Our client is looking for an Engineering Manager to help lead their engineering team. You will lead a small team of engineers and collaborate in a cross-functional pod with a product manager, product designer and other engineering teams to bring our product and infrastructure services to life. You will also work closely with our VP of Engineering to help build an organizational structure and processes that scale as we continue to grow. You will be responsible for the continued enhancement and development of software solutions for client's core technology and key product areas. You will plan, direct, and manage the activities of engineers and system software projects to ensure that project goals and commitments are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and parameters. As a lead, you will have strong experience in technical leadership, and you will command respect through intelligence, amazing work ethic and persistence. This role comes with the opportunity to be a high performer within a department that’s fast-paced, dynamic, and quickly growing in all areas.
Support driving the technical and organizational roadmap for the team
Expertly design and own technical solutions for broad or complex requirements with insightful, strategic approaches
Collaborate with Product and Engineering teams distributed across multiple locations
Closely collaborate with the VP of Engineering to build and grow a team of exceptional software engineers and technical leaders
Influence key decisions on architecture and implementation of scalable, reliable, and cost-effective engineering solutions
Establish healthy feedback loops to continuously improve our Agile based processes
Build a diverse team while fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment.
Keep the team motivated by providing challenging work, clarity in direction and mentorship with regular 1-1s
5+ years of experience in the software industry in development roles, with 2+ years in management roles
3+ years of engineering experience as a software or data engineer & comfort with at least one mainstream programming language (Python, Java, Scala, C#, Ruby, etc.)
Proven success delivering highly reliable and scalable software systems.
Next-level analytical problem-solving talent
Strongly opinionated but respectful and collaborative; self-motivated and have strong interpersonal & communication skills
Reasonable exposure to & understanding of some form of Agile or modern program management
Strong communication skills