Engineering Manager


Aug 14, 2019
Mountain View, California

Engineering Manager
Mountain View, CA
Full - time 

The Role
We are looking for a seasoned, passionate and hands-on Engineering Manager to lead and grow a team of talented and high-impact engineers in the building, improving and scaling of this next-generation client's Ratio platform. You will own the delivery of major features that enable a complex logistics machine to run smoothly and flawlessly, to the delight of Client’s customers. In addition to providing the leadership for your team, shipping these features will also require good communication with all stakeholders and solid judgement about how to architect code to both ship quickly and handle changes in the future.
What You'll Do
  • Lead and manage a team of engineers through the research, technical design, implementation, testing and deployment of various parts of the platform
  • Deliver scalable, secure, resilient, highly available services running on robust deployment architectures with comprehensive health monitoring/alerting
  • Spend a good percentage of time writing code, reviewing code of team members and participating in technical architecture discussions to move the team forward
  • Maintain effective communication and collaboration with partner teams, both local and remote, in completing interdependent work items
  • Ensure adequate visibility of project/feature status to stakeholders
  • Manage individual performance, employing ongoing performance feedback and coaching
  • Work with each team member in identifying and making progress toward career development goals
Who You Are
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in software engineering, with a minimum of 3 years managing software engineering teams
  • Proven track record of successful execution of the full product/service development lifecycle from initial planning to first release and delivering on schedule in a fast paced agile set up
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and to maintain a high degree of technical involvement with your team
  • Demonstrated success delivering large-scale, highly available applications and services
  • Experienced in managing a team of full-stack engineers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Expertise in Java or Node.js based REST apis
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases
  • Expertise in JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks a plus
  • Experience building parts of a scalable secure platform such as an API Gateway, Identity Access Management or logging/monitoring solutions a plus
  • Experience with Kubernetes/Docker on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and CI/CD a plus