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Engineering Manager, GumGum Sports

9 days ago by GumGum

  Santa Monica (California), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Software Engineering

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Using state-of-the-art technology, GumGum is disrupting the sports sponsorship space. Our platform tracks sponsor exposures across all media channels for a variety of sports. You will work on our client facing products used by hundreds of major sports and esports teams across the world. The GumGum Sports division is a rapidly growing, forward-thinking technology team and you will have the opportunity to directly impact and influence the success of our product.

What will you be doing?

  • Lead a team of Software Engineers focused on building our client facing products
  • Drive the technical and organizational roadmap for the team
  • Write exemplary code (Java and Python) and establish coding guidelines as well as best practices
  • Evolve in an Agile environment, working closely with key stakeholders, business representatives and clients
  • Develop a deep understanding of the sports sponsorship industry
  • Hire and mentor a high-performing team of engineers
  • Build applications used by a wide range of top Sports and eSports teams

What do you need?

  • 6+ years of technical experience using backend technologies including broad, functional knowledge of common libraries and patterns
  • 2+ years of experience as a technical leader
  • Experienced with designing, developing and extending complex backend and data systems
  • Good knowledge of SQL and relational databases
  • Take initiatives and drive progress within the team
  • Be familiar with REST APIs designs.
  • A real passion for technology and software engineering. We're looking for someone who genuinely enjoys her/his work and takes pleasure in solving a difficult problem
  • Ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical teams

What would be a plus?

  • Management experience
  • Understanding of Javascript and ReactJS
  • Being familiar with the AWS ecosystem
  • Being startup minded
  • Experience integrating with 3rd party APIs and communicating externally with partners or clients
  • A passion for sports and/or esports

Perks

  • Flexible Time-off Policy
  • Stock Options
  • Strong benefits package, including health, vision, dental and 401k match
  • Tons of extra perks (Pet Health Program, Fitness reimbursement, wellness workshops, stocked kitchen…)
  • Ongoing learning and development, including a yearly budget for education opportunities such as websites, books, classes, etc.
  • Attend relevant conferences and events, all expenses paid!
  • Yearly Hackathon
  • Awesome (dog friendly) office in a great part of town, just a few blocks from the beach!
  • GumGum Gives Back volunteering opportunities

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