Engineering Manager, Backend (Store)

Hims & Hers

Hims & Hers

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Hims & Hers Health, Inc. (better known as Hims & Hers) is the leading health and wellness platform, on a mission to help the world feel great through the power of better health. We are revolutionizing telehealth for providers and their patients alike. Making personalized solutions accessible is of paramount importance to Hims & Hers and we are focused on continued innovation in this space. Hims & Hers offers nonprescription products and access to highly personalized prescription solutions for a variety of conditions related to mental health, sexual health, hair care, skincare, heart health, and more.

Hims & Hers is a public company, traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “HIMS”. To learn more about the brand and offerings, you can visit hims.com and forhers.com, or visit our investor site. For information on the company’s outstanding benefits, culture, and its talent-first flexible/remote work approach, see below and visit www.hims.com/careers-professionals.

​​About the Role:

Hims & Hers seeks an experienced, self-motivated, and results-driven Backend Engineering Manager. The candidate must be a leader, have a strong process architecture mindset and system implementation experience, and have the ability to grow engineering teams. In this role, you will work closely with product managers, executives, and business sponsors to deliver systems, process, and platform solutions to meet Hims & Hers business needs for our Ecommerce platform and operations. You will also be instrumental in ensuring our backend systems are robust, scalable, and flexible for the needs of our growing, fast-paced business.

You Will:

  • Lead, mentor, and coach a team of backend engineers, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment
  • Set clear expectations, provide regular feedback, and conduct performance evaluations
  • Collaborate with HR in hiring and onboarding new team members
  • Define and execute the technical roadmap for the backend team, aligning it with the company's strategic goals
  • Ensure the development team follows best practices, coding standards, and maintains code quality
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technologies to make informed technical decisions
  • Plan, prioritize, and manage the development of backend features and projects, ensuring on-time delivery
  • Work closely with product managers to define project requirements, scope, and timelines
  • Identify and mitigate technical risks and issues
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams, including front-end, DevOps, and data engineering, to ensure seamless integration of backend services
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders to gather requirements and provide project updates
  • Implement and maintain robust testing and quality assurance processes to ensure the reliability and performance of backend systems
  • Ensure resolution of production issues and incidents promptly

You Have:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 7+ years of experience in development, with a strong background in backend systems
  • Ideally 3+ years of experience in a leadership or managerial role, with a track record of building and managing high-performing engineering teams
  • Proficiency in Java, Kotlin or other OOP languages and web frameworks
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Our Benefits (there are more but here are some highlights):

  • Competitive salary & equity compensation for full-time roles
  • Unlimited PTO, company holidays, and quarterly mental health days
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental & vision, and parental leave
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Employee discounts on hims & hers & Apostrophe online products
  • 401k benefits with employer matching contribution
  • Offsite team retreats


Outlined below is a reasonable estimate of H&H’s compensation range for this role for US-based candidates. If you're based outside of the US, your recruiter will be able to provide you with an estimated salary range for your location.

The actual amount will take into account a range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and location. H&H also offers a comprehensive Total Rewards package that may include an equity grant.

Consult with your Recruiter during any potential screening to determine a more targeted range based on location and job-related factors. We don’t ever want the pay range to act as a deterrent from you applying!

An estimate of the current salary range for US-based employees is
$150,000$190,000 USD

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.

Hims is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, state, or local law. Hims considers all qualified applicants in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Hims & hers is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@forhims.com. Please do not send resumes to this email address.

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