Engineering Manager - Pipeline (Remote - US/Canada)
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Why We Need You
PagerDuty needs to be at our best when our customers are experiencing their worst, when things break. Reliability and availability are part of our DNA. The Pipeline group is at the heart of that mission. The pipeline group is responsible for enhancing and operating the mission-critical PagerDuty event-to-notification pipeline processing billions of events each year with very high uptime requirements. The Pipeline spans event ingestion, incident lifecycle all the way through to notification delivery. We are building for scale with growing throughput needs for our customers, while ensuring high availability and resiliency. We are actively seeking an Engineering Manager (EM) to lead this passionate, diverse and distributed engineering team. You will be responsible for a team that owns a number of critical microservices, making sure that we meet our high service level objectives, while continuing to innovate and adapt our system rapidly for our customers and other internal engineering teams. You will have the opportunity to shape and scale the culture as PagerDuty continues its growth. You will lead this team to build systems that strike the balance between business and technical strategies.
- Oversee a distributed team of highly motivated engineers spanning all experience levels.
- Provide mentorship and coaching to your team to help them learn, grow and succeed.
- Collaborate with the team on setting the product and technical roadmaps along with plans for getting us there.
- Work with engineering, product, and UX stakeholders to facilitate project delivery.
- Balance Engineering and Product work into the roadmaps and do the right thing with a long term view in terms of engineering excellence.
- Work with other engineering managers to help drive cultural changes across the organization.
- Attract, recruit and retain the best talent across the globe.
- Participating in your team’s on-call rotation, triaging and addressing production issues as they arise.
Skills and Attributes
- You enable and empower the team to do great work beyond what you could accomplish on your own, not be a micromanager.
- You understand the balance between planning out work and just getting things done, between getting your hands dirty and getting out of the team’s way.
- You have experience helping your teams consistently ship value to customers. You go out of your way to make sure that you articulate that value within, as well as outside of the team.
- You have experience hiring talented senior engineers and supporting them to do impactful work. You have also hired and developed junior engineers to realize their full potential.
- You have excellent ability to communicate in all directions of the org chart and understand the importance of laying out context for the team, instead of prescribing solutions.
- You must have an opinion on what good engineering looks like.
- You should have a good balance of when to empower your teams and get out of the way, and when to step in and help take some important decisions.
- You have 10+ years of software engineering experience out of which 2+ years in Engineering leadership managing people.
- You have a deep understanding of the distributed systems and technologies, software development lifecycle and have a passion for reliable, scalable and maintainable systems.
- You have experience managing healthy, happy and high achieving teams.
- You have a deep understanding of agile principles and how to apply them effectively.
- You have have a proven track record of collaboration with peers to get successful outcomes for the company.
- You can still code if needed (though that won’t be the primary function of this role) and have opinions on what good code looks like.
- You have experience working on large scale systems and/or data pipelines and know the pitfalls that can come with under/over engineering.
- Competitive salaries and company equity
- Comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, and vision plans for you, your spouse and family
- Generous parental leave
- Paid vacation (3 weeks vacation your first year, 4 weeks afterwards) in addition to paid holidays and ample sick leave
- Opportunities to get involved in PagerDuty's Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and other diversity initiatives. ERGs are self-organized, employee-run communities focused on advancing a sense of belonging and inclusion for all - members, advocates, and allies.
- Paid employee volunteer time - 20 hours per year
- Bi-annual company wide hack weeks
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