Remote, North America time zones
Type of Job
Weaveworks was founded in 2014 and is the company behind popular Kubernetes tools like Flux, Scope, Cortex, EKSCTL (the official CLI for Amazon EKS) and the flagship enterprise product Weave Kubernetes Platform (WKP).
Our mission is to help the world’s leading organizations adopt Kubernetes and other Cloud Native technologies and working practices. Enterprises use our products and services to build better software and operate it reliably, at scale. Our approach brings together container-based application deployment, Kubernetes, and operations tooling in a model we call GitOps.
About the job
Are you an engineering manager who cares deeply about empowering developers, helping them build better software and scaling teams? Are you enthusiastic about open source, continuous delivery and modern engineering practices? Would you like to put everything you’ve learnt about high-performing teams into action to improve developer experience and system reliability in our industry? We have a team of talented engineers building software in the Kubernetes ecosystem that we’d like you to meet.
Weaveworks helps enterprises build better software and operate it reliably, at scale. We’re thought-leaders and industry-changers when it comes to Cloud Native technologies and practices. We created open source tools you’re probably familiar with; Flux, Scope and EKSCTL. Our approach - GitOps - is where continuous delivery meets Cloud Native and puts enterprises on the path to continuous everything.
In the trifecta of People, Product, and Process, this role lands in People.You’ll grow and nurture an engineering organisation that is well-regarded, diverse, and regarded as experts in their field. You’ll help us balance engineering efforts that both serve a community and contribute directly to revenue generation. Our portfolio includes established, category-leading products like Flux, products we’re incubating that are yet to be released and our flagship enterprise product, Weaveworks Kubernetes Platform.
You will get to;
Manage distributed and remote engineering teams
Grow a healthy and collaborative global engineering team by recruiting and retaining amazing software engineers
Coach and mentor individuals and teams to help them realize their full potential
Partner with other engineering managers to define, advance and advocate the principles of our engineering standards, practices and vision
Partner with Product Management to align engineering priorities so that we deliver rapid value to our customers and open source community users
Contribute to strategic planning
Continue to build your profile, represent Weaveworks with clients and in open source community contexts
Collaborate with your peers, teams, product management and our exec team to create a co-ordinated product stack across open source and commercial offerings
We're looking for
You’re a former software engineer who has moved into an engineering leadership role in an agile, open source leaning environment
Finding an organisation that would make great use of your intelligence, integrity, ideas and inquisitive nature is really important to you right now
You have a track record of helping high-performing, highly technical, remote-first teams ship great products
You have a pragmatic approach to agile processes and organisational change management
Building balanced and inclusive teams while scaling fast is important to you
You have an interest in or prior experience leading open source projects
You bring breadth of open source engineering practice experiences
This role reports to Cornelia Davis, our CTO. We welcome candidates with interesting and diverse backgrounds, for example fluency in multiple languages and cultures.
Weaveworks is family-friendly, with the option of flexible hours and working practices
Weaveworks has an extensive WFH policy and benefits, ensuring that you have the right tools no matter where you are.
#Weaveworks is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Weaveworks considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. Weaveworks is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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