Software Engineering Manager

  • Wilmington, MA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Symbotic’s talented and diverse workforce develops disruptive robotic solutions for warehouse automation and supply chain transformation, drives results and focuses on customer satisfaction. Our modular and scalable solutions utilize existing space and high-speed robotics combined with proprietary software and technology. Since forming in 2007, Symbotic has grown to over 700 employees in North America and supports an impressive, high-profile customer base. We seek candidates who are passionate about our solution and approach problem solving with a creative mind and a commitment to excellence. If you seek a challenge and want to impact the way the world distributes product from manufacturers to store shelves, we invite you to join our team.

Job Description

Symbotic is looking for an experienced Manager to join the System Manager engineering team. You will play a hands-on role in the development of core software responsible for orchestrating inventory into the Symbotic system and order fulfillment to customers. You will lead the team's delivery of features and be involved with technical designs, discussions, and prioritizations. As a manager, you must understand the importance of fostering a strong team environment and have the ability to develop trusting relationships with team members.


  • Work with peers, technical leads, and engineers to set the direction for engineering and product development in an agile environment
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team and ensure project plans and delivery commitments are met
  • Manage resources, staffing and mentoring to maintain a best-in-class engineering team
  • Manage and coach a motivated, engaged, and effective team
  • Build solid, effective relationships with the business, product management, and other engineering leaders to enable excellent teamwork and product development
  • Provide technical leadership toward designing and delivering flexible and scalable solutions aligned with best practices
  • Own any solutions delivered by the team and be responsible for feature completion, quality, and performance through to production


  • 10+ years professional experience developing software applications
  • 3+ years of experience managing a software engineering team
  • People leadership style that is value-based and approachable, enabling a collaborative and high-performing team culture
  • Experience with .NET frameworks, object-oriented design, multi-threading, and real-time distributed services
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to present to customers and stakeholders
  • Great interpersonal skills with an emphasis on building effective working relationships
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills, with the leadership ability to gain buy-in or acceptance regarding change
  • Degree in Computer Science, a related technical discipline, or related experience

Additional Information

Symbotic offers competitive compensation and a dynamic, growing company environment. Benefits include very comprehensive coverage for medical, dental, life, disability, flexible spending accounts, and more.

Symbotic is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on age, gender, physical or mental disability, nation of origin, veteran status, religious beliefs, sexual identity or expression. Symbotic supports a diverse workforce and we are committed to a work environment free of discrimination and harassment, where all are treated with dignity and respect.