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Platform Engineering Manager

REQ: REQ-130885 Engineering

Panasonic Smart Mobility
  • United States
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Cirrus by Panasonic is improving road safety and efficiency by using data and Connected Vehicle technology to empower people and even vehicles themselves to make better decisions.
As the Engineering Manager, you will oversee the devops and platform engineering organization and will lead the modernization of those areas with the goal of fully shifting to a cloud-centric organization with SecDevOps and automated delivery via CI, CD, and automated preventive controls.

What You’ll Get to do:

  • Manage technical aspects of product delivery, including collaborating with Product, generating and reporting team performance metrics, and building autonomous teams that deliver consistently with high quality

  • Meet regularly with direct reports to provide feedback, coaching, and career development, deliver performance reviews, recommend direct reports for promotion and other advancement opportunities

  • Define and execute technical objectives, in partnership with the Head of Cloud Platforms

  • Contribute technically through pull requests and code reviews 

  • Participate in team meetings, architecture reviews, hiring activities, and agile processes

Scope: Directly manages 3-5 software engineers, including those at a grade higher than their own. Reports to Head of Cloud Platforms at Panasonic Cirrus

Basic Qualifications

Education & Experience

  • Degree required or preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in an Engineering Management role with direct reports

  • 4+ years of experience as a Software Engineer in an individual contributor role

  • 4+ years of experience delivering complex Cloud-based software applications in a Production environment

  • No specific education or degree is required or preferred


Competencies: Key desired behaviors; e.g., problem solving, innovation, collaboration, etc.

  • Proficiency in at least one of the following programming languages: Python, JavaScript, or go

  • Experience collaborating with non-Engineering disciplines including Product Management and Design

  • Capable of making decisions based on data and analysis

  • Understanding and practical application of the trade-offs between business and technical decisions

  • Proactive team player with a bias for action and a high bar for quality

Communications: Key communications contacts, internal and external, and level of persuasion required

  • Effective communicating asynchronously with a distributed team, both written and oral

  • Capable of explaining ideas clearly and concisely

Other Requirements: e.g., working conditions, physical requirements, travel, etc.

  •    e.g., Up to 30% travel required; US domestic

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Hybrid work environment with regular virtual and in-person team events
  • Professional development budget
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Parental Care Leave
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Total Well-Being Program
The pay for this position is expected to start at 145,000$ per year or higher, based on qualifications

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.


REQ: REQ-130885 Engineering

  • United States
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