Engineering Manager, Infrastructure

San Francisco, CA

Posted: 03/13/2020 Industry: Lead Engineer Job Number: 23778

Job Description

Category : Lead Engineer
Location/City : CA - San Francisco
Area Code : 415
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale :
Id : 23778


Engineering Manager, Infrastructure

San Francisco, CA

Company:

Our client believes car buying should be fun, fair, and accessible to everyone. They ve set out to transform an industry, using technology to bring transparency and convenience to the car buying process.

And they aren t stopping there. They seek to bring that same openness and simplicity to car ownership too, with payments, maintenance, and insurance in one easy app. Be a part of building the tools that empower people to buy, own, and sell the cars that make life go!

About the role:

The Infrastructure Engineering team builds and maintains the systems, libraries, and platforms that underpin everything our client does. These systems help the rest of the company move faster and build better, safer, more scalable software.

We re looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to lead the Infrastructure team in devloping a world-class foundation upon which the rest of the company is built. As they continue to scale, we re looking for someone excited about the intersection of people management and infrastructure to help them manage that growth.

What you'll do:

Manage processes to help the team execute effectively, collaborate with other teams, and deliver high-quality software.

Partner with recruiting to attract and develop great engineers, helping them do challenging and impactful work.

Contribute to engineering-wide initiatives as a member of the engineering management team.

Collaborate with our CTO, the team, and the rest of engineering to craft and communicate a focused technical roadmap.

Foster a healthy, collaborative, and impact-focused team culture.

Take ownership of critical technical and business outcomes.


What we ask for:

1+ year experience managing an engineering team.

5+ years of experience building, scaling, and maintaining production back-end systems.

Past success leading and launching business-critical projects.

Proficient in architecture and system design.

A general customer focus when leading teams and projects.

Ability to solicit, organize, and communicate goals and a roadmap for a team and its individual members and support the team in delivering on that roadmap.

Experience partnering with recruiting to interview engineers, while onboarding and mentoring new team members.
A pragmatic and optimistic approach to technical challenges.

BS, MS, and/or PhD in Computer Science or similar, or equivalent practical experience.


Nice to have:

Experience building distributed systems.

Experience working in DevOps and/or SRE.

Experience working with modern Frontend technologies like React and Typescript.

Familiarity with Golang, AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and/or PostgreSQL.

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