Engineering Manager

Location: Remote

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

Position Overview: As an Engineering Manager in the Web Applications team, you’ll lead a team of talented backend and front-end web engineers as they build our Knowledge and Learning Pathways applications. These applications allow our customers to develop and distribute mission-critical training and reference materials across their huge, geographically distributed workforces.

Job Responsibilities: • Manage a wonderful team of dedicated and talented full stack web engineers as well as coach and mentor junior engineers. • Build new features and maintain the existing functionality in our suite of web applications using technologies like AWS Lambda, Express, React, Redux, Kubernetes and more. • Work closely with counterparts from the Product and Design teams to plan elegant and delightful solutions that your team will take on.

Candidate Requirements: • Minimum 5+ years of engineering experience and 1+ years of engineering management experience. • Prior experience building and releasing complex web applications using either JavaScript or Python. • Excellent ability to communicate, organize, delegate, and give honest feedback. • You’re ready to roll up your sleeves and work through technical challenges with your team. • You have great coding abilities, are able to design complex systems, and can help others produce great technical designs also. • You care deeply about building high-quality, beautiful, intuitive applications.

Bonus Points: • You have startup experience. • Experience working with hybrid on-shore / off-shore engineering teams.

Progression Expectations: Within 1 month… • Onboarding program designed to get you up to speed on business, vision and team and gain an understanding about how your role fits into the broader organization • Engineering focused onboarding program to learn about our development and deployment process • Participate in weekly scrum ceremonies to engage with fellow members of engineering, product, and design and learn our collaboration process • Deploy your first bug fix or feature enhancement to production • Get to know your team members, initiate weekly one on ones. Within 3 months… • Gain understanding of the high-level architecture of the Learning Pathways components • Learn the development / deployment process hands-on and suggest ways to improve it • Understand the product roadmap for the next 12-18 months and the market drivers behind it • Participate / guide the design of new features / components • Make staffing decisions for the team, both internal and outsources. Within 6 months… • Work as a thought partner with product; find the best trade-offs in terms of time, quality, and functionality when solving customer problems • Broaden your knowledge by having a high-level understanding of the architecture of a few code bases from different parts of the stack • Collaborate with team members on their career development plans, coaching and mentoring them daily • Lead the team in delivering on the roadmap, eliminating roadblocks, and coordinating cross team initiatives. Within 12 months… • Consistently lead projects to successful engineering and company outcomes through a combination of team delegation, coaching and rolling your sleeves when needed • Actively participate in the Engineering Managers forum and cross-team engineering architecture discussions. Influence architectural, process and architectural decisions in the engineering organization • Structure your team for optimal performance and innovation in collaboration with your manager.

Environment and additional requirements: • General office environment working remotely, supporting team members in various time zones • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer • Minimal travel required, less than 10%.

Benefits & Perks: • Flexible PTO • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits • Short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance • Paid parental leave, and parental & caregiver benefits • Monthly Wellness Reimbursement • Monthly Cell Phone and Data Reimbursement • Stipend to setup your home office • Annual learning and development stipend • 12 Paid Holidays + ½ Day Fun Fridays • 401(k) Program • Employee resource groups for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging • A chance to work with a talented, smart, and creative team!

EEO Statement: We are an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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