Full Time Job

Engineering Manager- Web Apps

Pluto TV

Sunnyvale, CA 05-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Overview & Responsibilities:

The Engineering Manager Web Apps is a key leadership role responsible for managing a high-performing team of software engineers developing the Pluto TV Web App.

This is a critical role with a wide range of responsibilities, including:
• Build out and manage a great team of software engineers (mostly remote) on multiple scrum teams (9-12 team members)
• Keep your teams happy, motivated and successful
• Develop and implement innovative processes, strategies and best practices to maximize team morale and productivity
• Host weekly 1:1's with team members for coaching and mentoring
• Conduct code reviews and ensure developers adhere to team's best practices and processes
• Develop technical requirements for new projects or improve existing projects with teams
• Encourage teams to make technical decisions, and make final decisions when necessary
• Determine key engineering metrics
• Monitor and improve team engineering metrics
• Ensure priority tasks such as production issues are investigated and resolved in a timely manner
• Guide realistic (not optimistic) LOE discussions during Quarterly PI planning, accounting for likely set-backs and external constraints

Basic Qualifications:

We believe the right individual will have the following skills and experience in order to be successful in this role:
• BS/MS degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field required
• 10+ years of software engineering experience
• 5+ years of experience building highly scalable, performant and responsive web applications
• 3+ years of hands-on technical leadership and people management experience (on teams with 7 or more developers)
• 5+ years of development experience utilizing HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, JSON and XML
• 2+ years of development experience utilizing ReactJS and Redux

Additional Qualifications:
• Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills
• Strong ability to learn new technologies in a short time
• Appreciates pixel perfect design implementations and technically proper code implementations yet able to balance priorities with deadline
• 1+ years of Typescript experience (nice-to-have)
• 1+ years of Video Streaming experience (nice-to-have)
• 1+ years of Smart TV, Connected TV or Embedded Device development experience (nice-to-have)

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gx35j4-3-215-79-116-42 in your application.