Engineering Manager |

20 Jan 2021
07 Apr 2021
Title:Engineering Manager,

Location: This is a fully remote position. If you are located near one of our rewardStyle offices, come have a coffee when you want to socialize!

Reports to:Director of Engineering

Job Purpose:

We are searching for aSoftware Engineering Development Managerto lead a team of talented engineers on multiple product development projects of moderate to large size and complexity while also being hands-on as a developer yourself.

As the leader of one of our development teams, you will be responsible for conducting, leading, and coordinating software development activities throughout the product lifecycle as well as managing the day-to-day activities of the development team within an Agile Development environment.

  • Contribute to the development, review, and maintenance of new features, product requirements documents, technical design documents, and functional specifications
  • Ensure team members follow SDLC processes so that solutions meet specified requirements (e.g. business requirements, company standards, quality, availability, and performance expectations)
  • Identify and pursue improvements in engineering and organizational processes, gathering and using data to support and guide continuous growth in product excellence and engineering productivity.
  • Recruit and hire software and quality engineers.
  • Establish and monitor objectives for all employees by providing regular feedback, coaching, training, and development that fosters both personal and organizational growth.
  • Collaborate with Product Management, Support, Marketing, and Executive Management to ensure the development team meets software release schedules, goals, and objectives with high quality.

  • Servant leadership is your motto. You're used to getting your hands dirty with your team, including participating in on-call rotation with your team.
  • Proven experience in rapid, continuous releases, including used to shipping multiple times a day.
  • At least 3+ years in leadership roles with a proven and consistent history of leading developers.
  • Able to drive productivity and motivate a team to full project completion.

Work Management/Communication:
  • Highly developed negotiation, facilitation, and consensus-building skills to mediate priority conflicts in an effective and collaborative manner
  • Must work well under pressure, be sensitive to deadlines, be able to interact in a team environment, be able to adapt quickly to change, and possess good customer service skills.

Technical Skills:
  • 7+ years of software development experience including work deploying SAAS or platform code to production
  • History of building highly scalable distributed systems and processes in a cloud environment
  • Experience with Golang and Python
  • Experience working in a Dockerized environment.
  • Continuously build and test code using tools like CircleCI
  • Experience with AWS systems such as ECS, Lambda, and RDS (among others).
  • Proven experience designing and scaling relational databases
  • Have built scalable internal and public-facing APIs (RESTful, JSON, HTTP)
  • Experience integrating 3rd party API's (REST, OAuth).

Nice to have:
  • Previous experience in SEO
  • Experience with non-relational databases such as DynamoDB, or Cassandra
  • Frontend experience building systems in Vue.js
  • Experience working in eCommerce