Engineering manager

Engineering manager

Location

All Ukraine / Kharkiv/ Lviv

About the Client

Waverley Software is seeking a self-motivated Software Development Manager. The ideal candidate will have experience solving complex business problems as well as developing high performance, large scale, data driven applications. Our client’s product is a visual experience creation platform, this position will be front-end focused with the ability to manage backend engineers as well. 

The role is for someone who makes great technical decisions at a rapid pace.

What you will do:

  • Manage a team of software engineers, including task planning and code reviews
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring in an innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Partner with the CTO and Senior team members in Boston for planning, execution, and success of technical milestones
  • Drive Architectural decisions using solid software fundamentals
  • Partner closely with the Product team to ensure we are building the best product
  • Build the efficient and performing team and the mature development process using Agile and Engineering best practices to achieve best and continuously improving results
  • Provide clear status reporting and manage expectations
  • Ensure process and communication transparency and focus on result

What makes you a great fit:

  • 10+ years of experience in software development
  • Strong background in software engineering
  • 2+ years of experience with front-end software development using React.js
  • At least 2 years of experience with back-end software development using a modern OO language (Java preferred) and MVC Framework
  • Proven experience growing and mentoring Engineering Teams
  • 3+ years of people management experience
  • Hands-on Architecture and technical leadership
  • At least 2 years of using Typescript or other strictly typed JS variant
  • Experience with modern web technology and web based RESTFul APIs
  • B.S., M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience is preferred
  • Experience with modern version control and workflow tools such as git and the Atlassian tool suite (Jira, Confluence, Stash etc.)
  • Experience with Agile project management methodology and in particular with SCRUM
  • People management including conflict management and overall team building skills
  • Project Status Reporting and Risk Management knowledge is a must
  • Experience decomposing the problem, estimating and providing the roadmap with further managing the expectations on deliveries
  • Understanding of the quality gates of the project and their impact on SDLC

What puts you ahead of the pack:

  • Experience with Web Page Speed Optimization, ADA Best practices and SEO Optimization
  • Experience with Content Management and eCommerce platforms – for example: Magento, Shopify, Salesforce/Demandware, BigCommerce, etc

Our Stack:

  • React JS and Backbone JS
  • Storybook JS for UI components

Nice to have:

  • Java 11 SpringBoot microservices using Zuul
  • Dockerized environments
  • MongoDB and MySQL
  • Entirely hosted on AWS, deployed via Jenkins
Oleksandra Marynina
Oleksandra Marynina

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