Engineering Manager - Product

  • Afresh Technologies
  • San Francisco, California, United States, Austin, TX, United States
  • Sep 21, 2021
Engineering: All

Job Description

Afresh is on a mission is to eliminate food waste and make fresh food accessible to all. Our first A.I.-powered solution optimizes ordering, forecasting, and store operations for fresh food departments in brick-and-mortar grocers. With our Fresh Operating System, regional and national grocery retailers have placed $8.4 billion in produce orders across the US and we've helped our partners prevent 6.9 million pounds of food from going to waste. Working at Afresh represents a one-of-a-kind opportunity to have massive social impact at scale by leveraging uncommonly impactful software – we hope you'll join us!

About the role

  • Lead our full-stack engineering team. This team building the API's and services to power our front-end experiences across mobile and web, as well as front-end web development itself.
  • Participate in key technical and design decisions as we push the capabilities and boundaries of our system
  • Mentor your engineers technically and professionally
  • Scale up our impact by recruiting, interviewing, and hiring high-caliber software engineers
  • Contribute to company strategy and technical vision to increase our impact within our current deployments and broaden our impact in future applications
  • Collaborate both with engineering and organizational stakeholders to execute on our short- and long-term roadmap
  • Be a culture carrier for our values of proactivity, candor, humility, and kindness

Skills and experience
The below represent attributes our ideal candidate possesses. We encourage all highly-qualified candidates to apply, even if they do not fulfill all the listed criteria.

  • 6+ years of combined professional software engineering experience as an engineering manager or tech lead.
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience. Advanced degree a plus but not required.
  • Proven management ability, including strong communication and prioritization skills.
  • High emotional intelligence with strong coaching and leadership skills to get the very best out of the team.
  • Demonstrated ability to tackle open-ended and ambiguous systems-level problems.
  • Strong product sense and business understanding to be a key partner to Product.

About Afresh
Founded in 2017, Afresh is working on the #1 solution to curb climate change: reducing food waste. By combining human insight and transformative technology, we're helping grocers provide fresher food to customers at more affordable prices.
Afresh sits at an incredible intersection of positive social impact, rocket ship financial growth, and cutting-edge technology. Our best-in-class AI research has been published in top journals including ICML, and we've raised over $30 million in funding from investors including Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors and James McCann (former CEO Tesco, Ahold, Carrefour). In 2021, we received an Honorable Mention for Fast Company's World Changing Ideas in Food.
Fresh is the past, present, and future of our food system – the waste we create today will impact our planet for years to come. Join us as we continue to build a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive team that embodies our company’s values of proactivity, kindness, candor, and humility.
Afresh provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law.

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Climate Risk, Food & Agriculture, Pollution & Waste Reduction, Food, Agriculture, & Land Use, Climate Adaptation