Engineering Manager

| San Francisco
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Who We Are:
Sensor Tower is the leading solution for mobile marketers, app developers, and industry analysts who demand superior competitive insights into the mobile market economy.

We serve independent and Fortune 500 customers alike, spanning the mobile games, travel & hospitality, music, finance, and broadcast entertainment markets. Our suite of products consist of free, “SMB”, and Enterprise-tiered solutions including Store Intelligence, Usage Intelligence, Ad Intelligence, and App Intelligence.

We are a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco and was a member of AngelPad’s startup incubator program in 2013. Our insights are cited by the world’s leading news and finance publications, including the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes, Fortune, Bloomberg, CNBC, The Washington Post, and Reuters. 

Role Summary:
As Sensor Tower continues to grow as a global company, we are looking for an engineering manager to drive our software engineering efforts. We have a wonderful team of more than a hundred employees and are preparing for much more growth in the coming year.

We are looking for a hands on engineering manager that has experience and passion for leading people as well as developing our product in our fast-growing exciting environment. You will report to our Director of Engineering while working closely with our cross-functional product development team and with our founders . 

Responsibilities

  • Mentor and coach your team to make the most out of their skills and grow more leaders within our company
  • Manage project progress and balance short and long term goals in order to maximize both individual and team performance while establishing a work environment which enables and promotes growth where our engineers will thrive
  • Facilitate communication to the cross functional team, actively remove blockers, and provide direction for the team
  • Collaborate with our product organization and data science team to design and architect our beautiful high end product
  • Actively work on attracting top talent, conducting interviews, and promoting our employee brand
  • Conduct code reviews, software design & architecture, and pair programming
  • Drive process enhancements, implement engineering best practices, identify and suggest tooling and organizational improvements
  • Hands on implementation as time permits

Requirements

  • Strong desire and track record of developing both technology and people
  • Skilled leader with 2+ years of line management experience or 5+ years of tech lead experience
  • Great communication skills both in a group setting and one on one
  • Stellar engineering skills with at least 2+ years of experience with most of our core technologies such as: Ruby on Rails, Knockout.js, ES6, MongoDB, AWS, and Ansible
  • Solid grasp of the modern software development lifecycle
  • Ability to efficiently navigate complex multi-constraint decision-making
  • Experience working in a diverse and international environment
  • Experience in the mobile app, advertising, or gaming ecosystem
  • Experience with product design and infrastructure challenges

Read more about some of our Technical challenges here (written by members of our engineering team):
https://sensortower.com/blog/speeding-up-the-backend-with-graph-theory
https://sensortower.com/blog/how-we-scaled-to-thousands-of-sidekiq-workers

Read more about our Engineering Culture here: https://www.keyvalues.com/sensor-tower



Why Join Sensor Tower?

Our Background:
We were named one of the 50 Tech Companies to Know in 2020 and Best Midsize Companies to Work For 2021 by BuiltIn.

After seven years of building Sensor Tower off of $1MM (Seed, 2013), we're excited to announce our $45MM growth investment. Read more about it here, in the words of our co-founders.

We have a birds-eye view of the entire mobile app ecosystem, and we keep our teams constantly abreast of the latest mobile app trends, news, and best practices.

Our Values:
Sensor Tower's Core Values: Customer-Focused, Innovative, Continuously Learning, Action-Oriented, Respectful, Data & Metrics-Driven.

We grant options to all of our employees because we recognize that everybody plays an integral role in our success; thus all employees should be invested in Sensor Tower (both figuratively and literally).

Our Benefits:
We offer unlimited PTO, Health and Wellness stipends, flexible work hours, 401K, team trips (white water rafting, Hawaii, and weekend Tahoe mansion trips to name a few), and more.

Our Covid-19 Specific benefits include: Stipend to set up your home office and/or gym, WiFi stipend, daily UberEats delivery stipend, and virtual team events.



Sensor Tower is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

We're right in the heart of the Financial District. From the Embarcadero and Montgomery BART stations, we're a quick 5-10 minute walk away.

What are Sensor Tower Perks + Benefits

Sensor Tower Benefits Overview

Our Benefits:

Flexible work hours
Unlimited vacation time
Health, dental, and vision insurance
Lunch and dinner catered daily
401K
Fully stocked kitchen
In-office massages

Our Culture:

Regular company outings/events
An open, collaborative, and trusting culture
Teammates that embody our core values
Annual team trips (Hawaii & Lake Tahoe so far!)
Corporate sports leagues
Project Juice First Fridays
Boba Fridays

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Sensor Tower provides our mobile app insights platform for free to non-profits that are using mobile apps to further their mission.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Sensor Tower hosts company outings on a quarterly basis ranging with activities like miniature golf, dinner cruises, bowling, and more. On an annual basis, we take company-wide vacations (Hawaii!).
Free Daily Meals
Sensor Tower provides lunch and dinner on a daily basis. The kitchen is full of employees making breakfast in the morning as well.
Game Room
We have monthly board game nights and we have a video gaming setup. Some of us may or may not have organized and participated in a Super Smash Bros tournament.
Stocked Kitchen
We have a fully-stocked kitchen with health and wellness in mind. From every type of milk-alternative and fruits & veggies to all types of protein and healthy snack bars, we'll keep you fueled.
Some Meals Provided
We provide lunch (EatClub) and dinner (Caviar) to our employees every day. We also have a stocked fridge for breakfast and snack time. You should see some of our employees' creative breakfast plates!
Happy Hours
Sometimes our Happy Hours are company-sponsored, but we often have employees put together a Happy Hour group themselves. Wing Wednesdays, Tiki bars and Karaoke are some of our favorite get-togethers!
Recreational Clubs
Sensor Tower sponsors corporate sports leagues. You can find our co-founder, Oliver, balling on the basketball court with other employees - and our softball team won first last season!
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
We offer a $50/month Health and Wellness stipend to all employees. (Fun fact: This program was created by our Benefits Task Force committee. Go BTF committee!)
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Though we don't have a set stipend, those that want to attend a conference for their own development are welcome to make a case and discuss with their manager.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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