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Software Engineering Manager
Ref No.: 17-00080
Category: HR/Sales/Marketing/Finance
Location: New York, New York

Position summary:
We are looking for a highly motivated Software Engineering manager to partner with the engineering, talent and operations team across the company in order to attract, retain and grow our Engineering, UX, Scrum Masters across the company and at client locations.

We are looking for a team leader who shares a passion for tackling the challenges and complexities that come with leading a large technical team that is largely out of the HQ office, and creating a challenging environment for them where they can learn and grow. ¿

WHO WE ARE:
InRhythm is an Agile-focused technology consulting and advisory firm based in Midtown Manhattan. We're not an ordinary tech consulting company, and that shows in our extraordinary people and the clients we work with. We take pride in our values and track record of excellence, and in the past three years have grown by over 300%. In 2016 InRhythm was named as one of INC's Top 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, and was also featured on the NYC Top 100 Growing Companies list.

We have an impressive record of success with clients who range from Fortune 500 organizations to exciting high-growth companies. We've worked with Client, Client, Amazon, Weight Watchers, Equinox, Barnes & Noble, Hertz, Time, Inc, Amplify, Yodle, Mimeo, Booker, Tory Burch, Media Math, and many others.
We enjoy working with cutting edge technology to create exciting web applications, and we bring together design, interaction, and technology in ways that challenge and advance what's already being done. We believe in collaborative teams that share ideas and learn from each other, and we encourage each other to grow professionally, intellectually, and personally. InRhythm is an exciting place to work, and it's our people who make us who we are.

WHY InRhythm?
You're ready for a change--you don't want to be stuck doing maintenance on a legacy product anymore, you're tired of working with older technologies, and you're looking for an environment that sparks your creativity and ingenuity. You want access to a continuous education program, and to interact with people who are as passionate about innovative technology as you. You're ready to be an InRhythmer.

Work you'll do:
  • Talent Success and Growth: Manage and hire an existing and growing team of front-end engineers, UX designers and Data Scientists while continually attracting, growing and retaining top-tier talent. Make sure all of our existing consultants are positioned for success on client projects. Scout meet-ups and conferences where our existing consultants can attend to grow.
  • Thought-leadership: Be the thought-leader on high-velocity development stacks that accelerate the time to market and at the same time reduce technical debt. Be the face of InRhythm's Engineering practice - speaking at conferences and meet-ups, publishing blogs, etc. Present an innovative strategy and future direction to customers, partners, industry analysts and other areas of the organization. This includes speaking engagements, meet-ups, webinars, and customer visits
  • Solutions Delivery: Meet with clients to plan the client's engagement, helping to determine which of your team would be best suited for their needs. Spend 20-30% of your time at client sites taking the development lead as a principal consultant. Make sure all the of on-going client projects are being delivered on-time and of highest quality.
  • Nurture The InRhythm community: Help organize and run the InRhythm monthly meet-ups, quarterly growth summits and nurture the community of all consultants to create a shared learning environment. Promote a collaborative mindset where developers feel comfortable and the desire to reach out and help or ask questions of their co-workers
  • Start and grow InRhythm Labs: InRhythm labs is going to be an incubator for InRhythm consultants to work on the internal software products that InRhythm is investing on. The goal is to rapidly deliver ideas to production every year that can see its own life soon.

You're the Right Fit If:
  1. You are a hands-on technology leader or manager who gets the world of modern a software development. You want to coach the world on high-velocity development stack using full Javascript Stack based UX Engineering, Agile & Lean process, Test-Driven Development, Continuous Deployment. You love the idea of developing in latest frameworks of Angular, Node, Ember, Mongo etc.
  2. You are comfortable developing -boarding and training programs across the technical teams, geared specifically towards growth of the skillset. You are able to assess the skillsets of the new and current teams, and understand / outline their fit in the organization, as well as client sites
  3. You love meeting new clients and hearing their challenges, discussing with them the best solutions to their current and future needs. You enjoy the challenge of working on multiple platform stacks at the same time.

Qualifications:
  • 5+ years past experience as a Manager of Software Engineering or Technical Lead or VP of Software Engineering or CTO.
  • Strong hands-on engineering skills with a passion for front-end engineering and future of web application development using full Javascript stack of Node.js, Angular, Express and Mongo.
  • Strong experience practicing agile software development and extreme programming.
  • At least 5 years of staff management experience with a proven record of building high-performing teams of developers
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, IT or related fields preferred but not required.
How you'll grow:
At InRhythm, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

The InRhythm culture:
Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy, "InRhythm” lives.

Corporate citizenship:
InRhythm is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. Our employees focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.