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Senior Engineering Manager

Company: SurflineWavetrak, Inc.
Location: Huntington
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Millions of people around the world depend on Surfline Wavetraks products to enrich their experiences in and around the ocean. For 35 years, our company has connected people with the ocean. Starting with surfers and expanding to offshore cruisers, anglers and a myriad of other boating, fishing and surfing enthusiasts, weve made it our mission to deliver peak maritime experiences. We provide those who work and play in the ocean with all the advanced tools, personalized insights and immersive content to make their lives better -- supplying them with the information they need to make smarter decisions, seek out new experiences and gain valuable knowledge.At Surfline Wavetrak, we do great work from anywhere. This ranges from our headquarters in Huntington Beach, CA, to across the globe. This position is eligible to be based from a variety of locations, including full-time remote.Summary:We're looking for a Senior Engineering Manager to join our team. As a Senior Engineering Manager, you'll manage and influence multiple teams by leading technical leads and software engineers. You will be accountable for multiple web applications and services at Surfline Wavetrak. You'll have strong technical project management skills and have a proven track record managing complex initiatives across teams from start to finish. You'll spend a very small amount of time contributing code but primarily you'll be responsible for making sure your teams are delivering. You'll be an extremely competent people manager and be well versed in developing technical leads or managers of your own. It's expected that the Senior Engineering Manager be the last stop for critical issues and that they'll, with their teams, find a way to resolve them quickly and mitigate impact. The ideal candidate will be sharp, an excellent communicator, have a get it done attitude and instinctively know how much abstraction is appropriate. You will work with Product, UX, and Engineering teams to hatch progressive, bullet-proof, game-changing products as well as identify and implement process optimizations so that your teams are functioning effectively.What You'll Do:Manage a team of 8-15 engineers at all levels and a small number of tech leads or engineering managers.Foster career growth among direct reportsGrow our technical team by hiring great engineersOwn Surfline's web products and servicesCollaborate with Senior engineers on architectureDefine how code is shared and maintained across multiple appsCultivate automated testing culture with a mindset of continuous improvementEnsure were spending time architecting for the future where and when we need toIdentify areas of technical debt and do the cost/benefit analysis for resolving this debtIdentify bottlenecks in the process and roadblocks to success for your team and clear those roadblocksEnsure the team is writing efficient, clean, readable, fast, testable, documented, code and systemsSquash critical bugs and solve performance issuesDeliver major initiatives without hiccupBe the last stop for critical bugsCome up w/ solid technical solutions to ambiguous technical problems affecting multiple productsSmoothly and successfully execute cross-platform initiatives, set milestones for a team, and proactively ensure all core goals are hit, even if plans need to be changed to do soAccurately estimate large projects involving challenges including major external dependencies, intra-team collaboration, or exceptionally difficult technical requirementsCentral to the product development, mission, and success way beyond checking off development tasksWork side by side with Product Managers to deliver products to our usersLead discussions and present on technical topics in internal tech talksPresent technical concepts to a less-technical audience in company meetings and demosMaintain and grow a strong engineering cultureWhat We're Looking For:A BS/MS in Computer Science or related degree.Experience managing business critical consumer websites and services.Experience managing an engineering team.Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.Production experience with microservice architectures using the following technologies: Terraform, ECS, Docker, Node, React, Redux, Webpack, MongoDB and Redis.4 years AWS experience, specifically services like EC2, ECS, ALB, Lambda, S3 etc.Strong understanding of CI/CD.Demonstrated ability to learn/adapt to new technologies.Experience in a test driven culture.Passion for building and supporting top notch products.You May Also Have an Understanding of:Data pipelines Event driven architectureStatic site generationElasticSearchNative app developmentContent management systemsInclusion at Surfline Wavetrak:Surfline Wavetrak believes the ocean is for everyone, that the magic of riding waves should be shared by all, and diversity and inclusion must be reflected in everything we do. In fact, the company is committed to making surfing a more inclusive culture, lifestyle, and community.We are dedicated to bringing people together across the globe, and we champion and encourage those who bring different perspectives, ideas, and creativity. Surfline Wavetrak recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, and any other protected status.Powered by JazzHRqRVVwUHgZW

Keywords: SurflineWavetrak, Inc., Huntington , Senior Engineering Manager, Other , Huntington, West Virginia

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