Senior Manager of Engineering

Location: Kansas City, MO | Work Type: Direct Hire | Salary: $130K – $150K

The ideal candidate loves working with people and building systematic processes tailored to business needs. The Frontend Engineering Manager is critical to the success of a healthy team by fostering creative solutions and ensuring support through knowledge and resources.

What You’ll Do

  • Coaching individuals and teams via regular one-on-ones and team meetings
  • Collaborating with other leaders on internal initiatives to improve methodologies and processes
  • Assessing, hiring, and retaining strong technical performers that enrich the culture
  • Assigning the right individuals to projects based on alignment in skills, interests, and availability
  • Communicating, contextualizing, and enforcing company policies and protocols
  • Serving as a point of contact for external business partnerships and recruiting/staffing organizations
  • Working with Sales and Account teams on new business pitches and opportunities
  • Navigating critical personal conversations and business decisions to resolution
  • Motivating and inspiring people to deliver the best work for clients and co-workers
  • Conducting annual reviews and reporting on performance
  • Approving team expenses, travel, and vacation requests
  • Cultivating a culture of continuous learning, curiosity, craftsmanship, and improvement

Must Haves

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Proven leadership skills in managing and growing technical teams and guiding teams to achieve goals together
  • Strong ability to coach developers, helping them improve their skills and grow their careers
  • Demonstrated understanding of development practices and delivery methodologies
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Nice To Haves

  • 5 years experience in a professional services consultancy or agency
  • Demonstrated prior success as a front-end or full-stack engineer
  • A deep understanding of web technologies and demonstrated experience adopting emerging technologies in a manner that is both forward-thinking and sustainable
  • Active industry community involvement

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