Software Engineering Manager

Website Powell's Books

Powell’s Books is looking for a Software Engineering Manager. This is a remote position, but Oregon residency is required, and will include occasional onsite visits to Powell’s.

The Software Engineering Manager is responsible for setting the technical direction for Powell’s Books software development practices. This position leads a high-performing software development team, supporting delivery of the business strategy through outstanding planning and reporting. Engages with stakeholders to deliver market-driven software solutions. This position supervises and functions as the team lead, mentor, and architect for the software development team. The Software Engineering Manager will collaborate with product managers, business stakeholders, and operations team members to deliver reliable, instrumented, secure, and performant applications to our customers.

The schedule is Monday through Friday, flex time.

Compensation is $41.60 to $70 per hour, depending on experience.

Powell’s offers an extensive benefits package including generous medical, dental, vision insurance package, life insurance, childcare benefit, education benefit, 401K, partially subsidized transportation benefit, merchandise discounts, rentals, and other perks!  

Powell’s Books is known worldwide as a premier independent bookstore and an icon in the Portland community. We’re committed to fostering a culture and environment of inclusion, empowerment, and respect – a place where everyone can show up fully as themselves and do their best work every day. Powell’s also provides an environment with a good work-life balance.

If you’re interested in applying for this position, and to see a full job description, please click on the link to our Career website.   

Please include a cover letter with a brief description of relevant skills and experience and the reason why you’re interested in the position.

This position requires you to be up to date on your COVID-19 vaccines, including one booster shot, within 14 days of eligibility, or to have an approved medical or religious accommodation prior to your start date.

The closing date for this position is Sunday, November 27, 2022.

Powell’s Books is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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