Engineering Manager- Backend

$140K - $180K
Posted on 02/19/18
Confidential Company
Boston, MA
Medical Devices & Diagnostics
$140K - $180K
Posted on 02/19/18

Our client is looking for a Engineering Manager for one of their teams. Our client has a strong engineering culture focused on giving engineers ownership and autonomy over their tasks. The individual will be our an engineering tech lead and will work with a Product Manager on building out the product roadmap for the team. Their distributed backend systems handle petabyte-scale high volume data 24 hours a day, 7 days a week supporting their products.  


  • Multiple years of technical and managerial experience in developing distributed systems
  • Extensive experience working with a JVM language
  • Deep familiarity with distributed computing frameworks and large scale data systems
  • Experience managing or leading a team through several product cycles
  • Conducted architecture and design reviews


  • Manage, mentor and provide career growth guidance for a team of backend engineers.
  • Be a player+coach with expertise in backend engineering to provide guidance during code, design, and architecture reviews
  • Be comfortable finding the balance taking ownership of the team’s deliverables while giving the engineers the space to take ownership of their work
  • Be passionate about technology and stay on top of new developments.
  • Jump in and help the team deliver features when it is required
  • Balance technical debt vs. feature development vs. supporting customers
  • Direct hands-on leader with distributed systems experience.


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