Backend Engineering Manager

Onesignal San Mateo , CA 94401

Posted 2 months ago

OneSignal is seeking an experienced Engineering Manager that will continue to enhance our highly available, scalable system architecture to support our growth of more than 6 billion notifications per day.

Our 900,000+ developers using the product send more than 6 billion notifications per day, and that number continues to grow quickly. Our clients love what we've built so far, and we're excited to work on scaling the product the support more than 10x the number of daily notifications.

As an Engineering Manager leading the OneSignal backend team, you'll be working on improving and extending our core infrastructure to support 10x growth. You will support and grow our world-class team of infrastructure and operations experts.

What you'll do:

  • Oversee the design and implementation of new solutions to support high growth, scale and availability

  • Review system infrastructure, and propose efficient scalable solutions

  • Designing services that give users greater power and flexibility

  • Evangelizing design patterns, and great development techniques

  • Support a team of backend/infrastructure engineers, including activities like performance reviews, 1:1s, collaborating on career growth plans

  • Work with our recruiting team to hire and retain top industry experts to help us reach our goals

  • Roll up your sleeves to write code when needed; while the ideal candidate will spend a majority of their time supporting the team, we value flexibility and a hands-on attitude

Skills and experience:

  • 2+ years management experience and 5+ years industry software engineering experience

  • Experience with infrastructure and capacity planning

  • Solid understanding of web service architecture. To be less ambiguous, we are looking for knowledge of the following systems and how they fit together: http clients, DNS, load balancers, reverse proxies, CDNs, application servers (ex. Rails), databases, and caches.

  • Friendliness and empathy

  • Modesty

  • Strong technical writer

  • Proficiency in written and oral communications

  • Love of learning

In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination/harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination/harassment based on 'protected categories,' we also strive to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at OneSignal.


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