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Engineering Manager - Cross-Platform Mobile

TextNow

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Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Waterloo, ON, Canada · Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2024
We believe communication belongs to everyone. We exist to democratize phone service. TextNow is evolving the way the world connects and that's because we're made up of people with curious minds who bring an optimistic, yet critical lens into the work we do. We're the largest provider of free phone service in the nation. And we're just getting started.
Join us in our mission to break down barriers to communication and free the flow of conversation for people everywhere.
TextNow is seeking an Engineering Manager to lead our cross-functional iOS and Android engineering teams. As an Engineering Manager for Cross-Platform Mobile, you will play a crucial role in enhancing the overall app experience, ensuring seamless and exceptional user interactions on both iOS (Objective-C and Swift) and Android (Java and Kotlin) platforms. Join our passionate team and be instrumental in delivering industry-leading cross-platform mobile experiences.

What You'll Do

  • Lead and mentor a cross-functional team of iOS and Android engineers, fostering collaboration and high performance
  • Empower team members to take ownership of tasks and projects
  • Create a culture of accountability where team members take responsibility for their work and outcomes
  • Provide technical leadership for cross-platform mobile development, ensuring excellence in both iOS (Objective-C and Swift) and Android (Java and Kotlin) platforms
  • Bring expansive technical knowledge and experience with application design on iOS and Android platforms
  • Engage in constructive conflict, encouraging open and honest discussions for better decision-making
  • Lead by example and nurture talent in your cross-functional team, focusing on the growth of both iOS and Android developers
  • Inspire, motivate and energize the team
  • Seek innovative ways to unleash new cross-platform mobile experiences

Who You Are

  • Openness to learning from others and fostering an environment where diverse perspectives are valued
  • Track record of building amazing cross-platform mobile products while scaling talented teams
  • Extensive experience optimizing iOS and Android applications for various devices, considering factors like screen size, processor capabilities, and memory constraints
  • Experience delivering highly scalable, consumer-facing product experiences with demonstrated iOS and Android development experience (Swift/Objective-C for iOS, Java/Kotlin for Android)
  • Capable of partnering with other engineering and product leaders to define, deliver, and implement scalable strategies for cross-platform product launches and business initiatives
  • Proven experience growing employees through career development, coaching, and mentoring, with a commitment to developing both iOS and Android team members
  • Ability to lead and grow a cross-functional team of passionate engineers
  • Collaborator on roadmaps with Product Managers, Architects, and Tech Leads to ensure clear direction and priorities for the cross-platform team
  • Sets and upholds rigorous benchmarks for engineering excellence while fostering an environment that encourages open and candid discussions with respect
  • Demonstrated mastery of modern design patterns (MVC, MVVM, TCA) using both Objective-C and Swift, and proficiency in modern design patterns (MVC, MVVM, Clean Architecture) using Java and Kotlin
  • Proven ability to architect scalable and maintainable iOS and Android applications with an emphasis on code modularity and reusability
  • Humble and Self-aware leader who recognizes and embraces the collective intelligence of their team
More about TextNow...
Our Values:
· People First (Make business decisions by putting people first!)
· No Brilliant Jerks (We're cool with the brilliant part, with the jerk part? not so much)
· Give a Damn! (We care about our work, our mission and our customers)
· Challenge Accepted (Show up with a positive can-do attitude)
Benefits, Culture, & More:
· Strong work life blend
· Flexible work arrangements (wfh, remote, or access to one of our office spaces)
· Employee Stock Options
· Unlimited vacation
· Competitive pay and benefits
· Parental leave
· Benefits for both physical and mental well being (wellness credit and L&D credit)
· We travel a few times a year for various team events, company wide off-sites, and more
Diversity and Inclusion:
At TextNow, our mission is built around inclusion and offering a service for EVERYONE, in an industry that traditionally only caters to the few who have the means to afford it. We believe that diversity of thought and inclusion of others promotes a greater feeling of belonging and higher levels of engagement. We know that if we work together, we can do amazing things, and that our differences are what make our product and company great.
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