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Technical Engineering Manager

Boston, MA
We are looking for a Engineering Manager for one of our Backend Engineering teams. We have a strong engineering culture focused on giving engineers ownership and autonomy over their tasks. The individual will be our an engineering tech lead and will work with a Product Manager on building out the product roadmap for the team. Our distributed backend systems handle petabyte-scale high volume data 24 hours a day, 7 days a week supporting our products.  Our clients include many of the top apps in the app-store including ESPN, The Weather Channel, Grindr, and Soundhound.
About you:
Our ideal candidate has:
  • Multiple years of technical and managerial experience in developing distributed systems
  • Extensive experience working with a JVM language
  • Deep familiarity with distributed computing frameworks and large scale data systems
  • Managed or lead a team through several product cycles
  • Conducted architecture and design reviews
You should:
  • Manage, mentor and provide career growth guidance for a team of backend engineers.
  • Be a player+coach with expertise in backend engineering to provide guidance during code, design, and architecture reviews
  • Be comfortable finding the balance taking ownership of the team’s deliverables while giving the engineers the space to take ownership of their work
  • Be passionate about technology and stay on top of new developments.
  • Jump in and help the team deliver features when it is required
  • Balance technical debt vs. feature development vs. supporting customers
  • Direct hands on leader with distributed systems experience
About us:
We ...
  • Are tackling some of the hardest problems in the mobile and distributed systems space
  • Understand that taking proper time to design, code and test ultimately results in higher velocity.
  • Invest in personal and professional development of our engineers
  • Take our work seriously, but don't take ourselves seriously.

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