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Engineering, Full Time    Poznan, Poland    Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2021
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About this Role

As the Manager of Engineering for our Monetization systems you will lead a team through the software development life cycle to build & maintain products that generate revenue for Fandom communities. Working closely with key members of the Monetization Product team, as well as Product & Engineering leads across other areas such as Site Experience, Platform, DevOps, & Data Engineering.

You will...

  • Have a deep technical knowledge & experience will be needed to make the most of this role, to drive forward the architecture & design of existing & new applications within our ecosystem. This is a Player + Coach role, where in a given day youll need to both be leading Engineers & reading their code to provide critical feedback.
  • Partner with our Product team to flesh out initiatives in the Product Roadmap for existing system growth & maintenance as well as new product offerings that will be key to the growth of revenue at Fandom. A keen understanding of how to break down Epics into workable Stories & Tasks is a key piece of the success in this role.
  • Work closely with our Talent Acquisition team to find top software engineering talent to grow our team in the coming months. Having the experience & skills to assess potential talent as a hiring manager are a must. This is an opportunity to further build out your portion of Fandoms Engineering organization with a mix of full-stack & front-end specialist engineers. 
  • Work directly with the Engineers on your team to grow their skills & career paths. Goal setting towards key achievement milestones, & then following up to ensure that there is both opportunity & no blockers to achieve those. You need to be a great coach, & care about how each member of the team is growing their skills & experiences to be able to tackle new challenges. 
  • Work together with other Engineering managers & leaders throughout Fandom to ensure a cohesive platform & ways of working. Being a great team player that can learn from as well as give perspective to your peers. We are all in this together!

You have...

  • 2+ years of Engineering Management experience. Must have had both successes & learnings in the role in the past. 
  • At least 5 years experience as a Software Engineer prior to moving into the management track. Knowing what it takes to be a successful engineer in key to knowing how to manage them!
  • Experience as a hiring manager. Come to the interview ready to discuss how you have been a part of the hiring process, & things that you have learned along the way. 
  • Working knowledge of modern technologies that are used in Revenue systems, including but not limited to direct display-ads, programmatic bidding, self-service, & affiliate marketing platforms. Understanding the capabilities of modern Javascript & how it can be used to augment web experiences is absolute table stakes.
  • A career path that you are on, & that you will come ready to talk about & be excited to grow with this role. We grow Leaders at Fandom!

Bonus points if you have...

  • Have a deep understanding & experience with the core technologies our engineers work with everyday: PHP, Javascript + React, Java, mySQL 
  • Experience working with Product & other folks in the US & Europe. We have great folks in lots of places! 
  • Have great ideas on how to team build while working remotely. Team building in general is a wonderful skill to bring with you!
  • Love of Games, Movies, TV, Comic Books, Books, you name it! We love Lore of any kind here at Fandom, & most of us are passionate Fans right alongside our Users. 

About Fandom

Fandom is a global entertainment media brand powered by fan passion. The fan-trusted source in entertainment, Fandom provides a home to explore, contribute to, & celebrate the world of pop culture. Whether looking for in-depth information on favorite fandoms or whats buzzing in entertainment, Fandom has your pop culture curiosities covered through fan-expert knowledge & carefully curated & fun, original multi-platform content.

Fandom has a global audience of almost 300 million monthly unique users & encompasses over 400,000 fan communities. We currently feature more than 55 million pages of content, inclusive of video. Here are our Fandom values:

  • We serve a global community.
    Connection with our fans, creators, & partners is at our core, & its grounded by our active efforts of inclusion.
  • We build experiences.
    We imagine, improve, & deliver solutions.
  • We bring joy.
    We celebrate our fandoms, our teammates, & the work we do.

Fandom is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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