Engineering Process Manager

Careers/Engineering Process Manager

Who We Are:

At Juxta Labs we work to make real life better for teens. We're a Series A funded startup working on a social mobile app that will be on everyone's phone and change the way we get together. We're funded by top–tier funds in Silicon Valley, Utah, and Los Angeles, and over 50 million people have used our apps. Our founding team has worked together for 16+ years and has had multiple exits. We're still small (18 people) so there's plenty of opportunity to become part of the family and have a major impact. Help us make something happen.

Job Description

As the Engineering Process Manager you'll be the driver that keeps our development process and engineering team humming. You'll be responsible for ensuring every new feature ships and delights users by coordinating communication between Product, iOS, Android, and Backend teams.

Responsibilities

  • Meet regularly and collaborate with our Head of Product to understand and organize product feature specifications
  • Write developer–ready feature descriptions (developer stories) and communicate them to engineering teams
  • Lead engineering planning meetings to share requirements and help set the release schedule
  • Coordinate requirements and schedules between iOS, Android, and Backend teams to ensure new features are delivered successfully and simultaneously across platforms
  • Own and continuously work to improve our engineering process with a focus on streamlining communication and removing roadblocks
  • Coordinate and improve processes for the QA/Testing team
  • Communicate progress and roadblocks throughout the organization

Requirements

  • 3+ years experience leading software development
  • BS/MS EE/CS/CE or equivalent
  • Fluent in software engineering processes with demonstrable software release experience
  • Understanding of and experience implementing Agile software development methodologies
  • Love and empathy for the incredible work engineers do on a daily basis
  • Experience with software project management platforms like Pivotal Tracker, Asana, Jira, etc.
  • Passion for startups, technology, mobile apps, and delivering delightful experiences to consumers
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Obsessive about details, schedules, communication, and collaboration
  • Ability to establish trust and communication across multiple teams
  • Desire to join a small team and change the world

Juxta Benefits

  • Breakfast & lunch every day at the office
  • Open vacation policy
  • Full health, dental, vision coverage