Engineering Manager, Nav Native at Mapbox
Minsk, BY

Maps are no longer static. Our maps represent the ever-evolving world, accessing, aggregating, and adapting anonymous data from millions of sensors and phones in real-time. Mapbox has the exciting opportunity to power devices and products across the next frontier in location-based data, such as Internet of Things and AR/VR.

Whether you’re watching the delivery of your grocery order on Instacart, looking at a gym on ClassPass, sending your snaps on Snap, tracking your personal best on Strava, monitoring your gas budget on Metromile, or checking today’s forecast on The Weather Channel, Mapbox is the location and maps within those apps. We’re changing how people move by live-mapping the world. We are the developer platform for location.

What We Do

The Navigation team is composed of proud builders of solutions to problems in the routing space for industries like auto, logistics, outdoors and more. We solve complex geospatial data problems and leverage statistical analysis alongside live and historical traffic profiles to get users from A → B as efficiently as possible. Our customers are primarily developers, like us. When they're successful, we're successful.

What You'll Do

Mapbox is looking for a hands-on, technical manager to lead the development of our Navigation Core libraries. You will be responsible for organizing team’s day-to-day work, developing the people on the team, and making sure everything we work on is driven by customer needs and has impact on the overall business.

In this role, you will:

  • Deliver complex, high-impact projects while providing technical expertise and mentorship to your team
  • Operate the team day-to-day and be hands-on in project management
  • Manage and develop the team through hiring, retaining, mentoring, and continually building the team’s capabilities
  • Drive company, product and team objectives, carrying your team and relevant stakeholders along in the decision-making
  • Develop the long-term business strategy driving the team’s work
  • Establish and track operational metrics for data products to ensure the team is delivering products that satisfy customer requirements

What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role

  • Adept at managing and developing a high-performance team through hiring, retaining, mentoring, and continually building the team’s capabilities
  • Experience building and maintaining complex software development projects towards deadlines
  • Experience establishing standards for quality of work, including clearly designed API interfaces, documentation, thorough test coverage, and leading effective code reviews.
  • Proficient at evaluating multiple perspectives and crisply articulating strong opinions based on principles and data.
  • Strong emotional intelligence and consensus building skills to create and work within a collaborative environment
  • Strong proficiency in C++ including the language specification, standards, and libraries
  • Knowledge of cross-platform code and platform-specific package managers and cross-dependencies
  • Experience in implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Knowledge of basic localization and navigations concepts such as bearing, dead reckoning, electronic horizon, and working with IMU data is appreciated