Engineering Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Technology

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/22/18
San Francisco, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Technology
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/22/18

Position Overview:
The Climate Corporation is revolutionizing the agriculture industry with a platform and products that are helping the world’s farmers sustainably increase productivity with digital tools.  We are looking for an individual to lead and grow a team of experienced and talented engineers that will take the existing services and APIs that provide the solid foundation for Climate’s products and help transition them into a platform that can serve as the basis for an entire ecosystem of products and services throughout the agriculture industry.  This role is a unique opportunity to leverage Climate’s powerful cloud services, massive depth of data, and cutting edge scientific modeling to deliver a disruptive platform that makes a real world difference.


What You Will Do:

  • Lead, grow, and inspire a talented team of engineers focused on building and managing core backend services that power the Climate platform
  • Collaborate with product, design, and engineering on the next generation of the industry-leading agriculture platform
  • Fearlessly drive an efficient and effective Agile software development process to manage a deep backlog and launch iteratively developed products
  • Motivate and provide necessary tools for engineers to work with the confidence to create simple solutions to complex problems
  • Ensure stability of Climate’s product through robust, scalable and fault tolerant software development practices
  • Help your team meet their goals and strive to be their best
  • Act as an active source of engineering talent and work with recruiting teams to build and scale the future of engineering at The Climate Corporation
  • Align the team’s goals and objectives towards the “Bigger Picture” of the Climate Corporation
  • Represent Climate and present at local Meetups, User Groups and Conferences


Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of demonstrated ability to grow and lead a team of engineers in a fast paced startup environment
  • 5+ years hands-on experience developing robust back-end services used by multiple client platforms using Agile, Scrum, Kanban or similar development/management practices
  • Ability to architect and have a hand in the design and code review processes for consumer-facing applications


Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years experience with deployment in large cloud-based distributed environments
  • At least 2 years experienceworking with persistence store (Relational or Nonrelational)
  • Knowledge of functional programming (Strong Plus)
  • Experience with compiled JVM language (Java, Scala, Clojure) (Strong Plus)
  • Experience with AWS or similar distributed architecture
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