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Sr. Engineering Manager

Sr. Engineering Manager

Job ID 
2017-2772
# of Openings 
1
Job Location(s) 
US-TX-Austin
Category 
Information Technology

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Overview

We’re expanding a fast-paced and innovative organization to tackle huge market opportunities, and we need a results-driven people-focused Sr. Engineering Manager to help us get there! SeniorAdvisor.com is an early-stage, growth business focused on improving the way people find senior care for themselves and their loved ones through sharing verified consumer reviews and ratings. The business is run by internet veterans with a track record of growing multi-billion dollar online companies. This is an exciting opportunity for you to get in on the ground floor of our new business based in Austin.

While an independent startup company, we are wholly owned by A Place for Mom Holdings, the nation's largest senior housing referral service providing resources and personal assistance in finding senior care and housing, which means we can enjoy the fun of starting a new business with the support of a financially-stable, industry leader.

We Offer

  • Fun, energetic, agile team environment
  • Sit/stand desks, lounge areas with cushy chairs, and outdoor work spaces
  • Free snacks, drinks, K-cups, and plenty of chocolate covered almonds
  • Flexible work schedule including ability to work remotely as needed
  • Lots of exciting new projects
  • Competitive pay
  • Strong benefits (Medical, dental, vision, 401k matching, generous paid time off)

Responsibilities

  • Directly manage a team of 6-8 engineers with 1-2 team leads providing constructive feedback, technical leadership, and coaching.
  • Capable of leading an agile team day to day and serving as scrum master.
  • Establishes Engineer KPIs in partnership with the team, and reports results.
  • Identifies improvements to development process, obtains support and leads the charge on implementing change.
  • Work with team leads on design and architecture of new features and functionalities.
  • Work closely with the team's Product Owner & Engineering Architect to present issues, risks and their impact on proposed solutions
  • Empower the team to solve complex problems, with scalable technology solutions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to solve complex business problems
  • Own responsibility for overall product code quality and mentor team members to follow best practices
  • Think creatively and work outside the box -- we love new ideas

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years demonstrated experience managing and leading engineering teams.
    • Must be skilled at providing constructive, timely feedback and have a history of growing direct reports.
  • At least 5 years experience coding in 2 of the following: Ruby on Rails, Java, or PHP
  • At least 2 years experience leading an engineering team supporting an SEO/SEM driven business
  • Proven experience increasing quality AND engineering throughput
  • Experience working with service oriented architecture and micro services
  • Strong advocate and proponent of agile development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • BS in Computer Science or related field

Nice to Haves

  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Masters in Business Administrator or equivalent.
  • Experience with AWS and devops automation
  • Experience with Wordpress
  • Experience in a fast paced entrepreneurial /start up
  • Experience managing teams using CI/CD