Engineering Manager, Data Platform

Engineering Remote - Canada


Moz is making major investments in our engineering team! This role is an exciting opportunity to join a team that is growing rapidly and positioned for success. We’re looking for an Engineering Manager to lead our Data Platform team. This position is fully remote and can be worked from anywhere within Canada. 

If you’re passionate about leading high-performing engineering teams, this is an exciting opportunity for you. The Data Platform Team is focused on improving (and then transforming) a suite of backend services that power our SEO product. We’re making major investments to enhance our customer experience by making these services more reliable and easier to maintain over time and you’ll lead this effort alongside senior engineers on the team.

We are innovating so it will be a fun ride!

What You'll Do

  • Lead a team of software engineers, who are upgrading and increasing the reliability of mission-critical services, including design, development, and deployment of observability, CI/CD, etc.

  • Work closely with other teams in Engineering, Customer Success, and Product  to understand customer problems, research, and collaborate on technical solutions.

  • Be hands-on > you will need to jump on outages, contribute to architecture design meeting and facilitate implementation of solution(s) as needed.

  • Build and significantly grow the team. You’ll drive hiring for the team, helping us find and retain the talent we need to significantly improve our services. Lead and manage both technical leads and individual contributors, including ongoing training and development, performance evaluations, coaching, and recruiting.

  • Work in a highly collaborative environment to share information and improve processes among the entire department.

Required Experience

  • 3+ years of experience leading engineers as a manager or technical lead including experience coaching and developing senior engineers.

  • 10+ years of experience of working as software professional in various technical roles.

  • Proven experience increasing the reliability of existing backend services using observability, standardizing deployment, etc.

  • Proven experience of managing distributed systems at tens of terabytes.

  • Demonstrated ability to assess the current state of services and make strategic recommendations about how they should evolve. Includes management of technical debt including risks to the business. 

  • Robust knowledge of cloud computing platforms such as Docker and Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes and how to utilize them in a CI/CD environment. Working knowledge of any public cloud offering such as Azure or GCP is sufficient too.

  • Working knowledge of the systems that make up modern web applications, including APIs, micro-services, distributed backend systems, and relational and non-relational databases.

  • Experience leading agile software development practices.

Diversity & Inclusivity. Moz is committed to building diverse teams where people of all identities and backgrounds are welcome, included, and respected.

About Moz Group

The Moz Group, a subsidiary of Ziff Davis, Inc (NASDAQ: ZD), is a leading provider of marketing technology solutions primarily for small and medium-sized enterprises that empowers businesses to engage their customers digitally and grow their revenue by leveraging the power of online search, email, voice, and text communications.

About Ziff Davis

At Ziff Davis, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community. We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for and environment that rewards your best work.

Ziff Davis offers competitive salaries, health benefits, and company-sponsored events. If you are seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then Ziff Davis is the place for you. We offer a fun and friendly working environment where individuals are given the opportunity to learn, grown and build on their skills.