Gigster is hiring an

Engineering Manager

San Francisco, United States

To write all of the world’s software, we need amazing people like you to work on extremely challenging problems around automation, user experience and reliability. At Gigster, we build intelligent systems that create an incredible amount of leverage for developers by automating and streamlining the repetitive aspects of delivering software with large distributed groups which, up till now, have remained manual.

Our service handles hundreds of complex projects running simultaneously and coordinates the actions of 700+ distributed workers over the internet. Getting the right outcomes every single time, in the face of immense growth, and building software to automate complex knowledge work tasks is the core goal of the engineering team.

As an engineering manager you are able to provide technical leadership on projects while also inspiring and guiding a team of 5-10 engineers. You’ll be a key part of the hiring process and will work closely with internal product managers as well as other groups within the company that rely on the engineering team to become more efficient.

Responsibilities Grow, develop and retain and incredible team of engineers and foster a culture of excellence and supportive collaborationSet a very high bar for productivity and communicate expectations very clearlySet the direction for executing on engineering initiatives and ensure that the team converges on optimal engineering choicesMentor engineers and ensure a high level of work satisfaction, technical advancement and progress towards individual career goalsCommunicate impact of major initiatives within the company

QualificationsExperience managing great engineering teamsExcellent at communicating complex concepts (written and oral)Strong software engineering background