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New York Times: Engineering Manager, Platform - Wirecutter (Remote)

The company’s purpose: to help people find great things, quickly and easily.  Through rigorous testing, research, reporting, and whatever means necessary, they create straightforward recommendations that save readers from unnecessary stress, time, and effort.  We then monetize these guides by enabling our readers to easily purchase the products they are interested in.The Wirecutter was recently acquired by, and is now a subsidiary of The New York Times Company.  As part of the acquisition, the Times is investing in The Wirecutter to accelerate its business through editorial category expansion, development of more robust product features and unlocking new revenue streams.ResponsibilitiesArticulate and drive technical vision in the form of technology recommendations, ideas, and approaches aligned with our product and business goalsDevelop an in-depth understanding of our existing products and the infrastructure that supports them and facilitate management of existing products and development of new onesOwn the efficiency, growth, and delivery of the team, making sure the team is as productive as possible to complete short term and long term objectivesCollaborate with the product team on the technical scope and product requirements of development projectsCreate technical plans and lead implementation efforts for complex projects, refactoring, and optimization effortsLead and manage a remote team of 2+ engineers, conducting regular 1:1s and other administrative functions for all direct reportsProactive talent growth and mentorship for team members through just-in-time feedback, personal goals, task assignments, and other professional development plansCoordinate successful product and feature rolloutsQualifications1+ year(s) of managing an engineering team3+ years of software development experience with PHP and MySQLExperience development applications using Laravel or similar PHP frameworksExperience developing and consuming restful web servicesExperience working closely with design and product teams throughout the product development life cycleA deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping software on timeExcellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and in personExceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutionsAdvanced understanding of object oriented software principles, design patterns, and agile methodologiesStrong leadership, project & logistics management, and people mentoring skillsPassion for The New York Times’s and The Wirecutter’s mission and commitment to be a part of our innovation and growthCulture and benefits at The New York Times Company and The Wirecutter:Though The Wirecutter has physical locations in both NYC and LA, the company promotes and encourages a remote workforce, so that our employees can work in flexible and comfortable ways.We are committed to career development, supported by a formal mentoring program as well as tuition reimbursement.  The New York Times Company offers frequent panel discussions and talks by industry leaders (Sheryl Sandberg, Melinda Gates and Ta-Nehisi Coates are a few recent examples), that we encourage our employees to attend.We believe diversity fuels innovation and creativity, and we have a variety of employee groups and task forces across The New York Times Company and The Wirecutter dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.We offer a generous parental leave policy, which was recently expanded in response to employee feedback.  Birth mothers receive 16 weeks fully paid, adoptive parents and birth fathers receive 10 weeks also fully paid.  Similarly, we offer competitive health and dental insurance, as well as 401k matching…

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