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Job Id1103
Job TitleEngineering Manager
LocationNew York
Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Mentor and manage a team of engineers, focusing on both their day-to-day responsibilities as members of the engineering department and also their career growth, interpersonal and leadership skills, and future-facing goals
  • Develop short and long term strategic goals to continue to push technology offerings forward
  • Plan, lead, and deliver product and projects that focus on those efforts, partnering closely with product leaders and external stakeholders
  • Establish clear goals and success criteria for the various projects being worked on so KPIs can be measured and reported accurately to determine project health
  • Participate in and lead quarterly OKR planning and execution sessions with both your direct reports and your pod team members, working closely with department leadership to craft challenging-but-reachable goals for each
  • Run regular engineering-focused meetings and events to ensure alignment and knowledge transfer both intra-department and externally to the rest of the company
  • Interview and contribute to the growth of the engineering team, focusing on finding and then retaining candidates that will continue to elevate and diversify our ever-expanding set of in-house engineering talent
  • Work closely with off / nearshore technical talent as they continue to help deliver and iterate on our wide range of product offerings
  • Set and drive process and architectural standards that reflect the unique complexities of the business model while also complementing existing and ongoing work within other areas of the department
  • Keep up to date on modern technologies and trends and advocate for their inclusion within products when it makes sense
  • Understand and utilize knowledge around the difficulties faced by the engineering team in order to make informed technology decisions and architectural approaches when implementing new functionality
  • Oversee and contribute meaningfully to various projects and initiatives within the department, helping to mentor and grow the technical competencies of the team through code reviews and active development
  • Partner effectively with other teams within the department that are responsible for supporting various applications and products today
  • Help cultivate and advance a collaborative culture that values ownership and finding the best solution to a given problem while also emphasizing the importance of testing and automation
  • Take a data-driven approach to product development and iteration, and help continue to advocate and assist other departments in doing the same
  • Advocate for and deliver well-balanced solutions to technical issues as they arise based on a constantly-evolving product roadmap
  • Analyze and evaluate existing solutions within the company and help drive decisions on whether to extend or refactor as needed
  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand their needs and help craft solutions that move our various platforms forward
  • Help coordinate and communicate project estimations to the rest of the management team as well as stakeholders

Qualifications:

  • A strong leader with proven experience leading, growing, and mentoring teams of engineers
  • A passion for building and retaining teams of individuals that are highly motivated and excited about the work they’re contributing to
  • Experience working to expand and strengthen community outreach and other diversity-focused initiatives
  • Experience working in and advocating for agile environments
  • Experience managing product and project process, resourcing, timelines, and delivery efforts with cross-functional teams
  • Extensive experience leading and contributing to high-functional, large scale architecture
  • Experience working in service-oriented, API-driven application tech stacks and working knowledge of the challenges and gotchas that can bring to the SDLC
  • Experience architecting, building, and delivering highly-performant APIs and supplemental applications
  • Experience working within e-commerce, B2B, and their ancillary systems as well as their mobile counterparts
  • Experience working within environments that rely heavily on automation, CI, and CD concepts to rapidly deliver, measure, and iterate on products and features
  • Experience within containerized, serverless, and event-driven infrastructure, Kubernetes, document databases, and AWS
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional critical thinking and analytical skills, possessing the ability to quickly understand and ideate on complex systems and their associated data
  • Passionate about product-focused, data-driven decision-making and continuous iteration
  • Experience communicating estimations and project visibility to senior management and stakeholders
  • An active member of the open-source and New York tech community a plus

Benefits:

  • Generous PTO
  • Fun office environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Benefit Matching (medical, dental, vision)
  • 401k Offered
  • Stock options
  • Team events

 

Employment TypePermanent
Job Category
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