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Platform Engineering Manager



Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Contentsquare is a global digital analytics company empowering the brands you interact with every day to build better online experiences for all. Since our founding in France in 2012, we have grown to be a truly global and distributed team – known as the CSquad – representing more than 70 nationalities across the world.
In 2022, we raised $600M in Series F funding and were recognised as a certified Great Place to Work in France, Germany, Israel, US and UK.
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We’re looking for an Engineering Manager to grow and develop an engineering team within our Product Analytics Platform group for this role. You’ll be responsible for technical strategy, execution, and delivery on our Streaming platform, enabling Contentsquare’s Product Analytics engineering teams to deliver delightful products that thousands of customers use. You’ll hire, coach, and develop a diverse team of engineers, and work cross-functionally with various teams across the company to inform direction and roadmap.
As the leader of our data Streaming team, you’ll be responsible for building the momentum behind our service-oriented architecture, enabling engineering teams to decouple systems and define contracts for services. This will include driving key RPC adoption, tooling, and automation. You will bring maturity to the team to ensure quality and predictability to the deliverables and drive efficiency and optimization in execution. This is an extremely high-impact role with high visibility with the executive team.
This position is open to several locations: Sydney, Australia, OR Remote APAC

What you’ll do

  • Remotely manage a diverse group of 6-10 engineers ranging from junior to senior. Support their growth and development through continuous coaching and feedback.
  • Work closely with product management and other engineering leaders to understand the needs of the organization and help translate those into roadmap items for the team.
  • Anticipate the needs of the engineering teams as they grow and create strategic initiatives to ensure the platform team is ready for the future.
  • Own execution and delivery on your engineering team, and help the team balance new feature work with technical debt and platform investment.
  • Own the code - help lead system and technical design, and ensure code meets the highest standard of quality and maintainability by participating in code reviews.
  • Contribute to a fast-growing engineering organization and help us scale up processes and best practices across the entire company.
  • We are a distributed team with members in Australia, US and across the EU. We encourage a culture of close collaboration and high throughput communication and interaction among and within teams. For this role, we’re primarily looking for a manager working in the Pacific or Australia time zones.

What we’re looking for

  • A track record of leading projects to success over many years (5-7+ years of experience), with deep experience in infrastructure design and deployments at scale, preferably for large-scale web and data processing workloads.
  • A solid engineering background that has kept pace with new technologies and a strong understanding of cloud computing (at least 5 years of experience in technical roles working with AWS).
  • Building & operating complex, highly reliable distributed systems involving micro-services and APIs
  • Deep knowledge of RPC frameworks, their trade-off and related tooling
  • Passion for coaching, developing, and managing diverse teams of engineers (at least 2+ years leading a team of 5+, including remote engineers).
  • Experience running team cadences in a fast-moving, Agile environment, working cross-functionally with product management to set a roadmap, and driving disciplined execution for results.
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly in writing. We're a distributed team worldwide, so we pride ourselves on our ability to communicate complex ideas clearly in writing across the team.
  • The tech stack used by Product Analytics engineers to build products includes Golang, Scala, Spark, Kafka, Redis, PostgreSQL & Singlestore.
Why you should join Contentsquare:
▪️ We’re humans first. We hire dedicated people and provide them with the trust, resources and flexibility to get the job done.
▪️ We invest in our people through career development, mentorship, social events, philanthropic activities, and competitive benefits.
▪️ We are a fast growing company with a track record of success over the past 10 years, yet we operate with the agility of a startup. That means a huge chance to create an immediate and lasting impact.
▪️ Our clients, partners and investors love our industry-leading product.
To keep our employees happy and engaged, we are always assessing the benefits/perks we offer to ensure we are competitive. Here are a few we want to highlight:
▪️ Virtual onboarding, Hackathon, and various opportunities to interact with your team and global colleagues both on and offsite each year.
▪️ Work flexibility: hybrid and remote work policies.
▪️ Generous paid time-off policy (every location is different).
▪️ Immediate eligibility for birthing and non-birthing parental leave.
▪️ Wellbeing allowance.
▪️ Home Office Allowance.
▪️ A Culture Crew in every country to coordinate regular outings such as game nights, movie nights, and happy hours.
▪️ Every full-time employee receives stock options, allowing them to share in the company’s success.
▪️ We offer many benefits in various countries -- ask your recruiter for more information.
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