Founded in 2003, Linode is a leading cloud hosting provider with more than 400,000 customers worldwide served out of eight global datacenters. Linode invests heavily in its people and has set the bar for excellence in the cloud hosting industry. Our customer service, development, ops, hardware, marketing, and documentation teams are all part of making Linode the most simple, powerful and reliable hosting provider. This industry moves fast, but we’re committed to hiring the kind of people who can stay a step ahead and keep us - and themselves - at the top.
Linode’s software engineering team is seeking an experienced manager who has the right balance of technical knowhow and aptitude for managing and leading by example. In this role, you will be responsible for working with a diverse team of developers, project management, and company leadership to deliver on the product roadmap across multiple sectors of the company.
Linode’s software engineers are a highly skilled set of individuals who work in an agile environment are directly responsible for all facets of the company's products: new product rollout, maintaining existing systems, and responding to mission-critical events. In this role, you’ll be expected to collaborate regularly with Linode’s executive team and other department heads. This role requires a high level of strategizing all the way down to daily implementation and maintenance. Strategic thinking and a proven track record of web development are a must.
- Lead, mentor, and continue to build a team of top software engineers in an agile environment
- Maintain a best-in-class engineering team supported by an internal environment based upon teamwork, innovation, and dedication to quality
- Work closely with the other engineering and product leadership departments to architect solid technical design and approach to software development in a large-scale environment.
- Lead by example, care for your team, and establish credibility with the quality of your and your team’s technical execution.
- Participate in product and project design and retrospective meetings
- Monitor the activities of the software engineering team to remove any roadblocks and ensure timely completion of all work tasks
- 6+ years of experience managing an engineering and/or development team responsible for customer-facing web applications
- 6 years of relevant technical work experience, web development experience highly preferred
- BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field preferred
- Strong understanding of Linux, virtualization, and networking concepts.
- Understanding and familiarity of the fundamentals of Linux scripting languages; Bash, Python, Perl, etc.
- Experience with version control; specifically Git and GitHub.
- Excellent project management, interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to drive and implement ideas in an agile environment.
- Experience with agile development methodologies (e.g. SCRUM)
- Must be able to participate in 24/7 incident response.
Work With Us
- Flexible work hours: We have flexible start times and a very generous paid time off package!
- Unbelievable benefits: We provide comprehensive health insurance, 401(k) contributions, a profit- sharing program, and pension plans!
- Monthly wellness reimbursements: up to $100 towards gym memberships, diet plans, massages, etcetera
- A Macbook Pro: to use around the office and at home
- Free hosting service: Take advantage of some Linode service - we’ll pick up the tab!
- Linode Lunch: What goes better with technology than food? Nothing. We’ll bring in a catered lunch every week.
- Competitive salary: It all begins with fair compensation. We believe in paying people well and rewarding those who go the extra mile.