Software Development Manager


Company Type

Join a startup hitting its stride with tremendous market opportunity as part of a small team using the latest frontend and serverless technologies. We are looking for an experienced engineering manager to join and lead

The successful candidate will be a well-rounded Software Development Manager. Experience managing software engineers and effectively communicating with others is a must. Program management skills are great to have. Domain knowledge of sales and marketing, CRM, SaaS, and the billing/financial ERP space would be a huge advantage. 

Job Duties

  • Understand the business requirements
  • Coach, mentor and lead a productive engineering team
  • Set the technical direction of the team
  • Design aspects of the solution
  • Create Jira tickets to assign work to developers on the team
  • Execute on some tickets once the ticketing is out ahead of the team
  • Collaborate with Avalara’s recruiting team to help recruit great developers
  • Help implement effective engineering processes and policies


  • Computer science degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong design chops
  • Strong development chops
  • 2+ years of leading productive engineering teams as a lead engineer or engineering manager
  • Ability to make technical trade-offs between short term team needs and long term business needs
  • Great documentation skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Solid architectural chops
  • Operational experience with serverless technologies
  • Experience with AWS
  • Expertise in JavaScript (node.js, es6/7)

About Avalara

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transactional taxes, including VAT, sales and use, excise, communications, and other tax types. We deliver comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use.

Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. Each year, the company processes billions of tax transactions for customers and users, files hundreds of thousands of tax compliance documents and tax returns, and manages millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents.

A privately held company, Avalara’ s venture capital investors include Sageview Capital, Battery Ventures, Warburg Pincus, Technology Crossover Ventures, Arthur Ventures, and other institutional and individual investors. Avalara’s headquarters are in Seattle, WA and it has offices across the U.S. and in Brighton and London, England; Brussels, Belgium; and Pune, India. More information at:


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