Senior Engineering Manager - Budgeting/Planning

Job description

Imagine yourself here!

OpenGov is a mission driven fast-growth, Series D, venture backed startup (includes Andreessen Horowitz, Formation 8, and Emerson Collective). Our Board of Directors includes iconic Silicon Valley executives John Chambers (former Cisco Chairman and CEO) and Marc Andreessen (Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world).  

OpenGov is the leader in modern cloud ERP software for our nation's cities, counties, and state agencies. We have surpassed 1,000+ governments (and growing fast!) using our products in our mission to power more effective and accountable government.

OpenGov is a 2021 Top Workplaces USA award winner!

OpenGov is seeking a mission-driven and customer-focused technical leader to lead our Budgeting & Planning Engineering organization.

The team is self-organized and fully autonomous, and is a highly motivated and skilled group of engineers across frontend, backend, data, Cloud, DevOps, CICD and Test Automation skill sets located in Boston MA, Washington DC and India.

What You’ll Do:

•Act as a coach, leader and motivator for the entire engineering team across geographic locations

•Provide growth opportunities for individuals to sustain engagement, productivity and career advancement

•Cohesively build team engagement and working relationships within and outside the R&D organization.

•Partner closely with product stakeholders to influence team priorities and roadmap for both customer impact and technical innovation

•Plan and execute software development feature roadmap within and across teams

•Drive the direction of the technical work streams for stability, security, performance and scale.

•Develop and iterate on processes and practices that keep your team executing smoothly


•10+ years of professional experience in software development and delivery, specifically in product engineering companies, and preferably in high growth startups.

•5+ years in management of high performing engineering teams, with proven track record of building, growing, scaling and engaging the engineering organization to meet customer growth

•Strong work culture of cross-team collaboration across the organization with Product and •Design as well as business stakeholders in go to market teams

•Experience in leading technology transformations of large scale, multi-tenant and mission critical enterprise software.

•Hands on experience with all aspects of software development including development, quality, deployment, monitoring and operations

•Continuous learning mindset to learn, educate and adopt cutting edge technologies that are fit for purpose.

•Experience with capacity planning and team optimization.

•Experience in managing and coaching managers and team-leads.

•Professional experience with modern cloud computing (AWS) and microservice architectures, single-page applications (React), Design, Architecture, TDD, test automation (Selenium, Nightwatch), CICD (Jenkins, Spinnaker, Sonar), and DevOps (k8s, Helm).

What makes OpenGov unique

» Leadership: CEO Zac Bookman (MPA from Harvard and JD from Yale) is truly a mission-driven CEO. He was named one of the 100 most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs and SF Business Times' 40 under 40 class of 2018!

» Funding: $140 million, Series D company, from top tier investors including Andreessen Horowitz, 8VC, and Emerson Collective. Click here to read more about our latest round of funding!

» Board of Directors: Includes iconic executives John Chambers (former Cisco Chairman and CEO), Marc Andreessen (Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world), Katherine August-deWilde (Vice Chair of First Republic Bank), and Amy Pressman (co-founder, former president, and a current board member of Medallia).

» Growth: Double growth with 1,000+ governments (and counting) using our products!

» Culture: Winner of 2021 Top Workplaces USA award and 50 Best Workplaces award. Check out our Careers Video!

» Perks: 90% paid Medical/Dental/Vision premium for employees, fully paid Life and Short/Long term disability insurance, Unlimited PTO, Parental Leave policy, monthly fitness stipend, anniversary awards, and more!

» Product: Named a Tech Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, we are the leader in cloud ERP software for our nation's cities, counties, and state agencies.

» Mission Driven: We are a technology company helping out our communities, cities, and states. We're powering more effective and accountable government.

Come join us and make a positive social impact!


Easy-to-use, modern Cloud ERP software for government agencies.

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