Hims & Hers seeks an experienced, self-motivated, and results-driven Backend Engineering Manager. The candidate must be a leader, have a strong process architecture mindset and system implementation experience, and have the ability to grow engineering teams. In this role, you will work closely with product managers, executives, and business sponsors to deliver systems, process, and platform solutions to meet Hims & Hers business needs for our Ecommerce platform and operations. You will also be instrumental in ensuring our backend systems are robust, scalable, and flexible for the needs of our growing, fast-paced business. You Will:

  • Lead, mentor, and coach a team of backend engineers, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment
  • Set clear expectations, provide regular feedback, and conduct performance evaluations
  • Collaborate with HR in hiring and onboarding new team members
  • Define and execute the technical roadmap for the backend team, aligning it with the company's strategic goals
  • Ensure the development team follows best practices, coding standards, and maintains code quality
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technologies to make informed technical decisions
  • Plan, prioritize, and manage the development of backend features and projects, ensuring on-time delivery
  • Work closely with product managers to define project requirements, scope, and timelines
  • Identify and mitigate technical risks and issues
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams, including front-end, DevOps, and data engineering, to ensure seamless integration of backend services
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders to gather requirements and provide project updates
  • Implement and maintain robust testing and quality assurance processes to ensure the reliability and performance of backend systems
  • Ensure resolution of production issues and incidents promptly

You Have:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 7+ years of experience in development, with a strong background in backend systems
  • Ideally 3+ years of experience in a leadership or managerial role, with a track record of building and managing high-performing engineering teams
  • Proficiency in Java, Kotlin or other OOP languages and web frameworks
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Our Benefits (there are more but here are some highlights):

  • Competitive salary & equity compensation for full-time roles
  • Unlimited PTO, company holidays, and quarterly mental health days
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental & vision, and parental leave
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Employee discounts on hims & hers & Apostrophe online products
  • 401k benefits with employer matching contribution
  • Offsite team retreats


 Salary and compensation

No salary data published by company so we estimated salary based on similar jobs related to Backend and Ecommerce jobs that are similar:

$57,500 — $85,000/year


💰 401(k)

🌎 Distributed team

⏰ Async

🤓 Vision insurance

🦷 Dental insurance

🚑 Medical insurance

🏖 Unlimited vacation

🏖 Paid time off

📆 4 day workweek

💰 401k matching

🏔 Company retreats

🏬 Coworking budget

📚 Learning budget

💪 Free gym membership

🧘 Mental wellness budget

🖥 Home office budget

🥧 Pay in crypto

🥸 Pseudonymous

💰 Profit sharing

💰 Equity compensation

⬜️ No whiteboard interview

👀 No monitoring system

🚫 No politics at work

🎅 We hire old (and young)


San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States