WP Engine Company Profile

Software Engineering Manager

WP Engine

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Since launching in 2010, WP Engine has become the world’s leading WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), now with over 100,000 customers in 140 countries. We’re proud of the technology and service we offer our customers that move their businesses forward faster. At WP Engine, we strive to do the best work of our careers, and feel empowered to do what is right for our customers. We love investing in employee success and uncovering opportunities for you, the best, to get better. 99 percent of employees believe you’re made to feel welcome at WP Engine. Be you. Be here.

The Engineering Manager leads a team of hardworking and talented engineers building software to help our customers win online. You will be responsible for hiring and developing a team that delivers high quality software, transparently shares success and failure, and learns and grows every day. If you're a servant leader with a passion for software engineering, you may be the leader we're looking for!

What's cool about this job.

Our culture is renowned; we believe in hiring the best and providing an environment where the best get better. As an Engineering Manager, you will work at the intersection of people and technology. We expect our engineering managers to coach and develop engineers and to help them make solid technical decisions. You will help us grow by recruiting, retaining, and growing top talent. We are searching for an experienced manager to join our rapidly expanding R&D team to help define and lead the engineering efforts on our headless offering.

The day to day.

  • Be accountable for the team’s health, performance, and value delivery outcomes
  • Partner with Product Management and others across the organization on the product vision and strategy, and give feedback on the content and prioritization of the product backlog
  • Guide teams in the use of Agile practices to continuously deliver value to and receive feedback from our customers.
  • Empower engineering teams by removing impediments that affect their ability to deliver
  • Encourage and drive the implementation of engineering best practices
  • Adopt a servant leadership attitude; creating healthy and highly engaged teams
  • Lead the recruitment of outstanding engineers that reinforce our core values
  • Maintain high talent expectations and guide the career development of team members, including both technical and non-technical competencies

Your skills and expertise.

Minimum qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience leading engineering teams developing applications for scale and high performance
  • Shown ability to cultivate a collaborative, high-performing team environment, inspiring teams to achieve important goals together
  • Demonstrated ability to coach engineers, helping them improve their skills and grow their careers
  • Proven experience with Agile Scrum practices encouraging teams to learn, self-organize, and reflect on their wins and losses to continuously improve
  • Practical experience with continuous integration/continuous delivery with an emphasis on frequent and reliable production deployments; experience learning and iterating on results
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills

The perks and benefits:

  • Compensation (We offer market competitive salaries)
  • Health Benefits (100% Paid Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • 401(k) (Make the most of retirement)
  • Life and Disability Insurance (100% Paid Life, STD, LTD and AD&D)
  • Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn’t like time off)
  • Transportation (Downtown parking or commuter reimbursement)
  • Lunch (Provided Monday – Thursday)
  • Gym membership discount

At WP Engine, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. WP Engine is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. ​

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