Manager, Engineering Development Program

| Seattle
About Highspot
Highspot is a leading SaaS provider of modern sales enablement solutions. Using Highspot, sales teams have content and guidance in one place, preparing them for every sales conversation. Advanced analytics help marketing and sales gain a deep understanding of how content is performing so they can optimize content investment and amplify best practices. Highspot helps companies achieve their revenue goals faster through tighter alignment and coordination between sales, marketing, and the entire go-to-market team.
About the Engineering Accelerate Program
At Highspot, we’re passionate about building a diverse, high-performing Engineering team. We’re proud of the inclusive culture we’ve built, and we know that our enduring success depends on continuously hiring talented software engineers at all levels of experience and from all kinds of backgrounds. We are excited to establish the Engineering Accelerate program to provide unique development opportunities to early-career engineers, from both traditional and non-traditional educational backgrounds, and make sure they have the early support they need to have a successful engineering career.
The program will serve college graduates by providing a great onramp to software engineering in a vibrant, fast-growing company. Participants will work alongside some of the industry’s most experienced engineers while also getting the mentorship needed to accelerate their engineering careers. 
What You'll Do
As the manager Highspot’s Engineering Accelerate program, you will turn this inspiring concept into reality. Specifically, you will ...
  • Partner with other engineering managers, technical leads, and cross-functional subject matter experts to design the program and its curriculum from the ground up.
  • Establish and expand relationships with local and national education partners. 
  • Work closely with Highspot’s recruiting team to identify, recruit, and hire early-career talent.
  • Coordinate participants’ onboarding, training, mentoring, and, ultimately, placement onto engineering teams.
  • Inspire and motivate your team to do their best work; advocate for the tools, processes, and resources to support their ongoing success.
  • Employ agile practices to continuously evolve and improve the program, ensuring its ongoing alignment with Highspot’s business objectives.
  • Function as a core member of the engineering leadership team, bringing your technical expertise and proven people management perspective to bear on questions of broader departmental direction, process management, team norms, and culture.

Your Background
In conceiving the Accelerate program, we envision an engine of innovation, a new kind of talent pipeline, and a competitive lever for Highspot’s continued exponential growth. To fill this unique and pivotal role, we’re seeking a creative and resourceful individual who thrives at the intersection of technology, education, and business. 
If you rejoice in the success of those you mentor and empower, can gracefully and efficiently traverse the complexities and ambiguities of technical project design, and are adept at working across boundaries to deliver tangible results, then read on!

Leadership Qualifications
  • You’re an open, effective, and empathetic communicator in every situation — from writing technical documents, to leading group instruction, to providing one-on-one feedback. 
  • You establish yourself as a leader through your technical expertise, your ability to inspire, and your integrity. You consistently earn credibility with your direct-reports, working groups, peers, senior leadership, and external partners.
  • You’re passionate about diversity and inclusiveness, committed to building equitable processes and programs that attract, inspire, and bring together people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures.
  • You’re experienced in providing technical mentorship to engineers at various levels from novice through intermediate. 
Organizational Qualifications
  • You have experience building programs from the ground up, including conceptualizing, budgeting, planning, organizing, executing, and evangelizing. 
  • You have deep experience building and leading teams, projects, and long-term programs.
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit combined with a keen attention to detail; you pride yourself on getting things done with a high level of quality.
  • You’re able to define, measure, and report on key success metrics for the programs you build, and you make timely and appropriate course-corrections.

Technical Qualifications
  • You have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience 
  • You have experience building full-stack applications on modern cloud infrastructure (AWS experience is preferred).
  • You’re familiar with modern SaaS applications and a strong generalist and and you have an aptitude for learning and teaching new technologies.
Benefits
  • Exceptional medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Flexible work and vacation schedules
  • Transportation benefits
  • Competitive compensation
  • Fully-stocked kitchen with healthy snacks and drinks
  • Free catered lunches every Friday
  • Company bonding events throughout the year
  • Open and spacious office located in the heart of Seattle
  • Great views of the city and Puget Sound
  • Meaningfully contribute to a compelling vision
  • Environment to do your best work
Equal Opportunity Statement
We aim to build an inclusive workforce at Highspot. If you’re passionate about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we still encourage you to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, color, ethnicity, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or invisible disability status, political affiliation, veteran status, race, religion, or sexual orientation.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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Location

Welcome to office life in the heart of downtown! Discover top restaurants, stroll the Seattle Center, and soak in Puget Sound views.

An Insider's view of Highspot

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Highspot fosters an environment of equality, support, and enthusiasm. My opinions and ideas are always appreciated, and I'm enabled to grow as an engineer and do work that adds real value to the product.

Natalie

Front End Software Engineer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

It is a very supportive, collaborative environment that really pushes me and everyone on the team to do their best work. When we aren't engaged in white board sessions, we bond over frequent coffee and macaron outings. I feel inspired every day when I come to the office.

Kelly

Senior Visual Designer

What makes someone successful on your team?

You must be ready and willing to learn. Highspot employs some of the most intelligent and thoughtful people I've ever worked with. When we're presented with a challenging problem, we don't get frustrated, we see an opportunity and tackle it.

Ian

Senior Technical Product Manager

What is your vision for the company?

Our mission is to transform the way millions of people work by building beautifully designed software with a spark of magic. From Highspot’s beginning, we have focused on building a team of people who collaborate across boundaries and an environment where people are free to bring their full selves to the office every day.

Robert

CEO and Co-Founder

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

One of my favorite things about working at Highspot is that we work hard, but have fun doing it. Personally, it's easy to be creative around such great energy. It's been an incredible experience watching us grow and create new career possibilities with people who help bring out the best in each other.

Marissa

Senior Content Marketing Strategist

What are Highspot Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program.
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