Engineering Manager, Rails

Remote - US Full Time Manager
$149K - $213K Yearly

Published on June 13, 2024

Olo is seeking a food delivery and restaurant enthusiast to join our Rails team as a Delivery Lead. The ideal candidate will possess strong project and people management skills, technical aptitude, commitment to exceptional hospitality, and be a skilled collaborator. Olo’s Delivery Team guides customers from kickoff to launch of our Rails and/or Dispatch products, and manages the relationships with both customers and partners throughout the project lifecycle. This is a full-time position reporting to the Associate Director of the Delivery Team. You can work remotely from anywhere in the U.S. or at Olo's headquarters in NYC.

At Olo we develop an online food ordering platform used by many of the country's largest restaurant chains, reaching millions of consumers. Chances are if you've ordered directly from a restaurant brand's app or website, we've made that happen.

As the Rails Engineering Manager, you will lead the team in developing and expanding our marketplace integrations. With continued consumer demand for digital marketplace ordering, we are seeking a leader to join our team and drive success in this exciting area as our business continues to grow.

Olo's Engineering Managers uplift and pave the way for their team to achieve their best work through transformational leadership, people-focused management, and a passion for creating great software. You will also support and advocate for your team in their collaboration with internal stakeholders, like Product, as well as external partners.

You will report to the Engineering Director, and can work remotely from anywhere in the U.S. or at Olo’s headquarters in NYC.
What You'll Do
  • Your team comes first. As a servant leader, your main priority will be to support your team of Software Engineers, and develop them through recruiting, mentoring, 1:1s, and targeted growth plans
  • Guide the development of the team's vision and execution while removing impediments to the team's progress
  • You'll remain technical through facilitating design decisions and driving the team to their best technical abilities
  • Collaborate with Product, executive stakeholders, and the greater Engineering team to achieve results
How We Work
  • We foster a culture of collaboration, communication, skill sharing, belonging, mutual respect, and curiosity
  • We practice Whole Team Quality, no throwing code over the wall
  • System Reliability Engineering, Scalability, and Security are embedded throughout our software process
  • We have years of experience making a great remote-first engineering workplace
  • Our tech stack is rooted in .NET (C# and F#) and SQL Server running in AWS infrastructure and modern software engineering tools such as GitHub, TeamCity, Octopus Deploy, Datadog, and Sumo Logic, and heavy use of OSS
What We'll Expect From You
  • 2+ years experience in an engineering leadership role, including leading remote teams
  • Ability to dive deep into different system architecture conversations and drive decisions
  • Experience with writing and collaborating with multiple stakeholders on roadmaps, including product features and engineering improvements
  • Experience with hiring, growing, and managing highly technical teams
  • Experience with performance management and driving your team to deliver on the roadmap
  • Empathy and concern for team and individual outcomes
About Olo

Olo is the engine of hospitality powering the restaurant industry's digital transformation. As a leading open SaaS platform, we enable over 700 restaurant brands to jointly reach 85 million connected guests across approximately 80,000 locations. More than two million orders per day run on Olo's platform, allowing brands to maximize the convergence of digital and brick-and-mortar operations while raising the bar on hospitality. The result: brands do more with less and make every guest feel like a regular. With integrations to over 300 technology partners, our customers can build digital experiences with the largest and most flexible restaurant commerce ecosystem on the market. You have likely used Olo and not even known it! Learn more at

We’re remote-friendly. Since 2015, we have been evolving our culture to continue to support a more distributed workforce and now over 75% of our team works remotely across the U.S. If you're in the New York City area, you can choose to work remotely or from Olo's headquarters, located in Tribeca.

We offer great benefits, such as 20 days of paid time off, 10 separate sick days, 11 holidays, plus year-end closure, health, dental, and vision coverage for yourself and your family, a 401k match, remote-office stipend, company equity, a generous parental leave plan, volunteer time off, gift matching policy, and more!

Our best estimate of the compensation range for this opportunity is $148,832 - $213,379 annually, depending on the experience you bring and your location. We look forward to discussing your salary expectations and our full total rewards offerings throughout the interview process.

We encourage you to apply!

We value diversity. At Olo, we know a diverse and inclusive team makes our workplace better. Don't meet every single qualification in the job description? Market data shows that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace that is free from discrimination and harassment; this allows us to make better decisions and better serve the communities we’re a part of. So if you're excited about this role but your previous experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

All applicants receive consideration for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.