We’re looking for a passionate engineering leader who is excited by the opportunity to define, lead, and execute technical strategy for Emma, a fast-growing software company with more than 50,000 customers worldwide and an engineering team with offices in Nashville and Portland. You’ll draw on your deep technical and management experience to shape the team structure, engineering processes, architecture, and contribute to the overall strategy of how we build amazing software.
This role will be challenging, rewarding, and absolutely critical to the success of the company. You will need technical management abilities, but even more importantly you’ll need to be a fantastic people manager. You’ll use this ability to inspire your team to get high quality and consistent product releases in our customers’ hands faster than ever before.
This job is perfect for someone who has experience growing an engineering team in a thoughtful and effective way. You know how to find, hire and nurture the best engineers on the planet. You have experience mentoring engineers to reach their potential and have worked closely with senior engineers to become fantastic managers and leaders in their own right.
Reporting directly to the Vice President of Engineering, you care deeply about the quality of our product, the environment your team works in, and about shaping an exciting and innovative engineering culture that allows great people to thrive.
To summarize, we would love for you to focus on:
Building and leading a team of engineers through hiring, coaching, mentoring, and hands-on career development
Work one-on-one with engineers to align their values and goals with Emma’s values and goals
Advocate for engineers and their career growth
Leveraging and evolving Emma's deep understanding of our customers data to develop rich analytics, engagement, segmentation, and other offerings for B2C marketers and their teams
Identify and define the team’s projects and priorities and areas for growth and exploration
Recognize and anticipate delivery and scaling risks/challenges and work with the team to mitigate them.
Providing deep technical guidance in a number of aspects of production engineering in a scalable ecosystem.
Working with close counterparts in other disciplines as part of a cross-functional team to set technical direction and product strategy, and nurture this culture in your team
Fostering innovation and drive delivery
Determine and facilitate team hiring and transition needs
An awesome work environment using the best available equipment
Snack and drink options, coffee bar
Flexible work hours and great vacation (we believe in the importance of work-life/personal-life balance)
Training budget to make sure you're always learning and growing
Haven’t mastered everything in that list? That’s ok. We heavily weigh potential, a desire for learning, and passion for contributing.
About Emma Inc.
Emma's powerful digital marketing platform makes it easy for teams of all sizes to create beautifully designed email campaigns that drive results. Identify who to target, automate your marketing programs and integrate with the technologies you use most to deliver more timely, personalized and effective communications. With award-winning thought leadership, friendly expert services and thoughtful product design, Emma helps marketers worldwide do their very best work.