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Allergan Data Labs

Irvine, California, United States

Posted on: 01 April 2024





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Software Engineering Manager

As the Software Engineering Manager, you will report to the Director of Engineering, as well as continuously collaborate with key stakeholders across the business to drive innovation and solve critical technical problems.

You Will

  • Manage, lead, and mentor a team of Backend and Frontend Engineers to deliver high-quality code that is secure, reusable, and scalable.
  • Elevate software quality across the organization by leading design sessions, improving the development process, and conducting code reviews.
  • Conceptualize and execute technical approaches for emerging systems and architecture.
  • Build the Data Labs engineering brand through blog posts, culture, conferences, open-source projects, and meet-ups.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Engineering to help grow the engineering team and foster a culture that embodies our core values (see below).

Required Experience & Technical Skills

  • 8+ years of hands-on development experience using web and cloud technologies to deliver high-performance production features.

  • 3+ years of people management experience

  • Built and scaled APIs with GraphQL (Apollo) and REST (EKS/Serverless).

  • Proficient with SQL and NoSQL flavors like PostgreSQL, MySQL, and DynamoDB.

  • Experience with Big data tools and processes using modern data architecture,

  • Building cloud-native architectures in AWS. You understand when to use Serverless/Lambda, but you also know where servers and Kubernetes can have their place.

  • You understand infrastructure as code using Terraform, Consul, CI/CD, and automation tools.

  • You've set up successful test suites to cover unit, integration, e2e, load, and security tests.

  • You've worked in cross-functional Agile Scrum teams and are familiar with proven management methodologies.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and white-boarding skills.

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field; or comparable experience.


Our Core Values

  • Be Humble: You’re smart yet always interested in learning from others.
  • Work Transparently: You always deal in an honest, direct and transparent way.
  • Take Ownership: You embrace responsibility and find joy in having the answers.
  • Learn More: Through blog posts, newsletters, podcasts, video tutorials and meetups you regularly self-educate and improve your skill set.
  • Show Gratitude: You show appreciation and return kindness to those you work with.



  • Competitive salary.
  • Competitive annual bonus targets.
  • 401k with dollar for dollar match, up to 6% of eligible earnings (base, bonus).  Plus additional company contribution.
  • RSU grants (Long Term Incentives) for approved roles.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance.
  • 17 paid holidays per year, including 3 floating holidays.
  • Annual Paid Time Off (PTO), with separate sick days
  • 12 weeks paid Parental Leave
  • Caregiver Leave
  • Adoption and Surrogacy Assistance Plan
  • Flexible workplace accommodations.
  • We celebrate our wins with opportunities to attend Lakers, Knicks, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Angels and NY Rangers games.
  • Opportunities to attend concerts, festivals and other live entertainment events in recognition of delivering great work.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Attend a tech or marketing conference of your choice each year.
  • A MacBook Pro and accompanying hardware to do great work.
  • A modern productivity toolset to get work done: Slack, Miro, Loom, Lucid, Google Docs, Atlassian and more.
  • Generous discounts on SkinMedica skin care products.
  • Discounted aesthetic treatment days multiple times a year.
  • $600 worth of Alle benefits each year to use towards aesthetic treatments and products.
  • Eligible for donation matching to over 1.5 million nonprofit organizations.
  • Attend AWS Re:Invent in person (Las Vegas) or virtually each year (for certain roles)


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