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Software Engineering Manager

JazzHR is seeking an experienced, results-oriented Manager of Engineering to lead our engineering team and play a crucial role in continuing JazzHR’s rapid growth. This role is a key member of JazzHR’s product and engineering leadership team. Reporting to the VP Engineering, the successful candidate will care deeply about our customers, have top-notch engineering leadership skills, a hands-on “roll up your sleeves and get it done” results-oriented mindset.

The successful candidate is someone who thrives in the fast-paced environment of a high-growth technology company.

What you'll be doing:

  • Execute JazzHR’s growth strategy through the development of industry-leading customer solutions, features, and functionality
  • Serve as a member of JazzHR’s Product and Engineering Leadership Team including active participation in the product roadmap prioritization process
  • Enable JazzHR’s indirect sales expansion initiative through deep integrations with strategic business partners including ADP, LinkedIn, ZipRecruiter and many others
  • Blend strategic thinking, technical capability, and process orientation to deliver high-performance results
  • Oversee an agile development process, ensuring sustainable and predictable development practices and timely delivery of projects
  • Define objectives and key results for team leads and contributors
  • Ensure close collaboration Product Management and Systems teams and other key stakeholders to align and focus attainment of business objectives

What you'll bring:

  • Unabashed passion for delighting customers by exceeding their expectations with every interaction
  • 5+ years of software development and leadership experience
  • BS in Computer Science or another related field
  • Outstanding people-management skills, including strengths in identifying and coaching top talent
  • A keen ability to analyze metrics, make strategic recommendations and derive action plans that boost results
  • Comfort level with a tech stack that includes AngularJS, TypeScript, Symfony, Spring, MySQL, MongoDB, Apache Solr, Elasticsearch, Redis, Memcached, RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka, Amazon Web Services, and Docker. While experience with many of these technologies is great, we’re primarily looking for technical breadth and an excitement to learn
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Deep understanding of agile methodologies
  • Ability to manage the design and development of products in a manner that will scale with high-velocity adoption rates
  • Ability to excel in a fast-moving, fluid, high growth environment
  • Experience and knowledge in the Human Capital Management space (preferred)
  • Experience in Software as a Service (SaaS) organizations (preferred)
  • A sense of humor - have fun while you work. Don’t take yourself too seriously, but take our opportunity and your role extremely seriously

This position is based in JazzHR’s Pittsburgh, PA office.  The successful candidate will be able to work from our office each day.  This position is not eligible for telecommuting or relocation assistance.


About JazzHR:

Since 2009, JazzHR has raised the bar in the recruiting software industry, with many of our innovations becoming industry-standard. We’re the first company to put powerful, yet easy-to-use recruiting software in the hands of startups, growing companies, and small businesses from all industries.

We’re called JazzHR because we feel it’s a powerful metaphor for the way our software breaks the rules of our industry. Jazz music doesn’t fit into a box. Jazz fans don’t fit in a box. Our company certainly doesn’t fit in a box, either! We're in constant pursuit of improvement. We're always developing new tools, features, and integrations to help over 5,500 businesses that trust us to help them recruit and grow their businesses.

JazzHR has offices in Pittsburgh, PA and Waltham, MA. Most recently, our team was named "Company of the Year" by the Golden Bridge Awards, a Leader in G2's Fall 2019 Reports and part of the Pittsburgh Business Times' 2019 "Fast 50" List. JazzHR was also included on the Inc 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies for the third year, chosen for TrustRadius's 2019 Top Rated Award and named a 2019 "Rising Star" by the ADP Marketplace. We're proud of our accomplishments - click here to see more!

Our team is at the center of everything we do. If you want to contribute to a growing organization, be challenged, and see the results of your efforts, apply to one of our open positions today!

JazzHR is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are solely based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, gender, religion, ethnicity, age or any other status protected by the laws and regulations where we operate.

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