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Manager, Engineering

Software Engineering
Bellevue, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023 competes for the best talent. Our compensation packages consist of salary and equity in one of Seattle’s hottest start-ups, as well as other standard benefits. Most importantly, we provide a really interesting working experience, and the chance to contribute to the success of something great.

The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of SOA, REST APIs, and high throughput processing. They have experience building robust solutions for customer facing APIs, with an eye towards scalability, reliability, and security.

This is a high visibility, hands-on position that requires commitment, ownership, flexibility, careful planning, and attention to detail. You will be empowered to set ambitious goals to deliver business impact to our customers and iSpot internally.

What you will be up to

  • Managing the growth and development of a group of developers with mixed experience
  • Supporting the team's agile practices by running sprint planning sessions
  • Manage long-term strategic interests as well as the tactical and day-to-day
  • Play a key role in group up rebuilds and new systems
  • Ensure high availability of our APIs and tools
  • Provide technical expertise through the development lifecycle

About You

  • 5+ years of experience in a development role with an emphasis on REST APIs
  • 1+ years of managing, coaching, and mentoring software engineers
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies with the ability to be a strategic and tactical planner
  • Demonstrated ability to bridge the gap between engineering teams and other business units

Bonus Points

  • Experience with LAMP stack
  • Implemented or developed REST APIs within a frontend or middle tier application
  • Experience with monitoring systems such as Datadog

What your peers would say about you

  • You are a professional.
  • You have excellent communication skills.
  • You can collaborate with stakeholders across the organization to drive consensus. You know the concept of ‘disagree and commit’.
  • You’re comfortable presenting to senior leaders and teams. Your presence establishes credibility.

Target cash compensation range: $142,000-175,000 USD Annually

We are committed to providing competitive, market-informed compensation. The cash compensation above includes base salary, variable commission for employees in eligible roles, and annual bonus targets for eligible roles. In addition to cash compensation, all full time iSpotters are eligible to participate in iSpot’s equity plan to receive stock options. Non-exempt roles will also be eligible for (pre-approved) overtime pay. Individual compensation packages are influenced by different factors unique to each candidate, including their skills, experience, qualifications and other job-related reasons.

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Hybrid & Flexible Workplace Policy

iSpot supports a hybrid and flexible workplace. Depending on location and work responsibilities, employees may be designated as full-time or part-time office-based or a fully remote employee. A hybrid work schedule indicates that you work in the office some days and work from home other days. The best hybrid workplaces allow for flexibility while also encouraging consistency.

Those local or living in surrounding areas to one of our offices (Bellevue, WA; El Segundo, CA; New York, NY) will work a hybrid schedule, coming into their local office 1-3 days a week. While those in a role, not office-based and located further away from our offices, will work a fully remote schedule. If you have questions regarding exact details of our hybrid & flexible workplace policy, please let your recruiter know and they will discuss with you further.


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