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2793 Engineering Manager/Lead (Android)

Our client is an urban mobility company helping make cities smarter. Every day they help improve the lives of local communities through accessible and delightful user experiences within city-branded mobility applications. They're looking for an exceptional hands-on person who shares a passion for developing creative solutions. The Engineering Manager will be responsible for delivering world-class products to transit agencies and users throughout the world and will oversee a cross-functional team who is responsible for the on-time delivery of high-quality software. The ideal candidate has a unique balance of technical expertise and leadership skills, as well as a passion for building great teams.  If this is the challenge you seek, please send your resume to careers@itmotives.com. We value diversity in the workplace and encourage women, minorities, and veterans to apply. Thank you!

TYPE: Perm

Location: Remote, Portland area. After Covid, there will be some work-from-home available

What You’ll Be Doing:

● Leading an agile team through the delivery of new products and services, as well as their ongoing support and maintenance

● Helping the team understand their goals and the underlying business strategy

● Inspiring, mentoring and setting expectations for team members

● Making sure the team has clear priorities and can meet deliverables

● Ensuring processes, best practices and technical strategies are carried out

● Ensuring code meets functional requirements and quality standards

● Reviewing business priorities and appropriately optimizing approach and resourcing

● Continually improving the output of the team, working with the team to find ways to improve outcomes and deliver value

● Working with the engineering team to make architecture and technical solution design decisions

● Shipping code regularly as an active member of the team

● Facilitating daily standups, sprint planning, retrospectives, and backlog grooming (shared with Product Owner)

● Managing technical and delivery risk, proactively escalating and proposing mitigation strategies

● Collaborating with Product, Business Development/Sales, and Accounts teams to develop a deliverable Product Roadmap

● Addressing challenges and proposing solutions to issues shared by the team

● Performing basic line management responsibilities such as PTO approval, performance reviews, etc.

● Ensuring operational efficiencies through analysis of third-party software and infrastructure usage

● Other duties as required by the company

Required Qualifications and Skills:

● BS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject, or combination of equivalent experience

● 8+ years of hands-on development experience

● 4+ years of Android development experience

● 4+ years in a leadership position

● Proficiency in Android development (Kotlin & Java)

● Strong track record of successfully delivering software projects on time

● Practical experience with multiple programming languages, frameworks and paradigms

● Expertise in agile development, including continuous integration and continuous delivery

● Knowledge and practical experience applying software quality principles and practices

● Understanding of automated test frameworks (JUnit, Mockito)

● Experience with micro-service, service-oriented, and mobile architectures

● Understanding of RESTful principles

● Experience supporting production applications and services

● Experience with RoomDatabase & SQL query languages

● Experience with dependency injection and inversion of control design principles

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

● Familiarity with JIRA, Confluence or similar tools

● Understanding of mobile application publishing

● Familiarity with end-to-end encryption and secure storage

● Familiarity with the AWS technology stack

Required Attributes:

● You are honest

● You have a positive, solutions-oriented attitude

● You treat people with respect

● You actively listen and thoughtfully consider the ideas of others

● You factor the opinions and ideas of others into strategies or solutions

● You have excellent written and verbal communication skills

● You manage your time well and are organized

● You work collaboratively and effectively across teams and functional groups

● You communicate complex concepts clearly and persuasively

● You possess a passion for technology with a solid understanding of solutions and trends

● You give and take constructive criticism well

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