Senior Engineering Manager, Link Mobile

Intersection, New York

Using digital technology to transform the physical world

Who are we?

At Intersection, we are at the forefront of the smart cities revolution. Our mission is to improve daily life in cities and public spaces, with products that bridge the digital and physical worlds by delivering connectivity, information and content to enrich our everyday journeys and elevate the urban experience.

We pair our human-centered methodology with cutting-edge technology to design, develop, deliver, and maintain unique products and experiences in public space that deliver value to advertisers, cities, and consumers. Whether partnering with urban transit systems to revolutionize commuting and travel, with cities to transform how they connect with residents and visitors, or private developers to create unforgettable experiences in neighborhoods and districts, our solutions are scalable platforms on which our clients can build the future.

Intersection is backed by Alphabet through its urban technology company Sidewalk Labs.

What is the Role?

As the technical lead for Link’s Mobile Team, you will serve a key role in scaling Intersection’s Link product. We are growing both within our existing fleet, and bringing Link to new cities. Additionally, we are on the path to deliver new mobile experiences to our users. You will help lead the charge of this expansion.

Starting in NYC, Link has now expanded to London and Philadelphia with more cities to come soon. With this expansion, we are looking to bolster user engagement with new consumer applications. Working with the rest of the team, you will make hands-on engineering contributions while ensuring that the team of engineers is executing in alignment with the overall vision by providing guidance and technical direction.

This role requires you to be an excellent mobile engineer across iOS (using Swift) and Android as well as manage people and projects on a growing team.

Within your first month:

  • Spend time with engineers and product getting up to speed on the current mobile projects, and implement features from our backlog to get a sense of the current individual contributor experience.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Engineering to transfer team leadership responsibilities

Within your first three months:

  • Take over leadership and management responsibilities of the mobile team
  • Work closely with product to define sprint goals and ensure on-time delivery of stories
  • Work with the Director of Engineering to define the growth plan for the mobile team
  • Lead the release of our first consumer mobile application
  • Continue to pick up work from the backlog

Within your first nine months:

  • Work with product, design, and business partners to scope and plan future mobile projects for Link
  • Release new versions of our first application
  • Hire mobile engineers to expand the team
  • Write code across our mobile codebases

You’re great for this role because:

  • You have at least 5 years of experience in an engineering driven product environment.
  • You are a strong programmer, preferably with Swift and Java.
  • You are excellent at communicating and collaborating, especially with folks who aren't engineers.
  • You have experience launching new mobile applications, as well as maintaining existing ones.
  • You are passionate about leading teams in an iterative development environment
  • You have opinions about a good methods for testing mobile applications
  • You care about automating and improving tasks.
  • You have implemented features for digital products and services

About our Platform: Intersection’s platform is an ever-evolving mix of custom sensors, data analytics, 3rd-party services and solutions, and software written using: modern Javascript, Python, Scala, Ansible, AWS Services, and a little bit of plain grit.

Intersection is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

About Intersection

Our mission is to improve daily life in cities and public spaces.

We believe that by joining the digital and physical worlds we can help people get the most out of the cities around them. Our products live in public locations, where people engage with them every day.

We enrich people's everyday journeys by delivering connectivity, information, and content that elevate the urban experience.

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