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Remote Manager, Software Engineering

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Overview

THE ROLE (REMOTE)

We are looking for a people-focused leader to come to join our team as a Manager, Software Engineering at Dispatch. This role will leverage their technical acumen to lead, coach, guide, and mentor a team of Software Engineers. You will do so by inspiring others to over-achieve their goals (personally and professionally) while amplifying your team’s strengths at the individual level.

In this role, you’ll lead through change and maintain alignment through the communication of team and individual roles, goals, and expectations, by providing real-time feedback. As a people-leader at Dispatch, you’ll build a high-performing team by being involved in the day-to-day and act with a sense of responsibility, compassion, integrity, and forgiveness.

This is a full-time exempt role (executive exemption) that reports to the Vice President of Engineering.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Executes all job duties in alignment with Dispatch’s core values, mission, and purpose

Acts ethically, with integrity and complies legal standards to deliver an environment that promotes respect, innovation, and creativity

Encourages and fosters an inclusive environment. An environment where the strengths and expertise of our workforce are welcomed, amplified and exhibited in the work at Dispatch

Sets and communicates clear objectives and hold team members accountable for their performance and behavior, taking corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy

Manages a team of software engineers; responsible for staffing/hiring, establishing goals and objectives, weekly one-on-ones, and performance management

Builds, maintains, and evolves talent systems for continual attraction, growth, and development of talent at Dispatch

Collaborates cross-functionally (with Architects, UX, Quality, Product Management) to ensure on-time delivery of quality products that meet business needs, and maximize the customer

Collaborates closely with engineering leadership to develop and maintain the technical roadmap for Dispatch

Participates in code reviews to ensure quality and consistency in the codebase, and to keep the team aligned

Co-owns the agile development process / software development lifecycle to ensure the engineering team is balancing new product development while addressing technical debt

Contributes to strategic vision regarding technical team and product architecture

Communicates performance goals and drives engagement through weekly 1:1’s, weekly team meetings, and bi-annual performance conversations

Utilizes the Atlassian suite of tools to document the product experience and requirements (Confluence) and leverages Jira to execute work/stories and keep the team informed of project status and any roadblocks to ensure work is completed in a timely manner

Stays current in the industry by attending educational opportunities, conferences, and workshops, reading publications and professional networking

Perform other duties as assigned (to be less than 10% of your responsibilities)

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

A desire to dig into new technologies and learn as you grow

Ability to leverage data to inform others, and make business decisions

Excellent communication and presentation skills, including the ability to influence at multiple levels of the organization

Must be a positive, self-driven team-member with a desire to learn

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

4 years of leading high-performing software engineering teams (required)

Expertise in building and supporting large, enterprise-scale, mission-critical applications (required)

Ability to debug complex, distributed systems (required)

Proficiency with a object oriented programming language such as Ruby, C#, or Java (required)

Proficiency with Ruby on Rails or Javascript/React, and an ability to work on both backend and frontend (preferred)

Experience with React Native, iOS, Android, ElasticSearch, Google Maps APIs (preferred)

Bachelors in a technical discipline (e.g. computer science, mathematics) and MBA (preferred)

Even if you don’t match 100% of the requirements, we still encourage you to apply so that we may possibly talk and see how you could still contribute to Dispatch in meaningful ways!

 

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