Zipcar: Engineering Manager
35 Thomson Pl,
Boston, MA 02210

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Engineering Manager – Operational Systems & Logistics

Our technology

  • At Zipcar, we have a brand new next-gen car-sharing IoT platform using latest cutting-edge technologies. We have engineered our build and development processes for speed and time to market. 
  • Microservice architecture using RabbitMQ for internal communication, with services mainly written for the JDK (Java/Groovy/Kotlin) and Ruby
  • Responsive client applications built on ReactJS, Redux, and TypeScript
  • Native mobile applications on Android and iOS
  • Continuous integration and deployment, using technologies including AWS, Concourse, Docker, and BOSH
  • Data technologies like Data lakes, EMR, Cassandra, and Apache Spark to make informed business decisions

Responsibilities

  • Be a thought leader to the engineering team and help shape ideas to full blown solutions
  • Promote Agile thinking and solutioning within teams and apply pragmatic agile processes to the solution
  • Lead and manage software engineering agile teams who develop software and applications throughout the product lifecycle
  • Excellent communicator, who can articulate complex business problems and technical issues in a simple language
  • Serve as a technical leader and coach your direct reports
  • Work with Product owners to help unblock technical impediments and other team’s dependencies
  • Oversee project delivery to ensure teams produce robust, elegant, and scalable software that performs well under high load.
  • Build and retain a high-performing, collaborative, and empowered engineering team.
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Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of experience as a hands-on senior software engineer/Architect and engineering team leader.
  • Atleast 2 years of experience, directly managing and growing both high potential software engineers
  • Experience leading large scale mobile application or web development using any modern framework like React, Angular, Vue.Js, D3.js, iOS/Android, React Native
  • Strong passion for developing highly scalable business applications which can transform mid-size/large scale enterprise

. Prior working experience in startups is highly desirable

  • Strong command for Mobile / Web development processes (either one)
  • Good understanding various areas of software development, including Java, Ruby, C#, Groovy, Python, and JavaScript.
  • Successful track record operating in an agile software environment.
  • Track record of building customer empathy, advocacy, and sense of urgency within engineering teams.
  • Strong drive to solve complex software problems in service to delivering customer and business outcomes.
  • Very comfortable working through ambiguity and can help the teams break down work for iterative delivery to reduce risk and provide value more quickly for our members and our business.
  • You are an excellent communicator, both written and spoken, and can communicate technical concepts and details to non-technical people.
  • You have at least a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent 

 

 

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Full-time