Engineering Manager

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About the company...
The company is a business-to-business marketplace platform that sources produce directly from farmers and delivers it to urban retailers. This role reports to the Head of Department and includes the following responsibilities:

  • Provide technical direction to the engineering team 
  • Develop, uphold and report on metrics for the engineering teams 
  • Work with the team leads to ensure every engineer is working on high priority tasks 
  • Provide oversight of the technical leads 
  • Work closely with the other departmental leaders and team  members to develop and deliver on a product roadmap which brings value to the business 
  • Consistently communicate on status and risks of all technical projects to the CTO and Head of Department 
  • Evaluate business needs against available engineering talent to schedule work and advise on hiring needs as needed 
  • Provide functional assessment on engineering talent 
  • Able to identify, recruit and help in the development of technical talent and leadership skills 
  • Serve as a technical consultant to the business in engagements with product and platform vendors and suppliers 
  • Guide the engineering team towards the embodiment of company and departmental values 
  • Work closely with the CTO to ensure the most effective and efficient use of technical resources 

Skills And Qualifications 
  • Demonstrable experience in a technical role preferably in a hands on development role 
  • Experience in a technical leadership role 
  • Fluency in one of our core languages (Java, Javascript or Python) 
  • An understanding of micro-services architecture and how it works in a real-world cloud environment 
  • Experience in defining technical strategy 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 

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