Software Engineering Manager

Chicago Permanent USD15,000 - USD200,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Rapidly change the face of the secondary ticket marketplace industry.
  • Become a leader of an established team of highly-skilled Java developers.

About Our Client

With over 20 years in business, our client is a leading online ticket marketplace committed to becoming the ultimate partner for connecting fans to the live events, artists, and teams they love.

You will be joining a company culture that empowers their employees to embrace challenges, encourages unity through collaboration, and seeks to constantly evolve by leveraging data and inspiring innovation.

Job Description

You will be building out technology solutions that enable a world class user experience across their platform. In addition to leading the team in day-to-day execution, you will play a role in hiring new engineers as well as carrying out performance management, coaching, and delivering feedback.

  • Contribute to our client's approaches, methods, or technologies to support overall business goals and drive team efficiencies.
  • Adapt your communication style and management methods to meet the unique needs of the individuals you manage.
  • Maintain, harvest and aid internal and external relationships to achieve progress and advance objectives.
  • Contribute to team planning, estimations, and design sessions.
  • Delivery of stable and scalable front-end code for our in-house marketing platform.
  • Apply methods to execute individual tasks that positively impact the team.
  • Play an active role in continued learnings to advance skill sets necessary for team goals.
  • Have self-sufficiency in all applications touched by the team.
  • Actively contribute to larger team and engineering group objectives.
  • Produce and deliver clean, correct code that drives team and company tech goals forward.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • A customer first attitude with 8+ years of technical experience working in software engineering preferably with modern languages and frameworks such as Spring Boot, Java, Python, or Event Driven systems.
  • Experience providing technical leadership in a fast-paced Agile environment where you have led high performance teams and provided technical direction related to the growth and development of products.
  • Project and program management experience delivering high-quality software solutions that met or exceeded both functional and non-functional specifications.
  • Knowledge and expertise in all aspects of software engineering with the ability to assess and make improvements that positively affect software quality.
  • A proven track record of delivering solutions to the market.
  • Strong Experience with Java, Spring Framework, SOA, AWS
  • Experience with SQL (MySQL or related).
  • A passion for software engineering and solving problems with code.
  • A love for technology, and a strong curiosity for new tools to solve real problems.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Self-Starter mentality with a strong work ethic and superior attention to detail.

What's on Offer

  • Take advantage of excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision, and life coverage.
  • Invest in your future with our client's matching 401K program.
  • Enjoy the flexibility of a hybrid work-from-home schedule based on position and tenure.
  • Build relationships and take part in learning opportunities through our Employee Resource Groups.
  • Get recognized through our employee rewards program.
  • Leave the suit and tie at home; our client's dress code is casual.
  • Eat for free on Fridays…lunch is on them! Snack and lunch options are also available daily.
  • Work in the heart of downtown Chicago, IL
  • Transportation reimbursement program and make your way to work via the train, bus, car or bike! There are CTA and L train stops walking distance from the office and you can store your bike safely inside of the building.
  • Local gym discounts or utilize their gym in-building that includes brand new Peloton bikes, top-of-the-line equipment and personal training options.
  • Maximize your wellness with free counseling sessions through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Get paid to work with your friends through their Referral Program
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Job summary

Information Technology
Sub Sector
IT Development
Technology & Telecoms
Contract Type
Consultant name
Maya Kowitt
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Hybrid working