Metromile is hiring an

Engineering Manager, Frontend

San Francisco, United States

About us

Metromile is a start-up that is disrupting the $185 billion car insurance market by offering an entirely new model where the monthly bill is based on miles driven, paired with a smart driving app. Our product marries engineering and data science to deliver mobile technology, automotive telematics, and data-driven applications to make a car's data accessible and useful to modern drivers, including street sweeping alerts, trip stats, decoded check-engine lights, and car location. We aim to make car ownership as simple and affordable as it can be.

You could think of us as the David to the auto insurance industry's Goliath. Buckle up and get ready to drive with Metromile.

About the role

Applying for car insurance involves answering a lot of confusing questions, so our team is working tirelessly to implement a shorter, cleaner, more user-friendly workflow. This new workflow will have a huge impact on our conversion rate, so you would have real impact on both our product and our bottom line.

As the Engineering Manager, you’ll fulfill the role of both player and coach. You’ll lead the Frontend team, scaling and developing it as the company grows. But you’ll also play a hands-on role in regularly contributing to code. If you’re a seasoned frontend engineer who wants to progress in your management career while not sacrificing your love of actual software development, we want to talk to you!

You will

  • Oversee our frontend engineers, providing technical oversight and mentoring
  • Help recruit for and grow our current team
  • Collaborate with engineering leadership to define and prioritize the development of UI features and products
  • Work closely with the larger engineering team to provide production ready systems
  • Partner with the design team to create beautiful and interactive interfaces to visualize GPS and ECU data in desktop and mobile environments
  • Help architect a modular and easily maintainable application infrastructure using sensible and appropriate technologies
  • Work with our designers to create and implement various applications to support various consumer- and internally-facing tools
  • Implement dashboards for the graphs and visualizations that display vehicle data to users

About you

  • 5-7+ years of hands-on development experience working on consumer-facing products
  • 4+ years working with JavaScript, HTML, & CSS
  • Experience with Angular, or any MV* or component-based frameworks
  • 3+ years experience in tech leadership or team management
  • Highly collaborative and passionate about mentorship and leadership
  • Bonus points:
    • Experience building out and managing a team
    • MapBox
    • D3

What’s in it for you

  • Competitive salary plus equity
  • Benefits (health, dental, vision)
  • Transportation and gym benefits
  • Catered lunches and a fully stocked kitchen
  • In office happy hours
  • Monthly social events (trivia nights, skeeball, ropes course, etc)
  • Mac equipment and ergonomic work station, customized to your specs



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