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Engineering Manager, Design Systems

Primary Location Canada, Waterloo Additional Location(s) Remote United States; Remote Canada; Canada, Toronto Date posted 04/05/2021
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Engineering Manager, Design Systems

Role Overview:

Do you want to protect humanity from cyber threats with beautiful, intuitive, and engaging experiences? At McAfee, we’re changing the way we deliver products to our customers, employees, and partners by putting customer experience (CX) at the forefront of everything we do. We’re looking for a strategic engineering manager to help elevating McAfee’s product experience to the next level by creating innovative and intuitive solutions that delight and inspire our customers worldwide.

As the Engineering Manager of McAfee’s Consumer Experience Design Systems Team, you will play a foundational role in leading a team of developers in forging the building blocks for our iOS, Android, Windows and Web products. From day one, you will have the unique opportunity to grow the team both in headcount and maturity as well as make a significant impact in the creation of a new design system based on a new design language for all of McAfee. You will partner with many teams across of all McAfee, helping to solve their needs and increasing adoption through a collaborative effort.

Company Overview

From device to cloud, McAfee provides market-leading cybersecurity solutions for both business and consumers. We help businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of security threats happen simultaneously. For consumers, McAfee secures your devices against viruses, malware, and other threats, both at home and away. We want to continue to shape the future of cybersecurity by working together to build best in class products and solutions.

About the role

  • Inspire the build processes that will allow your team to construct a design system to enable McAfee CxD to deliver extraordinary end-to-end product experiences that bring delight to our customers

  • Create strong cross-functional working relationships between the Design Systems team and the Product, Engineering, CxD, Marketing and Localization teams across all of McAfee

  • Build a strong front-end engineering team, first to build out the Design System and then to act as consultants enabling other teams to effectively contribute

  • Coach and mentor individual contributors  

  • Be the Product Owner of the Design System, manage its Roadmap, Objectives and delivery velocity 

About you

  • 10+ years of relevant industry experience, including leading team(s) of engineers and working with designers

  • 3+ years of relevant design system experience at a tech-forward, product-driven company

  • Experience building a design system or component library based on React, Ember.js, Web components and/or native mobile technologies

  • Strong focus on user needs with an eye for design

  • Able to influence and convince others using research and data

  • Experience working with distributed teams

  • Able to coach, mentor and hire engineers

  • Ability to set a compelling vision and communicate it to a wide variety of stakeholders

  • Can motivate the team but setting inspiring objectives and removing blockers

  • Work cross-functionally to understand internal customer’s needs and to advocate on behalf of your team to both leadership and peer engineering teams

  • Experience in front-end development, able to participate directly in architecture discussions and able to review or even directly contribute to code

  • Understanding of accessibility and localization standards 

  • Able to articulate and explain complex ideas simply, to a less technical audience 

  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills 

  • Responsible and takes ownership over work

Company Benefits and Perks:

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone at McAfee to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of social programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits to all of our employees.

  • Pension and Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Support for Community Involvement

We're serious about our commitment to diversity which is why McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

For Colorado Residents the starting salary for this position is $101,990.00

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