Engineering Manager

  • Company:
    Initiate International
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 hours ago
  • Category:
    Engineering

Would you like to work for a company that’s on the leading edge of the gaming industry? This team have an exciting job opportunity for an Engineering Manager to join them in Toronto, Canada. They’re looking for you to help them build and ultimately lead one of their engineering teams. If you have experience working in software engineering and excellent people skills, this job could be perfect for you!

Your key job responsibilities as the Engineering Manager in Toronto, Canada will include:

  • Prioritize and manage teams’ goals and daily work, keeping them aligned with company goals
  • Drive the short-term planning and execution of sprints and long-term roadmaps
  • Work closely with the Product Owner to ensure the business goals are met in a timely fashion and communicate with stakeholders when they are at risk
  • Keep the team members motivated, ensure their professional growth and well-being
  • Create clarity and align the team behind (a) common goal(s)
  • Cooperate closely with other engineering teams and Operations

Requirements for this Engineering Manager job in Toronto, Canada:

  • 3+ years of experience working in software engineering
  • Excellent people skills and interest in leadership
  • Passion for technology
  • Previous experience in a leadership role
  • The ability to analyse situations and make informed decisions; able to understand problems, think critically, and devise solutions
  • The ability to work effectively with the people around; able to negotiate with others, and to recognize and appreciate diversity in the team
  • Strong knowledge and experience in software development life cycle and agile methodologies
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to multiply your effectiveness by guiding and influencing your engineers to maximize their productivity and impact
  • You are an owner and are invested in the success of the product and the team
  • Strong communication skills; a communication style that resonates with and inspires listeners, and an effective use of Agile/project management terminology to foster a common understanding of these concepts
  • Experience using metrics/OKRs to measure the impact of organizational change initiatives.
  • A devotion to continuous self-improvement; a voracious appetite for learning new things, and a strong presence in the greater Agile community