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Engineering Manager

RemoteToronto, Ontario, Canada$100,000 - $300,000 per yearEngineering

Job description

Engineering Manager (100% Worldwide Remote)

About VidIQ

vidIQ builds software to help YouTube creators achieve their goals. Our mission is to advance the creator's journey with actionable data-driven insights and AI powered tools. We pursue this through our values of being creator obsessed, lean and fast, and being scientific. We have already helped millions of creators, and we are looking for stunning co-workers to join us in helping millions more.

Imagine a product that reached over a million users without a sales team. That same product is at the edge of where careers are headed, where every person becomes their own brand with limitless growth potential ahead. That's the opportunity at vidIQ – an infinite market, a large and highly engaged customer base, and the chance to help build and scale vidIQ's data engine that drives insights for millions of creators.

The best way to understand vidIQ is to play with the product:

About the Team

We're a team of 90+ people and growing quickly. Our vision is to be the smart copilot for every YouTube creator. We strive to create a welcoming environment where our team of smart, passionate people can share ideas with each other and do their best work. We are looking for team members who are excellent at their craft, communicate with kindness, and act like owners.

Our technology stack

  • TypeScript, React, Next.js, React Query, Axios, Jest, and CSS Modules
  • Scala — Cats, FS2, http4s, doobie
  • AWS — EKS, S3, SQS
  • Databases — PosgreSQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB,
  • Other useful things — kubernetes, docker, github
  • AI (Airflow, Pandas, Numpy, Spark, Python, ML, Data Analytics)

About The Role

vidIQ is looking for mature and highly motivated Engineering Manager who will help us to bring up our software engineers teams together, provide best development practices, ensure that key projects and engineering duties are fulfilled. We are looking for the person who has proven technical background and enjoys being hands-on at the same time.

What You Will Do

  • You will be responsible for two development squads with 4-8 people each
  • You will be working on our new products from scratch as well as improving existing ones
  • You will closely collaborate with VP of Engineering, software developers and other departments
  • Providing best development practices, code review, CI/CD etc
  • You will be managing process improvements
  • Be responsible for solving any engineering issue that comes up in a project
  • Hiring and training new engineering staff

Job requirements

About You

You will be a perfect fit if you have:

  • 3+ years of experience managing development teams
  • 5+ years of experience in hands-on development
  • Knowledge of such technologies as Scala, React or Java familiar with AWS or any other public cloud
  • Experience of working in Agile environment and knowledge of related methodologies/frameworks (Scrum, Kanban etc.)
  • Leadership, teambuilding and mentoring skills
  • Effective project and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Remote teams require things be written down and communicated clearly and kindly

Nice to have:

Experience or familiarity with AI technologies such as GPT, OpenAI, Langchain, Hugging Face, Vector databases, etc.


  • This is a 100% remote position, work from anywhere you like
  • A flexible work schedule where you decide which hours to work. We expect an average commitment of 40 hours per week
  • We offer a generous vacation policy of taking time when you need it
  • Paid holidays based on your location
  • Monthly Mobile & Internet Service is reimbursed
  • Stock options
  • Support of your professional development & relevant courses and conferences provided
  • Huge impact in the Creator Ecosystem
  • Work with amazing people around the world

vidIQ believes in providing competitive compensation to all its team members, determined by the candidate's job knowledge, skills, experience, and abilities, as well as internal equity and geo-location based pay. The upper range is reserved for individuals who demonstrate a high level of job knowledge and skills in their current role.

Our Commitment

We work hard to enable creators of all kinds to succeed and, to that end, we prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an environment that encourages collaboration and creativity. We’re committed to building a company and a community where people thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day.


If you’re excited about this, we’d love to talk to you. Use the “Apply” button below to get in touch with us.