Software Engineering Manager (Remote)

Holmdel, NJ /
R&D /
Full-time
WorkWave is looking for a technical engineering manager who will manage, coach and drive a team of software engineers and be part of a cross-functional product development team of creative and talented individuals.  Our product development teams are a mix of technologists, product managers, quality experts, and UI/UX designers, all working together to deliver our vision.  You will be responsible for managing multiple development teams on-shore and off-shore to achieve specific project deliverables on time and within budget.

WorkWave is a software company that provides SaaS solutions for businesses in the service industry (HVAC, Plumbing & Electrical, Cleaning, Lawn & Landscape, Home Delivery, Logistics & Distribution).  We empower these businesses to deliver exceptional customer experiences and grow their customer base on our efficient and easy-to-use platform.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

    • Organize development efforts for multiple engineering teams
    • Identify, track and help remove bottlenecks that are impeding progress
    • Be the voice of the engineering team in cross-functional meetings: you will represent the team to technical and non-technical stakeholders 
    • Help establish product requirements and facilitate technical design sessions 
    • Foster a collaborative relationship with other groups (Product Management, QA, UI/UX, Support)
    • Understand the business and customer needs that drive urgency and timelines: you will be expected to clearly communicate the priorities and plans to the team
    • Conduct regular one-on-ones with team members
    • Train/coach employees and develop plans for career growth

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

    • While you won’t be required to write code, you will have to exhibit a strong understanding of the technologies used to develop our applications: 
    • Object-oriented languages (C# and Java)
    • API development/management
    • Microservices and microservice architecture
    • Amazon Web Services (Aurora/RDS/Serverless)
    • Javascript frameworks (React/Angular)
    • 5+ years of experience in software development and management in an Agile environment (at least 2 years managing technical teams)
    • Ability to be a self-starter
    • Strong technical background in the technologies listed above
    • Great project management and organizational skills
    • The ability to dissolve complex requirements into manageable units of work
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

BONUS POINTS:

    • ScrumMaster certification
    • Background in payment processing
    • Proven track record of managing offshore engineering resources
    • Experience scaling systems in a cloud environment (AWS)
    • Experience integrating multiple platforms through APIs
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A FEW WORDS FROM THE HIRING MANAGER: 
"We have a lot of exciting challenges on our roadmap, and we’re looking for a bright individual who is passionate about code and finding creative solutions to complex problems!"

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT US:  
• We are laid back but buttoned up. We offer a casual work environment and remote work flexibility and have a passion for developing creative, innovative best in class solutions that directly contribute to the success of our customers
• We care deeply and deliver service and solutions that make a real difference in the lives of our clients and their businesses
• We openly accept others as they are and build strong partnerships based on trust
• Teamwork and collaboration is key to help our colleagues and customers solve their challenges
• Our team is energetic, fun, naturally inquisitive and eager to make an impact, we invite you to join us! 
 
A GLOBAL COMPANY WITH A LOCAL PRESENCE:
 • We know that there are benefits of being in the office and working from home.  WorkWave promotes a healthy work/life balance and provides employees with the flexibility of collaborating in the office or the option to work virtually if desired.  
• We have employees in over 30 states, 7 countries and many regional offices - each with their own set of perks and opportunities to give back to the local community.  
• Whether you work remotely or take advantage of one of our offices, you’ll find a community of WorkWavers that value diversity, and care deeply about our products, clients, our communities and each other.
 
LOVE WHAT YOU DO, NO MATTER WHERE YOU DO IT: 
• Our HQ is based at our state of the art home office in the historic Bell Works complex located in Holmdel Township, New Jersey
• With everything you could find in a great downtown -- from restaurants and retail to art and culture the Bell Works “Metroburb” is a microcosm of innovation, possibility, and inspiration and WorkWave is proud to be a part of it
• Pharmacy, urgent care, bank, restaurants, florist, gym, dentist, outdoor patio bar and weekly farmers market all conveniently located on the first floor - making running errands on a break a breeze.
• We work hard but play hard too...need a break? When in the office kick back in our common area, play a game of arcade basketball, video games in our game rooms or face off in a ping pong match
WORKING REMOTE? Great! Our teams are well versed at working collaboratively in a fully virtual environment.  We keep our offices available to all to use when working remotely isn’t feasible, or to help with cross training, team building and/or brainstorming.   

RELAX, WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED: 
• Employees can expect a robust benefits package, including health and dental, generous paid time off and 401k with company match
AND BEYOND...
• Tuition reimbursement
• Robust Employee Assistance Program through TotalCare offering free counseling 24/7/365, plus financial counseling, legal guidance, adoption assistance services and much more!
• 24/7 access to virtual medical care with Teladoc
• Floating time off for holidays and/or your birthday
• Quarterly awards based on peer nominations
• Regional discounts and perks
• Opportunities to participate in charitable events and give back to the community 
 
GROW WITH US: 
• We understand the impact of attracting and keeping top talent and reward intellectual curiosity and a thirst for personal and professional growth
• Encouraging our employees that already have an intimate knowledge of and passion for our products to apply for other roles within our walls just makes sense!
• Our employees have access to extensive video libraries for soft skill and role specific training available 24/7 and live trainings are provided throughout the year 
 
JOIN OUR WINNING TEAM! 
• 9 Time winner of Best Place to Work in New Jersey by NJBiz !
• WorkWave has been recognized with multiple awards for its outstanding products, growth and culture, including the Inc. 5000, SaaS Award, IT World Awards, Globe Awards, Silver Stevie Award for Employer of the Year, and Best Place to Work Inc. Magazine 
 
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

WorkWave supports salary transparency, however please note that salary estimates provided by websites (LinkedIn, Glassdoor, etc.) and not by WorkWave may not accurately reflect the actual salary range for the position.