Manager, Back End Platforms

Manager, Back End Platforms

job details:

  • location:Stanford, CA

  • salary:$145,000 - $165,000 per year

  • date posted:Wednesday, October 24, 2018

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:652731

job description

Manager, Back End Platforms

job summary:

The Manager, Back End Platforms is responsible for managing the delivery of Mobile Applications in support of the digital initiative. The position combines managerial responsibilities with hands-on technical expertise. The Manager is responsible for appropriate staffing, staff management, performance management and overall scheduling. The Back End Platforms Manger will be responsible for helping the team achieve high performance through implementation of best practices in agile, continuous delivery and test-driven development. The individual is also expected to contribute technically in architecture, design and implementation.

location: Stanford, California

job type: Permanent

salary: $145,000 - 165,000 per year

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelors


  • Hire and develop top talent

  • Maintain high morale and motivate engineers to go above and beyond

  • Ensure good communication to team and to upper management of all issues and decisions

  • Provide technical leadership and career development to team.

  • Provide project and technical leadership to a group of engineers.

  • Daily management of objectives, priorities, tradeoffs, risk and performance management of team

  • Drive technical excellence and implementation of best engineering practices such as design & code reviews, continuous integration and test driven development.

  • Creates and improve mobile frameworks to address system performance, security, maintainability, and scalability of their applications

  • Coordinate with partner teams when required to help unblock teams and resolve issues across teams.



  • B. S., M. S. or equivalent work experience in a Computer Science work related field/discipline


  • 8 or more years of hands-on, proven software engineering experience delivering scalable Mobile iOS and Android applications

  • 3 years management experience leading mobile software engineers


  • Deep understanding of mobile technologies

  • Prior experience developing & launching native apps on both Apple App store and Google Play store

  • Knowledge of cloud technologies and related deployments

  • Knowledge of disciplined software release build/deploy processes

  • Experience with noSQL, MongoDB and REST API's

  • Experience leading Agile teams and projects to deliver working software iteratively with quality

  • Experience with Java backend and Content Management Systems a plus

  • Experience dealing with cloud-based hosting services and external hosting partners

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization

  • Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions.

  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to strategize, plan and implement change.

  • Ability to supervise, coach, mentor, train, and evaluate work results.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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