Backend Engineering Manager

San Francisco, CA

Posted: 02/28/2019 Industry: Engineering Manager Job Number: 23514

Job Description

Category : Engineering Manager
Location/City : CA - San Francisco
Area Code : 415
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale :
Id : 23514


#23514 Backend Engineering Manager- Data Visualization Startup
Location: San Francisco, CA 94111


Company:
Our client is the creator of the Extreme Analytics Platform, the world s fastest open source analytics technology. What started as a radical idea at Harvard and MIT, has grown to be a platform that is changing the way major businesses and governments gain insights from massive datasets. Our client has made breakthrough advancements in big data querying and visualization, by harnessing the transformative power of supercomputer-grade GPUs. Since launching our product in 2016, our client has been recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor, a Top Ten Coolest Big Data Startups by CRN, and is experiencing explosive growth in users and customers. The company is backed by leading VC's and strategic investors, including NEA; Nvidia, GV (Google), In-Q-Tel, Verizon Ventures and Vanedge Capital.


Job Opportunity:
We are seeking an Engineering Manager for our Backend Engineering team. In this role you will be responsible for managing the backend team and ensuring that our database features are delivered on time with the highest levels of quality.


Responsibilities:
-Collaborate with Engineering and Product Management to set development priorities
-Partition, assign, and manage development work for each member of your team
-Facilitate and moderate technical debates, and seek to resolve conflict and buy-in
-Actively participate in code reviews, and in design and architecture decisions
-Build relationships with engineers by motivating and influencing them
-Provide mentoring and feedback to help team members develop and be more effective
-Grow the team by recruiting, hiring, and assimilating new world-class engineers


Qualifications:
-BA/BS or higher degree in CS or related practical work experience
-8+ years of professional work experience in software product and platform development, with at least 4 years previous management experience
-Previous proven success in building, motivating, and mentoring an engineering team
-Strong working knowledge of products that are built for high volume transaction processing
-Experience with C++ development is a must
-A passion for high-performance computing
-Deep knowledge of SQL and relational algebra
-Excellent people and conflict resolution skills and a positive can-do attitude
-Excellent organizational and written/verbal communication skills


Bonus:
-Experience with GPU computing using LLVM or CUDA
-Familiarity with one or more of the following: statistics, distributed systems, or geospatial
-Experience with data analytics and/or analytics engines
-Starting and growing development teams at a startup is a HUGE plus


Contact:
Meredith Dean / Redfish Technology
Executive Recruiter, IT Division
P: 206-605-0096
E: meredith[at]redfishtech[dot]com
L: www.linkedin.com/in/merdean
W: www.redfishtech.com



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