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Senior Engineering Manager (Front End)

Company: Productiv
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

About Productiv Founded in 2018 by leaders from Google, Amazon, and LinkedIn - Productiv is a rapidly growing Series C start-up that enables enterprises--- IT teams to take a data- and analytics-centric approach to understanding and driving adoption of SaaS applications at scale. CIOs at innovative companies like Square, Okta, Equinix, Zoom, Dropbox, Equifax, and Uber trust Productiv for delivering better employee experience, increasing business agility, and driving RoI from their entire portfolio of SaaS applications. Backed by Tier 1 investors including Accel, Norwest, IVP, Okta and Atlassian, Productiv is a team like no other. We---re a fast-moving, results-oriented team with a strong culture that values family, fun, diversity, and mutual respect as much as earning customer love. We tackle hard problems and huge opportunities together, working as a tight-knit, highly collaborative team. Our Vision An explosion in enterprise SaaS adoption has led to a rapid increase in both the number of enterprises moving to an all-SaaS world, and the number of SaaS applications being used per company. However, enterprises lack tools to know what applications they are using, if they are using them right, or if they are even using the right applications. Productiv solves these by providing automated and intelligent ways for enterprises to manage and optimize their growing SaaS portfolio while maximizing employee productivity. To accomplish this, we use our engineering muscle as our biggest advantage. We leverage cutting-edge technologies to build enterprise-grade SaaS Management web-applications to delight our customers. Oh, and we need great engineering leadership as well (this is where you come in--- read on). About the Job As the Frontend Leader helping build and scale our product, you will manage a team of highly-skilled frontend engineers. You will split your time among hands-on work implementing code while also engaging in product, project and people management. The ideal candidate will enjoy whiteboard coding conversations with direct reports as much as career coaching and mentoring. You will oversee rapid prototyping of new ideas, the design and coding of new systems, as well as defining the strategic direction for our broader frontend architecture to enable our product and company to successfully scale. In addition to the hands-on aspects of this job, you will also have technical leadership and management responsibilities including hiring, mentoring, and developing top engineering talent. You are somebody who is customer-centric, enjoys building complex software that achieves operational goals, and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Role and Responsibilities Own all aspects of product development, from prototyping new ideas to designing and coding new systems to setting strategic architectural direction Act as the technical leader, helping with design/architecture work, coding, and implementation Manage a team of software engineers: hire, mentor, and develop top engineering talent Define and drive the strategic direction of the user experience and our web frontend architecture Partner with Product Managers, UX designers, and Customer Success to ensure we solve highly impactful problems for customers in an intuitive and easy to use fashion, and that customers actually derive value from our solutions. Required Skills and Experience At least 7 years of experience building multi-tiered, distributed web front-end systems, with at least 3 years in a leadership or management role Expertise in web front-end system design/architecture, including building highly scalable systems Excellent project management skills, with experience building complex software systems, scoping requirements, and successfully launching products Technical leadership experience in building complex software systems from scoping requirements to actual launch Outstanding coding skills in a high level programming language (React, Vue, etc.) Experience with development using AWS B.S. in Computer Science or a related field Benefits Impact-first work environment (no politics, no pandering) Great people at work, with an extremely high bar for hiring Competitive salary and generous stock option plan Medical insurance paid for you and your family Generous vacation time and sick time Free lunches, snacks, and beverages Impact-first work environment (no politics, no pandering) Game-changing company vision

Keywords: Productiv, Palo Alto , Senior Engineering Manager (Front End), Executive , Palo Alto, California

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