This job posting isn't available in all website languages

Software Engineering Manager

Digital and Technology
20001748 Requisition #


CBRE Build is a highly independent innovation team with engineering centers in NYC & SEA tasked with bolstering the strategic advantage of the world’s largest commercial real estate services company through technology. By delivering innovative products using modern best practices we are steering CBRE into the future. We enjoy significant autonomy with our technology and product decisions while benefiting from the resources of a Fortune 500 business.

We approach culture with intention, valuing camaraderie, collaboration and a healthy work/life balance.


We seek an experienced, hands-on leader to help us scale our team and our products. You will build and lead a team of engineers that embrace our iterative approach and open source stack, while supporting our collaborative and inclusive culture.

Using the technical expertise you’ve developed as a software engineer you will lead engineering innovation initiatives that enhance our ability to build awesome products. You will identify and address technology and process improvements that enable your team to thrive.

This position reports to a Director of Engineering located in Seattle.


  • Increase the team’s inclusivity and diversity via managing a diverse top-funnel pool of candidates
  • Attract and retain top engineering talent to CBRE Build Seattle in accordance with our business plans and to support our development needs.
  • Lead team of 6-10 engineers
  • Writing, reviewing and architecting software
  • Support the career growth of the team by establishing career growth plan with each direct report
  • Manage performance of direct reports by providing timely feedback, holding monthly 1:1 meetings and writing semi annual performance reviews
  • Actively participate in tech lead and management meetings
  • Contributes to the tech culture and team values of CBRE Build across NYC and SEA
  • Collaborate with Product Management to execute on product objectives
  • Lead engineering innovation initiatives to push the envelope of what we can do today; Introduce new technologies / ideas to the organization that can unlock and enable new capabilities.
  • Promote a learning organization and lead tangible, measurable improvements to our development and deployment cycles.


  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • 2+ years of experience in team management (including direct report management)
  • 5+ years of agile software delivery experience
  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university and a minimum of 6 - 10 years of related experience and/or training.

A sample of the technologies we use:

  • Web Development – React, Redux, Express.js, SASS
  • Backend App/API – Python, Django, Celery, Elasticsearch, Postgres, Node.js
  • Infrastructure – AWS, Ansible, Rundeck, Terraform
  • Development Workflow – JIRA, GitLab, Slack

What we offer:

  • A competitive compensation package, with medical/dental/vision/401(k)/disability
  • Parental leave
  • Dedication to your career through coaching and an annual education stipend
  • Optional work from home Fridays
  • Flexible working environment in a downtown Seattle office convenient to mass transit

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Principals only please, no Recruiting agencies

About CBRE:

With over $20 billion in 2018 revenue, CBRE is the largest global real estate service and investment management provider in the world, and one of only two such companies to hold a position on the Fortune 500 list (currently #146). The Company has more than 90,000 employees (excluding affiliates) in more than 400 offices globally. It’s known as a leader in the sustainability and governance corporate indices, and frequently wins best workplace awards. Please visit www.cbre.com for more information.

For more information about our team, please visit https://www.cbrebuild.com/.

US Company Profile

About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.

My Profile

Create and manage profiles for future opportunities.

Go to Profile

My Submissions

Track your opportunities.

My Submissions

Similar Listings

Seattle, Washington, United States

📁 Digital and Technology

Requisition #: 20008141

Seattle, Washington, United States

📁 Digital and Technology

Requisition #: 19037929

Seattle, Washington, United States

📁 Digital and Technology

Requisition #: 19037448