Lookout is a smartphone security company dedicated to making the mobile experience safe for everyone. Lookout delivers protection from viruses and malware, data backup and recovery, and remote location of lost or stolen phones. Our award-winning cross-platform, cloud-connected applications are designed from the ground up to provide advanced protection for smartphones while remaining lightweight and efficient. Lookout is the highest rated security app in major app stores and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and NBC News. With more than 15 million users across 400 mobile networks in 170 countries, Lookout is the world leader in smartphone security.
We are actively seeking a Development Manager, who will report to the Director of Engineering, to lead and grow the team of engineers working on Android and iOS features. Our ideal candidate should have hands-on software development and engineering management experience in a high-growth start-up environment.
Manage a team of software engineers responsible for our Android and iOS feature suites
Grow the team to meet aggressive headcount goals.
Mentor engineers ensuring their career growth
Enforce software engineering best practices
Forecast and plan engineering capacity, lead process improvements, and identify opportunities to increase team productivity
Coordinate product releases with other teams within the company
3-5 years hands-on mobile software development experience
3-5 years managing a team of 10-15 engineers in a start-up environment
Passionate about building functional, high performing development teams
Strong business and technical vision
Ability to handle multiple competing priorities
A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping quality software on time
Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs
Team player who thrives on working hard, getting stuff done, and having fun
BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
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