Engineering Manager

Engineering Santa Monica, California


Description

Summary

GumGum is looking for an Engineering Manager to manage our Advertising Applications Engineering team. This team is responsible for all Advertising based web applications, used by both internal and external users. You’ll have a real impact as you work on apps used every day across our company, and you’ll be part of a team that prioritizes skill sharing and learning. Our team currently uses technologies such as React and Redux, along with Java and Kotlin for our API.  This particular role is focused more on the front end side, but an interest in backend/Java is a plus!

Our Advertising Engineering team consists of more than 50 engineers. We encourage our engineers to present in meetups, attend conferences, and contribute to open source software. If you are passionate about technology, then GumGum’s Advertising Engineering is the right place for you!

Responsibilities

  • Manage a diverse team of engineers, both remote and in our Santa Monica office, who work on both backend and frontend components of our applications
  • Conduct 1:1s, performance reviews, documentation, and hiring
  • Evolve our hiring process, on-boarding and training, and leveling up guide
  • Advocate for and grow our team’s processes and best practices
  • Encourage technical and professional development, and for team members to write blog posts, give presentations, and talk about GumGum’s technology outside of GumGum
  • Collaborate with Product and stakeholders to identify, prioritize and develop new features and improvements for our products, as well as provide support for any stakeholder issues
  • Own team’s products fully and keep track of priorities and deadlines
  • Work with other Engineering teams, ensuring requirements are considered and met for cross team projects
  • Lead team with overall technical design and scope and conduct code reviews

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1+ years of people managing a technology team, either as a Technical Lead or Engineering Manager
  • 1+ years experience with React, with a core understanding of JavaScript
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • A history of successfully shipping products into production
  • Organized, self-starter with proactive attitude
  • Experience coaching and mentoring team members

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive health, vision and dental benefits
  • Healthcare and dependent care FSA
  • Employer-matched 401(k) plan
  • Stock incentive program
  • Paid parental leave
  • Fitness reimbursement and wellness workshops
  • Discounted Pet Health Program
  • Flexible time off and work schedule
  • Commuter perks
  • Incredible work/life balance with a collaborative and friendly work space
  • GumGum Gives Back volunteering opportunities
  • Team building lunches and events, and monthly company celebrations
Career & Personal Development Focus
  • Ongoing learning and development for education opportunities such as webinars, books, classes, relevant conferences and events
  • Opportunities to pursue business related side projects and yearly Hackathon
  • Highly encouraged to contribute to open source software, including our own open source software
  • Environment of learning from peers, including meetups, presentations and blog posts
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology
  • Life Skills sessions - geared towards the whole life/health/person
  • Leadership Bites Dinner Series - connecting current and future GumGum leaders over great food and meaningful conversation 

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We invite you to learn more about GumGum!

Our Team...
GumGum is an AI company with expertise in computer vision built on the imagination of its people. Each day, our talented team of thinkers and doers comes together to solve hard problems on behalf of the world’s most successful businesses. Through a combination of computer science, creativity and hustle, we’ve produced a series of major technology breakthroughs across a variety of industries - from advertising to sports.  

Our Tech...
GumGum is constantly evolving to be at the forefront of computer vision and machine learning advancements. With nearly 10 years experience, we use our proprietary image recognition technology to deliver highly engaging, contextually relevant ad experiences across premium publishers all over the world. 

Our Products & Services...
Our Advertising business serves contextual marketing messages in line with content users are actively engaged with. 

Our Sports business helps marketers and rights holders understand the full media value of their sponsorship investments across broadcast and social media. And we deliver on brand safety by leveraging our AI to detect unsafe text and imagery, allowing us to deliver ads in brand safe, contextually relevant environments.

Our Hackathons...
What’s a Hackathon? We’re glad you asked. Our employees split into teams and spend 48 hours ‘hacking’ together before presenting their ideas to our executive team. It’s a chance for anyone within our company to showcase the visions they want to bring to fruition.

Our Culture...
GumGum recently earned LA’s Best Places to Work Award, and it’s no surprise why. With company-sponsored social hours, annual holiday celebrations and o-site gatherings, GumGummers enjoy a fun, creative and collaborative workplace. We provide ourselves on our strong track record of giving employees the autonomy and support they need to succeed.  

Oh, and doggies...
We love our dogs so much, we even have an Instagram dedicated to them! Follow us: @dogsofgumgum 

In Addition...

About GumGum
Careers at GumGum
GumGum Women in Tech Panel - Living a Balanced Life
Women of GumGum Around the World
Innovators in Esports Content
Sponsorship Targeting with Visual Intelligence
GumGum Sports - Sizzle Reel - 2019 (EMEA)
GumGum - LinkedIn 
GumGum Advertising
GumGum Sports
Forbes

GumGum is committed to providing equal opportunities. GumGum prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws (“Protected Characteristics”). It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.