Automation & Collaboration Software for Audit & Advisory Firms

Engineering Manager

San Francisco, CA or Remote
Job Type
6+ years
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About the role

Fieldguide is tackling complex security and compliance data problems. We ingest and break down large data sets, power and automate the validation and verification of data, and help organizations across all industries with various financial, regulatory, security, and environmental standards. More about what we do can be found here.

A year after launch, we've brought on some of the largest audit and security service providers as customers and raised a Series A to fuel our growth. We're backed by top investors and angels including 8VC, Y Combinator, Floodgate, DNX Ventures, Global Founders Capital, AICPA/, Eric Ries, Justin Kan, and more.

We're looking for early engineering managers to join us. You'll have the opportunity to manage one of our current teams, or help with hiring and building out our next teams depending on your skills and interests. You'll also play a key role in shaping our engineering processes and culture.

This is an opportunity to join as an early manager at a company with product-market fit that still has huge amounts of room to grow. We’re competing with legacy accounting and audit products that are 20+ years old and have negative NPS, yet do billions in sales and have seen little competition in a decade.


  • Be directly responsible for leading the day-to-day execution of at least one engineering team.

  • Build a trusting, inclusive, and high performance team that consistently executes on company goals and initiatives.

  • Coach and mentor engineers as they grow in their careers. Provide direct feedback on performance and ensure they are equipped for career progression within our leveling system.

  • Play a lead role in quarterly and sprint-level strategy and planning for the team.

  • Build trusting relationships product, design, other engineering teams, and key business stakeholders.

  • Lead education and training initiatives within and across teams, implementing standards, processes, documentation, and more that enables the entire engineering, product, and design organization to thrive.

  • Partner closely with recruiting teams and company leaders to improve our hiring processes, ensuring teams can hire the right talent as it scales.

You’ll need to have experience with several the following

  • Modern web tech stacks consisting of several of the following: TypeScript, React, GraphQL, NodeJS, Hasura, Redis, Postgres, and AWS. While you may not be coding every day, you should have technical expertise in many of these technologies.

  • Architecting systems and data pipelines that can handle the ingestion, digitalization, storage, and retrieval of document-heavy data sets, including document processing, search, and classification (ML experience is a plus)

  • DevOps and continuous integration/delivery best practices

  • Information security best practices

  • Collaborating on all aspects of product strategy and UX

  • Helping to shape the direction of the tech stack, product, and engineering organization ‍

About Fieldguide

‍Fieldguide is an automation and collaboration platform for modern assurance and advisory firms that digitizes the end-to-end engagement workflow on a single platform. Built by former Big Four practitioners and experienced technology leaders, Fieldguide is trusted by top CPA firms to improve margins, win new business, and build stronger client relationships. Fieldguide is backed by top investors such as 8VC, Y Combinator, Floodgate, Point72 Ventures, DNX Ventures, Global Founders Capital, and AICPA/

We’re based in San Francisco, CA, but built as a remote-first company that enables you to do your best work from anywhere.

At Fieldguide, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company that celebrates individuals of all backgrounds. We’re an equal opportunity employer and encourage all applicants.

Why you should join Fieldguide

Fieldguide is a platform that powers the most complex compliance and financial audits performed by accounting and advisory firms. With Fieldguide, firms save thousands of hours per year, transforming the operations of their practices and modernizing the experience of their clients.

Team Size:45
Location:San Francisco
Jin Chang
Jin Chang
Chris Szymansky
Chris Szymansky