Senior Engineering Manager - Remote

$142,000 - $241,000 yearly
  • Workiva
  • Remote (Montana, USA)
  • May 06, 2024
Full time Computer Science Management Project Management Senior Level Software Development

Job Description

As a Senior Engineering Manager at Workiva, you'll spearhead the Tasks product team, orchestrating the development of cutting-edge software applications and revolutionizing our flagship product. Collaborate closely with stakeholders to shape the future, delivering solutions that not only meet but exceed the evolving needs of our clients. This role offers the opportunity to make a significant impact within a rapidly growing area of our platform.

What You’ll Do:

Team Leadership and Development

  • Lead and mentor a team of engineers, fostering a collaborative, inclusive and innovative work environment

  • Assume responsibility of full-scale people management duties, steering the hiring process, conducting performance evaluations, and fostering talent development initiatives to empower our team members to reach their full potential

Strategic Planning and Collaboration

  • Define strategic objectives and establish policies that drive success within the Tasks product team

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering teams, product managers, delivery managers, and end-users, to analyze, design, and implement software enhancements and new features, ensuring alignment on application requirements and modifications throughout the process

Technical Oversight and Process Improvement

  • Manage the analysis, design, programming, debugging, and modification of software solutions tailored for end-user applications, with a specific focus on B2B SaaS products serving external client-facing needs

  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize processes and enhance productivity of the Tasks product

What You’ll Need:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with 8+ years of related experience, Master's degree with 6+ years related experience, or PhD with 4+ years related experience

  • 3+ years of direct people management experience, including supervisory experience of entry-level managers and/or established individual contributors

Preferred Qualifications

  • People-focused manager with empathy, trustworthiness, and a collaborative mindset

  • Architectural expertise, understanding of UI/UX principles, and a passion for driving technical innovation

  • Strong technical background with experience in technologies such as Python, Java, React, and Dart

  • Experience in SaaS B2B environments

  • Ability to navigate through numerous stakeholders, juggling competing demands while effectively balancing priorities

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse stakeholders, including engineering teams, delivery teams, and executive leadership 

Remote-Ready Excellence

  • A reliable internet connection serves as the conduit for brilliance, enabling the unleashing of talents from the comfort of virtually anywhere

  • Typically no more than 10% travel for Workiva’s Internal Developer Conference and team jams

How You’ll Be Rewarded

✅ Salary range in the US: $142,000.00 - $241,000.00

✅ A discretionary bonus typically paid annually

✅ Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire

✅ 401(k) match and comprehensive employee benefits package

The salary range represents the low and high end of the salary range for this job in the US. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and other relevant factors.

Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We believe that great minds think differently.  We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation.  Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.  We strongly encourage and welcome people from historically marginalized groups to apply.

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Workiva supports employees in working where they work best - either from an office or remotely from any location within their country of employment.