Engineering Manager – Cross-platform development

Hong Kong

About us

At Chengbao, we’re leading the way to a more private and secure digital world. Consumers in over 180 countries around the globe rely on our industry-leading cybersecurity software and services.

We are an international tech company with a team of 300+ worldwide and a core team of 80 based in Hong Kong. We’re profitable, growing, and just getting started.

We hire world-class developers, product managers, and marketers in the industry, and give them the tools to succeed. Together, we ship beautiful, usable software for desktop and mobile that our customers use and love every day.

Ready to do the best work of your life? We’ve built just the place.

We’re looking for an Engineering Manager for cross-platform development

You’ll lead our teams of client-side developers building our apps for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Linux and even routers. The team’s goal is to make the fastest, most reliable, friendly, and secure in the industry. You specifically will be responsible for maximizing the team’s velocity of delivering top-quality end products.

Over the past few years, we’ve grown with a flat team structure and highly skilled engineers mostly managing themselves. We’ve now reached a size where we’d like an experienced manager to help raise the quality of our team even further.

Responsibilities

Your exact responsibilities will depend on your skills and interests, but shared aspects are:

  • Lead a team of experienced software developers. Hire, motivate, mentor, define responsibilities, hold people accountable, manage career plans.
  • Promote engineering excellence. Ensure we use efficient tools and processes and that each member of the team is an expert in their toolchain.
  • Remain hands-on with technical work. Perform code reviews, ensure we make good architectural decisions well, ensure high-quality documentation, and also do some coding. Lead by example.
  • Ensure our product backlog always defines the path to achieving our business goals.

Profile of an ideal candidate

  • Experience managing teams building native client-side applications across multiple platforms that regularly shipped new versions to customers at least once per month and tested the majority of their requirements automatically.
  • Experience as a hiring manager.
  • Expert developer on at least two of Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, or Linux.

Some examples of challenges:

  • Ensure end-to-end security.
  • Make it possible to connect quickly and reliably (and stay connected), even in difficult network environments.
  • Maximize speed.
  • Maximize conversion rates and other revenue metrics affected by UI in the apps.
  • Test all requirements automatically.

This position

  • Attractive compensation and benefits
  • Flexible working hours and a healthy work-life balance
  • Work in a challenging, collaborative, and fun environment