Engineering Manager

Remote
Full-time

Qualification

you’ll be responsible for

  • Utilising 50% of your time for hands-on development, and the other 50% to enable the Engineering team.
  • Overseeing front-end and back-end development teams and their projects.
  • Leveraging your technical depth as a hands-on developer and architect to push your team towards a high standard of technical excellence.
  • Leading a culture of innovation and experimentation, supporting the full software development lifecycle that incorporates the best of technology approaches and delivery methodologies.
  • Monitoring reliability and performance of all internal systems and suggesting improvements.
  • Ensuring compliance with security regulations.
  • Managing software development projects by setting requirements, goals, and timelines.
  • Designing strategies for future development projects based on the company’s overall objectives and resources.
  • Hiring engineers and coordinating their training.
  • Implementing innovative technologies
  • Coordinating with external stakeholders for new integrations and tools.
  • Reviewing and updating policies relevant to internal systems.
  • Taking initiative to explore, evangelise, and implement innovative technologies within the business in order to improve the business’s internal platforms as well as customer experience.
  • Providing support and leadership to development departments, facilitating continuous evolution in both the frontend and backend development teams.
  • Performing similar duties as deemed fit for the proper execution of duties as delegated by the CEO.

you need

  • Work experience as an Engineering Manager, Head of Engineering, CTO, or in a similar senior-level position at an engineering department.
  • Proven experience in building high-performance teams and scalable best-practices in an engineering organisation.
  • Strong technical aptitude and proven experience in architecture, design, and delivery of data-intensive applications.
  • Hands-on experience in back-end and front-end development.
  • Good understanding of agile methodologies.
  • Leadership abilities with a strategic mind.
  • To have previous experience managing engineering teams, accompanied by a passion for your team's well-being, and optimising software engineering models.
  • To be excited at the challenge of recruiting, on-boarding, training and managing software engineers.
  • To be knowledgeable about cloud Platforms like AWS, GCP, etc.
  • To have knowledge of executing CI/CD pipelines, and to know about Chef, Terraform, Jenkins or equivalent.
  • To have strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, memory management, concurrency.
  • To have a documented approach to development: you consistently write unit tests, document your code, and follow team processes.
  • To put security first, with a deep understanding of infrastructure vulnerabilities and how to protect our apps against them.
  • To be a problem solver and to always be on the lookout for ways to improve our code, processes, and team.

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Skills

What you get