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Engineering Manager
CA
Los Angeles, SF or Austin
Permanent
JN -012021-3464

We are looking for an experienced software engineering leader with a proven ability in: 

  • Managing and hiring multiple in-house and external software developers, in addition to supporting and advancing team members in their career objectives
  • Coaching, mentoring, and handling performance escalations of teams and individuals
  • Helping define plans to achieve department goals and OKR’s
  • Representing the department in any discussions with internal or external clients as well as in management meetings
  • Triaging / solving problems or removing obstacles proactively to help attain acceptable team metrics
  • Working with Scrum Masters to create high functioning teams
  • Utilizing Agile / Scrum techniques to deliver on projects assessing the burndown and velocity of teams contributing to our best coding practices
  • Ensuring continued PCI DSS annual recertification and security policies are adhered to

 You bring to the table your:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or similar area of concentration; In lieu of degree will consider work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience, specifically hiring, managing, and mentoring at least 5 or more direct reports, including conducting performance reviews
  • Back end development experience with:
    • RESTful APIs
    • Java concurrent programming
    • Spring framework, specifically Boot / Batch
    • MySQL
    • Containerized applications and/or Kubernetes hosted applications
    • Microservices and reactive application design patterns using Kafka or similar
  • Ability to develop plans that meet or exceed department goals and OKR’s
  • Experience managing remote or outsourced development teams
  • Ability to define best coding practices and development tools in a diverse application environment
  • Successful track record utilizing Agile/Scrum techniques to deliver SaaS products preferably in a regulated PCI DSS environment
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and represent the department
  • Effective leadership skills, specifically the proven ability to lead by example and a solution-oriented mentality
  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written and able to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical staff
  • Knowledge of design and/or development process in complex, high volume, continuous integration environment
  • Familiarity with Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence, etc.)

Additional experience that will set you apart, but not required: 

  • FinTech and/or payments industry experience
  • Swagger or OpenAPI specifications
  • Batch processing, Web development with Angular/React, OWASP Top 10 and API gateways
  • Drools for rules engines or similar tool