Engineering Manager, User Accounts

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Engineering Manager, User Accounts

A full-time team member or employee

Skills and experience needed

10+ years of experience
Engineering
Software development
Ruby on Rails
Kafka
2+ years of experience
Engineering management

Organization(s) name(s)

Location

Monetary compensation

USD$81,000 to 150,000 /year
(Estimated by Torre The quoted compensation hasn't been verified by the organization. It's Torre's estimate based on the job requirements contained in the post. )

Monetary compensation

USD$81,000 - 150,000 /year
(Estimated by Torre The quoted compensation hasn't been verified by the organization. It's Torre's estimate based on the job requirements contained in the post. )

Responsibilities

• Be the engineering manager responsible for the engineers in the User Accounts & Notifications group, composed of one full stack product development team, and one systems engineering team responsible for our Notifications systems. • Pair with product and marketing to build and execute on a roadmap that balances technical debt management, infrastructure growth and product development that directly impacts key business metrics and OKRs. • Manage, coach and mentor your engineers by having regular 1:1s and building strong relationships. • Inculcate industry standard software engineering best practices across your teams. • Partner with recruiters to hire and build a diverse team of talented engineers that are meeting the growing business needs. • Understand and appreciate product security concerns, considerations and best practices (E.G. Account Security, PCI Compliance, GDPR & CCPA Requirements, etc.). • Remove obstacles in execution by effective communication, leadership and lean processes. • Ensure your teams are demonstrating ownership and accountability for their platforms stability, observability, delivery & incident response.

Additional requirements (other than skills)

• You are experienced in leading, coaching and mentoring software development teams that deliver stable, high quality software. You know what a highly functional engineering team looks like and how to build one. • You have a technical background, are able to contribute to planning and design discussions, and believe in building teams and practices that scale. • You can motivate and instill a strong sense of ownership and pride in your teams and it’s engineers. • You know and care about software engineering best practices; perhaps a little too much • You can work with Product and other stakeholders to deliver quick results while also driving longer-term initiatives. • You can plan and deliver a roadmap, and grow leaders that can do the same. • You are known for clear and succinct communication, and are able to represent your team to all audiences. • You are an empathetic manager that enjoys working with people and deeply cares about growing people and their careers.

Language(s) required

English - fully-fluent

Challenges

• Our newly formed User Accounts team is a cross functional engineering team, responsible for all aspects of the product that pertain to users, their account management, email and push notifications, product security & more. The team strives to build a solid, fast and dependable product that users adore and engineers are proud of. We believe that building things the right way, with the right tools leads to a successful product, happy engineers & productive teams. • A working knowledge of building web products, ideally in Ruby on Rails. • Experience working with high volume data platforms or tools such as Kafka, Airflow, & Spark. • Experience collaborating with designers, product managers, and other engineering leaders.

Career path

• At least 10 years of experience building and delivering software products. • At least two years of experience as an engineering manager.

About the organization(s)

• At Scribd (pronounced “scribbed”), we believe reading is more important than ever. Join our cast of characters as we build the world’s largest and most fascinating digital library: giving subscribers access to a growing collection of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, documents, Scribd Originals and more. In addition to works from major publishers and top authors. Our community includes over 1.4M subscribers in nearly every country worldwide. • We’ve built one of the world’s largest libraries of books, audiobooks, magazine articles, sheet music collections, and user uploaded documents. Over 1.5 billion people discover Scribd and our content via search engines every year. The SEO team works across the stack to deliver high-quality, performant, and optimized web experiences that empower and delight our readers. • We use tools that emphasize asynchronous communication (Slack, Github, Jira, Google Docs) but will also pair program or jump into a meeting room when those are the best approaches. Regardless of the medium, excellent communication skills are a must. We operate with autonomy (developers closest to the code will make the most well-informed decisions) while holding ourselves and each other accountable for using good judgement when faced with each day's unique challenges.

Team culture

• We’ve built one of the world’s largest libraries of books, audiobooks, magazine articles, sheet music collections, and user uploaded documents. Over 1.5 billion people discover Scribd and our content via search engines every year. The SEO team works across the stack to deliver high-quality, performant, and optimized web experiences that empower and delight our readers. • Scribd's culture of collaboration, trust, and accountability has remained strong in the Covid era. We respect one another and strive to understand and celebrate each of our unique strengths and challenges. We're looking for people who share those values and want to work towards the growth and health of our team and the individuals in it. • Scribd is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. • We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply. We believe that a diversity of perspectives and experiences create a foundation for the best ideas. Come join us in building something meaningful.

Additional benefits

• Health & Welfare Benefits: Scribd pays 100% of employee’s Medical, Vision, and Dental premiums and 70% of dependents.
• Leaves: Paid Parental leave, and 100% company paid short-term/long-term disability plans
• 401k plan through Fidelity, plus company matching with no vesting period
• Generous Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Volunteer Day + office closure between Christmas Eve and New Years Day
• Diversity, Equity & Inclusion programs
• Learning & Development and Coaching programs
• Monthly flexible Wellness, Connectivity & Comfort Benefit
• Luma by Concern, our mental health digital platform
• Work Life Balance flexibility
• Company events + Scribdchats

Additional compensation

Stock Options - every employee is an owner in Scribd!
Referral bonuses
Tuition Reimbursement
Free subscription to Scribd + gift memberships for friends & family

Agreement type

Employment

Posted: February 23, 2021 05:47 AM

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