Wattpad is a global multiplatform entertainment company whose vision is to entertain & connect the world through stories. Since 2006, we've been on a mission to use the power of community & technology to unleash the full potential of stories to the world. Every month 70 million people around the world spend over 22 billion minutes on Wattpad to share & discover stories they can't find anywhere else. Our brand banner includes: Wattpad, Tap by Wattpad, Wattpad Labs, Wattpad Studios, & Wattpad Brand Partnerships. We're proudly based in Toronto, but our reach is global. Come build the future of entertainment & storytelling, & write your next chapter with us!
Engineering Managers are senior members of our Engineering & Data department. At Wattpad, we work in a Squad Arrangement; teams we define, driven by a mission to serve a business goal. All the Engineering & Data members of a squad report directly to the Engineering Manager who encourages the team to help set new standards & processes for the Engineering department. Engineering Managers ensure their team has all the skills it needs to be successful, through architecting the shape of the skills curve on a squad, through hiring, growth & development of individuals. In this role you will have a direct impact on shaping the engineering ethos of Wattpad & a voice on the Engineering Leadership Team.
We are searching for an Engineering Manager for our Velocity Squad. The squad's mandate is to increase the effectiveness of our engineers through optimizing our backend systems & creating new tools & processes. The team consists of platform & data engineers, working on a large distributed system that handles 40k requests every second.