The Software Engineering Manager will lead a collaborative delivery team of developers and testers to ship high-quality features with consistent feature cycle time.  The development manager will ensure the team's backlog is in order and the team understands the business value being delivered.  They will ensure the team is aligned cross-functionally and provide the necessary technical roadmap and vision for team members to make their own decisions and feel success.  


Who We Are

AbsenceSoft is a rapidly growing Leave Management software company looking to hire amazing people like you! We are a radically innovative provider of SaaS solutions for FMLA, Disability, ADA, and other types of absences. We pride ourselves in having created the most easily used, installed, and understood absence management system and Human Resources Software. We value creative, innovative people who are passionate about their work and who always believe there is always a better way.

Leading With Our Core Values (THRIVE)

  • Team - We are a team. We show up for each other, act with empathy, listen well, have fun, collaborate, and bring our authentic selves to work every day.
  • Honesty - We are honest, trustworthy, and transparent with each other and our clients. We act with integrity, ask the tough questions, and are open to honest feedback.
  • Results - We are results-driven and act with urgency, accountability, and commitment. We strive for continuous improvement and operational efficiency.
  • Inspiring - We inspire and challenge each other every day. We bring a positive, can-do attitude to the team and lift everyone up around us.
  • Value - We provide tremendous value to our customers, employees, and shareholders, which drives everything we do and guides our decision making.
  • Entrepreneurial - We are willing to try new things and take risks, without fear of failure. We continuously learn and improve in a fast-paced environment.


What You’ll Do

  • Empower the delivery team to execute with quality
  • Manage delivery projects to ship features while accounting for dependencies and prerequisites
  • Manage an agile delivery team to ship quality features on a consistent cadence. 
  • Create opportunities for team members to excel, succeed, and grow.
  • Create an environment and culture that collaborates on solving problems and shipping solutions. 
  • Support a fail-fast and learn mentality to drive responsible innovation
  • Manage the architecture of the product across stories
  • Work with product owners to write and groom stories
  • Manage and drive performance metrics on velocity and quality
  • Complete the definition of done for each stage of every story

What’ll Set You Up for Success

Required Skills:

  • 3+ Small SaaS company experience
  • 3+ years manager or tech lead
  • 3+ years in a recent Small SaaS company 
  • Experience developing AWS PaaS / Serverless applications
  • Experience delivering and supporting public APIs
  • Experience shipping and managing applications in a devops culture
  • Experience delivering React/Vue applications
  • Experience leading a delivery team of 5-8 people.

What To Know Before You Apply

  • We’re located in beautiful Golden, Colorado, but open to fully remote.
  • This is a full-time, salaried position + bonus.
  • AbsenceSoft provides a wide variety of perks and benefits. Including full medical, dental, vision, 401K, and life insurance. We support your professional growth including industry training and CLMS Certification; opportunities for additional industry and technology certifications, and continuing education.
  • The salary range for this position is $140k-$170k.


At AbsenceSoft, we are committed to building a team that represents a variety of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that celebrates and supports diversity and inclusion. We make all employment and related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

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