Group Manager Core Platforms

Technology Kraków, Małopolskie


Description

Position at Earth Class Mail

Who we are

You shouldn’t have to go to the mailbox to get your mail. Earth Class Mail helps thousands of people and businesses manage their postal mail online. Our members can securely access their mail 24/7, on any device.

Established in 2004, Earth Class Mail has helped digitize millions of pieces of mail that would have otherwise cluttered offices, littered homes, and filled landfills. Instead, your important mail turns into secure, searchable PDFs. Customers deposit checks, pay bills, and share documents online—all without ever touching an envelope.

Earth Class Mail is based in San Antonio, Texas, with offices in Beaverton, Oregon, New York City, New York, and Krakow, Poland, as well as remote team members across the United States. Together, we’re focused on making lives easier for all our customers.

As part of the Earth Class Mail team, we empower our team to make courageous decisions to serve our customers. You’ll be a builder who maintains high standards and embraces big ideas.

 

YOU ARE:
a Software Development Manager, reporting directly to the Director of Engineering. You have a strategic focus yet retain an effective level of hands-on management. You have a strong software engineering background, with an interest towards optimization. You demonstrate bias for action to get the right things done and engage thoughtfully with customers and stakeholders to understand their needs. You show excellent judgment in establishing priorities, and can successfully manage implementation in an agile environment. We move fast and work closely together on small teams to solve big problems.You lead so that your engineers are able to execute independently. You provide context and visibility into the reasons behind decisions made. You stay abreast of relevant development and innovation occurring both inside and outside the company and use that knowledge to inspire big ideas. You trust your team to innovate and deliver, verifying that they are achieving intended outcomes. You develop closed-loop mechanisms that enable you to quickly identify when projects are at risk and then act decisively to get them back on track. You ask the hard questions (Q. Where do we bottleneck the business? Should this software continue to exist?). You are able to decompose complex problems into straight-forward solutions. You consistently bring strong, data-driven business, and technical judgment to decisions. You recognize when designs/solutions require technical guidance from Principal Engineers. You help make trade-offs and overcome difficult obstacles. You escalate appropriately, communicating any serious risks to your management and senior stakeholders. Positive or negative, you own the results. You visibly recognize success by giving credit to engineers, managers, TPM/PMs, and any others who contributed.

What You Will Do:

  • Lead a team of Software Development Engineers to build and run the Core Platform for ECM
  • Craft the vision and drive the roadmap for your team, thinking big about how data can be leveraged to improve how CorePlatform offers services power to customers
  • Attract and grow hire-performing engineers for your team
  • Mentor and coach your team members and foster an inclusive engineering culture
  • Maintain a high-level of operational excellence
  • Lead and refine the team’s agile software development process
  • Set the high-level vision and long-term direction
  • Lead projects to improve engineering, test and operational excellence best practices on the team to reduce churn on implementation.

What You Bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years’ professional software development experience
  • 6+ years’ experience managing engineering teams
  • Demonstrated ability to understand an ambiguous problem domain and deliver robust and maintainable solutions to customers
  • Proven ability to hire and grow a team of high-performing engineers
  • Proven ability to maintain high quality and operational excellence
  • Experience leading and working in an agile development environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working proficiency in English and Polish, both written and spoken

 Benefits

  • Comfortable office in the City Center with non-corporate, engaging, collaborative atmosphere
  • Flexibility in choosing the type of contract
  • Paid holiday (26 days for B2B)
  • Additional 10 days of paid "parental" for a B2B contract
  • Development fund of 3k PLN per year per head
  • Private healthcare (full Luxmed package including dental care)
  • MultiKafeteria programme (Multisport, cinema tickets, vouchers)
  • Free English classes
  • Team building and socializing events
  • Life insurance
  • Competitive salary
  • Udemy access
  • Amazing coffee & fresh fruits in the office

LegalZoom has recently acquired the leading virtual mailbox solution for small businesses, Earth Class Mail. LegalZoom and Earth Class Mail work together to provide the best possible solution for our customers, who benefit from the freedom and time we help them save. When people turn to LegalZoom to set up their businesses, they’ll also be able to select a virtual business address and use Earth Class Mail tools to manage their physical mail. To date, we’ve grown to become the leading provider of online legal, tax and virtual mail solutions for families and small businesses, and we’re committed to making our services even more valuable and easier to use than ever before.