Position Description

Manager, Software Engineering
Company Synacor
Location Buffalo, NY, Boston, MA
Department Engineering
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Position Summary

The Zimbra product development group at Synacor envisions, builds, deploys, and supports our enterprise-grade email collaboration suite for hundreds of millions of users worldwide. Our cross-functional, agile teams value autonomy, collaboration, and continuous improvement, and are composed of product managers, development, program managers, and, quality engineers. Having a crisp product focus allows us to constantly iterate, delivering the best products balancing feature-set and time-to-market.

We fail sometimes, and we make mistakes. But we do it as quickly as possible and in a contained way, so we can pivot and make improvements to our processes, our skillset, and our team. Everyone, at every level and in every job function on our lean teams make decisions that affect our product and you will be one of our most valuable assets when you join.


  • Act as a key leader for Collaboration Products you will support high-functioning teams by ensuring interaction across the organization is smooth and well-organized, and blockers are handled as efficiently as possible.
  • With part of your time, you will be an active member of one of the scrum teams - you might focus on coding, or helping to flesh out technical requirements based on your interests.


  • Experience working with Agile Development, and are keenly aware of the benefits and tradeoffs. 
  • Experience with leading complex software project initiatives from start-to-finish.
  • Strong understanding the benefits of test-driven development and code reviews and how to squeeze the most out of them.
  • Ability to manage a group, while contributing to daily duties as well.
  • Experience with version control software (GIT preferred)