Software Engineering Manager

Are you a technical leader with creativity, problem-solving skills, and the desire to lead an engineering team in building a client-focused solution? Apply here!
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We are seeking a Software Engineer Manager to join our dynamic team in San Diego to help lead develop & launch Edisen, a new scalable SaaS solution built on the MERN stack. Edisen is a one-of-a-kind SaaS solution aimed at brands who want to globalize and expand their reach with creative content, and do it FAST. With Edisen, you can order all your content creation services, collaborate with our team of world renowned creatives, and optimize your assets for maximum reach.  

Some of the tools and technologies we use are ReactJS, NodeJS, Express, MongoDB, MySQL and AWS. We are looking for someone with strong experience in one or more of these technologies combined with creativity, problem-solving skill, and the desire for leading an engineering team in building a client-focused solution. 

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Build and develop a high functioning, agile, and collaborative engineering team
  • Promote and enforce software engineering best practices through clean & reusable code, unit test coverage, and code reviews for all steps of development 
  • Approximately 50% technical hands-on software development work and 50% leadership and management 
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle 
  • Foster a culture of fast iteration and experimentation, balanced by a long-term technical vision 
  • Provide code reviews and architectural leadership while coaching and mentoring team members to enable them to achieve a high level of success 
  • Work closely and cross-functionally with other leaders to align technical vision to product and operational needs and contribute to design and architecture decisions 

WHAT YOU NEED 

  • 10+ years of professional software engineering experience, of which at least 4 were devoted to using MERN stack to build SaaS products
  • Minimum 3 years leadership experience, leading software development teams
  • Track record of building cohesive and high performing teams
  • Ability to work across cultures and time zones with constructive and effective communication
  • Effective conflict and impediments management, with ability to build trust and align stakeholders and multi-functional teams
  • Superb coding abilities in JavaScript, ReactJS, NodeJS or any other modern programming language combined with deep knowledge in object-oriented design
  • Strong understanding of MongoDB and MySQL 
  • Experience with Cloud Architecture (AWS preferred) 
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Computer/Software Engineering, Information Systems/Technology, Information Science, or equivalent experience

WHO YOU ARE 

  • Strong ability to execute as an engineer, with a pragmatic focus on ROI when delivering the product
  • Strong ability to mentor the engineering team through code review as well as face to face
  • Strong interest in thinking about product, including user empathy and an understanding of how a product works as a complex system
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work cross-functionally with designers, product managers, marketers, etc. to deliver a great product
  • Ability to discern technical constraints, resources and opportunities available; willingness to take a creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to estimate and prioritize
  • Possessing high integrity
  • Lives our core values: honesty, humility, exceptionalism, hard work, commitment, and innovation

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

At Chimney, you’ll get an exciting challenge at a fast growing, entrepreneurial and global company, where we believe that high job satisfaction is the basis for personal achievement. With us, you get to work with market-leading brands and exciting customers who will challenge you and you, them. 

You will be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow. We are one, transparent team. We are open-minded, receptive and strive for honesty and integrity. 

We believe our people and our work make the difference, for our clients and their audience. If you’re looking to make an impact, Chimney is the place for you. 

WHO WE ARE 

Chimney Vigor Group is a global, full-service award-winning Creation Studio specializing in communications, production, entertainment and MarTech. Think of us as an advertising and social media agency, production and tech company — all rolled into one. 

For over 20 years we have crafted award-winning stories (Oscar, BAFTA, Cannes Lion, Palme d’Or, Sundance, Berlinale, PromaxBDA) and delivered marketing and communications solutions for the world’s most recognized brands. 

With offices in 12 cities worldwide, our 400+ world-class talent bring diverse insight and craftsmanship to any given project, working in integrated workflows and using a powerful platform to interact with both local and multinational clients in order to deliver smart, cost-efficient and truly useful solutions, including production, live events, media buying, distribution, performance analytics and strategy. 

We believe in a world full of amazing experiences. Join us!


CVG provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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