Engineering Manager, Biometrics at CLEAR

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With CLEAR, you are always you. CLEAR's mission is to enable frictionless and safe journeys using your identity. With more than 8 million members and 100+ partners across North America, CLEAR's identity platform connects you to the cards in your wallet - transforming the way you live, work and travel. Trust and privacy are the foundation of CLEAR. We have a commitment to members being in control of their own information and never sell member data. CLEAR is at the highest level of security by U.S. government regulators and is also certified as Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology under the SAFETY Act.

We are seeking a driven, strategic, technology focused and customer-centric software development leader. As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for leading our Biometrics Platform team in design, development, test, and deployment of these services. A successful candidate will have an established background in developing software, a strong technical ability, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment. This individual will have a strong track record of helping to deliver an effective, highly-available, and flexible technology platform in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift quickly.

Do you geek out on performance tuning, scaling a microservices backend system, learning or further enhancing your biometrics technology knowledge?  Looking for a technology driven passionate leader that wants to help take our core biometrics platform to the next level.

What You Will Do:

  • Make technology improvements for scalability to power sub-second verifications in biometrics across a large user base. 
  • Set up our biometric platform for better resiliency and operational excellence.
  • Evaluate and implement new biometric technologies for use in our platform. 
  • Partner with product across agile delivery and product strategy to take our biometrics platform to the next level and beyond.
  • Lead a team of engineers who are building cloud native applications hosted in AWS using modern distributed application design patterns.
  • Hire and continually support the development of your team. We value intellectual curiosity, autonomy, and ownership and you will encourage, empower, and support your team's continued growth.

Who You Are:

  • 8+ years of experience in understanding of all aspects of software engineering, including coding, maintenance, architecture and design
  • 3+ years of experience leading and managing cross-functional teams to deliver products and projects on tight deadlines
  • Drive Operational Excellence of a consumer facing software solution
  • Understand OO design and knowledge of relevant modern design patterns
  • Able to build, manage, and work with multiple teams to achieve defined goals
  • Up to date with technology trends and experience in building cloud native is a plus
  • Experience with biometrics is a nice to have but not necessary
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedshiftDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Our building is convenient to several trains + bus stops! If you want a change of scenery, our club level has a gym, cafe, games, and a great lounge!

An Insider's view of CLEAR

What’s the vibe like in the office?

One of my favorite things about CLEAR is how passionate and excited everyone here is about what we are building. You can really feel that in every conversation - you are empowered to put your ideas on the table and take ownership of the work you are doing. In a hybrid model it's even more important to share those values with other team members.

Emily

Senior Technical Recruiter

What projects are you most excited about?

Recently, I was working with our training team to create a leadership development program for our operations organization. We’re developing all of the courses in-house and it’s given me exposure to virtually every single team in the company. I’ve used these lessons to amp up my communication strategy for other projects.

Clory

Senior Director, Member Experience

What are some things you learned at the company?

In previous roles, I hadn’t had quite as much autonomy as I do at CLEAR. When starting here I didn’t realize I was empowered to make high-level suggestions, do proof of concepts, and present possible technology changes to the organization. It was great to get a nudge from my team and manager to be more open about my ideas to them and other teams.

Kyle Olson

Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

CLEAR is in an exciting transition from a small company to a large company with more focus on process and scalability. These are good problems to have and they leave so much room for employees to step up and grow into a desired role. It’s great to have an idea and be given the opportunity and support to lead something from a simple idea to a POC.

Aaron

Senior Software Engineer

What are CLEAR Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Through our partnerships with Care.com and OneMedical, we offer various benefits relating to child care.
Remote Work Program
All CLEAR HQ's work in a hybrid model. Employees can work remotely up to 3 days/week (with at least 2 days in office.)
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
We provide daily, catered breakfast and lunch for those who are in office!
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We offer catered breakfast and lunch for those in office at each of our HQ locations!
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

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