Engineering Manager

May 13, 2024

Job Description

Established in 2017, Dutchie is a sophisticated technology platform that drives the operations of dispensaries, facilitating safe and convenient access to cannabis for consumers. With a mission to advance the positive impact of the cannabis industry on society, Dutchie focuses on promoting wellness benefits, advocating for social justice, and bolstering local communities through tax revenue. Operating in over 40 markets across the United States and Canada, Dutchie stands as a leading technology provider in the cannabis sector, earning recognition as one of Fast Company’s 10 Most Innovative Companies in North America and featuring for two consecutive years on LinkedIn’s Top 50 Startups list.

Having garnered over $600 million in funding, Dutchie enjoys support from prominent investors such as D1 Capital Partners, Tiger Global, Dragoneer, DFJ Growth, Thrive Capital, Howard Schultz, Casa Verde Capital (founded by Snoop Dogg), Gron Ventures, members of DoorDash’s founding team, Thirty Five Ventures (led by Kevin Durant), and other notable angels.

About the Role:

Dutchie, at the forefront of the cannabis industry, seeks an experienced Engineering Manager passionate about leading our Inventory, Cultivation, and Manufacturing Team. In this role, you’ll be pivotal in shaping our software’s future, collaborating closely with Product and Design teams to translate strategic vision into technical excellence. You’ll spearhead the development of top-notch point-of-sale (POS) and back-office solutions for our cannabis clientele. As a leader, you’ll foster an environment conducive to engineering team growth, establishing robust development practices, proficient project management, and empowering team members to enhance their technical skills.

If you thrive in a dynamic environment and are driven to build innovative solutions, we want to hear from you!


  • Lead a high-performing engineering team through effective recruitment, coaching, mentoring, and career development.
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of technical solutions aligned with business objectives.
  • Communicate project progress, risks, expectations, timelines, and key metrics to the organization, including leadership.
  • Advocate for and implement engineering best practices, guiding both short-term and long-term technical strategies.
  • Cultivate a healthy engineering culture emphasizing teamwork and professional growth.


  • 5+ years of development experience, with at least 2 years in a management role.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex engineering projects while maintaining team health.
  • Proven track record in driving successful outcomes through multi-stakeholder collaboration.

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience with Retail Inventory systems (optional but advantageous).
  • Knowledge of the Cannabis Software/Industry (optional but advantageous).

Compensation and Benefits:

We offer a starting salary of $165,000, with potential for adjustments based on candidate qualifications and experience. Our comprehensive benefits package includes full medical coverage, equity options, technology allowances, and flexible vacation and sick leave.

At Dutchie, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where all team members have equal opportunities for growth and success, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We believe that diversity enriches our company and is essential to our continued success.