Thinkific / Thinktific (201-500 Employees, 294% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

85% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 294% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $0 Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

Location: Distributed – Canada

We believe in having a transparent hiring process to provide a fair and inclusive experience to all our candidates. 

Our team is dedicated to ensuring you have a great candidate experience, and that starts with outlining our hiring process from start to finish so you know what to expect every step of the way (no surprises!)—click here to learn more!

As an Engineering Manager, Mobile at Thinkific, your primary focus is leading and supporting your team of internal and external engineers to deliver an enterprise-level mobile app experience based on our Thinkific platform. You won’t be primarily hands-on and writing code—instead, you’ll bring your technical background and desire to understand the technical aspects of the product to help remove any blockers and continue to grow and scale your team. You’ll be an excellent recruiter, a highly skilled communicator, a great issue resolver, and an organizer of your people.

In this role, you will: 

  • Run the day-to-day operations of your team including conducting ceremonies such as planning, grooming, and retrospective sessions
  • Support your team by identifying and removing blockers, while continually looking for ways to improve team efficiency and productivity
  • Create a continuous performance culture to establish growth and development of team members by holding regular 1-on-1s, conducting quarterly performance & development reviews, setting objectives, and providing valuable feedback to team members
  • Identify headcount needs for your team, create a proposal, and work with leadership to obtain approval to fill these needs
  • Partner with project leads on the Product Management and Design teams to establish team objectives, product roadmaps, requirements, and technical estimation
  • Monitor code delivery and quality, holding the team accountable for upholding engineering principles
  • Collaborate with technical leadership to design, review, and implement a production-quality mobile application
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in the mobile space in order to ensure that best practices for quality software development and testing methodologies are followed

To be successful in this role, you likely: 

  • Have 3+ years of experience managing engineers and building productive, high-functioning teams, with a strong background in enterprise mobile app development using an Agile process
  • Work with a servant-leader mentality—you believe great leaders need to focus on the growth and well-being of their team members to be successful!
  • Are an expert in gathering requirements and keeping your team focused on the most important projects and initiatives
  • Have experience juggling multiple conflicting priorities and able to make decisions to keep things moving forward
  • Love helping engineers develop new skills and advance in their careers. You can confidently lead performance conversations and provide praise and constructive feedback
  • Demonstrate excellent team building, leadership, and 1-on-1 coaching skills
  • Possess strong project management, problem solving, and change management skills
  • Are a strong verbal and written communicator

You might be the person we’re looking for if you: 

  • Are eager to learn and grow—you’ve likely attended post-secondary education, continue to seek opportunities to level up your skills, or have equivalent professional experience in a similar role
  • Are already well-versed in the fundamentals of mobile application design and testing
  • Operate best with autonomy, have a keen eye for detail, and believe in quality over quantity

Bonus points if you:

  • Previously worked on mobile app development for a SaaS-based startup or growing technology company
  • Have experience with native mobile development or hybrid development frameworks, such as Flutter, Xamarin, and React Native
  • Have a strong network of A-players to support our recruiting efforts

About us:

We’re about the results of online learning and the people along the way! Thinkific is a software platform that enables entrepreneurs to create, market, sell, and deliver their own online courses.

Our mission is no less than to revolutionize the way people learn and earn online by giving them the tools they need to turn their expertise into a sustainable business that impacts both them and their audience. We believe in meaningful, innovative work: we’re building and expanding an incredible product that empowers course creators around the globe while working collaboratively to learn and succeed together. Together, we’ve served over 50,000 course creators and more than 25 million students, and these numbers are growing each day!

Why we think you’ll like working with us:

  • Be part of a team of incredibly talented, passionate, and driven people focused on building and innovating on a best-in-class learning platform
  • Make an impact with your work—each person has an equal opportunity to contribute to our goals and every day, we get to see how Thinkific is empowering both course creators and their students
  • Join one of the fastest-growing companies in Canada and find opportunities to grow in your own career—offering advancement opportunities for our team members is important to us!
  • Contribute to Thinkific’s award-winning culture—we’re one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and a certified Great Place to Work!
  • We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and mental health coverage, and an Employee and Family Assistance Program to support the wellbeing of you and your family
  • Whether you’re at our Vancouver HQ or working from home, you’ll have the opportunity to build meaningful relationships with Thinkers on your team and across the company through team-wide events, meet and greets with new team members, and regular social events
  • Have fun with our team, even while we’re working remotely—join us for an online games session, virtual trivia and paint nights, at-home fitness challenges, or even an online coffee brewing demo!
  • Get additional health and wellness support through a lifestyle or health spending account to put your dollars where you need it most, whether that’s subsidizing your gym membership, covering out-of-pocket expenses, or getting new gear
  • Our Eats and Treats stipend means you can enjoy a meal, an afternoon treat, or happy hour drinks when you want, how you want
  • Enjoy our open vacation policy and flexible work environment, because we know the importance of having a great work-life balance (and sometimes, you do your best work in slippers)
  • Learn and Grow is one of our values and we take it seriously, providing opportunities through lunch and learns, training, workshops, mentorship, and our $1500 education allowance
  • Grow your career AND your family at Thinkific—you’ll be taken care of with our parental leave top-ups as you add to your family
  • Meet the many @dogsofthinkific (and yes, they’re as cute and cuddly as they look)
  • Get set up for success, whether that’s at the office or at home. We’ll provide a quality company-owned laptop, a monthly co-working allowance and a work from home budget to ensure you have all the things you need to do your best work
  • Be confident bringing your whole self to work—we’re proud to be an inclusive company with a diverse team and values grounded in ethics and equality
  • Here at Thinkific, we know that the different perspectives on our team have led to amazing ideas, more innovation, and, ultimately, our success as a company. Our team welcomes applicants of all backgrounds, experiences, beliefs, identities, and statuses. Whoever you are—we can’t wait to meet you!

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