Sr. Manager, Engineering at WeWork Technology

| Greater NYC Area
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About The Team

WeWork’s Pricing and Revenue Optimization Technology is core team that generates prices for worldwide inventory. This Sr Engineering Manager will leverage our business processes expertise and lead the engineering team to deliver large-scale near real time data ingestion and calculation platform. You will be accountable for driving the entire platform life-cycle, from platform product definition through specification, coding, quality assurance and launch.

The Pricing and Revenue Optimization Technology systems are responsible for determining and publishing prices for all the products WeWork sells. As a global company each region/country presents a unique set of complexities in generating the price. We are redesigning our core Data Ingestion Pipelines to scale up with WeWork’s growth plans. As an experienced engineering leader in this team, you will play a key role in guiding your engineers to build the best infrastructure for our Data Science team. You will apply Large-scale computing, Distributed systems, Data mining, Scalability and Operational Excellence best practices.

To be successful you will need to be able to keep the long-term objectives in mind while guiding the team through short-term obstacles. You drive relentlessly to develop the careers of your developers, improve our development processes, remove bottlenecks and friction, and allow the team to move at a fast pace. You will need to collaborate closely with business leads, product owners, technical program managers, designers and partner teams. You are comfortable with a degree of ambiguity and are always open to identifying alternative paths.

What does an ideal candidate look like? First, you have demonstrated strong technical, project management, and leadership skills by leading a team of software engineers to develop mission critical infrastructure. You love attracting and growing high caliber-talent, and have a record of accomplishment to prove it.

About the Role 

Are you seeking an environment where you can drive innovation? Do you want to better understand how WeWork fosters customer trust globally with its pricing decisions? Does the challenge of applying state-of-the-art computer science to define/design/build tools powered by large scale systems that solve real-world problems interest you? To meet these challenges, this team is looking for passionate and innovative software development engineers with a blend of technical, analytical and design skills who will work with other software engineers, project managers, product managers across different countries and cross-functional teams to help build out the next generation of our Data Infrastructure.

Basic Qualifications

  • 10+ years of relevant engineering experience
  • 5+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
  • Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience with at least one modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript, C/C++, C#)
  • Experience building customer and developer facing products and services
  • Experience with project delivery for cross-functional projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep hands-on technical expertise
  • Strong business and technical vision
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping software on time
  • Experience with high volume, low-latency architectures
  • Experience building large-scale web services backed by cloud services, such as AWS
  • Experience in machine learning technologies and big data is a plus
  • Experience or background in video encoding or delivery is a plus

About WeWork

WeWork Technology is bridging the gap between physical and digital platforms, providing a delightful, flawless & powerful experience for members and employees. We build software and hardware that enables our members to connect with each other and the space around them like never before.

We augment our community and culture teams through the tools we build. We believe there’s a macro shift toward a new way of working—one focused on a movement towards meaning and purpose. WeWork Technology is proud to be shaping this movement.

We are a team of passionate, fearless and collaborative problem-solvers distributed globally with one goal in mind - to humanize technology across the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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