Software Engineering Manager

| Chicago

What you’ll do

As a servant leader, delight our consultants and customers with valuable software by mentoring, coaching, and empowering multiple agile teams. Grow the people on your team and help them become even more awesome. Attract new software engineers who understand and care about iterative and incremental software development practices. Ensure technical delivery teams are aligned with business stakeholders and product managers to maximize value delivery.

What your day will look like

You’ll have the flexibility of a start-up and work in a small, autonomous, highly-collaborative team backed by world-class resources and support. From project envisioning through technical feasibility all the way to delivery, you will be a key technical driver and focused on continuously improving our processes. Expect to invest heavily in understanding our business model and ensuring we’re properly leveraging technology to achieve business goals.

Technologies we use (and you should be familiar with)

Java, Hybris, Oracle, AWS, MongoDB, Spring, AngularJS, and Node.js

Other skills you’ll need

  • Expert understanding of agile software development processes and practices with practical experience in iterative development and evolutionary design
  • A love of mentoring and being mentored with experience coaching agile teams
  • A background in TDD software development and architecture with a passion for technology and a history of continuous learning
  • Experience building and operating microservices, cloud architectures, and successful implementation of continuous delivery practice
  • Experience building enterprise applications that are Highly Available and meeting operational excellence standards
  • Experience partnering with product managers and other business stakeholders in successful execution of strategic roadmaps
  • Tried and tested technical leadership experience, with an ability to build consensus and take ownership of solving problems

About Pampered Chef

We’re a global brand delivering curated, high-quality kitchen solutions through a network of over 40,000 independent consultants. We began as a Chicago-based start-up in 1980. Today, we’re a small, agile company with long-term focus—backed by the resources of Berkshire Hathaway.

Our team is guided by our core values and our purpose of enriching lives…one meal & one memory at a time. We aren’t your typical company—we act like owners, crave challenges, seek out learning opportunities, and thrive in an environment of empowerment and accountability.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • OracleDatabases

Location

We get to mix it up! PC has offices in Addison and in downtown Chicago.

What are Pampered Chef Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Pampered Chef hosts Help Whip Cancer fundraisers with the American Cancer Society and is a proud partner with Feeding America's Round-Up from the Heart Program raising more than $26 million since 1991
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our FUN Committee plans monthly events from game nights, happy hours, Halloween contests, and summer BBQs.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker, and 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Darts.
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Pampered Chef hosts occasional Lunch and Learns for employees.
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Each and every coworker makes a difference every day by asking tough questions, finding the answers, and then making it happen—our entrepreneurial employees are the key to our success! Pampered Chef is big enough to implement cutting-edge technology, and small enough for all ideas to be heard and challenged.
We are a learning focused environment—we want you to learn from us, and we expect to learn from you and what you’re passionate about! We even provide training and development for added brainpower.

We collaborate every day in a high-tech space with writable walls, open collaboration zones, quiet “I need to contemplate” zones, and fun zones with ping pong, basketball, and bags, of course. No boring cubicle farms here!

We are concerned about your physical and financial well-being and offer BC/BS PPO or HMO health plans, dental, disability, matched 401K, life insurance, on-site fitness center, comfy chairs, on-site cafeteria, and dry cleaning valet service.

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