Software Engineering Manager – Mobile Development (Remote, Americas)

Job post summary
Location Americas
Team Engineering & Development

About the role

As a Software Engineering Manager, you're probably wondering: what do Mobile Software Engineering Teams do at Shopify?
Our Mobile Engineers work along with designers and product managers to build and launch new features for our apps. You’ll work on large-scale apps that are ever-changing, enabling entrepreneurship for hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs. Our Android engineers use Kotlin and our iOS engineers use Swift. Our teams are increasingly working with React Native so openness to cross-platform mobile development is a plus!

    Qualifications

    What you'll do as a Mobile Software Engineering Manager at Shopify:

    • Manage a team and help them prioritize, build, and ship the most impactful features to our merchants and community of developers
    • As a member of the product area leadership, build a composite roadmap that reflects the priorities in the different areas and continuously rebalance the teams to react to changes in the surrounding conditions
    • Work on problems with your team, roll up your sleeves, form an opinion and advocate for engineering-specific roadmap items
    • Work with product, UX and other disciplines to discover the best solutions for our merchants
    • Build your team, both through internal development and external hiring
    • Improve yourself as a leader by learning with and from other leaders across Shopify, Shopify's internal leadership development pathways, and through your own self-directed learning

    Experience and skills that are important for success in this role:

    • Proven team leadership skills - your management skills and technical depth allow you to develop and mentor others and build credibility with your team, while executing broader engineering strategies
    • Proven background in Mobile Development. You feel comfortable diving into the code and interacting with developers at all levels of seniority
    • Familiarity with distributed and highly available systems at scale
    • Experience designing and developing APIs
    • Comfort working with senior stakeholders (Director level and up), both technical and non-technical
    • Success in building and growing teams of engineers during your career
    • A commitment and drive for quality, technical excellence and results

    We know that looking for a new role can be both exciting and time-consuming, and we truly appreciate your effort. Jane is an actual real live person (👋🏻) and is looking forward to learning more about you through your application. And remember, we want to know what you're really interested in building and why you want to build it at Shopify, so please give us as much detail on this as you'd like in the answers on the next page. 👍 📖

    Shopify is now permanently remote, and working towards a future that is digital by default. Learn more about what this can mean for you: https://www.shopify.com/careers/work-anywhere

    Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity & inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities. Please take a look at our Sustainability Reports to learn more about Shopify’s commitments to our communities, and our planet: https://www.shopify.com/about/environment#SustainabilityReports

    At Shopify, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team - so if your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.

    #LI-DNI #LI-REMOTE

    How we hire

    At Shopify, we put a lot of care and time into who we hire. We believe that in order to build the best products, we need to build high impact teams. Our recruitment process centres around what we call the Life Story interview, a conversational-style interview where we get to learn more about you.
    Learn more about our hiring process 

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