Engineering Manager

Los Angeles, California, United States Full-time, a Quantcast Top 50 site is the leading platform for crowdsourced rankings across pop culture, sports and just about everything else anyone cares about.  We have more than 90 million unique visitors per month. We are venture-backed, growing rapidly and building out the team that’ll make us one of the most popular businesses in the digital world.  

What You’ll Do:

We are looking for someone who can lead teams of diverse, smart, and driven engineers while balancing personnel challenges with business requirements. We need a leader who take active roles in shaping the future of Ranker engineering while embodying our core values. A successful engineering manager will:

  • Lead a team of talented engineers who like to ship code and tackle hard engineering problems.

  • Build cohesive, high-functioning teams that thrive in a culture of trust, respect, and inclusion.

  • Balance autonomy with guidance by giving your teams the tools, context, confidence, and motivation to make decisions effectively and independently.

  • Have the technical capacity to partner with tech leads and be comfortable diving into the fray to help drive resolution in the case of bad incidents.

  • Take responsibility for the group’s short-term and long-term strategy. Define the team's roadmap, success metrics, and priorities in close collaboration with other engineering teams and multi-functional partners. Maintain a balance between building sustainable, high-impact projects and shipping things quickly.

  • Own your team’s deliverables and ensure we continue to ship scalable, highly-available products that delights our users.

  • Work closely with the recruiting team to hire high-potential candidates from diverse backgrounds.

Who You Are:

  • You have experience leading engineers at all levels and you’re skilled at coaching and guiding your directs through their career development.

  • You have experience managing large engineering teams, ideally 10+ people mixed between different groups. (Front End, Platform, Tools and Mobile)

  • You believe in building both teams and products that scale.

  • You have a technical background and are able to contribute to planning and design discussions.

  • You have a collaborative working style with a strong focus on disciplined execution and results.

  • You like to ground decisions in data and reasoning and solve root causes of problems rather than surface issues.

  • You are adept at communicating relevant information clearly and concisely.

  • You look ahead to identify opportunities and foster a culture of innovation.


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