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Microsoft Corporation Principal Engineering Manager (Backend/Distributed Systems) in Boston, Massachusetts

As an Engineering Manage r at PromoteIQ you will lead, manage, and inspire engineering teams developing next-generation enterprise software for e-commerce and advertising. As a hands-on leader, you’ll help the team fulfill technical, operational, and business requirements.

You will be leading and managing a team of 5-10 engineers as a hands-on Technical Manager.

You will guide architecture and delivery of software products. You will help develop processes and best practices that will become the foundation of the growing PromoteIQ engineering organization. The ideal candidate will have a passion for solving complex technical challenges to deliver enterprise software products while fostering a collaborative and sustainable team culture.

PromoteIQ provides intelligent vendor marketing solutions for the next generation of e-commerce. Our platform helps retailers implement, automate, and scale their brand-funded digital vendor marketing programs. We sit at the intersection of marketing and e-commerce and have a singular mission of empowering retailers and brands to maximize their e-commerce performance.

We embody a strong startup culture that values diversity,collaborationand craftsmanship - and above all else, results. Our bias towards execution balances critical thinking, root analysis and pragmatic problem solving. We expect a lot from one another and value our thoughtful and intellectually curious company culture.

Microsoft Advertising is a worldwide Sales, Marketing and Services organization on the cutting edge of the digital advertising industry. Microsoft Advertising offers a compelling portfolio of advertising products, innovativesolutionsand the opportunity to engage with some of the brightest minds in the digital industry. Microsoft Advertising is the destination for experienced, collaborative, and passionate digital advertising professionals seeking a rewarding career and lifestyle.

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  • Mentor and grow a team of engineers working across the stack throughout the software development lifecycle

  • Drive technical projects and provide leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment.

  • Take responsibility for the overall planning, execution and success of complex technical projects.

  • Establish a solid project management framework and excellent development processes; champion engineering and operational excellence, establishing metrics and process for regular assessment and improvement.

  • Set clear expectations and create a positive work environment based on accountability.

  • Work on strategy and help set direction while actively managing day-to-day software development.

  • Partner with Product management for prioritizing and delivering customer value in a rapidly evolving environment.

  • Lead effectively through outcomes rather than tasks.


  • BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field

  • 5+ years' experience developing and shipping software products and/or services

  • 3+ years' expereince as team lead or manager of a cross-functional engineering team

  • Proven experience leading technical projects and delivering on ambitious goals

  • Deep knowledge of engineering processes, their underlying principles, and tradeoffs

  • Fluency in one or more general purpose object oriented programming language including but not limited to:, Java, C++ Experience designing distributed systems for cloud-based microservices architecture at global scale.

  • Strong fundamentals in data structures and algorithms

  • Previous experience leading a distributed team will be helpful

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Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form ( .

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