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Senior Engineering Manager - HR Products



Software Engineering, Other Engineering, People & HR
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2023
About Rippling
Rippling is the first way for businesses to manage all of their HR & IT—payroll, benefits, computers, apps, and more—in one unified workforce platform.
By connecting every business system to one source of truth for employee data, businesses can automate all of the manual work they normally need to do to make employee changes. Take onboarding, for example. With Rippling, you can just click a button and set up a new employees’ payroll, health insurance, work computer, and third-party apps—like Slack, Zoom, and Office 365—all within 90 seconds.
Based in San Francisco, CA, Rippling has raised $1.2B from the world's top investors—including Kleiner Perkins, Founders Fund, Sequoia, Bedrock, and Greenoaks—and was named one of America's best startup employers by Forbes (#12 out of 500)

Job Title: Senior Engineering Manager, HR products

About the role

Are you looking to be in a role where you can have a significant impact on the company’s growth and success?

Does the prospect of making the most pragmatic technical and business decisions, both of which will drastically shape the future of the business excite you?

Are you someone who takes immense pride in building excellent products for customers that are technically designed for scalability and extensibility, and just work all the time?

Are you excited about building and leading high performance teams, and to rally them towards projects and a vision that drives the company’s success?

If you answered yes to these, come join us!

The HR products organisation is looking for an Engineering Manager to lead the team which owns one of the most critical and strategic product lines for Rippling - Rippling EOR. This role will report into the Director of Engineering for HR products and is a great opportunity to be a key leader at Rippling with high visibility and growth opportunities. You will be building and leading high performance teams - managing all aspects through development and quality, while building the right technical solutions to meet customer expectations. Your role will involve an outstanding blend of business and technical savviness, the ability to look into and build a big-picture vision, and make that vision a reality.

In addition this role will have a significant impact on Rippling’s growth and success and you will be challenged to make technical and business decisions which will shape the future of the product and company. We are looking for someone who takes immense pride in building excellent products (which are scalable and extensible and just work all the time). Finally, you have a proven track record of building winning teams. You are able to rally teams towards a vision and can attract top talent to join your team in the market.

What you will do

  • Lead a team of passionate software engineers that prides itself on ownership and impact

  • Drive on-time, high quality product delivery. Drive adoption of engineering best practices

  • Work with Product Managers to have a holistic view across engineering and product, and drive engineering and product strategy (wear a product manager hat when needed)

  • Help the organization scale and grow with the business - attract and groom the best talent!

  • Drive better efficiency and process improvement for various aspects of the team’s / product’s operations

  • Be hands-on in technical architecture/reviews, and if/as needed, make contributions to code

  • Own the ultimate outcome and success of critical product line(s) at Rippling.

What you will need

  • Outstanding customer-centric mindset, growth mindset, and a hunger for impact

  • Strong coding, design, and architectural skills - be a technical leader for the team

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • 4+ years of experience as an Engineering manager

  • 10+ years of professional work experience in software development

About the team

HR products builds and supports a series of self-serve and managed suite of products that power Rippling’s HR cloud of business. The EOR team in the HR products organization supports various product lines that would be a significant contributor of Rippling’s revenue - Rippling EOR (Employer on Record). The product offers customers to employ employees in any country, allowing Rippling to act as the official Employer on Record, and helps them manage compliance, payroll, work authorization, benefits, etc.

The team works on multiple product lines which are all packaged under the same umbrella. This team will take a lead on Rippling’s Global expansion strategy which is our #1 focus, and help build the right technical solutions and frameworks that drive the ease of expansion. The combination of this multi-product offering and scale to potentially hundreds of thousands of employees who are employed by Rippling or through the company’s entity makes this one of Rippling’s most technically exciting spaces, while driving the bottomline of the business.