Highspot is pioneering the category that is fundamentally changing the way companies increase sales productivity. On a mission to transform the way millions of people work with sales enablement, Highspot is committed to building breakthrough software with a spark of magic. We believe a great place to work is about more than the work – it’s about what the company stands for, and how it authentically represents its values in the real world. To this end, we have put intentional focus on creating equitable workspaces for each of our employees. Our goal is to create a culture where everyone feels a deep sense of belonging and is empowered to be an agent of change, with the ability to transform themselves, their workplace, and their world.
About the Role
As a Senior Manager of Software Engineering at Highspot, you will inspire, lead, and grow a team of creative and talented core engineers within the Training & Coaching product. You’ll support the engineers on your team in building software with a spark of magic. You’ll bring your technical expertise and proven people management skills to bear on strategic decisions about our technical ecosystem, team operations, team norms, and engineering culture. You’ll also be a key decision-maker within your product area.
What You'll Do
Lead a team of engineers, through whom you’ll execute on the strategic direction of your product area in Training & Coaching, inspiring and motivating your team to do their best work
Effectively collaborate with key partners in your product area, including Designers, Product Managers, and TPMs
Uphold and build upon Highspot’s culture, ensuring that Engineering is a welcoming, inclusive place, and that we not only meet our DE&I goals but lead Seattle’s tech industry with our commitment to diversity
Bring your technical expertise to bear as you work closely with the Architects team to manage the evolution of Highspot’s software; ensure that our architecture and stack are optimized to keep pace with the demands of hyper-growth; position your product area (and support adjacent product areas) for continued high-availability and reliability across multiple worldwide data centers
Consistently deliver a product that maximizes product quality, security, and reliability, including partnering with the DevOps team to build and maintain highly-observable systems with excellent metrics and actionable alerts
Create a collaborative environment where all levels of engineers can contribute in meaningful ways
Partner with the Services team to understand what drives customer joy in your product area and ensure your team works to address customer concerns in a timely manner
Partner with Product team leadership, the Architects team, and the CISO team to design and implement proactive security postures for customer- and internal-facing systems
Advocate for the tools, process, and resources the core dev team needs to enable their ongoing success and unlock their ability to innovate
Mentor and guide the professional and technical development of the engineers on your team
Ensure architects, stakeholders, and SMEs are appropriately involved in decisions
Ensure decisions are communicated effectively within and outside of your team
Enforce accountability through relevant, and objective performance targets and timely feedback and coaching
5+ years of experience managing software engineering teams
Extensive experience developing and scaling full-stack features & applications.
Proven success in attracting and retaining top engineering talent from diverse backgrounds
Proven success as a partner and collaborator who prioritizes the success of the team over individual aspirations
Entrepreneurial spirit, priding yourself on getting things done with a high level of quality
Previous experience designing and building software products at scale
Deep understanding of the SDLC for SaaS applications
Working knowledge of modern object-oriented and functional programming languages
Experience building software in a dynamic language such as Ruby or Python.
Highspot also offers the following employee benefits for this position:
- Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, disability, and life benefits
-Group Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) and matching employer contributions (DPSP)
with immediate vesting
-Generous Holiday Schedule + 5 Days for Annual Holiday Week
-Quarterly Recharge Fridays (paid days off for mental health recharge)
-Flexible work schedules
-Professional development opportunities through LinkedIn Learning
-Discounted ClassPass membership
-Access to Coaches and Therapists through Modern Health
-2 Volunteer days per year
Equal Opportunity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any grounds protected by applicable human rights legislation, which may include age, ancestry, citizenship, color, ethnicity, family status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or invisible disabilities, political belief, race, religion, or sexual orientation.
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