Engineering Manager

Bogota, Colombia. Client Roles - Engineering / RockitLaunch

About the role

About the role
Our client is building an ecosystem enabling entrepreneurs to succeed. As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for growing, managing, and mentoring a team of engineers focused on providing a platform for entrepreneurs in the beauty and wellness space to effectively run their businesses.  As an early member of the engineering leadership team, you will help build the team’s technical vision and direction as well as establish processes and drive initiatives (both technical & people-focused!) that will drive improvements across the organization.
This role is based in Colombia but remote within the country.

What you’ll do
Mentor and manage a team of engineers, focusing on both their day-to-day engineering responsibilities as well as their longer term career aspirations
Interview and source candidates to contribute to the exponential growth of the engineering team
Prioritize and plan the work of the team alongside your engineers, product managers, and product designers
Own the team's technical roadmap and direction, working closely with cross-functional teams across the organization
Run regular product engineering-focused meetings to ensure alignment across your squad and other cross-functional business teams
Implement new and effective engineering processes that emphasize quality and progress on key product initiatives 
Provide both technical and product leadership, empowering your team to deliver high quality work 
Create and maintain project schedules to help drive your team’s tasks to completion

What You’ll Bring
5+ years of experience in software engineering with at least 1 year of experience managing a team of product engineers
Proven ability to collaborate with product managers and designers to build plans, set expectations, and successfully deliver new products and features
Strong recruiting skills, with a track record of quickly scaling high-quality teams 
Experience navigating ambiguous high-growth, fast-paced product-driven environments, with a high-level of responsibility and autonomy
A high level of empathy our customers and a strong desire to deeply understand their needs 

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