environment is one where ambition thrives and so will you. We help every employee discover their full potential by giving them opportunities to expand their skill set and develop their career at NextRoll. Don't think you have all the skills required for this role? That's okay, we're committed to helping all of our employees learn and grow.

The impact you’ll make: 
  • You’ll be collaborating with product managers, designers, other engineering teams to plan, scope, build, and deploy a brand new product line
  • Lead cross department projects and network with key contacts outside own area of expertise
  • Provide architectural guidance and oversight for any project the team is involved in
  • Mentor engineers in regular 1:1 sessions
  • Apply project management skills/techniques and direct the work of team members
  • Guide the team as its role becomes even more integral to the functioning of our business over the next 12 months
Skills you’ll bring: 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience. 
  • 7+ years experience building production web applications and/or distributed systems in a corporate or start-up environment
  • Experience architecting and leading multi-person technical projects
  • Experience mentoring more junior engineers
  • Experience with (or willingness to master) our stack: Python/AWS/JavaScript
  • Experience with SMS APIs or aggregators like Twilio, Plivo, OpenMarket, and Sinch is a bonus
Benefits and perks:
  • Competitive salary, equity, and fully covered medical
  • One month of paid time off and work/life balance
  • Up to 3 months of paid pregnancy disability leave
  • 3 months of paid family leave (care for a family member, bond with a new child, etc.)
  • Up to 6 weeks of paid disability leave
  • Join a community of fellow Rollers as a member of one of our Employee Resource Groups 
  • Ample opportunities to volunteer with local organizations with NextRoll Gives Back
About AdRoll:

AdRoll, a division of NextRoll, is a leading marketing automation platform that gives growing ecommerce brands the power to connect with people everywhere they go online.The AdRoll Platform is fueled by our pioneering use of machine learning to analyze real-time performance advertising data – and that early work is why more than 120k brands have relied on us since 2007. We believe in giving every ecommerce marketer across fashion, beauty, health & wellness, travel, and more, the marketing automation – aka superpowers – they need to connect with customers and grow their business.

We are committed to building diverse teams of “Rollers” and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, sex, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or other characteristics. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please notify us to request accommodation.

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Location

Nestled in the Embarcadero district of San Francisco, our headquarters is near some of the city's most iconic sights. Walking distance to the famous Ferry Building, our office can be easily accessed by plane, train, automobile – or boat! There's plenty to experience and enjoy in our neighborhood.

An Insider's view of NextRoll

What's something quirky about your company?

NextRoll embraces remote work while still maintaining great company culture. I was really impressed by the thoughtful interview process and the onboarding program that is tailored to set you up for success. In my time here, I've already experienced opportunities for growth and development.

Monique

Sr. Strategic Customer Success Manager

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

As NextRoll is on a journey from previously being a media-only business to a full SaaS-based marketing platform for B2B and B2C customers, we’ve embarked on opportunities to take our data science and machine learning teams' talents and apply them to brand new areas in the MarTech space.

Kushan

Sr. Director, Product Management

How does the company support your career growth?

I’ve always felt empowered by NextRoll’s leadership to think strategically and help prepare us for future success. NextRoll makes it easy to reach out to colleagues across different departments, and every single employee I’ve had the honor to work with has been transparent and supportive to get things done.

Lysann

Director, Brand Safety & Policy

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

NextRoll as a company embraces the flexibility a Hybrid Work Model provides Rollers. In Engineering, we don’t require anyone to be at a desk. It’s okay if we don’t see you all of the time because we base success on output and productivity. We let Rollers have control over how to best manage their schedule.

Patrick

EVP of Engineering

What makes someone successful on your team?

In Sales, you have to create an environment that is fair, where every person on your team has a chance to be successful. Some key ways to do this are by creating a clear and realistic compensation plan, creating a culture of collaboration where individuals don't feel isolated, and providing your team with the right tools to do their role.

Darragh

SVP of Sales for RollWorks

What are NextRoll Perks + Benefits

NextRoll Benefits Overview

Competitive salary and equity
100% employee coverage for medical, dental and vision premiums
Short and long term disability benefits at no cost to the employee
Basic life and AD&D insurance at no cost to the employee
401K Plan (Pre-tax and Roth)
4 weeks of paid time off and work/life balance
Up to 12 weeks of paid family leave (care for a family member, bond with a new child, etc.)
Up to 6 weeks of paid disability leave (up to 12 weeks for pregnancy disability leave)
Join a community of fellow Rollers as a member of one of our Employee Resource Groups
Ample opportunities to volunteer with local organizations with NextRoll Gives Back

Culture
Volunteer in local community
NextRoll Gives Back connects our employees with opportunities to volunteer their time–advancing education, professional development, and community support.
Partners with Nonprofits
San Francisco Education Fund, June Jordan School for Equity, SF Marin Food Bank
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
We want every Roller to feel that NextRoll is a place where they belong. So employees across the company have formed a variety of employee resource groups. All ERGs welcome allies.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We want every Roller to feel that NextRoll is a place where they belong. So employees across the company have formed a variety of employee resource groups. All ERGs welcome allies.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Check out our feature with BuiltIn about how we reduce bias in our interview process. https://www.builtinsf.com/2020/07/17/reduce-hiring-bias
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
NextRoll covers 100% of premiums for all employees
Vision Benefits
NextRoll covers 100% of premiums for all employees
Health Insurance Benefits
NextRoll covers 100% of premiums for all employees
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
RollWell is focused on the well-being of our teams and provides unique programming that includes live-led meditation sessions, workout classes, and accounts with Class Pass, Calm, and Modern Health.
Team workouts
NextRoll's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes, Sponsored race teams.
Mental Health Benefits
Free Calm App, wellness and mindfulness talks from David Perls (https://www.sfstress.com/about-david-perls)
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
NextRoll wants all of our Rollers to have a piece in our company's success and offer stock options that vest over a 4 year period, with a 1 year cliff.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
We offer a structured performance bonus plan for many of our roles. Bonuses are paid out on a monthly, quarterly, or annual basis (role dependent).
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
We have an autonomous culture where you'll work with your manager to adjust your schedule as needed.
Remote Work Program
It is up to our employees if they'd like to work in-office, flex (combination of in-office and WFH), or fully remote. Learn more here: https://rollwhereyouthrive.com/
Family Medical Leave
NextRoll offers 12 weeks of paid family leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
NextRoll offers 20 days (4 weeks) of PTO per year
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Some Meals Provided
In-office employees get snacks and periodic in-office lunches. Remote employees get a monthly Crafty snack box mailed to their home.
Parking
An on site lot is available for parking by daily reservation
Pet Friendly
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
NextRoll has our own Learning and Development team that creates training programs to help our Rollers further their skills.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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