Sr. Manager
Software Engineering, Saas, Remote, US
Posted on 2/7/2024
Firstup

201-500 employees

Intelligent communication platform for employee engagement insights
Company Overview
Firstup is a pioneering communication platform that is trusted by over 40% of Fortune 100 companies, including industry leaders like Amazon, Tesco, Ford, and Hilton, to enhance their employee engagement through personalized communications. The platform's ability to provide real-time engagement data at various organizational levels empowers leaders to make informed decisions and improve workforce experiences throughout the employee lifecycle. By reducing digital noise and fostering meaningful communication, Firstup contributes to building a more sustainable workforce across different organizational departments.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2006

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-6%

1 year growth

-10%

2 year growth

24%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Communications
CategoriesNew
Product
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Previous experience managing a team of 15+ Engineers
  • Experience working at scale in an enterprise environment, ideally developing SaaS applications/platforms
  • Expertise in agile processes and driving a high-level of execution in teams
  • Proven success with accountability and leading a team through complex challenges that are large in scope
  • Successful track record of identifying roadblocks and keeping teams on track to their roadmap
  • Pride in predictability and maintaining a high quality product while meeting deadlines
  • Strong knowledge in OOD, Domain-driven design, and microservices architecture
  • Excellent communication skills and understanding of the realities of developing in an enterprise environment
Responsibilities
  • Build and lead high-performing engineering teams, providing mentorship, guidance, and support to team members
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive team culture, emphasizing innovation and continuous improvement
  • Demonstrate a proven track record of delivering projects on time and within scope, even in a distributed workforce setting
  • Implement effective project management strategies to mitigate risks and ensure successful project outcomes
  • Develop and implement strategies for effective collaboration within a distributed workforce, leveraging communication tools and collaboration platforms
  • Establish and maintain transparent communication channels to keep distributed teams informed and aligned with project goals
  • Facilitate effective communication and collaboration among distributed teams, fostering an agile and adaptable work culture
  • Implement and champion Agile best practices within the engineering organization, ensuring teams adhere to principles and methodologies
  • Lead the design and implementation of software solutions based on microservices architecture, ensuring scalability, modularity, and maintainability
  • Collaborate with architects and development teams to establish and uphold microservices best practices