Engineering Manager
Site Reliability
Posted on 2/3/2024
dbt Labs

201-500 employees

Empowers data practitioners with transformation framework and cloud-based
Company Overview
dbt Labs is a pioneering company in the field of analytics engineering, empowering data practitioners with a robust data transformation framework, dbt, used by over 20,000 companies for efficient analytics workflows. The company's cloud-based platform, dbt Cloud, supports over 3,000 customers, offering a centralized development experience that ensures safe deployment, monitoring, and investigation of code. With a focus on fostering a culture of collaboration and transparency, dbt Labs offers a scalable data management platform that promotes team unification, process standardization, and efficient onboarding of new data developers, while maintaining rigorous governance and control of analytics code.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$293.7M

Founded

2016

Headquarters

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

7%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

96%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Management
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
IT & Security
Requirements
  • 3+ years of hands-on technical management experience as an engineering manager
  • Collaborated tightly with a product manager before
  • Demonstrated track record of growing engineers of all levels to the next level
  • Successfully partnered with other internal teams to coordinate large spanning initiatives
  • Technical, capable of having in-depth discussions with engineers about decisions they are making, especially around scaling, observability, and resiliency
  • Run multiple work streams within a team to balance work in progress and shipping customer value
  • Values-oriented, and share company values
Responsibilities
  • Lead and expand a team of SRE engineers currently focused on observability and incident management while preparing to adopt additional SRE practices
  • Cultivate the team's skills and expertise, preparing them for the integration of new SRE methods and tools
  • Collaborate with product and engineering leadership to define the roadmap for the team's growth and the evolution of its responsibilities
  • Maintain and foster a learning environment that is open to innovation and continuous improvement
  • Oversee the development and implementation of observability and incident management tools, ensuring they serve as a foundation for future advancements
  • Balance short-term objectives with long-term goals, aligning the team's work with the company's strategic direction
Desired Qualifications
  • Used dbt in the past or have a background in analytics engineering
  • Part of a growing SRE function and have firsthand experience with the evolution from growth to full-fledged SRE practices
  • Enthusiastic about emerging technologies and SRE innovations and have ideas on how to integrate them into a growing team
  • Experience managing a distributed team of engineers, or working remotely
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Startup experience