Engineering Manager, Developer Platform
Greenhouse, Ontario or British Columbia
Helping companies find better candidates and improve their entire recruiting process
We believe in the power of hiring. Because the potential for people to do something outstanding has everything to do with being in the right role, on the right team, at the right time. That’s where Greenhouse comes in – from recruiting to on-boarding, we make software to help every company be great at hiring.
Greenhouse is looking for an Engineering Manager to join our team!
The Developer Platform team is responsible for the tools and platform used by our product engineers to efficiently ship high-quality software. As the leader of this team, you’ll have a unique opportunity to build and roll out a modern private PaaS running on top of Kubernetes. You’ll coach and grow the team, working with some of the best engineers out there; you’ll set the strategy, objectives, and key results that will enable the team to deliver great results; and you’ll collaborate with product management to create the best possible user experience.
At Greenhouse, we follow the 8 habits of highly effective managers. Our managers support their teams by managing change, building a strong distributed culture, giving effective feedback, removing roadblocks, and more. In turn, we support our managers with a structured onboarding process and workshops to develop and improve key skills.
Learn more about our engineering culture here!
Who will love this job
- A leader – you build and run strong, cohesive engineering teams
- A planner – you love making strategic decisions and watching a good plan come together
- A people person – you empathize with users and strive to elegantly address their needs
A doer – you’re no stranger to a long todo list and make pragmatic choices with a bias for action
What you’ll do
- Lead a team of 5-7 engineers with a focus on coaching, mentorship, and growth
- Deliver and continuously improve a modern and scalable private PaaS
- Collaborate with product management to build software that delights our users
- Participate in system design and influence organization-wide technical strategy
- Pursue a data-driven approach to maximizing developer throughput
You should have
- Experience planning and delivering complex projects from inception to completion
- Experience managing an engineering team and building an inclusive culture
- A deep understanding of modern continuous delivery practices, including GitOps and CI/CD pipelines
- Experience in architecture and system design
- Proficiency in a high-level programming language (GoLang a plus!)
- Experience with a container orchestration platform, preferably Kubernetes
- Strong empathetic leadership skills, an ability to build consensus while creating space for others
- Excellent prioritization and time management skills
- Your own unique talents! If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, tell us why you’d be a great fit for this role in your cover letter
Applicants must be currently eligible to work in Canada.
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Who we are
At Greenhouse, we celebrate having a diverse group of hardworking employees and it hasn’t gone unnoticed. We’ve won numerous awards including Inc. Magazine Best Workplace (2018-2022), Glassdoor #1 Best Place to Work, Forbes Cloud 100, Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Inc. 5000, Crain’s Best Places to Work NYC, Fortune’s Great Place to Work (2019 - 2022), and Mogul’s Top 100 Workplaces for Diverse Representation (2022). We pride ourselves on fostering a collaborative culture throughout every step of a Greenhouse employee's journey. From day one of our interview process to executive "Ask Me Anything" sessions, we consistently cultivate an inclusive environment.
For all our employees, we offer a full slate of benefits from competitive salaries, stock options, fully paid option(s) for health coverage (medical, dental and vision), disability coverage, employer paid life insurance, mental health resources, financial wellness benefits, and a fully paid parental leave program. For US-based employees, we offer flexible vacation and a 401(k) matching program. For Dublin-based employees, we offer 25 days' vacation and an employer matching pension program.
Our success in making companies great at hiring depends on our ability to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. To that end, we’re committed to attracting, developing, retaining and promoting a diverse workforce, and infusing DE&I throughout all of our internal practices. By ensuring that every Greenie is able to bring a diversity of talents to our work, we’re increasingly capable of living out our mission and providing real insight from our products to support our customers. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds and all walks of life to apply. Come grow with us at Greenhouse, where we’re building a team to face the world’s increasingly complex and diverse hiring needs.
Want to learn more about our interviewing process? Check out our interviewing at Greenhouse page
**We are a distributed company and do our best work where it works best for us - as individuals and as teams. At this time, all employees are working remotely due to COVID-19.**
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