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Social image editing app and creative community

Engineering Manager, Web team
Yerevan, AM
Job Description / Skills Required

PicsArt is looking for an Engineering Manager to help scale our Web engineering team and technology. The ideal candidate will be equally comfortable with technical leadership, people management and the development process. You will have the opportunity to influence the culture, help technical delivery and work with your team on strategy and execution. You’ll collaborate with professional product managers, designers and developers to ensure the continuous improvement of our product.

  • Support, invest in and develop an incredible team of talented and motivated engineers with clear expectations via practices such as 1:1s, goal setting, and constant feedback;
  • Work with the product manager and HR to recruit, manage, and retain talent;
  • Create growth opportunities for team members and address gaps via non-technical skills mentoring and performance management. Help make our people shine!
  • Create a high performing and positive work environment based on transparency, accountability, and trust;
  • Collaborate with the product manager in project planning, dependency management, risk management and continuous process improvement for an optimal flow of value for customers and the business (with appropriate use of metrics);
  • Connect with management and other teams to unblock dependencies; 
  • Provide visibility and transparency to team progress on product initiatives;
  • Provide technical mentoring to your team, do code reviews, pair coding;
  • Act as a facilitator in technical discussions; 
  • Support decisions about high-level tech solutions, help your engineers to make the right choice with your development experience.
Required Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of direct engineering management experience leading successful and highly-engaged agile teams;
  • Experience as a front-end development is a must; 
  • Working experience with JS, TypeScript, React, Redux, HTML5, CSS3, Webpack, CSS-in-JS;
  • Proven experience in optimizing software processes to ensure teams are always running efficiently and constantly striving to improve;
  • Strong understanding of application architecture and best practices for front-end development, specifically React framework;
  • Knowledge/understanding of git, Docker, REST;
  • Familiarity with Jenkins, Node.js, WebAssembly is a plus;
  • Capability to design, develop and test front-end application;
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent people management skills;
  • Extraordinary organizational, planning and analytical skills;
  • Advanced written and verbal English communication skills.
What we seek and value most in our candidates 
Professionalism in both soft and hard skills; motivation to grow, learn and share, positive attitude, flexibility, transparency, ownership and the most important - passion and commitment.  
PicsArt is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law. 
PicsArt, Inc. is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.
PicsArt is the world’s #1 creative platform and social editing app that’s leading the visual storytelling revolution. With more than 150 million monthly active creators, the PicsArt community creates, remixes and shares nearly 1 billion images every month. The company has amassed one of the largest open-source collections of content in the world, including free-to-edit photos, stickers and more. PicsArt is available in 30 languages for free and as a subscription on iOS, Android and Windows devices. Headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Yerevan, Armenia, Moscow, Beijing, Tokyo, and Los Angeles, PicsArt is backed by Sequoia Capital, DCM Ventures, Insight Venture Partners, and Siguler Guff and Company.
The #14 most downloaded app of 2019 
PicsArt has worked with big brands such as Taylor Swift, Will Smith, Kim Kardashian, Gwen Stefani, DJ Snake, Maroon 5 and Meghan Trainor on community challenges that generate tens of millions of organic, fan-generated impressions and shares on social media. We need smart, passionate people to help us reach our first billion creators!