Engineering Manager at Cambly (W14)
$170K - $230K  •  
On-demand access to English tutors over video chat.
San Francisco
11+ years
About Cambly

Change the future of education at Cambly.

English learners can now access seemingly unlimited free content and software for learning vocabulary and grammar. As with any subject, it’s also important to complement that learning with practice to exercise those new skills. For language education, that means having actual conversations with real English speakers.

At Cambly our mission is to provide students with an easy and affordable way to practice and improve their English skills. The Cambly app gives English learners instant 1-on-1 access to friendly native speakers over video chat 24/7. Cambly students speak over 30 languages and live in over 130 countries. English isn’t just a hobby for Cambly students. It’s a critical skill that can change their lives.

We have a small team running a large and rapidly growing business in our SF HQ. We look forward to hearing from you!

About the role

About Cambly:  Our mission is to bring high quality English education to every English learner in the world at the touch of a button. Think of us as the Airbnb that matches English students with English tutors and come help us build the world’s largest English learning marketplace and school

You'll be joining a small but growing team. As an engineering manager, you'll lead a team to drive impact across a significant portion of the product. We're looking for someone who is excited about helping our students, and our engineers grow and learn.

Our Engineering Teams:

  • Growth: Develop features that help new students discover Cambly
  • Learning Experience: Building a the best English-learning experience.
  • Matching: Connect students with the best tutor for their learning style.
  • Marketplace: Build a healthy marketplace, balancing the needs of our students and tutors.
  • Payments: Ensuring our students can subscribe to Cambly, anywhere in the world.

Things we're looking for:

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience
  • 3+ years leading an engineering team
  • Experience working cross-functionally, especially with product managers
  • Experience with our tech stack (mongodb, flask/python, react/redux) or similar technologies

What you'll do on a day to day:

  • Work cross-functionally with design, engineering, and product management to own the team’s vision and strategy.
  • Help set team goals and technical direction while ensuring that they align with the goals of the larger organization.
  • Build and foster an inclusive, collaborative, and high-performance culture.

Life @Cambly includes...
-Cash Flow Positive for over 5 years - check us out in Forbes -60M VC backed but haven't touched any of it - check out why Bessemer invested in us -Hybrid First Company (M, T, Th) -Catered Lunches -100% of Medical, Dental, and Vision paid along with matching 401k -Maternity and Paternity Paid Leave -20 days of true, unbothered PTO -End-of-year shutdown -Family-friendly environment with amazing WLB and Culture -Helping others around the world unlock economic opportunities by learning English

Also: We are proud to be a highly inclusive company and an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We believe in order to thrive, businesses need a diverse team and leadership. We welcome every background, identity, abilities, and mindset to join us on our mission to make high-quality English education for all.  Everyone is welcome here.


iOS, Android, Python, React JS

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