Software Development Manager

We are seeking a leader and manager for our team of Full Stack Engineers on one of our agile sprint teams. As a leader within the RealSelf product development team you will help guide engineering strategy for our front-end architecture all the way to back-end services. Come help us build a more rich and delightful experience for millions of consumers.


  • Partner with product management, analytics, marketing, sales and finance to drive innovation through identifying new opportunities and actionable engineering opportunities.
  • Work with stakeholders for the marketplace team and prioritize requests for engineering support
  • Take a leadership role in developing and advancing our front-end and platform systems
  • Build beautiful products for the RealSelf community using cutting-edge HTML, CSS, and Javascript, Ruby, and PHP
  • Build and enhance supporting services and server functionality
  • Lead the engineering collaboration with product leaders, and user experience designers
  • Learn the business and contribute technically to product and business aspects of RealSelf
  • Provide leadership and vision for our full-stack group


  • 7+ years experience building consumer internet applications
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit and manage technical teams, including performance management
  • Innate comfort with and talent in resolving conflict, while fostering a collaborative and communicative environment
  • Experience working closely with design and product teams throughout the product development life cycle
  • Programming polyglot with expert-level understanding of the JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS ecosystem
  • Experience with RESTful interfaces and consuming web services
  • Experience building server-side components using Node.js, PHP, and SQL (ex. LAMP/MEAN stack)
  • Previous experience working with version control systems such as Git
  • Solid understanding of A/B testing and application instrumentation

About RealSelf

RealSelf brings transparency to the $13.5B aesthetic treatment market which represents a wide range of services—from a simple skin treatment to a cosmetic surgery. At the heart of RealSelf is a community of people sharing personal experiences, unbiased stories, and candid advice. Every month, 9 million+ unique visitors view 50 million photos and tens of thousands connect with doctors for consultations. Thousand of medical experts also participate on RealSelf. Doctors have posted over one million answers to questions and routinely upload educational videos, special offers, and patient before & after photos. RealSelf is a fast-growing, profitable company with a wide range of opportunities—come join our team today!

Interested? We’d love to hear from you. If it sounds a bit outside of your wheelhouse, we encourage you to apply. We are a growing company and we are always on the lookout for great candidates for all of our teams.  Please click “Apply Now” to submit a cover letter and resume.