Mgr, Software EngineeringApply Location Westlake, Ohio Additional Locations: Georgia Requisition Number R-88721
Assurant Labs is looking for a servant leader who will help a team of engineers deliver product updates in an agile manner and guide the evolution of our engineering culture and processes.
In this role, you will work closely with a small product team to create web and mobile client applications to serve customers with an engaging, dynamic user experience. You will collaborate with your fellow Engineering Managers to manage dependencies and make thoughtful choices around processes, trade-offs, and investing in our ecosystem. We have seen people thrive in this role from a variety of backgrounds, but we work in React Native, native Android and iOS, Ruby on Rails, GraphQL, and AWS. Experience developing mobile applications is a strong plus but not a hard requirement.
Responsibilities include solving technical problems, experimenting, and building features that we measure for value to our users. Candidates must be able to think deeply about systems and integrations, and they must have strong communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently, sound judgment, and the ability to be productive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
This is a remote position.
Managing software engineers and guiding their career development
One-on-ones, growth and development plans, goals and performance evaluations
Helping your direct reports feel engaged, fulfilled, effective, and supported
Modeling and fostering healthy team communication and collaboration
Supporting product development with discovery, experimentation, and sprint planning down to the detailed task level
Delivering high-quality products according to plan and budget
Architectural oversight over projects from concept to deployment
Conducting design and code reviews
Setting guidelines and processes related to how we write and ship code
Strong communication skills. This role requires that you build effective relationship with engineers, designers, product owners, and business stakeholders
Ability to manage time and prioritize items across multiple projects and initiatives
Ability to break large projects down into modular units of work that can be reliably estimated
Ability to wrangle unknowns into options and plans
Ability to think about performance and reliability at scale for mobile and web applications
A disciplined approach to development, testing, and quality assurance
4+ years of software development experience
Experience with Git for version control
Experience leading others as a manager or technical lead
Experience practicing Agile development methodologies
Willingness to participate in mentoring and skills transfer among team members
Experience in at least one of the following is preferred:
React Native (TypeScript)
Android development (Kotlin, Java)
iOS development (Swift)
Server-side development (Ruby on Rails, Microservices)
Specific knowledge/experience in most of the following is preferred:
Mobile and web application architecture
API design with GraphQL
Asynchronous programming patterns
Knowledge and experience with object-oriented design and implementation
Proven ability to carry a feature from start to finish; including prototypes, design specifications, constructive coding, unit testing, and bug fixing
Ability to quickly and accurately perform troubleshooting and repair of existing applications
Experience with A/B testing methodology
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