Manager, Engineering

| Greater LA Area

Who we are:

Zwift is the fitness company born from gaming. We use the fun of gaming and the power of communities to inspire and encourage everybody to turn their fitness goals into achievements, from start to finish, wherever your finish line is.
We took the boring indoor cycling and running routine and game-ified it, creating a rewarding social experience shared by a global community.

We're a fast-growing, solidly backed startup defined by a passionate group of creative people. Zwift HQ is located in sunny Long Beach, CA with offices in NYC, London, and Rio de Janeiro.

Who we're looking for:

The Manager, Engineering is responsible for coordinating and maintaining the development and delivery plans working with a high-performance technical team in the Long Beach office.

You'll be responsible for your team's code quality and speedy delivery and for enforcing engineering best practices like unit testing, TDD, code readability, and scalability. You'll also be responsible for growing your team, both through hiring a diverse team, as well as coaching your team for performance. When needed, you jump in and write code yourself.

What we're looking for:

  • BS in Computer Science or Relevant Technical Area.
  • 10+ years of relevant engineering experience
  • 3+ years of relevant management experience
  • Proven experience leading agile teams using modern agile methodologies like Scrum and Kanban
  • Build realistic project plans, align across teams with respect to deliverables, proactively identify risks and develop mitigation plans
  • Define and drive key success metrics and communicate progress to executive stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Effective at hiring, coaching, and managing diverse engineering teams
  • Advanced knowledge in Computer Science, Data Structures, Algorithms and overall Software Design
  • Experience with GIT and/or SVN
  • Experience with Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Deployment
  • Experience developing and architecting full-stack solutions
  • Experience with AWS EC2, S3, ELB, Aurora, RDS, OpsWorks, Elasticache
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to help your team win
  • Self-motivation to deliver results and seek continuous improvement

Bonus Points:

  • Experience integrating with payment systems (credit card processors, Braintree, others)
  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams
  • Experience in video gaming or health & fitness industries
  • Passion for cycling, running and/or fitness
  • Experienced Zwifter

Top 5 Reasons We Think You'll Love It Here:

  • Great Employee Fitness Program… earn a bike or other fitness equipment!
  • Amazing office location on the 18th floor with a killer view
  • Competitive Benefits (including Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • Awesome team of diverse individuals that love what they do
  • Did we mention that we ride bikes at work and run at work?

Zwift, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • iosLanguages
    • androidLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • angularLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks

Location

Zwift is on the 18th & 19th floor, overlooking the marina and Queen Mary. You can see from Downtown LA and the Hollywood sign to Catalina island.

What are Zwift Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
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