Engineering Manager - Product in Seattle, WA

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

Cruise Automation   •  

Seattle, WA 98160

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


8 - 10 years

Posted 37 days ago

About the role:

We are looking for a talented Engineering Manager to lead, manage, and grow engineers teams in a fast-paced environment. At Cruise, we believe in managers who remain deeply technical, and understand the challenges their teams are facing, even though they may not be contributing vast amounts of code day to day. Our managers coach their teams to success, shield their teams from distractions, and help publicly celebrate wins.

Our Product team owns Cruise Anywhere, our autonomous ridesharing service (currently open to Cruise employees). They are responsible for dispatch, fleet management tools, mobile apps, in-car displays. We also accelerate autonomous vehicle software development by eliminating overhead in finding, understanding, and acting on event data. We work across organizational boundaries and enable others.

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Direct oversight of engineers building full stack software to support our growing fleet of autonomous vehicles
  • Coach and support Individual Contributor reports, and resolve conflicts both within your team, and between teams
  • Conduct performance reviews, identify top performers, and support their growth into Engineering Management or Technical Leadership roles
  • Help define, build, and embody Cruise engineering culture and principles
  • Invest heavily in recruiting by working closely with recruiters, screening candidates, and identifying opportunities for external engagement to improve the Cruise engineering brand
  • Act as a sounding board and technical architect for your teams, help define technical vision and strategy, and ensure the technical direction of your teams aligns with other teams across the company

You should apply for this role if you have the following qualifications:

  • 3+ years in Management roles
  • 8+ years general Software Engineering experience
  • Experience managing projects across multiple teams
  • Experience managing, mentoring, and coaching Engineering Managers
  • Experience building and architecting modern web applications using Node.js, Go, Python, or similar languages
  • Experience with modern front-end technology stack (React.js + Webpack, or similar)
  • Experience with service oriented architectures or microservice-based architectures
  • Self motivation and passion to lead your teams, encourage best practices, and constantly improve

Bonus points!

  • Experience with modern deployment technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Knowledge of security best practices, including authentication, static analysis
  • Experience guiding new initiatives from inception to release

Perks of being a Cruiser:

While doing meaningful work is the best perk of all, we also offer the following programs and benefits to support the extraordinary humans who serve as the backbone in making our robot cars go:

  • The opportunity to solve difficult problems that have immediate and valuable real-world applications
  • Competitive salary and benefits including 401k Cruise matching program to help you meet your long-term financial goals
  • Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
  • Paid parental leave so you can spend time with the newest addition(s) to your family's fleet
  • Health and Wellness reimbursement
  • Flexible vacation and 10 paid company holidays
  • State of the art equipment for your workstation
  • Healthy lunch, snacks, dinner

Valid Through: 2019-11-4