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Engineering Manager (Front-End)

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Quick Take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are hiring an Engineering Manager to lead and manage a team of Axios engineers.Why it Matters:  Our engineering team is a critical component to delivering on our mission to provide the cleanest, smartest, most efficient and trustworthy content and technology to our audience and customers. We are looking for an Engineering Manager with deep domain knowledge of front-end and front-end mobile technologies to help scale our organization, provide management and coaching, and support our teams to deliver against their product roadmaps.Go Deeper: In this role, you will make an impact to Axios through the following responsibilities:Coach, mentor, and grow Axios engineersProvide regular, timely, and candid feedback, as well as participate in monthly career check-ins, performance evaluations, and advancement reviews Play a lead role in delivering against team personal and team OKRsEnsure the psychological safety of Axios staff Drive the tech organization forward by exploring potential technology solutions, keeping up-to-date on trends and security vulnerabilities, and propose ways to evolve our platform and productsEstablish, evangelize, and reinforce best practices and patterns Serve as a leader in developing and reviewing architectural and technical decisions Own our front-end chapter and look for ways to keep engineers engaged, learning, and excitedThe Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, high EQ, and passion for Axios’ mission, as well as have the following skills:Experience leading and managing a cross-functional team of engineers in a fast-paced and high-growth environmentDeep, current technical knowledge with software development, architecture, data design and implementationProven track record of creating pragmatic, maintainable systems, using industry-recognized best practicesExperience shipping, maintaining, and evolving  highly-utilized production products Deep experience applying agile practices to streamline team delivery and outputExperience with frontend technologies, specifically React and React NativeA passion for your craft, a desire to continue to learn and grow, and dedication to the growth and development of othersServant-leader mindsetDon’t forget: Competitive salaryHealth insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave401KGenerous vacation policy, plus company holidaysCompany equityCommuter and cell phone benefitA commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work cultureAnnual learning and development stipendAdditional pandemic-related benefits:One mental health day per month$100 monthly work-from-home stipendTele-mental health services OneMedical membership, including tele-health services Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies Weekly company-sponsored exercise and meditation classes Virtual company-sponsored social events
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