Software Engineering Manager


2 weeks ago

06/10/2019 10:43:50

Job type: Full-time

Hiring from: USA

Category: Software Dev

Sonatype’s mission is to help organizations develop better software, faster with open source. We offer a series of products and services including the Nexus Repository Manager and Nexus Lifecycle Manager.

We are a fully remote and highly talented product development group and we work in small autonomous teams to create high-quality products. Thousands of organizations and millions of developers use our software. If you have a passion for challenging problems, software craftsmanship and having an impact, Sonatype can deliver in all of these areas.

The Software Engineering Manager at Sonatype is a highly-technical and results-oriented individual, responsible for ensuring high performance of agile teams within a product line. She/he knows her/his teams and can engage at the appropriate level, adapting as needed. The Engineering Manager supports and leads the members and the operation of our agile teams in the Nexus Lifecycle Manager product line. She/he supports the execution of initiatives, alignment of resources, and delivery of high-quality software products. This individual will help inspire, lead technical innovation, and overcome execution obstacles.


  •     Support software engineering teams in an Agile environment in pursuit of high team performance.

  •     Help plan and execute initiatives.

  •     Deliver in appropriate timeframes with high quality, while balancing business and technical priorities and constraints.

  •     Effectively set and manage expectations around team delivery.

  •     Partner with product stakeholders on roadmap planning, solution design, sizing, and estimation.

  •     Help define and manage processes for how people and systems should work together.

  •     Help recruit, onboard, mentor, and manage engineers.

  •     Work with engineers to grow their skills and ensure they have the right challenges.

  •     Roll up your sleeves and contribute as appropriate.

Required Skills and Experiences

  •     Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, or relevant work experience.

  •     Significant experience working with teams in an Agile environment.

  •     Significant software development experience in a commercial environment.

  •     Experience serving in either an engineering manager role or team lead role.

  •     Excellent leadership and communication skills.

  •     Highly organized with relevant technical project management experience.

  •     Ability to work and manage teams in a fully remote environment.

  •     Love developing and growing people.

We are 300 employees from diverse backgrounds, that hail from 50 countries, and speak 15 languages. But, we all share one thing in common: we’re passionate about accelerating software innovation. Our vision is to put Nexus products at the center of every open source decision made by modern engineering organizations.  We’re one of the fastest growing tech companies in America and have been named both a Deloitte Fast 500 and Inc. 5000 company three years in a row. We’re backed by world-class investors including TPG, Goldman Sachs, Accel Partners, and HWVP.  Learn more at

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