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Software Engineering Manager
Los Angeles, CA
We are seeking a highly motivated Software Development Manager to handle day-to-day management duties of a Software Engineering team developing data pipeline infrastructure. You will be responsible for creating a highly productive engineering environment both through automation and the removal of barriers to your team’s productivity while also making sure your team is growing both in size and in their skillsets.
- Overall management and mentorship of a talented development team of both senior and junior level engineers.
- Strong communication, cross-group collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
- Participate in technical communication within the team and to other groups associated with specified projects to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications.
- Collaborate closely with the Product Management Team to determine appropriate feature set for each product release.
- Experience with agile development practices emphasizing on continuous improvement.
- Ability to manage a feature through the entire development and release cycle. Own the outcome.
- Solid leadership skills and a passion for building large scale consumer experiences.
- Comfort with proactively and independently driving for results in small team environments.
- Actively participate in the recruiting and hiring of talented Software Engineers.
- Overall 8+ years of software development experience with exposure to leading the team.
- Prior experience in open source technologies, such as Java, Hibernate, Spring, MySQL etc., is a strong plus.
- Prior experience in building systems in Amazon Web Services is a strong plus.
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects.
- Major in computer science, math, or equivalent technical disciplines.
- Proven ability to manage, mentor and motivate teams.
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