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Platform Engineering Manager

Company: Comcast
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Job SummaryYou have strong communication skills and are able to use them to manage and lead a diverse engineering team. You can cast a vision to the team and work with them to implement it while making tradeoffs when necessary along the way. You look at disagreements within the team as an opportunity for growth and alignment and not as an obstacle.You have experience architecting solutions that are built to last and can scale. You have experience telling the difference between gold plating and a solid engineering choice. You can work in a fast paced environment and can identify and take steps to mitigate if a project is running behind. You work with the team to both set high level goals but also create a roadmap with how to achieve them.You are a mentor for not only those engineers that report directly to you but also other engineers in the organization. You help your direct reports achieve their goals and develop their careers by both giving and receiving feedback in regular 1:1s.This person will also work with other Lead s in the organization to ensure we are all marching towards our business goals together. They will navigate the balance between leadership and also contributing at an independent level. Building both a team and a culture while also building software.Job DescriptionThis person is someone we can count on to:Own

  • Management of Platform Engineers on the Systems team
  • Work with Director of Engineering on prioritization of work
  • Communication and vetting of initiatives with broader Engineering teams
  • Work with Principal Platform Engineer to maintain the security of the Notion platform and updating Notion Security standards where needed
  • Work with team to identify any shadow work being performed and bring it into our process
  • Oversee and supervise the work of the development team
  • Participate in sprint work and Platform on call rotationTeach
    • Give direct and timely feedback to team collectively and individually
    • Be a mentor to other engineersLearn
      • Understand all services that comprise the Notion platform
      • Understand how other Notion teams organize and executes on work
      • Listen in retros and 1:1 sImprove
        • Work with Notion project management team to ensure there is a repeatable process for getting work done
        • Implement steps to address feedback from 1:1 s and RetrosKnowledge, skills & abilities
          • CS Degree or equivalent experience
          • Experience managing and leading a team of engineers
          • 7+ years of experience in a modern object oriented language
          • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming
          • Heavy experience designing, deploying, monitoring, and scaling apps on AWS
          • Have an understanding of and experience developing highly secure systemsNice to have
            • Database performance tuning
            • Experience handling massive volume of continuous data
            • TLS/SSL experience
            • Experience with AWS products
            • Experience with Docker
            • General DevOps knowledge
            • HTML/CSS/JS experience
            • Strong understanding of SQL and NoSQL databasesEmployees at all levels are expected to:
              • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
              • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
              • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
              • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
              • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
              • Drive results and growth.
              • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
              • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.Disclaimer:
                • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.EducationBachelor's DegreeRelevant Work Experience7-10 YearsBase pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That s why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the on our careers site for more details. Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

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