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Engineering Manager, Storage

Segment, Remote, US

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At Segment, we believe in giving our customers control over all of the most important data for their business - customer data. It all comes down to one core belief: companies should be able to send their data wherever they want, whenever they want, without any fuss. This has been a core philosophy to how we’ve built our products from day one, and we’re excited to take this to the next level to fully realize this promise. 
 
The Segment Storage organization is looking for engineering managers who are passionate about creating high quality, modern solutions to delivering complex engineering efforts and joining our focus to define the future of Customer Data Platforms. In this role, you will be responsible for managing and growing a team of talented engineers and collaborating with Product Managers to ship products that form the foundation of a strong Customer Data Platform.

What we do in the Storage Org:

  • Enabling efficient storage and management of customer data to power products like Segment Warehouses and Data Lakes
  • Orchestrating customer data deletion and suppression to ensure Segment and our customers are compliant to regulations like GDPR and CCPA
  • Building systems that route customer data to Storage Destinations like Data Warehouses and Data Lakes
  • Providing a platform to accelerate Data Science and ML use-case on top of existing Data Warehouses and Data Lakes
  • Enabling enrichment of customer data with data from various Object Cloud Sources like Twilio, Salesforce, Zendesk and many more

Who we are looking for:

  • You establish credibility through the quality of your team's technical execution and ownership.
  • You lead by example and care for your teams.
  • You mentor and develop each employee to reach their full potential.
  • You know how to source, recruit, hire and retain talented engineers.
  • You have a rare ability to collaborate with and influence diverse engineering teams to improve the reliability, scalability and durability of their services.
  • You give engineers the tools, confidence, and motivation to make decisions independently that lead to their personal and professional success.
  • You know how to manage multiple projects and balance support & development for your teams.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience as Technical Lead or Manager of a healthy and high-performing engineering team.
  • Experience managing an engineering team(s) on large-scale projects with technical deep-dives into code, networking, operating systems and/or storage.
  • Previous operational responsibility for business critical production systems, in a collaborative environment.
  • Strong sense of urgency and ownership over critical problem areas.
  • CS, EE or CE degree and/or a demonstrable, solid understanding of CS fundamentals
  • Demonstrably effective communicator — in spoken and written forms.

Bonus:

  • Experience operating large-scale, distributed systems on top of cloud infrastructure.
  • Expertise in problem solving and analyzing distributed systems at global scale.

 Glimpse of what we do @ Segment Engineering:

 
We encourage you to apply if this role excites you - even if you think you may not meet all of the qualifications. At Segment we live by four values: karma, drive, tribe and focus. We are always looking for outstanding individuals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives who embody these values. To learn more about life at Segment and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, visit our LinkedIn page. We’re excited to meet you!
 
Segment is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that everyone should receive equal consideration and treatment. Recruitment, hiring, placements, transfers, and promotions will happen based on qualifications for the positions being filled regardless of sex, gender identity, race, religious creed, color, national origin ancestry, age, physical disability, pregnancy, mental disability, or medical condition.

About Segment

About us Segment is a fast-growing startup building a platform for collecting customer data. We provide a single API to track customer data across multiple devices and channels, and send it to third-party tools, internal systems, or a SQL database with the flip of a switch. Segment eliminates the need to write code to integrate new tools, which saves time and removes dependencies across teammates. By consolidating tracking to one API, Segment sends consistent, complete data to every tool and database where companies need to use it. Segment is small, so everyone has a huge impact. With just a handful of people, we’re already processing billions of API calls every month. We love open sourcing our code and writing down everything we’ve learned. If you want to make an impact, and are excited about how data can change organizations, we want you.

Want to learn more about Segment? Visit Segment's website.