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Manager, Front End Engineering

Department:
Engineering
Location:
Remote

Who We Are:

EZ Texting is the #1 text communications technology company delivering fast, easy, and effective solutions for businesses across a wide variety of industries. Dreamers first, we are at the forefront of revolutionizing the way businesses communicate with their customers and believe personal relationships can transform an organization’s ability to grow. 

Our employees are our greatest strength. We’re expanding quickly and scaling our teams to help accelerate growth while remaining committed to hiring exceptional, values-aligned talent. We have consistently been rated a Top 100 workplace and are committed to being a best-in-class employer for remote work — with benefits to match!

We are open to hiring in CA, NY, TX, OR, WA, GA, PA, & TN, but welcome top applicants nationwide as we expand our operating boundaries.

What We Need: 

We are looking for a customer-focused engineering leader passionate about building a high performing and cross-functional team. In this position, you will be able to combine your software engineering and management background in order to continuously improve our technology stack, software development practices, and deliver quality products. You will lead by example, by introducing new ideas, crafting clean and well-organized code, ensuring high coverage of practical unit tests, fostering collaboration across all team members. As a leader, you will grow meaningful relationships, enabling you to coach and mentor team members, and develop a clear framework for growth.

What You Value: 

  • Engineering culture rooted in mutual respect and empathy
  • End-to-end ownership of goal and product features
  • Courage to try new things, and to admit and learn from own mistakes
  • Coaching, mentoring, and empowering engineers to reach new heights
  • Continuous improvement and iterative software development methodologies
  • Delivering outcomes that have a measurable impact
  • Cross-functional collaboration and giving voice to all team members
  • Following engineering best practices
  • Building high-quality software following industry best practices
  • Curiosity and learning new things
  • Working in a fast-paced, creative environment

What You’ll Do:

  • Capitalize on the diverse strengths of individuals to build a high performing team
  • Coach, mentor, lead, challenge and support your team to achieve their personal and company goals
  • Develop personalized career paths and enable growth opportunities
  • Collaborate with Agile Squad members to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain high-quality products built with Angular framework
  • Partner with Product, Design, QA, Engineering, and other stakeholders, turning roadmap initiatives into successful releases
  • Support Product Managers and other non-technical stakeholders in making the best decisions on the cross-section of technology, customer experience, and business value
  • Design, monitor, and improve released features becoming an expert in the technology and business domain they cover
  • Provide technical leadership to your teammates, borrowing from your own skillset or more experienced engineers
  • Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good SDLC practices and leading by example
  • Ensure long term maintainability of source code and services operating in production through code reviews, unit tests, documentation, and other common techniques
  • Initiate and drive improvements to our practices, process, infrastructure, and technology
  • Make pragmatic decisions that further personal and team goals
  • Define meaningful metrics, and lead the team to hit them
  • Craft high-quality code

What You Bring:

  • 2+ years of experience in managing teams, and passion for leading people
  • 7+ years of web development experience utilizing core technologies - HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • 3+ years of single-page app development experience in frameworks like Angular and React
  • Experience working with APIs, including REST-style APIs
  • Experience working with SASS/LESS CSS preprocessors
  • Solid understanding of OOP and functional programming concepts
  • Great design and problem-solving skills, passion for quality, and engineering excellence at scale
  • Understanding of Agile software development principles and how they contribute to the success of Agile Squads and individuals
  • Experience leading cross-functional and remote teams
  • Ability to identify and prioritize current and upcoming needs of your team, building out new processes, systems, and structures as well as optimizing existing ones
  • Track record of growing talent and building a diverse skill set in engineering teams
  • Ability to define and continuously improve meaningful metrics by setting targets and managing quarterly goals 
  • Optionally: Experience with backend technologies
  • Optionally: BS in CS or related field

What We Provide:

Benefits available to EZ Texting team members include, but are not limited to:

  • 100% paid medical, vision, dental, and life insurance for self (generous coverage for families)
  • Stock options
  • 401(k) plan
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Paid parental leave
  • Annual personalized learning reimbursement
  • Quarterly wellness reimbursement
  • Remote-work optimization benefits including:
    • Monthly internet reimbursement
    • Monthly flexible remote work stipend, including DoorDash subscription
    • Annual home office enhancement stipend
    • Direct-billing ordering for supplies

EZ Texting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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