Senior Engineering Manager - Mobile

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Posted: January 16, 2017
  • Reference ID: 3381161208-en-us

BabyCenter is seeking a Senior Engineering Manager to lead the Mobile team. This position includes opportunities to work with state-of-the-art mobile technologies and large-scale infrastructure. This is a great position if you like developing solutions with hands-on development in addition to managing and building a high-performance team.


BabyCenter reaches more than 40 million moms and dads monthly in 11 languages from Canada to the Middle East to China. In the United States, 7 in 10 babies born last year were BabyCenter babies. BabyCenter provides parents with trusted information, advice from peers, and support that’s Remarkably Right® at every stage of their child’s development. Products include websites, mobile apps, online communities, email series, social programs, print publications, and public health initiatives. BabyCenter also leverages its industry-leading audience engagement to provide unparalleled insights and innovative marketing solutions to the world’s top brands, retailers, and institutions. Additionally, BabyCenter is committed to improving maternal health globally, and – through its Mission Motherhood™ campaign – works closely with nonprofits, NGOs, and governments to help make motherhood safer for all women. BabyCenter is a member of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies.


Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion.  Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


The Mobile Apps team is responsible for identifying, developing, and supporting BabyCenter's mobile presence, including Android and iOS applications. The ideal candidate has experience designing and building native apps for Android and iOS, experience working with new technologies and conventions such as Swift and React Native, and a deep knowledge of the mobile market and how to promote our mobile capabilities to build great products for new and expecting parents.

  • Manage 2+ agile team leads/managers.
  • Oversee 2+ agile development teams for BabyCenter's native mobile applications.
  • Promote and lead under an agile development process, actively creating and improving processes as needed.
  • Discover and manage KPIs across the Mobile teams to influence team behaviors via feedback and measure areas of product strength and opportunity.
  • Contribute to application development as a domain expert when necessary, leading by example and setting a high development standard.
  • Partner with the Principal Mobile architect to ensure the creation of high-quality technical solutions that meet business requirements.
  • Represent the technical roadmap and work with Product to balance the roadmap with company deliverables
  • Collaborate with the product, marketing, and sales teams to understand products and represent BabyCenter's mobile capabilities.
  • Make sure the development culture, process, and tools within the Mobile teams are consistent with the larger engineering organization.
  • Work with and manage third-party technology and development partner engagements.
  • Use in-depth understanding of BabyCenter technologies to drive cross-team initiatives and improvements.

  • 8+ years engineering experience
  • 4+ years as team lead or 2+ years leading multiple teams
  • Excellent communication skills, agile leadership skills, mentoring, pair programming
  • Desire to make the product excellent 
  • Ability to interface and work effectively with both engineers and business stakeholders
  • BA/BS in mathematics or computer science, or equivalent experience
  • Experience building large-scale consumer Android or iOS applications
  • In-depth knowledge of Android SDK or Swift, leading libraries, and frameworks
  • A passion for the nuances and current trends of mobile UX
  • Experience automating testing and continuous integration for mobile applications
  • Experience with agile development process

Primary Location
United States-California-San Francisco
BabyCenter, LLC (6009)
Job Function
Engineering (IT)

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