Engineering Manager, Core

Get to Know Us:
InVision is the Digital Product Design platform used to make the world’s best customer experiences. We provide design tools and educational resources for teams to navigate every stage of the product design process, from ideation to development.   
 
Today, more than 4 million people use InVision to create a repeatable and streamlined design workflow; rapidly design and prototype products before writing code, and collaborate across their entire organization. That includes more than 80 percent of the Fortune 100, and organizations like Airbnb, Amazon, HBO, Netflix, Slack, Starbucks and Uber, who are now able to design better products, faster.
 
InVision is a fully distributed company with employees in 25 countries around the world. The company has raised more than $235 million in funding from leading investors including Accel, ICONIQ, FirstMark, Tiger Global, Battery Ventures, and Spark Capital. Visit us at InVisionApp.com and InVisionApp.com/blog.
  
Building and shipping something this amazing and owning it through the entire product development lifecycle requires constant collaboration with the brightest people in the organization. Whether you’re at a beach house in Hawaii or a coffee shop on the East Coast, you’ll have the support of brilliant developers, product managers, and designers to keep the workday challenging and fun.
 
About the Core Zone:
The Core Zone builds the shared architecture, foundation, and pathways that shape the customer experience across the entire product design process - such as joining, sharing, organizing, following, and finding documents.
 
We're a uniquely horizontal department – often integrating with every InVision product area. Join the Core Zone and you'll build relationships with more talented design, engineering, and product thinkers than your typical product team.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team of 5-7 engineers
  • Work with stakeholders from across the organization, from Product managers to Executives
  • Mentor and help engineers to plan and execute their career paths
  • Listen to the customer, and work with your team to create solutions that will have the highest impact
  • Encourage proper architecture, planning, and implementation process for your team and their stakeholders
  • Iterate on your product and own its quality and impact to our customers
  • Collaborate across the business to understand user needs, prioritizing new features, and communicating product roll-outs
 
Requirements:
  • 10+ years’ experience as an engineer
  • 2+ years’ experience as the direct manager of software engineers in an agile, startup environment
  • Real passion for creating and mentoring engineering teams; you enjoy watching engineers learn and thrive in their careers
  • Bias towards action, a willingness to be responsible for the problem and drive towards a speedy solution; you won’t stop until the problem is solved and the solution efficient
  • Keen eye for details and delivering quality products on tight timelines; you can find solutions which may be outside of the box, you approach problem spaces from many angles
  • Collaborative nature, with willingness and desire to work across multiple teams and departments; you can take all concerned parties into consideration and craft solutions which are beneficial for everyone
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making ability, with a breadth of experience in both client-side and server-side technologies
  • Preference for working in rapid development cycles (2-4 weeks)
  • Familiarity with common tools like Git, Jira, Confluence, Jenkins/CI
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery environments
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to thrive in a variable and demanding startup environment
Benefits:
InVision offers an incredibly unique work environment. The company employs a diverse team all over the world. In the United States we have team members throughout 40+ states including New York, San Francisco, Austin, Portland, and Boston. Each InVision team member is given the freedom and tools to do their best work from wherever they choose. The benefits we offer in the United States include competitive health plans and a 401k plan.

Some InVision-wide benefits offered to all employees across the globe include a flexible vacation policy, monthly coffee shop stipends, annual allowances for books related to your profession, and home office setup & wellness reimbursements. InVision is an international employer so some benefit offerings will vary from country to country.  Please ask our recruiting team about the benefits and perks package available in your country.


InVision is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
 

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