Mobile Engineering Manager/Team Lead

| Greater Boston Area

Swoop is a rapidly growing business headquartered in San Francisco with a mission to deliver the best roadside assistance experience possible with technology driven solutions. Our goal is to provide stranded drivers with ease and transparency during frustrating and unexpected roadside incidents.

Our Boston area based parent company, Agero, is the market leader, providing roadside protection for 100M+ Americans and performing 12M+ roadside services annually. As a connected vehicle service, we are in deep discussions with leading car manufacturers about their connected and autonomous vehicle experiences. We combine the benefits of a stable, profitable parent company, while offering the career opportunities and pace of a Silicon Valley startup.

Our team is passionate about addressing real-world problems with digital solutions. We’re looking for enthusiastic problem solvers who are ready to join a fast paced team and make a big impact.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Swoop platform team is building something that no one else has built and we have three user perspectives on the same data. This creates interesting UI/UX challenges - We're using React on the Web, and React Native for iOS and Android. We’re taking antiquated manual systems and redefining them into digital platforms, open APIs, and exceptional customer experiences.

We are searching for an exceptional engineering leader to help scale our engineering team and technology. Qualified candidates will be equally comfortable with technical leadership, people management, recruiting top talent, and hands-on development work. Our teams work on a variety of technically challenging problems in platform and API design, mobile and web application development, and much more.

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You will grow and mentor a strong, high-performing front end engineering team.

  • You will collaborate with design and product teams regarding strategy, scope, and schedule.

  • You will drive standards on quality, reliability, scalability, and performance.

  • Help shape the front end architecture and in instituting best practices throughout our code base

  • You will help create infrastructure and processes to support rapid organizational growth.

  • You will foster and support a culture of innovation and excellence within the engineering organization.

  • Own the front end web code and experience.

  • Help shape the front end architecture and in instituting best practices throughout our code base

REQUIREMENTS

  • You have 2+ years experience managing and hiring mobile engineering teams.

  • You have 5+ years professional experience in website or UI/UX development and detailed knowledge of front end technologies and SPA’s

  • You have proven success delivering highly reliable and scalable software systems.

  • You enjoy working at small companies and building systems from the ground up

  • Optimize developer productivity by continuously seeking efficiencies in our processes.

  • Hands on experience with React Native is strongly preferred

NICE TO HAVE

  • Experience in a production React environment

  • Experience working with GraphQL

  • Experience working with Relay

  • Experience working with Rails API

ABOUT SWOOP

Swoop, along with our parent company, Agero, has set out to redefine the roadside assistance experience by offering real time transparency, unmatched scale and seamless integration with most of the major automotive and insurance brands. Combined, we protect over 115 million drivers and are making the roads safer by using the best technologies, customer service and partnerships with companies like Lyft.

Here's a brief video about our Company: https://vimeo.com/206753666.

Learn more at https://joinswoop.com 

ABOUT AGERO

Agero’s mission is to safeguard consumers on the road through a unique combination of platform intelligence and human powered solutions, strengthening our clients’ relationships with their drivers. We are a leading provider of driving solutions, including roadside assistance, accident management, consumer affairs and telematics. The company protects 115 million vehicles in partnership with leading automobile manufacturers, insurance carriers and other diversified clients. Managing one of the largest national networks of service providers, Agero responds to more than 12 million requests annually for assistance. Agero, a member company of The Cross Country Group, is headquartered in Medford, Mass., with operations throughout North America. To learn more, visit www.agero.com and follow on Twitter @AgeroNews.

 

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Technology we use

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Location

We are located in Medford, MA, right at Wellington Station with close access to the MBTA, I-93, Assembly Row, and a stones throw away from Boston.

An Insider's view of Agero

What projects are you most excited about?

“We're passionate about making the roads safer with our Driver360 mobile platform. We’ve developed crash detection technology that helps people when they're most in need, and we're using billions of miles of driving data to study crash risk factors and find ways to help people avoid crashing in the first place.”

Michael

Sr Data Scientist, Business Intelligence

How does the company support your career growth?

Agero has provided me the opportunity to work on a number of different strategic, cross-functional projects.

Ashley

Manager, HR Initiatives

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our Engineering/IT teams are moving to the Amazon AWS cloud, which involves a lift/shift for some applications as well as rewriting other applications to be more micro service orientated. This effort is a huge transformation which includes new roles, training and re-thinking how IT operates as a cloud service organization.

Karen

Director, DevOps

What are Agero Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Whether it's personal development or for general education about our business, Learn at lunch is a big part of who we are!

Additional Perks + Benefits

We’ve got the benefits you’re use to and some you aren’t – including flexible health and dental care from your choice of doctors. We take care of the time off and allow you to make decisions about how much you want to carry over from year to year so you can recharge your batteries and achieve harmony both inside and outside of the workplace. How many places set you up with laptops and two monitors as standard fare? We’ve got more discounts and perks than you can count on 2 hands – and they are meaningful! Plus we offer a free subscription to the CC Motor Club.

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