As a Software Development Manager, you are responsible for leading engineering teams in delivering software projects. Of course you manage the team’s performance and output, but you also deal with the rest of the business stakeholders: product, design, finance, analytics, audit, marketing, etc. You support the team by removing impediments, identifying and filling gaps, improving processes, or evangelizing best practices. You strive to develop a team-oriented, supportive culture with a strong focus on creating a working environment that fosters creativity and open communication, as well as one that demands discipline and results. You share Shutterstock’s vision, and contribute by building, influencing, helping, motivating, aligning, and mentoring a team of software engineers.
Proven track record of meeting aggressive schedules; clearly defining deliverables and timetables, with demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities in complex environments and manage teams to successful project completion.
Ability to work well under pressure, handling multiple tasks and balancing multiple objectives, while consistently ensuring that the highest priority objectives are met.
Demonstrated ability as an effective mentor and coach who understands how to successfully integrate into a team of talented developers.
Full-stack software development experience building and designing web sites/services at scale (using one or more of ), powering global consumers.
Strong software development fundamentals, data structures, design patterns, object-oriented/functional programming, systems architecture, algorithms and problem solving skills.
Knowledge of how the web works and how to make it efficient (HTTP, caching, page rendering, etc)
Understanding and experience working on distributed, high-traffic systems, and preferably real-time systems and workflows with an emphasis on scalability and performance.
Experience with and enthusiasm for agile principles and values
Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
Degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering or equivalent experience
Experience with Linux system administration and/or shell scripting
Experience with test automation and test frameworks
Experience with databases (MYSQL or Postgres)
We are one team collectively focused on creating an unrivaled experience for our Customers and Contributors. Our principles represent the mindset of the employee who will thrive at Shutterstock. If you are passionate about what you do, and want to become part of a cutting-edge technology company building industry leading products, please apply.