Software Engineering Manager

HAProxy Technologies

HAProxy Technologies is the company behind HAProxy, the world’s fastest and most widely-used software load balancer. Organizations rapidly deploy HAProxy products to deliver websites and applications with the utmost performance, observability and security at any scale and in any environment. ​HAProxy Technologies is headquartered in Waltham, MA, with multiple offices across the US and Europe.

About The Team

We’re a unique collection of talented and passionate people with a shared vision of simplifying the complexity of modern application architectures. In order to meet our ambitious goals, we need to scale our software engineering teams to accommodate our growing product lines and customers. The software engineering team is responsible for providing efficient and reliable software and services that power our products. We are looking for talented and passionate individuals to help mentor and guide our software engineering teams.

What you will do in this role:

The Software Engineer Manager’s primary role is to manage a team of Engineers and support the growth of our engineering department.

 

  • Learning and Development: Attract, onboard, and retain talent. Invest and develop teams through coaching, mentoring, and management support. Conduct regular one-on-one meetings, set objectives, and gather feedback with engineers to ensure alignment and support of their career growth.
  • Process: Maintain visibility and efficiency while collaborating with other development teams and product managers. Contribute to strategic programs and initiatives with fellow engineering management teams.
  • Technical Growth: Expand your team’s expertise and performance while promoting re-useability and experimentation. You will not write or review code on a regular basis, but you should be technical enough to earn team trust, facilitate discussions and decisions, and avoid pitfalls.
  • Delivery and Accountability: Ensure delivery and high-quality standards for the team while partnering with Product Management. Your deliverables will directly affect customer outcomes and opportunities, while ensuring accountability and transparency within your team.

    What you will bring to this role:

    A process-oriented manager who will invest in people and teams to define a culture of execution and delivery.

    • A post-secondary degree or technical diploma in the software development field
    • 5+ years of professional software development experience
    • Team development: 5+ years experience building, leading software development teams and managing engineers
    • Leadership: Strong mentor who emphasizes continuous learning and productive teams. A self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity and developing process and structure to ensure success
    • Experience with recruiting, hiring, a track record of developing direct reports; remote team management is a plus
    • Delivery: Solid understanding of software engineering practices, agile development and CI/CD fundamentals
    • Accountability: Strive for continuous improvement, embrace change, feedback, quick iterations, and embrace failure in order to learn from mistakes
    • Communication: Ability to communicate openly and garner trust from team members Strong feedback skills with an openness to consider different perspectives
    • Comfortable at difficult conversations
    • You’re proficient in English in verbal and written form
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Ability to work under pressure and to easily flow with changes to priorities and projects
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a high-performance organization

    Bonus:

    • Experience managing Golang/Python/C development teams
    • Experience with modern Front End Architectures, VueJs
    • Experience with Service Oriented Architectures; experience with OpenAPI specification is a plus
    • Experience with container technologies i.e. Docker, Kubernetes
    • Experience in working with SaaS products

    The Position

    This is a full-time, remote role for candidates located in the United States, Canada and Europe. 

    Great Benefits

    Wherever you are located, we put our employees and their families first by offering top of the line health and wellness coverage.

    Growth

    Being on the cutting edge of technology, employees have great opportunities to upskill and learn a vast array of technologies. Our goal is to promote your professional development and help you progress along one of our multiple career paths.

    Job Code
    ENG-JF-SDM-1

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