Pixieset Engineering Manager in Remote, Canada
As an Engineering Manager at Pixieset, you will have the exciting opportunity to lead a talented team in developing cutting-edge features for our all-in-one platform, used by over 800,000 photographers worldwide. As a key member of our Engineering department, you will drive innovation, collaborate effectively with cross-functional stakeholders, provide technical guidance and support, and continuously improve upon engineering practices. Your ability to inspire and motivate a high-performing team, promote engineering excellence, and communicate effectively will be paramount in driving success.
Mentor and guide Team Leads to be successful within their teams
Conduct regular 1:1s, participate in performance reviews, and motivate and retain individuals
Hire and train new talent to continue growing the organization
Own and be accountable for the security and uptime metrics of our applications
Continuously improve our stack observability through dashboards, logs, and alerts
Keep up on trends and new technology in software development and UX and assess technologies and tools to improve developer quality of life
Work closely and communicate regularly with different stakeholders (Designers and Product Managers) to deliver the right product
Evaluate and optimize engineering processes, project efficiency, and timelines
Provide technical guidance and support
Own group-level process inefficiencies and guide cross sub-departments to ensure things are run smoothly
Provide supervision on complex and high-risk projects - Maintain daily in-depth awareness of projects and technical issues and remove roadblocks and work through solutions with the management team
BSc in Computer Science or equivalent education
5+ years of experience in software development
3+ years experience in a managerial or team lead role with direct reports
Experience in building high-volume, highly available, scalable backend services and web applications
Experience with Agile methodology, modern DevOps practices, and security best practices
In-depth and excellent working knowledge of PHP, MySQL, Redis, AWS Services
Demonstrates exceptional leadership, empathy, interpersonal, and communication skills
Proven track record of building and scaling high performing teams, committed to being a role model for peers and direct reports, often leading by example
Thrives working in a fast-paced continuous delivery environment, self-motivated, detailed-oriented, and passionate about building world-class software, teamwork, and engineering excellence
What We Offer
Flexibility to work onsite or remotely
4 weeks vacation per year
Comprehensive extended benefits
Annual wellness budget, education budget, and charitable donation matching
Macbook and home office setup support
Fun team building activities, events, and social hour Fridays
Working at Pixieset
We're dedicated to providing photographers and creative professionals with the tools they need to showcase their talent and grow their business. We offer a unique all-in-one platform that allows users to easily create and share stunning online galleries, sell their finished work, build an online presence, and manage their business.
Our culture is dynamic, collaborative, and encourages continuous learning and growth. Ideas and feedback are always welcomed and employees are encouraged to share their skills and knowledge with the team. We value dedication, innovation, and teamwork, and we are passionate about technology and providing simple solutions to complex challenges.
As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects, collaborate with talented and passionate individuals, and make a real impact on the success of the company as we execute our ambitious product roadmap.
We are proud to be certified as a Great Place to Work™, Best Workplace in Technology™, and Best Workplace for Inclusion™. We love what we do, and we love the people we work with. Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace is one of our keys for success. We believe that talent is talent and having many different perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences makes for a stronger team, product, and company.
For more information on Pixieset, please visit our careers page (https://pixieset.com/careers/) and follow us Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pixieset/), LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/pixieset/), Twitter (https://twitter.com/PixiesetApp) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/pixieset)!