Mobile Director of Engineering/Mobile Sr. Engineering Manager at Smule
San Francisco, CA, US

This position will oversee the iOS or Android platform releases. It will build sustainable processes, but at the same time keep things moving quickly even under pressure whether unblocking people on technical challenges (sometimes requiring creative leaps) or facilitating conversations.



  • Manage squad devs (iOS and Android) to develop multiple shipping products for iOS and Android platforms
  • Perform 1-1s and manage employee career growth
  • Hire engineers (contract and full-time)
  • Onboard new-hires into our way of life
  • Assist/drive related process improvement (onboarding, feature development, etc.)
  • Ensure best practices for process and coding are shared across teams
  • Ensure team is effectively responding to live/production issues
  • Form strong partnerships with product, project management, design, QA, and other teams to ensure cohesion and collaboration to achieve great products
  • Facilitate communication within team and across teams and all stakeholders

QUALIFICATIONS (education, years of experience, skills, specialized knowledge, etc.):

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering
  • 5+ years of software development experience on native iOS or Android (both would be ideal)
  • 2+ years managing a team
  • Great coding skills, best practices in iOS or Android (both would be ideal)
  • Experience with client-to-server architecture
  • Experience working on consumer-facing products