Lead Software Engineer (Remote)
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Fleetio is a modern software platform that helps thousands of
organizations around the world manage a fleet. Transportation
technology is a hot market and we're leading the charge, with
raving fans and new customers signing up every day. We recently
raised a $21M Series B round and are on an exciting trajectory as a
We are looking for a product-minded, hands-on Software Engineering
Leader with a strong passion and experience leading people. This is
a hybrid role that offers a good balance between hands-on
contribution and leadership. The ideal candidate is someone who has
the ability to lead a small team of engineers to achieve product
delivery goals and help them grow their careers.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to stay hands-on while
following your passion to be a people leader. You will wear
multiple hats depending on the situation such as - engineer ,
leader , coach , mentor . This role is hugely impactful in helping
shape Fleetio's engineering culture and individual careers. So, if
you like making a positive impact on people and building great
products, this is the role for you!
More About Fleetio
Fleetio overview video:
More about the Fleetio platform:
API docs: developer.fleetio.com
Test drive Fleetio to get an even better feel for what we're
This is a remote role and is open to candidates based in the United
States, Canada, or Mexico .
What you'll be doing
You'll work closely with Product Managers, Designers, and other
leaders to ensure your team has clear goals and direction.
You will maintain a healthy culture within the team, that is in
line with company values and our engineering philosophies.
You will collaboratively design and architect features, refactor as
necessary and write elegant and performant code.
You will also conduct weekly 1-on-1's with your direct reports to
ensure good morale and address any needs.
You will participate in team meetings as necessary (business and
technical). We place great emphasis on NOT conducting ineffective,
unnecessary meetings and are an advocate for focus times. At the
same time, we expect our leaders to attend, participate in team
meetings that we believe are important for the flow of information
that will help them (as a leader) provide timely context to your
You will help with recruiting efforts by participating in the
hiring manager screen, leading team interviews, and ensuring the
team provides meaningful feedback.
You'll have a strong voice in the development and planning
processes, so senior-level experience is key.
What's in it for you
Be a part of an incredible team of "A" players who go above and
beyond to make Fleetio a successful company. You will build
software used by people all around the world. So many different
types of companies and organizations operate a fleet each day, and
Fleetio is a good fit for most of them (it's a huge market).
Work remotely (within the United States, Canada or Mexico), or at
our Birmingham, AL HQ. Over 80% of our Engineering Team works
remotely (including our CTO), and we have promoted a strong remote
working culture since the beginning (2012).
We place great emphasis on work/life balance. We have families and
hobbies and know you do, too.
Our Engineering and Product teams are structured as autonomous
squads that execute within one focal area toward a defined product
vision. We're hardcore believers in easy-to-use software and our
main goal as Product Engineers is to quickly and continuously
deliver meaningful value to our customers. We've optimized our
CI/CD tools and processes to get code into our production
environments easily, resulting in an average of 40 deploys per
Check out our Engineering culture page:
Watch our culture videos: https://fleet.io/culture
Proven experience leading a software engineering team
Strong track record leading engineering team(s) to consistently
deliver quality software
History of exercising sound judgment and decision-making
Strong passion and experience in coaching, mentoring engineers
Ability to bring people together and create an environment that
breeds trust and respect for each other.
Proven full-stack development experience with Ruby on Rails, React
(or similar front ends libraries/frameworks), Postgres
Experience solving challenging architecture problems with good
Excellent communication skills (particularly written)
Be sure to mention "coffee" in your application so we know you read
Considered a plus
Experience with ReactJS, TypeScript
Experience with Tailwind or CSS-in-JS frameworks
You know a thing or two about the Fleet industry
100% coverage of employee health and dental insurance (50%
401(k) + match
Company stock options
Vision, STD & LTD
Dependent Care FSA and Medical FSA
Generous PTO, Company Holidays & Floating Holiday
Community service funds
Professional development funds
Health and wellness incentives
Remote working friendly since 2012
Not quite what you were hoping for? Check out our other engineering
For Non-U.S. based candidates, Fleetio offers a country-specific
competitive benefits package.
Fleetio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees
and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment. We
celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive
environment for all. All employment is decided on the basis of
qualifications, merit and business need.
This application is not intended to and does not create a contract
or offer of employment. Employment with Fleetio is at will.
If you have a disability or a special need that requires an
accommodation to fill out the online application, please let us
know by calling (205) 718-7500 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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