Who we’re looking for: The Software Engineering Manager is responsible for coordinating and maintaining the development and delivery plans for our core platform components working with a high performance technical team distributed between the Rio de Janeiro and Long Beach offices. You’ll be responsible for your team’s code quality and speedy delivery and for enforcing engineering best practices like unit testing, TDD, code readability and scalability. You’ll also be responsible for growing your team, both through hiring as well as mentoring of the more junior engineers.
When needed, you might also need to jump in and write code yourself. About Zwift: Zwift is the fitness company born from gaming, and we’re on a mission to make More People. More Active.
More Often. The Zwift platform delivers an at-home training game that connects cyclists and runners in over 195 countries and counting Launched from the sunny shores of Long Beach, California in 2014, we’ve grown to over 300 Watopians (that’s what we call our employees) and we have people in New York, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro, and London. Some reasons we think you will love it here: We are an encouraging, innovative, and passionate team.
We like bikes. We like running. We also like local ice cream shops, game nights, and our “Pets of Zwift” Slack channel.
You’ll be surrounded by awe inspiring people, even in your remote work setting. Although there are amazing athletes that work here; our team consists of people from all walks of life. Whether you’re a current Zwifter, at the beginning of your fitness journey, or neither one of these, there is a place for you here.
Different perspectives are important, they allow us to continually grow and evolve – One Zwift for All Did we mention that we encourage you to workout while you work from home? Zwift, run, yoga….we’re in How we’re handling Covid-19:We are beyond grateful to continue to grow as a company during this unusual time.
Our 1 priority is ensure the health, safety, and sanity of our current and future Watopians. We want to share with you what we’re doing and what you can expect.Since March, all of our Watopians have been working remotely and will continue to do so until we know it is safe to collaborate in person again.
As you go through the virtual interview process, don’t be alarmed if children or pets make a guest appearance. We won’t think twice if we get to meet any members of your family. If we are fortunate to welcome you to the team, we will get you all the necessary equipment, hardware, and furniture needed to get you ergonomically set up and productive at home.
Work From Home (WFH) life can be challenging in many ways. We have and will continue to take steps that ease some of the burden for our Watopians including: Monthly stipends to help offset additional expenses incurred with WFH Access to mental health & wellness resources including headspace, unmind, and Spring Health. We care about you as our candidate too, so let your Talent Engagement Partner know if there’s anything we can do to make your interview process go more smoothly.
We are in this together and always looking for ways to enhance our new interview experience. What we’re looking for:BS in Computer Science or Relevant Technical Area with proven software engineering experience working with distributed systems and AWS cloud; 10 years of relevant engineering experience 3 years of relevant management experience Proven experience leading agile teams using XP and modern agile methodologies like Scrum and Kanban; Build realistic project plans, align across teams with respect to deliverables, proactively identify risks and develop mitigation plans; Define and drive key success metrics and communicate progress to executive stakeholders; Strong communication skills; Advanced knowledge in Computer Science, Data Structures, Algorithms and overall Software Design; Advanced programming skills in high-level Programming Languages such as C, C++, Java, Python or Ruby; Significant experience with Unix/Linux shell scripting and tools like grep, awk, sed, curl and higher-level scripting languages such as Ruby or Python; Significant experience using Cloud-Based Environments and AWS; Experience with TDD, Integration Tests, Continuous Integration, etc; Good understanding of cryptography concepts and OpenSSL usage; Significant Experience with RDBMS and NoSQL Database Systems; Experience with Docker containers Availability to travel. Bonus Points:Enthusiasm for cycling and/or running; MSc or PhD in Computer Science or Relevant Technical Area.
Alternatively, 10 years of professional experience; Experience on Database Design; Experience working with geographically distributed teams. PostgreSQL/Oracle Experience Experience with Kubernetes Redis, ActiveMQ and Kafka experience Values: Of course we are nothing without our values. Our values ground us.
They ensure we run and build a company where people love to work, feel like they are welcomed, included, and belong. Only then can they thrive and do their best work. The values we strive to live every day are: Make It Fun Elevate Teammates Cultivate Our Community Always Level Up One Zwift for All We strongly believe that different backgrounds and ideas are a competitive advantage; we hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status.
Zwift is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing . Zwift, Inc.
is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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