Manager, Software Engineering at Xactly Corp

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Job Title: Software Engineering Manager

Function: Engineering

Location: Denver, CO

Position Type: Full-time

Position Level: Managerial

Travel Requirements: Minimal travel required

Xactly’s engineering team is growing rapidly and we are looking for an Engineering Manager to our Denver center of excellence. This is a new position to manager our new OpsPanda team. Our development team executes quickly and is full of smart engineers from well-respected companies and universities. They look to their engineering leaders for mentorship, career development and organizational transparency. In order to build and ship high quality products extremely fast, efficiently and in a continuous manner, Xactly engineers rely on their leaders to remove any obstacles and guide them through engineering practices. At Xactly, we build teams that are helpful, respect each other, maintain a high level of customer focus, inclusive of everyone and we strive for strong product ownership by the team.    

The ideal candidate will share our passion for SaaS products. You must strongly believe in Continuous Integration and Deployment as well as a DevOps culture. Working in a dynamic agile environment, you will collaborate daily with peer managers, product managers, software engineers and architects, technical writers, QE engineers, and data center operations engineers.

Organizational Responsibilities:

  • Be a highly technical manager with deep experience in software and systems
    • Must be willing to be at least 50% hands on
    • Lead from the front during problem solving sessions by understanding and empowering the team by articulating clearly the context and business rationale.
    • Partner with peer engineering managers and leads to drive continuous process improvements and innovation.
    • Be a subject matter expert, lead the team by example and have a strategic influence.
    • Establish trust and coordinate with distributed product management, support, data center operations and other peer engineering teams.
    • Maintain balance between building high quality products and shipping code fast.
  • Be a functional manager
    • Help engineers to develop their career plans and assign project work tailored to their skillsets and aspirations.
    • Metrics driven to measure and track progress of feature development, quality of the code, and productivity of the team.
    • Work with other engineering leaders to continuously improve the overall development processes.
    • Able to work with cross functional teams and translate functional requirements into technical design and implementations.
    • Ability to pickup functional knowledge of the product at a fast pace.
    • Partner with the recruiting team through the entire hiring process which includes sourcing, interviewing and onboarding.
    • Provide continuous feedback and create action plans for both under and high performing team members.

Required Skills :

  • 2+ years of prior relevant technical lead or management experience
  • Master’s or Bachelor's plus 5 years experience in web application or platform development and architecture
  • Solid hands on experience with Scala and/or Java
  • Hands on experience with one or more key-value data store such as CouchBase, MongoDB, Hbase or Cassandra.
  • Experienced in mentoring, managing engineers, recruiting and retaining top talent.
  • Strong commitment to good engineering discipline and process including code reviews and delivering unit tests in conjunction with feature delivery
  • Ability to make decisions and work with minimal direction even under pressure.
  • Prior experience demonstrating the ability to understand a technical architecture, review design work and provide feedback to a talented team of engineers.
  • Experience establishing and reviewing business metrics with the ability to articulate and provide visibility to the team on various business metrics ensuring every new feature developed meets and is tracked towards those metrics.
  • Ability to manage priorities, set appropriate expectations with peer engineering management and deliver features on time with high quality.
  • Ability to identify training needs of various team members and ramp new hires on products, process, and technology.
  • Technically deep enough  to participate in roadmap prioritization.
  • Familiarity and experience with agile (scrum) development process
  • Strong listening, written and verbal communication skills.

Highly Desired Experience:

  • Prior hands on experience with open source technologies such as Spring, Hibernate, JBoss, SpringBoot.
  • Experience working within a distributed engineering team including offshore
  • Experience using chef, puppet or other deployment automation tools
  • Hands on experience in deploying services on AWS, Azure or Google Cloud platform
  • Strong working knowledge of RDBMS technologies and prior experience working with an enterprise database such as Oracle.
  • Bonus points if you have contributed to an open source project
  • Experience with agile (scrum) development process as an individual contributor and as a functional manager
  • Team lead or Scrum master experience
  • Proven track record of identifying and championing new technologies that enhance the end-user experience, software quality, and developer productivity
  • Past experience working in a fast paced environment.
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In the heart of downtown Denver, Xactly is currently on floors 16 & 17 in the chase building with picturesque mountain views and a Starbucks on site!

An Insider's view of Xactly Corp

What's something quirky about your company?

We have a company-wide Lipsync battle with a custom trophy for the winning team. We also celebrate Halloween globally with department costume contest which gets pretty competitive.

Christine Hamma

Enterprise Account Executive

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've been able to not only complete my daily duties but also participate in cross-functional projects. Also, I've grown by initiating and owning global events for XactlyOne, our philanthropic organization. Lots of room to grow personally and professionally.

Nick Reinhard

Configuration Consultant

What are Xactly Corp Perks + Benefits

Xactly Corp Benefits Overview

Xactly provides amazing benefits from your typical medical, dental to PET INSURANCE! A fan favorite is FTO (Flexible Time Off) where employees are not tied to a fixed number of paid days off! Since March and the remote setting due to COVID, the leadership team has started to give "Wellness Friday's" where one Friday a month, we are given paid time off to take care of ourselves.

Volunteer in local community
The Xactly spirit of giving and engagement acts as a multiplier of our CARE values into the communities where our employees live and work.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Xactly has affinity, culture, and fun committees that are re-elected annually and manage events and programs from our annual holiday party to our wellness program.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Our affinity groups, which we call XactlyIN groups, have been established since 2018 to present and are still growing today. Currently, we have 5 established groups.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
When hiring, Xactly hiring managers and recruiters seek to identify a Culture Add who will make their own mark on our company culture.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Virtual workout offerings and fitness reimbursement.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Xactly Corp hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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