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Engineering Manager, Developer Experience Tools



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Bellevue, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 19, 2022
<h2><strong>We are reinventing global trade.</strong></h2> <h2><strong>The opportunity</strong></h2> <h2> </h2> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">The Developer Experience team is rapidly growing and we are looking for an Engineering Manager to join the team that will focus on improving infrastructure tools and enabling self service models. The team shares best practices for using tools and helping developers build and change their applications. Developers can use these tools to accelerate delivery.</span></p> <h2> </h2> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">More specifically, the team will be responsible for:</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Work closely with engineering and other infrastructure team(s) to define, design and implement Flexport’s next generation Infrastructure</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Define and support development, local or in the cloud-based integrated environments</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Improving and Supporting the reliability of Flexport’s Continuous Integration (For ex. Github actions/workflows, BuildKite) and more and Developer focused tools (for example: Backstage, Artifactory)</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Supporting and enhancing PR automation and continuous automated testing</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Developing monitoring into the tooling</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Define and evolve standard operating procedures for for the Developer Productivity Tools</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">And more</span></li> </ul> <h2> </h2> <h2><span style="font-weight:400;">What you’ll do:</span></h2> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"> <span style="font-weight:400;">Recruit, build, and lead the team developing the </span><span style="font-weight:400;">tools that enable rapid software development of our services and applications.</span> </li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Create a strong product and architectural vision with a demonstrated ability to communicate, advocate, and execute on that vision.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Collaborate across engineering teams to align project priorities and requirements.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Represent your team with leaders across different parts of our organization.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Participate in critical technical design and product discussions of various initiatives. </span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Invest in the development and coaching required for each team member’s success.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Manage, measure, and communicate the team's progress toward goals.</span></li> </ul> <h2><span style="font-weight:400;">What you’ll need:</span></h2> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience managing a team of infrastructure and/or devops engineers</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">A customer focused mindset</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Demonstrated experience leading teams that built and operated critical developer tooling.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience with K8S and CI/CD tools, including the benefits and challenges.</span></li> </ul> <h2> </h2> <h3><strong>About Flexport:</strong></h3> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">We believe trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">make global trade easy for everyone</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;">. Flexport is building the platform for global logistics, empowering buyers, sellers and their logistics partners with the technology and services to grow and innovate. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use Flexport technology to move more than $10B of merchandise across 112 countries every year. </span></p> <h2><strong>Worried about not having any freight forwarding experience?</strong></h2> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Don’t be! Our mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. That’s why it’s important to bring people from</span><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;"> diverse backgrounds and experiences</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;"> together with our industry veterans to help move the global logistics industry forward.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">We know this industry is complex. That’s why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global trade easy for everyone relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.</span></p><div class="content-pay-transparency"><div class="pay-input"> <div class="description"><div class="c-message_kit__gutter"> <div class="c-message_kit__gutter__right" role="presentation" data-qa="message_content"> <div class="c-message_kit__blocks c-message_kit__blocks--rich_text"> <div class="c-message__message_blocks c-message__message_blocks--rich_text" data-qa="message-text"> <div class="p-block_kit_renderer" data-qa="block-kit-renderer"> <div class="p-block_kit_renderer__block_wrapper p-block_kit_renderer__block_wrapper--first"> <div class="p-rich_text_block" dir="auto"> <div class="p-rich_text_section"> <div><span style="font-family:arial , sans-serif;"><em>The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Within the range displayed, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education and / or training. </em></span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div></div> <div class="title">The US base salary range for this full-time position: (exclusive of bonus, equity and benefits.)</div> <div class="pay-range"> <span>$205,000</span><span class="divider">—</span><span>$225,000 USD</span> </div> </div></div>
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