Software Engineering Manager
App Shop, Storefront
Posted on 3/9/2023
Toronto, ON, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Android Development
  • At least 5+ years of engineering leadership or management experience
  • At least 10+ years of software development experience with ideally 3+ years of native app development (iOS or Android)
  • Experience in either Swift or Kotlin in building mobile applications with a desire to continuously learn as you strive to develop and improve your team
  • Knowledge of mobile software design patterns and experience working with a variety of architectures
  • Experience recruiting, managing, fostering and retaining talent on a technical team
  • Agile experience and extensive experience working on an agile development team
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • High level of accountability, bias to action and a desire to empower individuals on the team to perform at their best
  • Focus on team building and collaboration over individual performance
  • Lead a team of iOS and Android developers working on features and tech that powers our native app's shopping experience
  • Promote, coach, and drive a high quality culture into the team and organization
  • Proactively manage critical project issues, risks and challenges, utilizing project management tools and business expertise to deliver projects
  • Lead and drive engineering initiatives from inception to development, and deployment. Initiatives may cut across multiple aspects of the applications
  • Work closely with product management and business stakeholders to understand and translate business objectives into technical solutions
  • Represent the engineering team in cross-functional projects and to the company at large
  • Utilize strong leadership skills to build the best high performing team
  • Coach, mentor, and keep 1:1 with team members as well as gather feedback and implement necessary improvements
  • Ensure high quality and performance standards for the Wayfair mobile platform
  • Oversee the definition of best practices and coding standards across the entire team; review code and provide guidance for other code reviewers participating in our release approval process
  • Use data and metrics to collaboratively drive impactful changes across the application; work closely with product and engineering management to anticipate areas for improvement and investment, and highlight these for inclusion in the team's project roadmap

5,001-10,000 employees

Online home goods retailer
Company Overview
Wayfair's mission is on a mission to help everyone, anywhere create their feeling of home. Wayfair is an online retailer that offers a wide selection of home furnishings and decor.
Company Core Values
  • Relentless customer focus
  • Deliver results with agility
  • Use good judgement
  • Build the best team
  • Collaborate effectively
  • Respect others
  • Be an owner
  • Innovate & improve
  • Adapt & grow