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Engineering Manager

Company: Polco
Location: Middleton
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Polco is Hiring an Engineering Manager! Polco is looking for an insightful and creative Engineering Manager who wants to improve cities and communities by building great civic engagement software. We're looking for a tenacious problem solver who loves a challenge, thrives in a highly collaborative environment, and is excited by the pace of a startup. Who We Are Polco is dedicated to transforming how local governments, representatives, and community organizations interact with the communities they serve. We're all about civic engagement and creatively bringing new and innovative technologies to the front lines of democracy. Our team comes from every walk of life and all corners of the country, but we're all problem solvers at heart. As a product, Polco is designed to bring people closer together regardless of who they are, where they come from, or how they think. As a company, Polco appreciates and celebrates these differences among our teams too-after all, we're building something that everyone needs to love, so diverse perspectives are important. We don't look for people with perfect resumes or who "fit the mold." We look for people who can make our team better. What You'll Do As an Engineering Manager at Polco, you'll jump right into the role, learning our stack and collaborating with others to deliver value to both your team and our users. In this role, you'll work with the Product Team to understand requirements and business value. - Developers at Polco are generalists, and we work together as a team to meet our goals and deliver value to our users. -

  • Ensure the success of your team and its people through individual career development, removing technical blockers, and being accountable for meeting sprint and quarterly commitments
  • Strategic technical planning with Product Managers and staff Engineers
  • Manage team bandwidth and resources to meet commitments
  • Scope work for your team alongside Product Owners and Product Managers
  • Work with a small cross-functional team and partner closely with product, design, and internal stakeholders Who You Are
    • You are a team player who thrives when you see your team succeed and do their best work
    • You understand and embrace what needs to be done to ensure everyone meet their goals
    • You are a team leader who loves mentoring and helping those around you grow as technologists
    • You aren't afraid to think big-you, like us, want to change the world and believe that no idea is too outlandish
    • You have excellent communication skills and are comfortable communicating within and between teams -
    • You like the idea of joining a team when it's still growing and feel excited by the prospect of having a major impact on our culture, our product, and our company What Qualifications You'll Bring
      • You have a degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, a related field, or professional industry experience
      • You have 5+ years of development experience along with 2+ years of management experience
      • You have an understanding of software development fundamentals and experience with core web technologies
      • Bonus points if you have experience with:
        • Typescript
        • React
        • GraphQL and Apollo
        • PostgreSQL
        • Automated Testing
        • Mobile first or responsive design
        • Data engineering and analytics
        • Heroku, AWS, or other cloud infrastructure services
        • Microservice Architecture What Benefits We Offer You
          • A significant chance to improve how government (and maybe even politics) works
          • The excitement of being instrumental to the success of a rapidly growing tech company
          • Working on an awesome stack
          • A remote-first work environment with flexible work hours and generous paid time off
          • Competitive compensation and stock options
          • Opportunities and encouragement for you to continue growing and learning -
          • Full health benefits, including dental, medical, and vision coverage
          • Home office setup stipend and professional development stipend How to Apply Apply by clicking the link below. A resume is required (please submit a PDF). This position was first posted on April 12 and will remain open until filled. #LI-REMOTE

Keywords: Polco, Madison , Engineering Manager, Executive , Middleton, Wisconsin

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