Engineering Manager, TweetDeck Team

  • London, UK
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Twitter is what's happening and what people are talking about right now. For us, life's not about a job, it's about purpose. We believe real change starts with conversation. Here, your voice matters. Come as you are and together we'll do what's right (not what's easy) to serve public conversation.

Job Description

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Who are we?

 

TweetDeck is a team of web engineers, fullstack and backend engineers who are closely collaborating with the Payments team and the Twitter.com team.

 

Our team is made up of people from all over the world. We work from London, San Francisco, Boston and New York, and we collaborate across these time zones in an efficient way. Our members come from all sorts of different backgrounds and cultures. These are folks who have studied Anthropology, Economics and Design. Our teammates are from France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey, the United States and the UK. Diversity is at the core of our team culture!

 

Who are you?

  • You are a passionate coach, and a driver behind your team’s success.

  • You can build a team, identify, recruit, retain, and grow people.

  • You are technically competent, with a passion to iterate, fail, and learn. You are resilient.

  • You are a great facilitator, you are socially adept, and know how to build trust with other teams and partners.

  • You are customer-focused, and you measure your own success by how well your team is delivering against the objectives set forth by your customers.

  • You have a passion for providing a great user experience to our customers.

You’ll build, manage, support and grow the team.

 

In this role you will:

  • Set clear expectations of goals and performance

  • Proactively support career growth and development needs

  • Provide clear and meaningful feedback to your directs and partners

  • Balance autonomy with guidance (neither micro-manage, nor be absent)

  • Foster effective team dynamics to build a high performing team

  • Ensure decisions are being made

  • Recognize contributions (ideas/efforts/outcomes at work)

  • Raise the bar on what’s possible while providing a healthy work-life balance

  • Build a safe work environment for expressing ideas comfortably

  • Ensure that the team is passionate about delivering sustainable customer value while constantly learning and improving

 

A successful Engineering Manager will:

  • Coach, support and develop the growth of individuals in the engineering team

  • Partner with your PMs and technical leads to initiate cross-functional collaborations with development teams throughout Twitter and capture feedback and requirements.

  • Seek different perspectives to drive bottom-up innovation and create alignment from all technical partners inside and outside the team

  • Ensure the team fully understands the goals and objectives of Twitter as a company and how their work fits in the bigger picture.

Qualifications

  • You have a B.Sc or higher degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

  • You have a background in building UI, platforms, and services.

  • You have previously managed a team of 6+ individual contributors either as a manager or a team-lead.

  • You have a passion for simplicity

  • You use and love Twitter as well as care about our mission

  • You are awesome, hardworking, and great to work with!

Additional Information

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