Engineering Manager (Backend Processing)

Logikcull

  • Full Time

What we need:
Data, documents, bits and bytes, pristine PDFs, and dumpster-fire file formats. Data of all types is coursing through our veins here at Logikcull. We do it for the love of the game and commitment to bringing the best software we can to customers challenged with discovery in a digital, noisy world. Do you love complex systems, the push and pull between rapid growth and simple, reliable software? At the end of the day, people build software, systems, and fantastic companies. Your job – help conduct the orchestra, build rhythms for your team and deliver great results for our customers.

Who you’ll work with:
You’ll manage a team of engineers dedicated to getting customer data into Logikcull. “The Collectors” are a whip-smart cast of characters pushing the envelope on framework design and performance. The work this team is doing will fundamentally reshape our processing pipelines. Work with Zach Evans, Sr Director of Engineering Platform, Product and Design, and peer teams to bring ambitious goals to life, build an inspiring culture and serve an amazing group of dedicated engineers.

 

What you’ll do:

 

  • Form meaningful relationships with your team through 1 on 1s. Provide mentorship, coaching, and feedback to help your team succeed
  • Get your whiteboarding hat ready – You’ll need plenty of time to help understand existing complexities and to articulate future goal states
  • Partner with our People team to attract, retain, and develop world-class talent
  • Collaborate with Product teams to create a clear roadmap and to clarify priorities for your engineering team
  • Monitor and communicate progress to stakeholders and make adjustments to scope as needed
  • Assist engineers with breaking down large problems into small ones, setting goals and metrics, and forming plans for how to achieve them
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    What we’re looking for (you!):

     

  • 3-5 years of experience working on and managing distributed teams of 5 or more engineers
  • Has directly recruited and hired > 5 engineers
  • Ability to both inspire engineers and to hold them accountable for excellence
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to a dynamic environment with shifting priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other engineering leaders and stakeholders
  • While this is not primarily a coding position, an understanding of Java or Ruby and an appreciation of scalable applications will go a long way towards helping you to effectively lead the team
  • Read Will Larson’s An Elegant Puzzle and send us a note about a part that resonates (or specifically doesn’t) with you. Let’s discuss!
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    Why us?
    Join for the amazingly talented and kind people. Stay for the massive customer and market impact. Read what our employees & customers have to say, and be sure to watch this quick explainer video. We’re 100% remote/distributed, and staying that way! Our benefits are best in class. And our perks, including $1k/year for WFW (Work From Wherever), company off-sites (see photos), half-day Fridays, and killer SWAG make working @ Logikcull even better.
    Logikcull is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, military, and veteran status, registered domestic partner status, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.