Software Engineering Manager - Manzama

Software Development Budapest, Hungary


Description

Position at Diligent Corporation

The Company

Diligent is the world’s largest GRC SaaS provider, serving nearly 1 million users from 25,000 organizations around the world. Our software enables holistic and informed conversations about governance, risk and compliance and ensures CEOs, CFOs and the board have an integrated view of audit, risk, information security, ethics and compliance from across the organization.

Our world-changing idea is to bring technology, insights and confidence to leaders so they can build more effective, equitable, and successful organizations – and create lasting, positive impact on the world. We seek to empower organizations to be better for their stakeholders and communities, for their customers and employees, for their bottom line.

Headquartered in New York, Diligent also has offices in Washington D.C., London, Galway, Budapest, Vancouver, Bengaluru, Munich, and Sydney.

 Position Overview

Manzama is a leading provider of current awareness and market intelligence to professional service organizations around the globe.  Our Engineering Team has a reputation for implementing highly available and fault tolerant software and infrastructure in support of our client’s operations.  We are looking for a Software Engineering manager to lead to our engineering team.  The Software Engineering Manager will lead, inspire, mentor and coach the agile delivery team to ensure regular successful delivery of world-class software solutions and deliver on Diligent’s ambition to redefine the way organizations are governed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive a culture of creativity, collaboration, speed, innovation and excellence, whilst actively promote Diligent values
  • Passionately but pragmatically drive Agile and DevOps principles and practices
  • Provide technical leadership within a highly collaborative technology environment
  • Collaborate with senior engineering managers to define technical strategy and architecture
  • Drive technical excellence
  • Co-ordinate and drive communication and collaboration between Engineering, QA, Operations, and other technology groups, to ensure regular smooth delivery of working software to production

This is a hands-on role, and this person will spend around half their time contributing as a hands-on software engineer. This will include:

  • Collaborating with product and UX leaders in the analysis and documentation of technical requirements and user stories for assigned features, in accordance with the agile methodology employed by Diligent
  • Designing, coding, reviewing and testing assigned features and user stories, in accordance with the agile methodology employed by Diligent
  • Contributing to the quality assurance/testing strategy for assigned features, and performing technical tasks as required to support that strategy, including but not limited to development of unit and other automated tests, and assisting with acceptance and regression testing

 Required Experience/Skills:

  • 5 or more years of experience in software development, with at least 2 years in leadership or management
  • Full-stack web engineer with a proven track record of building and supporting SaaS based products
  • Self-directed positive problem solver
  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Successfully manage own workload, and take personal responsibility and ownership for delivery, behaviors, and self-improvement
  • Resourceful and fast learner of new technologies and methods
  • Experience building and using Rest web services
  • Strong SQL Experience
  • Working knowledge of Machine Learning or Natural Language Processing
  • Knowledge of server administration and dev-ops

 Current Tech Stack

  • Python Django applications hosted on Google Cloud
  • React, Redux, PostGraphile for new front-end development
  • Backed by Postgres, Solr, Google Datastore, Redis, SendGrid, PostgREST
  • Other tools include Salt, RabbitMQ, Nginx, Celery, Icinga, Grafana, Node.js, Graylog, JIRA, Github