Engineering Manager


 At Hike, the job of a Engineering Manager goes beyond just development. Engineering Managers not only provide core engineering leadership to major projects, but also manage a team of engineers. You not only optimise your own code but make sure engineers are able to optimise theirs. As a Lead Engineering Manager you manage your project goals, contribute to product strategy and help develop the organisation in a deeper sense. Engineering teams work all across the company, in multiple areas areas such as information retrieval, large-scale system design, networking, searching and ranking, machine learning, natural language processing, user interface design; the list goes on and is growing every day. Operating with scale and speed, our software engineers are just getting started -- and as a manager, you guide the way. You will lead the Stickers team at Hike
As the Lead Engineering Manager, you work on the full stack and own several major feature tracks. You will also be responsible for working with multiple cross functional teams such as product, design, customer intelligence, marketing, and more


Provide leadership to a group of engineers in an innovative and fast-paced environment
Manage and drive complex technical projects from the planning stage through execution
Lead teams that Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance software solutions
You will lead teams that develop applications primarily in Java, Python and using the Android/iOS SDK
Optimise applications to maximise speed and scale
Support diverse clients from mobile devices
Manage and coach teams to write client-side code create fast, easy-to-use, high volume production applications, and develop prototypes quickly

Minimum Qualifications:

Engineering degree (Masters) in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience
8 - 10 years of relevant work experience including technical management experience
Programming experience in either Java, Objective-C or C++. Deep technical knowledge of mobile application development (either Android or iOS)
Deep technical knowledge of system level functioning of Android and iOS
Technical knowledge of nosql, caching, and search indexing technologies
Knowledge of UI frameworks (either Android, iOS, XML), MVP application design and complex, reactive touch based UI
Solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design optimised for embedded systems
Preferred Qualifications:

8+ years of relevant work experience, including 6 years of industry experience
Extensive knowledge of (Unix/Linux)
Excellent coding skills in (C++, Java, Objective C or Python)
Demonstrated expertise in problem solving and technical innovation
Excellent communication skills