Engineering Manager

Sighten is seeking a well-qualified candidate who is passionate about driving the clean energy revolution by providing solar companies with innovative software.  As an Engineering Manager at Sighten, you will be asked to:

  • Recruit, onboard, and manage an engineering team in our new Austin office location
  • Participate in architectural design work, include writing technical specs for projects and occasionally small enhancements
  • Be willing to get into the code, contributing directly to core product development from time to time
  • Perform all duties of a direct supervisor for each team member, including resource planning, weekly one-on-ones, quarterly performance check ins, and annual reviews

Job Overview

This position will be responsible for leading a team of software engineers, motivating them to build high quality, scalable, and secure software products.  The ideal candidate will be just as passionate about building great teams as they are about building great software, and will constantly be looking for ways to drive engagement, quality, and improve outcomes.  

Job Duties

  • Directly manage cross functional teams of engineers
  • Lead scoping and sprint planning within your teams
  • Understand, triage and assign defects to be solved along with feature work
  • Identify and scope infrastructure or tooling changes to impact efficiency and/or quality
  • Dive into the architecture, designs and code in order to lead your team effectively 
  • Lead contributor and owner of process and team structure decisions
  • Directly impact our ability to grow quickly while improving operational efficiencies

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • 2+ years of software engineering management experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Previous experience in the solar and/or renewable energy industry; previous experience with B2B software
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high growth environment
  • A high level of energy, motivation, initiative, commitment, and professionalism
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