Manager, Software Engineering in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States (# 1282)

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The Manager, Product Engineering supports line of business operations by architecting, coding, and collaborating to produce full stack solutions using modern frameworks and technologies, managing the practice in accordance with industry and SmartEquip standards of software engineering.


  • Manage multiple Product Engineering projects and engineering staff across backend and frontend practices
  • Architect, design, and guide the team developing and deploying scalable, efficient, performant, and reusable code to provide frontend UIs and backend services to grow and scale our business
  • Perform ad hoc analysis, troubleshooting, and triaging to resolve issues with deployed systems
  • Maintain documentation and source control
  • Contribute and review code as part of a collaborative team, building critical systems for our clients
  • Supervise product and automation engineers in a cross functional team, managing their priorities and ensuring that their code adheres to industry and company best practices
  • Manage and define tasks for yourself and your team(s) in an agile environment
  • Mentor and provide direction to other team members
  • Architect and implement solutions in collaboration with engineering leadership
  • Partner with the Product team to represent engineering in client meetings.
  • Own the problem and scope solutions that line up with business objectives
  • Provide rapid response to the needs of the team


  • Expertise in backend (Java) and frontend (Angular) languages and frameworks:
    Spring boot micro-service, Spring Cloud, API development, API security, Web Services Integration using SOAP and REST, HTML5, Java Script, Type Script, AngularJS.
  • Experience with Web and Application Servers, Tomcat Preferred.
  • Experience with relational databases such as MySQL, AWS RDS, Aurora/ Oracle/Postgres
  • Well-versed in modern software development technologies, practices, and patterns
  • At least 3 years of experience managing engineers
  • Familiarity with AWS or other cloud providers
  • Demonstrated ability to architect, problem solve, test, and develop solutions independently
  • Experience in setting up application monitoring using APM tools, Datadog knowledge preferred
  • Familiarity with containerization tools like Docker, Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with Test Automation
  • Ability to set up team metrics

Expected Outcomes (first 12 months)

  • Keep up with daily needs of our operational team(s) while becoming a domain SME
  • Write and review code to maintain and support new and existing products and services
    SmartEquip Engineering Team
  • Write and review stories, run agile ceremonies, and act as an owner for your product(s) and Modules
  • Supervise engineers at all levels of experience, building out the team as needed
  • Manage cross functional team(s) as we modernize and scale our technology platforms
  • Be active in the SmartEquip Engineering community, performing code reviews, and sharing knowledge



Ritchie Bros. is an equal opportunity employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all activities in accordance with all applicable laws. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Candidate selection is made by Talent Acquisition. Only electronic applications can be accepted.

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Job Attributes

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IT Engineering




Norwalk, Connecticut, United States


Full time