- Management Experience
Who we are:
Spiceworks/Ziff Davis B2B is an IT marketplace that serves IT and Business Professionals. Spiceworks/Ziff Davis B2B is a global data, demand generation, and media company that helps millions of people worldwide make consumer tech, health, commerce and business decisions through their online media brands.
Why Spiceworks/Ziff Davis B2B?
It's two powerhouse companies merging to form a global B2B dominator.
Your day-to-day (as an Engineer Manager, you'll):
Work with multiple cross-functional Agile teams of engineers, product managers and designers to deliver key outcomes for our business
Developing our talent with coaching, professional development, goal setting and performance management
Create an environment that empowers and energizes team members, with focus on accountability, adaptability, and collaboration
Accountable for management of the overall team providing both leadership and technical guidance, set targets and objectives for the team and deliver results
Provide hands-on technical guidance & coaching to engineers in the team
Guide team in maintaining high standards of code quality and testing practices
Take responsibility of sprint and release commitments, impediments resolution, escalation
Hold weekly 1:1 meetings to build excellent relationships with your team and peers
Help make build vs. buy vs. maintain decisions considering business and technology needs
Ensuring adherence to good processes, alignment with goals, and cohesion with team members
Ensure continuous improvement over time through process, tooling, and analysis of our systems holistically
Participate in development and evolution of engineering standards and guidelines
What does it take to do this job?
5+ years experience building / leading teams responsible for development, maintenance, and operation of large scale, distributed, web applications and data pipelines
2+ years direct management experience
Proven ability to attract, retain & develop key and diverse talent
8+ years of experience building well-tested, scalable, distributed, high-volume, low-latency systems
Expert understanding of current data best practices, design patterns, and warehouse solutions (e.g. Snowflake, Postgres, Redshift)
Demonstrate very strong technical leadership and people management skills including solid communication and analytical skills with thorough understanding of product development and successful problem definition, decomposition, estimation and resolution
Expert knowledge in at least one programming language (Ruby, Golang, Python preferred)
Strong understanding of complex enterprise technology with the ability to introduce improved experiences and simpler processes
Extensive experience testing, debugging, and monitoring production applications
Ad Tech experience developing applications that connect to Ad Servers, DSPs and SSPs (e.g. Google Ad Manager, AdX, Beeswax)
Expertise working in a cloud-based environment (e.g. AWS) is preferred
Ability to lead and participate in the design and architecture of new systems
Familiarity with data governance practices and GDPR
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Computer Science & equivalent experience
Spiceworks Ziff Davis B2B is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled.