Job ID: 37673
Engineering Manager
Our client is looking for a Software Engineering Manager to help shape the future of mobility together. As the Software Engineering Manager you’ll be responsible for delivering world-class products to transit agencies and users throughout the world. The Engineering Manager will oversee a cross-functional team who is responsible for the on-time delivery of high quality software. The ideal candidate has a unique balance of technical expertise and leadership skills, as well as a passion for building great teams.

Engineering Manager Responsibilities 
Leading an agile cross-functional team through the delivery of new products and services, as well as their ongoing support and maintenance.
Helping the team understand their goals and the underlying business strategy.
Inspiring, mentoring and setting expectations for team members.
Making sure the team has clear priorities and adequate resources.
Ensuring processes, best practices and technical strategies are carried out.
Assuring code meets functional requirements and quality standards.
Considering business priorities and appropriately optimizing approach.
Continually improving the output of the team, working with the team to find ways to improve outcomes and deliver value.
Planning upcoming work in a way that sets the team up for success.
Work with technical leads to make architecture and technical solution design decisions.
Shipping code regularly as an active member of the team.
Facilitating daily standups, sprint planning, retrospectives, and backlog grooming (shared with Product Owner).
Managing technical and delivery risk, proactively escalating and proposing mitigation strategies.
Addressing challenges and proposing solutions to issues shared across teams.
Performing basic line management responsibilities such as PTO approval, performance reviews, etc.
Other duties as required by the company.

Engineering Manager Qualifications 
BS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject, or combination of equivalent experience.
8+ years of hands-on development experience.
4+ years in a leadership position.
Proficiency in either Web, iOS, or Android development.
Web requires JavaScript, Node.js, AngularJS.
iOS requires Objective C, Swift.
Android requires Java, Kotlin.
Strong track record of successfully delivering software projects on time.
Hands-on experience with multiple programming languages, frameworks and paradigms.
Expertise in agile development, including continuous integration and continuous delivery.
Knowledge and practical experience applying software quality principles and practices.
Understanding of automated test frameworks.
Experience with micro-service or service-oriented architectures.
Understanding of RESTful principles.
Familiarity with the AWS technology stack.
Experience supporting production applications and services. 

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
Familiarity with JIRA, Confluence or similar tools.
Understanding of mobile application publishing.
Experience with NoSQL databases.
Experience with data pipelines and data streams (Kinesis or Kafka).
Understanding of virtualization and containers (Docker).
Practical experience with multiple languages, frameworks and paradigms.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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