Functional Programming Engineering Manager

Functional Programming Engineering Manager

Job Title: Functional Programming Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United States
Salary: 150k-200k
Contact Name: Lauren Dubery
Job Published: May 22, 2020 14:24

Job Description

Signify are supporting a technology client who have an opening for a functional programming engineering manager. Given the difficulty of finding this person, they are open to looking at a remote candidate so long as they have experience with remote working, and managing distributed teams. The role will be to manage two initial teams of 8, with a view to grow this more in 2021 once there is more clarity in consumer buying patterns and habits post pandemic. 


Job responsibilities:


  • Lead two teams of engineers across functional programming technologies.
  • Wear multiple hats including manager, QA, Scrum Master, Architect etc. 
  • Manage a team that is distributed currently and for the foreseeable future. 
  • Provide guidance around engineering best practices.
  • Present to stakeholders
  • Work wirth product managers to understand what is needed.
  • A previous background in engineering as a hands on developer.
  • Functional programming either: Scala, Haskell, Elixir etc. 
  • Should have worked on products that are used by consumers/customers and not just internal based.
  • Strong understanding of Agile working.
  • An eye for talent and promoting within where possible.