Engineering Manager, Engagement

Seattle /
Product – Engineering /
Full time
/ Hybrid
About Highspot
Highspot helps sales teams improve customer conversations and achieve their revenue goals. From content optimization and performance analytics to in-context training, guided selling, and more, the Highspot platform delivers enterprise-ready features in a modern design that sales reps and marketers love. Using Highspot, marketing leaders have deep insights and analytics into the performance and influenced revenue of content, campaigns, and marketing assets.  What makes the solution special? It’s loved by sales reps globally, and is the #1 rated sales enablement platform on G2 Crowd. 

We are committed to diversity as both a moral and business imperative. 

About the Role

As a Manager of Software Engineering at Highspot, you will inspire, lead, and grow a team of creative and talented core engineers within a major product area. You’ll bring your technical expertise and proven people management skills to bear on strategic decisions about our technical ecosystem, team operations, team norms, and engineering culture. You’ll also be a key decision-maker within your product area.

What You’ll Do

    • Lead a team of engineers, through whom you’ll execute on the strategic direction of your product area, inspiring and motivating your team to do their best work
    • Effectively collaborate with key partners in your product area, including Designers, Product Managers, and TPMs
    • Work closely with Highspot’s Partner Marketing team to align business and technical goals
    • Uphold and build upon Highspot’s culture, ensuring that Engineering is a welcoming, inclusive place, and that we not only meet our DE&I goals but lead Seattle’s tech industry with our commitment to diversity
    • Bring your technical expertise to bear as you work closely with the Architects team to manage the evolution of Highspot’s software; ensure that our architecture and stack are optimized to keep pace with the demands of hyper-growth; position your product area (and support adjacent product areas) for continued high-availability and reliability across multiple worldwide data centers
    • Consistently deliver a product that maximizes product quality, security, and reliability, including partnering with the DevOps team to build and maintain highly-observable systems with excellent metrics and actionable alerts
    • Create a collaborative environment where all levels of engineers can contribute in meaningful ways
    • Mentor and guide the professional and technical development of the engineers on your team
    • Ensure architects, stakeholders, and SMEs are appropriately involved in decisions
    • Ensure decisions are communicated effectively within and outside of your team
    • Enforce accountability through relevant, and objective performance targets and timely feedback and coaching

Your Background

    • 2+ years of experience managing software engineering teams
    • Extensive experience developing and scaling cloud-native applications and frameworks
    • Strong product knowledge of Marketplace and/or Partner Ecosystem products
    • Strong experience building and maintaining 1st and 3rd party integrations
    • Proven success in attracting and retaining top engineering talent from diverse backgrounds
    • Proven success as a partner and collaborator who prioritizes the success of the team over individual aspirations
    • Entrepreneurial spirit, priding yourself on getting things done with a high level of quality  
    • Experience with greenfield development and successfully taking a new product from conception to launch.  Experience breaking into new markets/channels a plus
    • Previous experience designing and building software products at scale
    • Deep understanding of the SDLC for SaaS applications
    • Working knowledge of modern object-oriented and functional programming languages
    • Experience building software in a dynamic language such as Ruby or Python
Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits
HDHP medical plan with employer contributions towards an HSA
Subsidized commuter benefits programs
401(k) Retirement Plan with matching employer contributions
Unlimited PTO
Generous Holiday Schedule + 5 Days for Annual Holiday WeekRecharge Fridays (company wide mental health days)
18 weeks of paid parental leave
Flexible work schedules
Access to Coaches and Therapists through Modern Health
Professional development opportunities through LinkedIn Learning and BetterUp coaching 
Discounted ClassPass membership
2 Volunteer days per year

Equal Opportunity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, color, ethnicity, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or invisible disability status, political affiliation, veteran status, race, religion, or sexual orientation.

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