Software Engineering Manager

Location: Seattle, Washington, United States
Date Posted: 03-12-2018
Our client is a leading athletic apparel company founded in 1998 in Vancouver, Canada. They started as a single-store community hub with a focus on health, success, and pushing the boundaries. Today, they are a multinational, publicly traded company with over 2,800 employees and 350 stores across North America, Europe, and Asia. They believe their employees are the centre of their sustainable business and that the right team will elevate the world from mediocrity to greatness.
You will be part of a fast-growing team – and to top it all off, you will be working in a new urban space
located in Seattle, Washington.

Software Engineering Manager
Seattle, Washington

Our client is looking for an independent manager who is comfortable managing their team with different skill sets from their own and can communicate expectations clearly to all team members. You will also act as a leader for the technical roadmap for your team and communicate timeline, scope, and risks to partners and stakeholders, and lead the delivery of major initiatives on clear timelines. You identify areas of strategic technical debt, do the cost/benefit analysis for resolving this debt and communicate suggested timelines for prioritizing this to the management team.

What you will be doing:
•    Leading a team of developers simultaneously across multiple work streams
•    Adapting process and timeline to ensure that high-quality deliverables are produced
•    Ensuring your team is producing software that is high availability, monitorable and maintainable
•    Ensuring your team is utilizing the right skills to solve the right problems
•    Leading teams toward using best practices and participate in code reviews when necessary
•    Identifying and removing any roadblocks to success
•    Identifying areas of technical debt and complete the cost and benefit analysis in order to resolve the debt; communicate suggested timelines to the management team

What you bring:
•    2+ years’ experience in senior engineering 
•    2+ years’ experience as a people manager
•    Strong knowledge of the web platform and its technical groundworks
•    Ability to work comfortably across browser and server environments
•    Experience working in complex and large-scale production environments

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