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Deliver brilliant messages in the moments that truly define your brand

Platform Engineering Manager

$135k – $175k AngelList Est.
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Airship is searching for a highly motivated Software Engineering Manager to lead a talented team of Engineers that build and support our platform. This is an excellent opportunity to join an admired team in a company that is a clear market leader. We have also been named one of the coolest companies to work for in Portland for the last five years. About You** You have experience managing highly technical teams and enjoy motivating and leading teams to deliver products that delight customers. You strive for customer satisfaction and recognize the importance of collaboration and diversity, all values that are important at Airship. At Airship, you will be part of an exciting, collaborative, and supportive work environment with endless opportunities to make an impact. You and your team will be managing a distributed services platform that sends over 2 billion notifications daily and has over a billion devices that ping us weekly. Come help us write the next chapter! **Responsibilities ● Mentor, grow, and inspire both local and remote team members, from junior engineers to experts in the field● Collaborate closely with our Product Management, Program Management, and Design Teams as we plan and build the future of our product and strive to delight our customers● Communicate clearly with your team as well as stakeholders of all technical levels● Balance competing priorities with determination and grace● Be a change agent by continually observing and pushing the team and the broader organization to improve● Push yourself to grow as a manager and leader through professional development efforts Desired Skills and Experience ● 3+ years of management experience● 5+ years of technical experience● Deep understanding of software engineering concepts● Experience being on-call and managing an on-call schedule● Experience developing distributed Java services with knowledge of pub-sub and big data● Pride in building excellent products and user experiences● Prior experience with Google Cloud Platform is a bonus

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We offer comprehensive benefits, including great health, dental and vision coverage, to help maintain your (and your family’s) health and wellbeing


We offer educational sessions, advising and tools to help employees plan for their retirement needs

Paid family leave

We offer paid parental leave, along with time off to care for yourself or for your family


Work life balance is important; we offer generous paid time off

Career growth

We support employees’ professional growth: take advantage of our professional development and mentorship programs

Urban Airship at a glance

Deliver brilliant messages in the moments that truly define your brand

Urban Airship focuses on Mobile, Internet, and iPhone. Their company has offices in Portland. They have a large team that's between 201-500 employees. To date, Urban Airship has raised $79.7M of funding; their latest round was closed on February 2015.

You can view their website at http://urbanairship.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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