Engineering Manager

| Greater NYC Area

Position Summary

This role will be instrumental in growing, mentoring, and guiding a team of cross functional software engineers to develop a healthy and collaborative culture. This role will set direction for the team, anticipate strategic and scaling-related challenges via thoughtful long-term planning and will help craft technical and product strategy. This role will also participate in hands on development.

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead a team of 5-7 engineers with a focus on technical leadership while coaching, mentoring and growing team members
  • Build and deploy a set of globally distributed products 
  • Maintain a high-quality code base, through coding and performing code reviews
  • Define application infrastructure technical roadmap and drive for its execution.
  • Establish engineering data points to measure the effectiveness of the team’s output
  • Implement best practices in architectural design and mentor team in these practices
  • Participate in system design and influence technical strategy conversations across the engineering team
  • Conduct performance reviews and 1-1’s with all team members setting objectives for the team as a whole and partnering with teammates on individual goals
  • Help career development of team and assign team members to projects tailored to their skill levels, personalities, work styles, and professional goals.
  • Work with engineering team leads and other stakeholders to continuously improve operational processes and procedures
  • Use project management and Agile skills to estimate project scope and break larger projects and stories into smaller pieces
  • Instill a culture of engineering quality, testing, re-use and engineering efficiency through the use of software design patterns and relevant tools
  • Create plans for prioritizing technical and resourcing challenges in your organization.
  • Identify cross-functional dependencies and remove blockers when needed across engineering, design, and product management
  • Create a team dynamic that is inclusive, open-minded, respectful, and effective
  • Maintain a balance between building sustainable, high-impact projects and shipping things quickly.
  • Instill a spirit of continuous improvement in the team’s code, architecture, and processes.
  • Maintain a prioritized backlog and create short term and long-term goals.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Experienced in managing a technical team
  • Experience with at least one annual performance review cycle
  • Kind and intellectually mature
  • Willing and able to dive into the code yourself
  • Excited to partner with design and product management on both large new features and daily, small product enhancements
  • Equipped with the intelligence, empathy, integrity, and technical chops required to quickly earn the trust of a technically astute team
  • Comfortable with ambiguity; you enjoy figuring out what needs to be done—and then doing it
  • Have a technical background and are able to contribute to planning and design discussions.
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative environment, and you’re committed to driving projects to completion creatively.
  • Ability to motivate and instill a strong sense of ownership in your team. You have experience guiding teams through planning, prioritization, and execution of work. 
  • Experience in building and retaining an engineering team and culture
  • A deep understanding of modern web applications and API design; experience with issues related to scale, security, availability, deployment, and server maintenance
  • Experience with development best practices, including continuous integration, automated testing, source control, and code reviews
  • An understanding of AWS or other cloud infrastructures
  • Have experience with distributed systems, CI/CD tools, and containerizing applications 














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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • ScalaLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks

Location

New York, NY 10013

What are Moda Operandi Perks + Benefits

Moda Operandi Benefits Overview

Enjoy A Flexible Lifestyle

Where the high-energy of a start-up meets the stability of a well-funded company. Moda is committed to fostering flexibility and wellbeing inside and outside of the office. Our employees enjoy a full suite of benefits.

Unlimited PTO & sick leave
Full medical, dental, vision insurance
Generous parental leave
Industry leading merchandise discount
401K
Performance bonus
Equity Incentive plan
Opportunities to work flexibly
Subsidized day care, gym discount & pet insurance
Free snacks and weekly company happy hours
Dog-friendly office
& more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
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