Engineering Manager - Agile/Scrum Expert, Java, Python, Hadoop, Spark, Ruby on Rails, Architecture, Scalability, Product Engineering, Big Data, Ad Tech, RTB, DMP, Online Advertising, Programmatic - Ann Arbor, MI

Our ad tech client's recommendation platform provides billions of product recommendations to hundreds of millions of web shoppers across many of the web’s most popular retail sites, and our team works hard each day to ensure we deliver the most relevant recommendations, optimizing campaign performance and providing the most benefit for our clients. We are looking for a dedicated Engineering Manager to nurture and grow our engineering team. As Engineering Manager, you will be critical to help us plot product, platform, and framework direction, while guiding our team toward success within an Agile/Scrum process.

What you'll be doing:

  • Providing technical leadership and direction for Scrum teams, and directly managing developers
  • Leading architectural improvement efforts to our web and email recommendation products
  • Improving and standardizing development, testing, and release processes
  • Streamlining recommendation and advertising campaign optimization algorithms
  • Interacting closely with remote teams (East Coast & West Coast) as required to resolve dependencies.

We'd like to talk to you if:

  • You have a track record for growing Java applications to high scale with fast response times
  • You enjoy people management as much as technical leadership
  • You are pragmatic and can balance short-term and long-term goals
  • You are an expert in Agile SCRUM

Your Experience:

  • 4+ years experience managing development teams building commercial software products
  • Extra credit: Experience with Python, Hadoop, Spark, Ruby on Rails

What we offer in return:

  • Full funding for any tech conference in which you are accepted as a speaker, and funding to go to tech conferences as an attendee
  • A relaxed and comfortable work atmosphere
  • A results-oriented startup mindset, with sane working hours and a stable business model
  • Stock options, 401(k), and full medical, dental, and vision benefits