The Engineering Manager will lead, manage, and inspire a team of highly skilled engineers.
We have built our backend in Go on Google's App Engine platform. We need engineers who can make sure our technology scales. We're handling billions of events per day and that number just keeps going up. You'll work with App Engine, Google's Datastore, BigQuery, Google Cloud Storage, and whatever other interesting platforms Google opens up.
We have two front-line products that require rigorous engineering to accomplish our goal. We use technologies such as Vue, AngularJS, D3 and Highcharts to make beautiful displays out of very large data sets.
Our Agent, the integration into our customer’s application, is the most important code in the company. It collects usage data and is responsible for showing guides to millions of people. Also, it lives in a hostile environment… other people’s code! If it has a problem so will our customer’s app; we’ve got to make it perfect.
We are looking for a hands-on manager who can help us manage and provide technical mentorship to a team of engineers who are excited and passionate about projects like the ones described above. We are passionate about rapid development, continuous testing, and constant improvement as a product and as a team.
Responsibilities (what you’ll do):
Direct and manage engineering teams in an agile environment
Develop and mentor upcoming leaders and key engineers
Assess project requirements, resources, milestones and specific deliverables
Oversee daily activities of team and provide direction and guidance as needed
Work closely with Product Management to ensure alignment and on time delivery
Assess, minimize and mitigate potential risks
Collaborate on key architectural decisions and design considerations to ensure high quality, scalability and resiliency
Champion and drive our software development lifecycle.
Support the development of high-quality code that complies with design specifications and meets development and support requirements.
Actively partner with the recruiting team on candidate pipelines, interviewing, hiring.
Qualifications (what you have):
4+ years of Software Engineering experience with progressively increasing responsibilities. Managed or been a lead of teams of 5-8 engineers or more for at least 1-2 years.
Proven experience in a fast paced, high volume product development environment
Demonstrated ability to motivate and innovate, excellent team building and leadership skills
Demonstrated capability in working with cross-functional teams and promote a collaborative, results-focused environment with immediate team members and internal partners.
Passion for managing people and being responsible for the hiring of new developers and pro-actively leading their career development.
Pink, Perks, and Such:
Pendo was founded in 2013 by former product managers, who combined their heads and hearts to build something they wanted but never had as product managers -- a simple way to understand and attack what truly drives product success. Our mission is to improve society's experience with software.
Come join one of the fastest-growing startups, supported by best-in-class institutions like Battery Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Spark Capital and Meritech. You will gain experience in a diverse and exciting set of technologies and clients and have a real impact on Pendo's future. Our culture is passionate, dynamic, and fun.
- Company Equity
- Pendo covers 100% of monthly premium for the HDHP (High Deductible) Medical plan for all employees and their families
- Pendo covers 100% of monthly premium for dental and vision coverage for all employees and their families
- Open vacation policy
- Free weekly lunches and fully stocked kitchen with drinks, goodies and balanced snacks
- Frequent company and team-building events
- Free parking or monthly stipend for other modes of transportation (biking, walking, do you skate?)
- Lots of company swag...hope you like pink!
We are an equal opportunity employer and believe having diverse teams in which everyone brings their whole self to Pendo is key to our success. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.