Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

As one of Vancouver’s fastest growing tech companies, our product is the most recognized social media management platform on the planet.

Engineering Managers at HootSuite combine technical problem-solving experience and strong people management skills. Our focus is on building a working environment that provides our Engineers with autonomy, mastery and purpose, so they can organize themselves, make sound decisions and practice effective engineering and learning.

Help build the part of our organization that builds our products. Your background as an experienced software engineer and someone who has improved teams and processes through your initiative and observation will allow you to thrive in this role.


  • Lead a team of Software Engineers
  • Develop a clear vision, strategy, and objectives for your area of responsibility within Engineering
  • Be a good coach by helping others see their potential
  • Be a guide and resource for the career development of our Engineers
  • Be a good communicator by listening and sharing information with them
  • Focus our teams on results and sustainable productivity
  • Expand our Engineering capacity by through recruitment and onboarding
  • Lead and facilitate effective agile practices
  • Help coordinate and prioritize activities for our initiatives
  • Provide visibility and metrics for these practices
  • ‘Work out loud’ within HootSuite and the broader community
  • Recognize opportunities to benefit us by eliminating inefficiencies in our systems

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • 5+ years of people management experience in a software organization
  • A track record of leading the implementation of agile methodologies
  • A post-secondary degree in computer science, business, or engineering

Bonus Assets:

  • A sense of humour
  • Impress us with your passion and your dedication

    Date Posted:
    Jan 17, 2014 4:59 PM PST
    HootSuite Media, Inc.

    HootSuite Media, Inc.
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    HootSuite is a social relationship platform for businesses and organizations to collaboratively execute social media strategies across multiple social networks from one secure, web-based dashboard. Launch marketing campaigns, identify and grow audience, and distribute targeted messages using HootSuite’s unique social media dashboard. Streamline team workflow with scheduling and assignment tools and reach audiences... more