Senior Manager, Software Engineering


As the world’s leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions delivered by managed service providers (MSPs), Datto believes there is no limit to what small and medium businesses can achieve with the right technology. 

Collaboration, teamwork, open communication, and transparency are vital to our success. Datto motivates and empowers our employees to grow through professional development, training opportunities, and internal promotions. Whether it's on one of our sport teams, monthly happy hours, or other company functions; work hard play hard is not just a cliché here. Comprehensive health care packages, fitness and education reimbursement are just a few of our benefits.  

The Opportunity

Joining the Gluh Engineering team in Melbourne as our first Engineering People Manager, you will coach, develop and challenge a team of experienced and emerging .Net Developers. Comfortable working in a fast paced environment where culture is still evolving, you will develop scalable processes and challenge your team as we deploy into new geographies and build the next generation of our product.

A Look Inside the Job

  • Develop and scale a high calibre engineering team through effective mentoring, coaching, succession planning and retention strategies in a fast growth environment.
  • Advocate and advance modern Agile practices and help develop and evangelise broader engineering and organisational practices, including Lean Engineering, Scrum, clean coding/architecture and cross functional teams.
  • Work with your peers to plan and prioritise projects for your team and our organisation.
  • Work with other managers across our team to continuously improve our engineering process and technical capabilities.  
  • Report on the status of the software development teams, quality, operations, and system performance to senior management.
  • Discuss complex technical concepts with your technical peers and articulate them in a simple and clear manner to business stakeholders.
  • Partner closely with Product Management to create, drive and deliver innovative and compelling products.
  • Tailor individual mentoring plans based on a person's skills, attributes, and career objectives – give thoughtful feedback, set goals and challenge your team to meet them.
  • Work with your manager (Director, Software Engineering) to ensure resourcing of teams to deliver projects on time and on budget.

About You

  • Guided by the principles of "servant leadership", you build trust by putting your team first, and bringing out the best in those around you.
  • A strategic mindset that is flexible, realistic and goal-oriented.
  • Demonstrated success growing a diverse, safe, healthy and collaborative engineering culture.
  • Able to gather metrics and translate them into strategic initiatives that deliver performance and engagement uplifts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a track record of communicating well with executives and non-technical leaders.
  • Strong analytical skills with excellent problem solving abilities.
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • BS in a technical field such as Computer Science, Software Engineering, EE, or Mathematics or equivalent experience.

Bonus Points

  • Working knowledge of C#, SQL, Asp.Net, .Net Core, Entity Framework.
  • Azure Platform (PaaS).

Datto - A little more!

Datto offers Unified Continuity, Networking, and Business Management solutions and has created a one-of-a-kind ecosystem of MSP partners. Datto supports our partners 24/7/365. This commitment is a value at the core of every role in every office, always doing the right thing, and putting our customers first.

At Datto, we’re committed to cultivating a healthy, positive and growth enabling environment. We are proud of our wide ranging benefits package which is available to all full-time employees, including:

  • “Datto University” onboarding at our HQ in Connecticut (currently remote)
  • Health Insurance
  • Income Protection
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Free food, drinks, and fresh organic fruit
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Charity match program
  • Education reimbursement
  • An culture that celebrates individuality

Datto is an equal opportunity employer. 

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(AU Only) Note: Only candidates who are Australian Citizens or hold perm residency will be considered.

Agencies please note: This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by our internal talent team. We will certainly reach out to our external partners if we require additional talent options. Your respect for this process is appreciated.

Senior Manager, Software Engineering

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