DescriptionYou are a subject matter expert on all thing's backend services! You are passionate about leading a team on the strategic and tactical development of system and software architecture and you enjoy solving complex technical projects. You are excited to join a group of people who are innovative, hardworking, passionate, FUN and ready to make a difference in the Global Pool space. This position will have a direct impact on our company's success, and you can be a part of it! As the Senior Engineering Manager, Cloud Platform, you will lead our globally distributed Cloud Platform Team and own and execute the technology roadmap. WHY WORK FOR FLUIDRA?We are a leader in the global pool industry. Our portfolio includes some of the most trusted brands; we offer our customers an expansive array of products across both the residential and commercial pool and wellness markets; and we have strong geographical footprint with operations in over 45 countries. With our merger with Zodiac, we now have over 5,500 employees and the combined resources to accelerate innovation in critical areas like energy-efficiency, robotics and the Internet of Things.We are guided by clear values and come to work every day with a simple and direct mission in mind: To create the perfect pool and wellness experience. By staying focused on this mission, we will create value for all our stakeholders-customers, pool owners, investors and employees.We own a portfolio of some of the industry's most recognized and trusted brands, including Jandy®, AstralPool®, Polaris®, Cepex®, Zodiac®, CTX Professional® and Gre®.WHAT YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE The Cloud Platform team builds the backend services to integrate and control Fluidra's state-of-the art connected products. We are seeking a software engineering leader experienced in building high quality cloud systems. In this role you will be responsible for overseeing the strategic and tactical direction for all stages of cloud platform delivery. You will coordinate with Department Directors, Product Managers, Mobile, Firmware and QA teams to enable on time delivery of products to market. You will serve as thought leader, technology expert and a mentor to other technical team members. Additionally, you will:Lead development of system and software architectures to support functional requirements and business needs as well as product reliability, flexibility, and qualityOwnership and implementation of the overall systems development life cycle.Articulate high-level technical strategies and product vision; encourage and facilitate technical discussions, and promote cross-functional projectsEnsure team's understanding of business goals, priorities, and how they align with customer needs and business direction Provide hands on technical team leadership to ensure software development principles are understood and best practices are followed Participate in peer reviews and inspections of requirements and design documents as well as code reviews.Responsible for strengthening the technical competence and capabilities of the department by bringing new technology and capabilities into the organization, becoming a recognized leader for key competences within the global IoT organization.Be an advocate of software quality and ensure the team understands the importance of proper testing, automation, and software design Working closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical designsDevelop and implement hiring plans to align with business goals and priorities Grow the team by sourcing, hiring, and onboarding top talented and passionate engineersLead performance coaching and career development for new and existing engineersWork with cross functional leaders to manage existing and new product development along with handling current production issuesSet high standards for teamwork, collaboration and execution based on trust and demonstrate ability to manage cross-cultural teamsEffectively estimate and track project schedules, costs, and resourcesExecution against project plans and timely delivery of committed resultsManagement of day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environmentReport on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management.WHAT WE SEEK10+ years of experience in software development 5+ years of people management and leadership experienceStrong experience in developing cloud-based backend softwareProven experience in management of multiple concurrent projects.Strong experience in Cloud Computing with one or more Platform-as-a-Service, (PaaS), offerings with IoT capabilities (AWS IoT preferred or Google Cloud IoT).Proven experience with establishing Software development lifecycle (SDLC) systems including CI/CD, version control, package management, build & deployment tools and unit/integration test frameworks.Strong knowledge on DevOps mechanism for on-prem or any other cloud services.Experience providing senior level technical guidance. Possess strong people management skills.Exceptional customer focus including understanding the impact of technical decisions on customer experience, recommend alternate technical and business approached and leading projects to meet aggressive timelines.1+ years in IoT in manufacturing domain Knowledge of leveraging Data Science for predictive analytics of IoT devices is a big plusProject Management experience EDUCATION Bachelor's Degree (four-year college or technical school) Required, Field of Study: Computer Science, Information Systems. MS preferable.WHAT WE OFFERAn exciting opportunity to dive in and begin your career with a company that offers a competitive total rewards package that includes:• Alternate work week schedule (EVERY OTHER FRIDAY OFF!) • Full range of health benefits including medical, dental & vision, short & long-term disability• 401(K) matching (100% of first 3% contributed, 50% of the next 2%)• Health and wellness programs / gym reimbursement• Educational assistance up to $7,000 per year• On-site self-service caf / free gourmet coffee stations• Company sponsored FUN events!• On-site gym, ping-pong, foosball, outdoor bocce ball court, BBQ & firepit• Generous product discountsIn the pursuit of product excellence, Fluidra takes its corporate values to heart. We implement these guiding principles in everything we do: passion for success, honesty & trust, customer collaboration, team work, learn and adapt, excellence and Innovation.For a deeper dive in to our corporate culture, click here.