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JackPocket // lottery tickets app
Engineering, Full Time    Remote, New York City, or Santa Barbara, CA    Posted: Monday, May 16, 2022
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Jackpocket is the first mobile lottery app in the U.S. that offers players a secure way to order official state lottery tickets, such as Powerball, Mega Millions, & more, via their smartphones. We're creating a more convenient, fun, & responsible way to play the lottery by modernizing the $300B global lottery market with a mobile platform that everyone, including grandma, can feel good about.

As Jackpockets Engineering Manager, you will play a key role in the success & continued expansion of our software development function. Managing multiple teams of direct reports, you will provide day to day leadership & work to engage, retain, & develop engineering talent. You will also lead strategic initiatives around the delivery of technical projects & the continued expansion of the team as the business continues to grow rapidly. This is a full time position reporting to the VP of Engineering. 


  • Serve as a central leader for the engineering organization & support timely delivery of technical solutions to address business needs
  • Provide day to day management & oversight to multiple teams of direct reports
  • Establish & nurture a healthy & collaborative engineering culture
  • Play an active role in the implementation & improvement of engineering processes & best practices
  • Lead strategy around employer branding & recruitment for the engineering organization
  • Provide hands on mentorship, coaching, & career development to & own strategic employee engagement & retention initiatives 
  • Provide technical leadership & project management for all aspects of the software development lifecycle
  • Collaborate with senior leadership in the development & prioritization of long-term technology road maps
  • Develop the skills & careers of the people on your team through mentoring, feedback & hands on career development


  • 2+ years of leadership experience in a fast paced software development environment
  • Proven track record of successfully leading & expanding highly engaged & productive engineering teams
  • Experience managing multiple technical teams & leading successful delivery of high quality technical solutions
  • Experience with RESTful & event driven services
  • Experience with Ruby and/or Elixir
  • DevOps leadership experience
  • Working knowledge of employee engagement & recruitment strategies

Why Jackpocket?

  • Medical insurance covered up to 100% by Jackpocket
  • Dental & vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Stock options
  • Commuter benefits & Citi Bike membership
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Catered meals & stocked kitchen
  • Flexible working hours
  • Autonomy & upward mobility

This is a full-time exempt position & is not eligible for overtime under FLSA requirements. We are an equal opportunity employer & all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Jackpocket is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, & reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, & activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact

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