Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

System Development Manager, Ring



Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, January 1, 2024


Ring is seeking a System Development Manager responsible for leading a team of engineers working on the development and production of products, focusing on camera-based connected products. A successful candidate will have strong technical skills, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, people management skills, and motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.

You will work closely with our device engineering team globally, as well as cloud and mobile teams. You must be responsive and able to succeed within an open and collaborative peer environment. This position can be based in Los Angeles or Sunnyvale, CA.

Key job responsibilities
- Own system development end to end.
- Work closely with engineers to architect and develop strong technical designs.
- Execute against project plans and provide timely delivery of committed results.
- Manage day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment.
- Manage department resources, staffing and mentoring.
- Build, enhance, and maintain engineering team.
- Work closely with engineers to architect and develop strong technical designs.
- Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management.
- Maintain and enhance software framework.

A day in the life
Your work is to lead a multi-disciplinary team that will be working closely with vendors, engineers, and product teams. You will write documents, drive technical investigations and developments, manage and develop engineers on your team.

About the team
Ring's mission is to reduce crime in neighborhoods. Ring is committed to offering smart security solutions that are dependable and reliable. You will be part of a fast-paced team that is passionate about delivering innovative solutions to complex problems.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Hawthorne, CA, USA | Sunnyvale, CA, USA


- 3+ years of engineering team management experience
- 7+ years of working directly within engineering teams experience
- 3+ years of designing or architecting (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- Knowledge of engineering practices and patterns for the full software/hardware/networks development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, certification, and livesite operations
- Experience partnering with product or program management teams


- Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior leadership to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
- Experience in recruiting, hiring, mentoring/coaching and managing teams of Software Engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers
- Experience delivering products against plan in a fast-paced, multi-disciplined, distributed-responsibility and often ambiguous environment

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $148,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $287,700/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.