Engineering Manager - Product and Experience

Engineering Manager - Product and Experience

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE / Toronto, Ontario, Canada  - Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely 

Job Description

For the past 15 years this company has been on a mission to use the power of community and technology to gain global recognition in their industry. Every month 90 million people around the world spend over 23 billion minutes on their platform. They’re proudly based in Toronto, but their reach is truly global.

It’s been an exciting time of growth, change and development for the company. They’re currently expanding the largest team - engineering and data - and with this growth comes the need to expand the team management. Engineering Managers play a big role day to day to ensure their team has the skills they need to be successful; through hiring, growth and development of individuals. As an Engineering Manager, you will have a direct impact in shaping the engineering ethos, a voice within the department leadership and stewarding the growth of a team of diverse engineers and data practitioners.

The company is hiring multiple Engineering Managers across platform engineering teams and product squads. This role uniquely focuses on the product and users, specifically working on Recommendations, Search and Discovery work. This cross-functional squad works in two week release cycles, and is composed of data engineers and data scientists as well as platform and client engineers, working directly alongside product designers and product managers who care deeply about their work. On this squad, there is a significant opportunity to own how users find and interact with content, making a large and indelible impact on the overall product. As Engineering Manager, you’ll help foster and grow the engineering culture, both managing up and down to ensure they are doing their very best to create an amazing work environment for yourself and the team.

Must Have Skills:

⟾ Ensure your team has what it needs to be successful through hiring, and growth and development of individuals
⟾ Empower engineers to deliver work they are proud of through advocacy and embodiment of engineering best practices
⟾ Work alongside a product manager, product designer and technical project manager to provide leadership, guidance and direction for the team
⟾ Depending on the team size, fulfill potential hands on tasks as an individual contributor, ensuring you stay more informed with the technical aspects of your teams’ work ensuring you are an informed leader
⟾ Encourage feedback in a constructive and safe way to ensure your team's success through frequent meetings as well as performance reviews
⟾ You’ll work with your team members to build their career with appropriate goal setting
⟾ You’ll celebrate wins with your team, but also embrace the deep learnings of non-wins and mistakes
⟾ You are a great coach who helps their team unlock the best version of themselves; helping people identify their strengths and weaknesses in a constructive way that encourages growth and development
⟾ You empower engineering squad members through encouragement, supporting people to take ownership
⟾ You expresses interest and concern for squad members’ success and personal well-being; helping them to grow their skills and focusing on their career development
⟾ You are productive and results-oriented and have demonstrated technical skills to guide your squad.
⟾ While you are not always hands on with respect to code, you are instrumental in guiding your team to hit their Objectives and Key Results (OKRs)
⟾ With effective communication you are able to strategize with your team, imparting your vision for success

Special Perks:

⟾ Competitive salary
⟾ Health benefits, fully covered
⟾ RRSP Contributions
⟾ Generous vacation and Parental Leave Top-up
⟾ $200/month Transit and Home Office Allowance, choice of hardware, flexible hours, hybrid office and remote work options
⟾ Corporate discount for gym membership for you and your family


Starting: ASAP

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