Engineering Manager



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Urbana, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Pixo is hiring an Engineering Manager to join our incredibly talented and highly motivated team! As Engineering Team manager, you will lead our 8-person team of software engineers and web developers by monitoring projects, coordinating with other departments, and mentoring individual team members.

What will you do most days?

  • Hold coaching sessions with staff to build relationships and support professional growth
  • Remove roadblocks and impediments for ENG team members
  • Coordinate with Project Management and UX Department managers to ensure projects are on schedule and achieving their defined goals
  • Work with the Director of Consulting Operations to ensure staff are meeting target capacities
  • Lead engineering team functional meetings and facilitate team bonding activities
  • Identify opportunities to improve internal processes to better serve the team and our clients
  • Recruit new team members and freelance contractors
  • Actively participate in projects by paring on code, performing QA, or serving as a Product Manager

What skills are a must?

  • 3+ years of experience managing staff in developing software
  • Experience working with software engineers and web developers on a project level
  • A proven understanding of software application development tasks and processes
  • Strong communication skills to relay plans and create action
  • Ability to identify and communicate critical information
  • A desire to build and support your team

What skills are encouraged?

  • 5+ years of experience working as a software engineer, web developer, QA analyst, or similar role
  • Comfortable pairing with other engineers

Why should you choose Pixo?

  • Pixo not only prides itself on producing high-quality work for our clients, but in creating a supportive environment for our team members.
  • As a manager, you will contribute on both a project and company level, with agency in your job and support from the Leadership Team.
  • Our clients come from a wide range of industries —but primarily agriculture and higher education — and vary in size from small start-ups to multinational corporations.
  • We are a woman-owned company that supports diversity in all aspects of our business.
  • We are a remote agency, and you can work from anywhere in the U.S.
  • Pixo offers a competitive benefits package that includes three weeks of PTO to start, annual company closure periods, Medical, 401(k) matching, company-sponsored Short-Term and Long-Term Disability insurance, optional dental, vision, and life insurance, professional development time, and more.

This is a fully remote position.

The salary range is $108,000 - $112,000.