Principal Software Engineering Manager (BB-0DAAE)

Found in: Neuvoo CA


What is Yammer?

Microsoft Yammer is the industry-defining social network for the enterprise. Millions of employees, including 85% of Fortune 500 companies use Yammer every day, to build community and culture, share knowledge, and connect with their leaders and each other.

Why Yammer?

Yammer was one of the first startup unicorns this past decade and was acquired by Microsoft in 2012. Today, this means we get the benefits of a startup - rapid innovation, cutting-edge technology, outsized individual impact - with the advantages of working for one of the most successful software companies in the world. We work in small, cross-functional teams (engineers, product managers, designers, data scientists) to design, deliver and operate and deliver delightful end user experiences to our tens of millions of users spread across the world.

We’ve always been mission-driven; In this post-Covid world, Yammer has become even more indispensable than ever as employees have a deep need for connection and a sense of belonging. We’ve been growing rapidly and need your help to take Yammer to the next level.

You will have:

  • Autonomy and freedom to innovate
  • Choice of the best of open source and Microsoft-internal technology
  • The ability to experiment, A/B test, use data science and make data-driven decisions
  • Tons of opportunity for outsized impact; we are a small but mighty team with a ton of user love and a product needed now more than ever
  • At the same time, we also have the benefits of working at a top-tier tech company like Microsoft:

  • Compensation, benefits, and perks
  • Internal resources, technology, and opportunities for learning and growth
  • Brand and networking
  • Opportunity for massive scale as part of a suite with hundreds of millions of users
  • Who are we looking for?

    As a Principal Engineering Manager, you must have a proven track record leading and managing a team of engineers spanning all aspects of software engineering life cycle and a history of delivering highly available products and services with quality and on schedule. We need someone who is hands-on, detail-oriented, and obsessed with delivering world-class experiences that are performant and built for massive scale in a 24/7 world. The day-to-day responsibilities include a blend of technical, hands-on leadership with strong people management and partnership skills.



    What you’ll do:

  • Build, Develop, Grow and Lead a team of high-performing engineers.
  • Plan and drive strategic decisions and feature prioritization in partnership with other key stakeholders.
  • Partner with Product Management, Design and Data Science to drive execution excellence across disciplines and deliver customer focused experiences with great business impact.
  • Provide oversight, accountability, and leadership for technical decisions with a bias for action.
  • Create and foster a culture that drives engineering and service excellence.
  • Qualifications

    Who you are :

  • 3+ years of people management experience leading high performing engineering teams.
  • 10+ years of software engineering experience building front-end, large scale distributed systems and/or cloud applications for consumer or SaaS products.
  • Goes above and beyond to create high-quality, customer focused products.
  • Brings people together across teams to successfully collaborate on innovative solutions.
  • Creates an inclusive and fun work environment where every employee engages effectively.
  • Cares deeply about growing people, is an excellent coach, and acts as a role model.
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