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Engineering Manager, Platform at Fleetio

  • Full-time
  • Remote, Remote in the US, Canada, Mexico
  • $165,000 - $175,000 base

The Fleetio Engineering Team is looking for a Platform Engineering Manager to lead our Platform Engineering efforts. In this role, you will lead the platform engineering team that handles SRE (Site Reliability Engineering), Infrastructure, Developer Experience, and our public-facing API.

You will influence the following areas: platform engineering vision, setting goals for your team, hiring engineering talent, and driving platform engineering efforts. You will collaborate closely with fellow engineering leaders, product managers, and other stakeholders to provide reliable service to our customers and a great developer experience for our developers that enables developer productivity and consistent delivery. You will also develop our engineering talent and grow their careers at Fleetio!

If you are an engineering leader with strong technical expertise, excellent leadership skills, and a passion for providing a great experience for customers and developers, we would love to connect with you!

A little about us… Fleetio is a modern software platform that helps thousands of organizations around the world manage their fleet operations. Transportation technology is a hot market and we’re leading the charge, with raving fans and new customers signing up every day. We raised $144M in Series C in June of 2023 and are on an exciting trajectory as a company. Fleetio is also a proud founding member of the Rails Foundation!

More about our team and company:
- Watch our culture videos: https://fleet.io/culture
- Fleetio overview video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlvIbwZT3oU
- Our careers page: https://www.fleetio.com/careers
- This is a remote opportunity and is open to candidates in the United States, Canada, or Mexico.

Who you are

The ideal candidate for this role possesses a blend of technical expertise, leadership skills, business acumen, and the ability to forge a vision for Fleetio’s Platform Engineering team. You have a solid background in Site Reliability, Infrastructure Engineering/DevOps, Developer Experience and building APIs. Your leadership experience includes successfully managing and inspiring high-performing engineering teams, driving innovation, and fostering a collaborative work culture. You exhibit strong problem-solving skills and adaptability to a fast-paced environment. This role is part of the Engineering Leaders group and will report to the VP of Engineering.

Your impact

  • Drive SRE efforts to provide a highly reliable and performant service to our customers
  • Partner with engineering managers to address any performance issues or bottlenecks
  • Continuously plan, optimize, and scale our infrastructure to support the growth of our platform
  • Maintain an excellent developer experience for our engineers that aids in improving developer productivity and happiness
  • Advance, scale and support our API to help meet the needs of external users/developers
  • Drive mobile platform engineering work by partnering with the mobile team
  • Holistically mentor and guide direct reports in professional development and career growth
  • Foster a positive and productive work environment that boosts the morale of your team
  • Review your teams' code as necessary to ensure quality, maintain consistency, and share knowledge
  • Advocate for and mentor the team on engineering best practices
  • Communicate timely updates and progress on initiatives to relevant stakeholders

Your experience

  • 2+ years of experience leading platform engineering teams as a Manager or as a Director
  • Proven expertise in leading SRE, DevOps, or Infrastructure Engineering teams
  • Prior experience building applications using Ruby-on-Rails or similar frameworks
  • Solid expertise in the latest development, build, test, and deploy practices that drive agility, consistent delivery, and quality
  • Strong passion and track record of attracting, developing, and retaining engineers
  • Experience utilizing APM tools to monitor and troubleshoot issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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  • Multiple health/dental coverage options
  • Vision insurance
  • Incentive stock options
  • 401(k) match of 4%
  • PTO - 4 weeks
  • 12 company holidays + 2 floating holidays
  • Parental leave- birthing parent (12 weeks paid) non-birthing (4 weeks)
  • FSA & HSA options
  • Short and long term disability (short term 100% paid)
  • Community service funds
  • Professional development funds
  • Wellbeing fund - $150 quarterly
  • Business expense stipend- $125 quarterly
  • Mac laptop + new hire equipment stipend
  • Monthly catered lunches
  • Fully stocked kitchen with tons of drinks & snacks
  • Remote working friendly since 2012

Fleetio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

This application is not intended to and does not create a contract or offer of employment. Employment with Fleetio is at will.

If you have a disability or a special need that requires an accommodation to fill out the online application, please let us know by emailing [email protected].