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Affinity.co

Engineering Manager, APIs & Integrations

at Affinity.co

Canada (Remote)



With our growing customer base and our expansion into new markets and use cases, we have more to build than ever at Affinity as we execute on our vision to put relationship intelligence at every professional's fingertips.

The Role

Reporting to the VP of Engineering, you will be leading the team that is responsible for three major initiatives within the Affinity platform: Our external APIs enable our customers to connect to Affinity programmatically to perform complex, bi-directional data syncs at high scale.  Our productized integrations enable our customers to effortlessly connect Affinity to a wide variety of 3rd party systems to enhance their effectiveness. Finally, our new “Affinity for Salesforce” product enables our customers to automatically enrich Salesforce with insightful data and relationship intelligence on contacts, accounts and opportunities to help users find, manage, and close more high-quality deals everywhere they work. You will be guiding the team to enhance and scale these products so that they can be delivered to a wider audience and unlock new market segments. This is a hands-on role where in addition to leading the team, you'll also be an active contributor in systems architecture, code reviews and troubleshooting.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Define the technical roadmap for the Affinity for Salesforce product, which includes a high-scale, bi-direactional data sync between the two platforms, Chrome and Outlook extensions that enable rich and intuitive user experiences, and Affinity’s Salesforce AppExchange offering that enhances the power and efficiency of the Salesforce platform.
  • Define the technical roadmap for the external API and productized integrations to increase their adoption and improve their quality, performance and reliability.
  • Lead, coach, mentor and inspire a team that owns areas of the platform that are critical to the success of our customers and our business.
  • Continuously collaborate with your Product Management and Design partners to drive successful outcomes of the products you own
  • Lead Agile processes like daily standups, sprint plannings, demos and retrospectives.
  • Be an active contributor. You’ll have the time to build meaningful features alongside your team.
  • Drive complex technical, architecture, design, and product discussions.
  • Identify and fill gaps on the team, and create the processes necessary for the team’s success.
  • Scale the team by hiring additional talented engineers to provide the necessary velocity to meet the team’s goals.

Qualifications:

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every qualification. At Affinity, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t perfectly align with the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Required:

  • You have 8+ years of experience working in a software engineering role, building scalable applications with large volumes of data.
  • You have 3+ years in an engineering management role, providing mentorship and coaching in a formal setting, leading high-performing engineering teams.
  • You have experience working with complex SaaS platforms that operate at high scale, and are built around APIs, asynchronous services, and a variety of data stores.
  • You have experience building integrations between SaaS platforms.
  • You have excellent communication skills.
  • You take pride in delivering an exceptionally high-quality product in terms of the functionality you provide to consumers, as well as the platform’s overall performance and reliability.
  • You are passionate about helping engineers at all levels develop new skills and advance their careers.
  • You're excited to work collaboratively within engineering and across functional teams.
  • You’re eager to contribute your ideas and experiences to help Affinity continuously improve as a product and company.

Nice to have:

  • Experience building integrations with Salesforce
  • Experience working with CRM-type applications
  • Experience working with Ruby, React, or PostgreSQL.

Tech Stack

Our platform is built with React and TypeScript on the front end, and with Ruby and PostgreSQL on the back end. Our infrastructure is hosted by AWS and runs on Kubernetes.

What you'll enjoy at Affinity:

  • We live our values as playmakers, obsessed with learning, caring personally about our colleagues and clients, are radically open-minded, and take pride in everything we do.
  • We pay your medical, dental, and vision insurance with comprehensive PPO and HMO plans. And provide flexible personal & sick days. We want our team to be happy and healthy :) 
  • We offer a 401k plan to help you plan for retirement.
  • We provide an annual budget for you to spend on education and offer a comprehensive L&D program – after all, one of our core values is that we're #obsessedwithlearning! 
  • We support our employee's overall health and well-being and reimburse monthly for things such as; transportation, Home Internet, Meals, and Wellness memberships/equipment.
  • Virtual team building and socials. Keeping people connected is essential.

Please note that the role compensation details below reflect the base salary only and do not include any equity or benefits. This represents the salary that Affinity, in good faith, believes it will pay for the posted job at the time of this posting. A reasonable estimate of the midpoint for the base salary is around $200,000 CAD. Individual pay depends on various factors, including geographical location and the applicant’s experience and knowledge.

 

 

 

About Affinity

With more than 3,000 customers worldwide and backed by some of Silicon Valley's best firms, Affinity has raised $120M to empower dealmakers to find, manage, and close more deals. How? Our Relationship Intelligence platform uses the wealth of data exhaust from trillions of interactions between Investment Bankers, Venture Capitalists, Consultants, and other strategic dealmakers to deliver automated relationship insights that drive over 450,000 deals every month. We are are proud to have received Inc. and Fortune Best Workplaces awards as well as to be Great Places to Work certified for the last 5 years running. Join us on our mission to make it possible for anyone to cultivate and fully harness their network to succeed.

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