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TEKsystems Sr. Manager, Engineering 100% Remote in Huntington Beach, California

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We're looking for a Sr. Engineering Manager to join our team. As a Sr. Engineering Manager, you'll manage and influence multiple teams by leading technical leads and software engineers. You will be accountable for multiple web applications and services at a cutting edge tech company. You'll have strong technical project management skills and have a proven track record managing complex initiatives across teams from start to finish. You'll spend a very small amount of time contributing code but primarily you'll be responsible for making sure your teams are delivering. You'll be an extremely competent people manager and be well versed in developing technical leads or managers of your own. It's expected that the Sr. Engineering Manager be the last stop for critical issues and that they'll, with their teams, find a way to resolve them quickly and mitigate impact. The ideal candidate will be sharp, an excellent communicator, have a get it done attitude and instinctively know how much abstraction is appropriate. You will work with Product, UX, and Engineering teams to hatch progressive, bullet-proof, game-changing products as well as identify and implement process optimizations so that your teams are functioning effectively.

What You'll Do:

Manage a team of 8-15 engineers at all levels and a small number of tech leads or engineering managers.

Foster career growth among direct reports

Grow our technical team by hiring great engineers

Own our web products and services

Collaborate with Sr. engineers on architecture

Define how code is shared and maintained across multiple apps

Cultivate automated testing culture with a mindset of continuous improvement

Ensure we’re spending time architecting for the future where and when we need to

Identify areas of technical debt and do the cost/benefit analysis for resolving this debt

Identify bottlenecks in the process and roadblocks to success for your team and clear those roadblocks

Ensure the team is writing efficient, clean, readable, fast, testable, documented, code and systems

Squash critical bugs and solve performance issues

Deliver major initiatives without hiccup

Be the last stop for critical bugs

Come up w/ solid technical solutions to ambiguous technical problems affecting multiple products

Smoothly and successfully execute cross-platform initiatives, set milestones for a team, and proactively ensure all core goals are hit, even if plans need to be changed to do so

Accurately estimate large projects involving challenges including major external dependencies, intra-team collaboration, or exceptionally difficult technical requirements

Central to the product development, mission, and success – way beyond checking off development tasks

Work side by side with Product Managers to deliver products to our users

Lead discussions and present on technical topics in internal tech talks

Present technical concepts to a less-technical audience in company meetings and demos

Maintain and grow a strong engineering culture

What We're Looking For:

A BS/MS in Computer Science or related degree.

Experience managing business critical consumer websites and services.

Experience managing an engineering team.

Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

Production experience with microservice architectures using the following technologies: Terraform, ECS, Docker, Node, React, Redux, Webpack, MongoDB and Redis.

4 years AWS experience, specifically services like EC2, ECS, ALB, Lambda, S3 etc.

Strong understanding of CI/CD.

Demonstrated ability to learn/adapt to new technologies.

Experience in a test driven culture.

Passion for building and supporting top notch products.

You May Also Have an Understanding of:

Data pipelines

Event driven architecture

Static site generation


Native app development

Content management systems


software development, engineering management, code review, hiring, aws, javascript, CI/CD, microservices, terraform, docker, react

Top Skills Details:

  1. Experienced managing and developing a software development team (code reviews, hiring, mentoring, architecture) with a modern/advanced technology stack

  2. 4+ years of experience with AWS and its services such as: EC2, ECS, ALB, Lambda, S3, Etc.

  3. Experience with Microservice architecture, ideally with: Terraform, ECS, Docker, Node, React, Redux, Webpack, MongoDB and Redis. (Will consider candidates that have different tech stack background but can ramp up quickly)

  4. Strong CI/CD understanding

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.