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Software Engineering Manager - (Remote - US)

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Mediavine is seeking an experienced Software Engineering Manager to join our Engineering department's Publisher Applications team. We are looking for someone who has an innate passion for helping engineers succeed in their roles, enjoys solving interesting problems and wants to work with a small team of talented engineers on a product used by thousands of publishers. Applicants must be based in the United States.About MediavineMediavine is a fast-growing advertising management company representing over 8,000 websites in the food, lifestyle, DIY, and entertainment space. Founded by content creators, for content creators, Mediavine is a Top 20 Comscore property, exclusively reaching over 125 million monthly unique visitors. With best-in-class technology and a commitment to traffic quality and brand safety, we ensure optimal performance for our creators.Mission & CultureWe help content creators build sustainable businesses. From educational tools and cutting-edge plugins to ad technology that maximizes earnings without slowing down your site, our motivation is ensuring your brand and business grow in every respect.We are striving to build an inclusive and diverse team of highly talented individuals that reflects the industries we serve and the world we live in. We are committed to creating a culture where everyone feels welcomed. We are looking for individuals that will challenge us to continuously evolve and make Mediavine the employer of choice for people of all backgrounds. We strongly encourage minorities and individuals from underrepresented groups in technology to apply for this position.Diversity and inclusion aren't platitudes to us; we take them seriously.Position Title & OverviewThe primary duties of this role are to ensure proper execution of Product's goals, to foster a healthy culture where engineers are given their best opportunities for success and are routinely receiving feedback about their work.EssentialResponsibilities:Working with the Director of Engineering, develop and manage resource planning by: Communicating with your Tech Lead and Product Managers to anticipate hiring needs Working with talent acquisition to lead in the selection of new talent Assisting with onboarding; ensuring that new engineers are placed on the appropriate teams, provided proper tools, given introductions to projects and briefed on departmental values and best practices Prioritize time to ensure adequate focus on both performance management and professional development by: Guiding new engineers through their first 6 months with an intentional process that sets them up for success Conducting regular 1:1s to acknowledge successes, surface questions and/or concerns Providing avenues for additional training, upon request or if needed due to project changes or performance concerns Initiate performance improvement plans when needed, managing goals and outcomes Conducting annual evaluations to assess performance and acknowledge achievements and/or areas for growth Managing leave requests to allow for necessary time away and work/life balance while also ensuring sufficient resource coverage to meet established timelines Lead team in delivering the product by: Ensuring the team is working toward timely execution of the goals that were agreed upon with their Product Manager Working to ensure the engineers' vision of features and expectations are aligned with Product's vision and expectations Assisting in sprint planning and grooming/decomposing sessions Assisting Product Manager(s) in creating technical specifications for new features, with the help of an appropriate Technical Lead or Architect Meeting regularly with your team's Product Managers and Tech Leads, facilitating a healthy, communicative relationship between all parties Model effective leadership by: Practicing servant leadership and radical candor Organizing virtual and/or in person opportunities for team building Acknowledging and celebrating both individual and team successes Caring deeply about the team and being fully invested in their successRequirementsLocation:Applicants must be based in the United StatesYou Have: 7+ years of progressive experience in software engineering roles 3+ years of experience leading technical/engineering talent Able to organize teams around work that impacts and interfaces with multiple teams Experience working closely with Product Management Experience managing geographically distributed remote teams Highly motivated, highly collaborative and highly inclusive Experience in leading software projects using Agile methodologies Innate curiosity for finding ways to improve systems, processes, and culture Nice to haves: Experience with AWS & Docker Hands on experience with cloud infrastructures Experience with React & RailsBenefitsRemote work environment Travel opportunities (remember those!?) Comprehensive benefits including 401k, Health, Dental, and Vision insurance Learning allowance Generous Vacation/Time off policies Additional side benefits such as home-office upgrades, tuition reimbursement, paid gym memberships and wellness retreats, upgraded flights, cool swag and more Company match charitable donations Mediavine is an Equal Opportunity EmployerPDN-97a8f738-9116-4440-a372-bc45225878dbSDL2017

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Chicago , Software Engineering Manager - (Remote - US), IT / Software / Systems , Chicago, Illinois

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