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14 Jan 2022

Full-Time Engineering Manager

ThinkCompany – Posted by ThinkCompany United States

Job Description

Due to ongoing public health concerns, Think Company continues to operate in the United States as a fully remote company. As such, please consider this a remote (work from home) position. Please note that candidates are expected to operate within Eastern Standard Time Zone business hours.

Think Company is looking for an Engineering Manager to support our growing team–come and think with us!

Think Company’s Technology Team Philosophy: Think Company’s engineers are passionate about crafting code that is as beautiful and as elegant as our designs. We believe in web standards, progressive enhancement, and accessibility. We aim to build an open and faster web while delivering real value to our clients. We are a team of individuals with diverse skills who love learning and sharing knowledge.

The Engineering Manager is entrusted with the care of a team of talented web engineers/consultants (8-12 people). We’re looking for someone who is comfortable mentoring and coaching people to help them grow as both developers and consultants. The ideal candidate has experience fostering a healthy, productive environment by building strong relationships; recruiting, onboarding and holding their team members accountable. We’re looking for someone who’s able to continuously improve our standards, practices, and delivery outcomes, and who understands the architectures and technologies used to deliver high-quality, performant, accessible web experiences.

Key Responsibilities

  • Live our Core Values and encourage others to do the same
  • Provide consistent, valuable feedback to direct reports, maintaining high performance and morale; ensure direct reports keep current with technological developments in the industry
  • Assist team members with evaluating project requirements, write understandable code and documentation, provide feedback on technical direction/architecture, etc.
  • Participate in departmental recruiting, hiring, and onboarding activities
  • Work with other developers and project team leaders to ensure projects are appropriately staffed to leverage our team’s bandwidth and skillset
  • Collaborate with department VP and other leadership team members to find ways of maintaining and improving departmental performance and delivery
  • Lead or participate in internal initiatives, sales activities, etc.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Prior experience as a technology team leader and people manager
  • Patient and empathetic in dealing with people; possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to build positive working relationships with direct reports, as well as others throughout the organization; comfortable working with cross-disciplinary teams and with organizations of various sizes
  • Displays good judgment and efficient decision making; knows when to call out and/or escalate concerns and risks and accompanies those with potential solutions
  • Understands the modern web development landscape; able to actively participate in coding and/or testing activities as needed, as well as able to assist direct reports with problem-solving, debugging, and/or code reviews

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Prior experience as a front-end developer with an understanding of front-end technologies and architecture including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and one or more JavaScript libraries/frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue
  • Understanding of Web Accessibility Standards, including WCAG 2.x, and implementation considerations

Think Company defines and solves business problems for companies across a wide range of industries, from start-ups to Fortune 50 organizations. Our environment is dynamic and highly matrixed, involving design, development, and project management. We do more than production—we conduct discovery, research, ideation, prototyping, testing, and implementation.

Our employees—Thinkers—present concepts to executive-level stakeholders, answer hard questions, and use evidence to make recommendations. Our solutions often solve the challenges of modern companies—integrating multiple systems, breaking down organizational silos, and creating more holistic service experiences. See examples of our typical projects.

We are a design firm that encourages fun, creativity, and relationship building. Check out Think Company’s Core Values.

Think Company is dedicated to greater diversity and inclusion within our organization and provides equal opportunity to people of all races, ethnicities, religions, genders, sexual orientations, gender identifications, abilities, income, marital status, ages, philosophies, disabilities, and veteran status.

Recruiters and staffing companies need not contact us and do not have permission to contact people on our behalf.

How to Apply

Apply here: https://tbi.applytojob.com/apply/e5b9UrOa5O/Engineering-Manager?source=pink-jobs

Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Engineer, Engineering Manager, manager, Tech, and Think.

Job expires in 41 days.

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