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CB Insights // tracking private companies
Engineering, Full Time    New York    Posted: Saturday, January 09, 2021
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Want to build a product that uses data to see & make sense of the future?

If you are a passionate technologist who wants to make an impact working on a product that clients love, wed want to talk with you.

At CB Insights, we build products that help clients make sense of the future & drive their businesses forward, using data. Our system retrieves large amounts of structured & unstructured data, uses scientific methods to extract knowledge & insights from the data & presents the data through a sophisticated dynamic user interface which enables the user to find answers to their most important questions.

As an Engineering Manager at CB Insights you will lead a high performing team to solve challenging technical problems & coach engineers to meet their full potential.  

Our Engineering Managers main responsibility is to build & foster a cross-disciplinary team to form the future of our platform, using state-of-the-art technologies regularly shipping high quality code to production. The ideal candidate not only has technical chops to dive into code, but also has proven ability to provide technical leadership for projects while inspiring a team of software engineers. 

This is a technical & managerial role working across the stack, enabling the team to build beautiful user interfaces, robust services & scalable data processing jobs, while partnering closely with the product & design team & managing stakeholders.  We focus on modularity & reuse where it makes sense while ensuring that there are no constraints to delivering world-class software continuously following a smooth development process.

We are proud of our collaborative culture where your role evolves with your interests.  

If this sounds interesting to you, reach out & join CB Insights now!

Your main responsibilities: 

  • Build an engineering team that follows agile principles to develop features for our next generation market intelligence platform
  • Coach, mentor, inspire & support a team of 5-7 engineers
  • Partner with Product team to consistently & frequently deliver solutions that are well-engineered, maintainable, tested, & within the agreed upon timeframe
  • Lead by example through hands-on coding, code reviews & sprint planning
  • Collaborate with the product team to understand business requirements & influence technical strategy conversations across the engineering team

What you bring to the table:

  • BS in Computer Science or similar; advanced degrees also acceptable ;-)
  • 8+ years professional software development experience with Python, Go, Javascript or other programming languages
  • 2+ years leading an engineering team & managing software engineers
  • Pragmatic approach to technology with a startup mindset
  • Proficiency with modern front-end technologies & micro-service architectures
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional problem solving & analytical skills 
  • Strong understanding of development best practices, continuous integration, source control, code reviews
  • Proficiency developing in a Mac/Linux environment
  • Relational database proficiency (e.g. MySQL, Aurora, PostgreSQL, Oracle)
  • Love for experimentation & learning

Whats CB Insights All About:

The CB Insights platform is the smartest way to explore & exploit emerging technologies. We help the worlds leading companies accelerate their digital strategy & transformation with data, not opinion. Our Emerging Technology Insights Platform fuses machine & human intelligence to help you discover & manage your response to emerging technology startups & markets.

The Perks:

  • Amazing culture that emphasizes Hard Work, High Standards, Hunger, Helpfulness, & Humility. Learn more here
  • A newsletter that 650k+ people follow:  Sign up here.
  • Be Healthy: Health with HSA & FSA options, dental, & vision insurance along with unlimited/take what you need sick day policy
  • Plan for the future: 401k with up to 4% match
  • Continued Learning: $1,000 yearly continuing education stipend
  • Rest & Relax: Competitive vacation & holiday plans 

We know that diversity makes for the best problem-solving & creative thinking. We are dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team & encourage everyone to apply if your experience is close to what we are looking for.  

Equal Opportunity Employer: CB Insights is committed to creating a diverse environment & is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

If you know someone who'd be perfect for the role, submit here & you'll be eligible for $5,000!

All of the work for this position will be performed in the U.S. As such, in compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity & eligibility to work in the United States & to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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