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Senior Software Development Manager job in Vancouver

Hootsuite jobs
British Columbia, Vancouver
Company Type:  Certified B Corporation
Industry:  Advertising & PR Services
Employment:  Full-time
Impact Area:  Productivity & Innovation
Company Name:  Hootsuite

Country:  Canada
State / Province:  British Columbia
City:  Vancouver


We champion the power of human connection. We’re united by our shared values of grit, humility, building a better way, and passion for customer success.

Each day millions of people use Hootsuite to connect, share, and build authentic relationships. Knowing we play a role in facilitating those connections drives us. From Vancouver to London to Singapore—and across our 15 global office locations—our team of 1,000+ work purposefully to solve problems, build innovative solutions, and deliver results.

A role at Hootsuite will accelerate your career. Whether you take on a stretch assignment, take on new challenges, or follow a guru path to subject matter mastery—you will learn, grow, and make an impact.

Who You Are
The Engage team is looking for a seasoned, talented leader with a strong technical and management background to build the next generation customer engagement products. These products are critical for large brands to effectively engage with their customers at scale, allow social teams to monitor, triage and act on inbound messaging.
As a Senior Manager, you will lead your team of high performing engineers to build, scale, monitor, and optimize these products. You will interface with several internal teams including Product Management, User Experience, other Engineering teams and Customer Success. Our mission is to delight the customer. In order to succeed you must be comfortable in bridging the business and technical domains.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Development, you will play an active role in growing our people, processes, and technology.
Our team is all about communication, collaboration and having fun while working effectively. Egos are checked at the door and we’re committed to helping each other achieve our common goals. Regardless of title, everyone on our team is empowered to #buildabetterway.
You’re Great at..

Building performant, scalable and fault-tolerant infrastructure using tools like Scala, Go, AWS, Docker and Kubernetes
Building performant, scalable and fault-tolerant solutions across web and mobile using tools like React, Swift, Kotlin, Scala, Go, AWS, Docker and Kubernetes
Building a world-class development team capable of delivering outstanding results through Agile rapid iterations
Designing and developing state-of-the-art approaches to solving complex and ambiguous problems
Cultivating engineering and operational excellence through metrics and continuous learning
Providing thought leadership and establish technical vision for the team
Being a strong mentor and coach by helping your team see their potential and guiding the career development of your teammates
‘Working out loud’ within Hootsuite and the broader community
Recognizing opportunities to eliminate inefficiencies in our systems and processes

Basic Qualifications

5+ years experience planning, designing, developing and delivering consumer software
5+ years leading teams of 5+ engineers as a People Manager in a software development organization
Hands-on experience with design and development of highly scalable web services and systems
Experience with Microservices and Service Oriented Architecture
Knowledge of interpreted (PHP, Python) and compiled (Java, Scala, Go) languages
Knowledge of relational and NoSQL databases
knowledge of Javascript and UI development, specifically with React or other JS frameworks (Angular, Ember)
Working with REST APIs (bonus if you’ve worked with social network APIs)

Bonus Points…

Startup experience
Open source contributions
Personal projects you’ve shipped successfully
A keen interest in social media

Hootsuite is an inclusive employer. Every effort will be made to provide accommodations requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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