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Senior Manager, Software Engineering

Remote (United States)

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We’re Salesforce, the Customer Company, inspiring the future of business with AI+ Data +CRM. Leading with our core values, we help companies across every industry blaze new trails and connect with customers in a whole new way. And, we empower you to be a Trailblazer, too — driving your performance and career growth, charting new paths, and improving the state of the world. If you believe in business as the greatest platform for change and in companies doing well and doing good – you’ve come to the right place.

Slack Platform’s mission is to make interactions between people and software delightful. We make it easier for you to integrate the software you use every day, streamline internal workflows, and discover and integrate new software solutions. We are building the largest wall-to-wall platform for business software discovery and distribution.

A taste of our scale and reach:

During weekdays, the cumulative number of minutes of active use of Slack by all users globally now exceeds one billion. 1.5 billion messages are sent per month, half of those outside the United States. Every day we see over 8 million simultaneously connected users, over 9.6 billion web requests, and enqueue over 2 billion background jobs.

We have 650k+ custom apps and integrations actively used weekly with 790k+ daily active developers building on the platform 90% of our paid customers on Slack actively

Our Team

The Platform Experience’s Engineering team’s mission is to ensure that end-users have well-designed, easy-to-use experience when interacting with the Slack Platform. We provide developers the tools they need to build clean, expressive user interfaces.

We build user interfaces for end-users to discover the Platform and to build streamlined workflows with no prior coding experience. Our team is fully remote across the US and Canada.

In 2022, we are building a new Workflow Builder experience that will enable no-code builders to create more powerful workflows than ever. We are investing in making it easier than ever for users to discover the workflows and solutions that will make their lives easier. We are also building additional features to make managing users’ identity while on the Slack Platform easier than ever.

What you will be doing

  • Defining, evolving and communicating the team’s vision, mission, and strategy across Slack
  • Collaborating with Product and technical leaders to build a roadmap for your team and growing the team to execute on that roadmap
  • Executing on team's goals in a timely and efficient manner
  • Implement effective engineering processes and policies
  • Set and fulfill the engineering hiring plan for the team, including sourcing, screening, and interviewing.
  • Represent Slack engineering and management in industry events.

What you should have

  • You have at least 2+ years of experience as an Engineering Manager
  • You have hands-on experience in API design and development and are up-to-date on standard methodologies for modern frontend engineering and developer platforms
  • You’re excited to explain complex technical concepts and share your knowledge with diverse audiences both internally and externally
  • You can contemplate several, and often conflicting, constraints and make rapid decisions. You can anticipate future technical needs for the product and craft plans to realize them
  • You excel at building roadmaps and can develop a long-term team vision in partnership with Product Management and other engineering teams on Slack Platform. You can then be accountable for driving project execution
  • You love helping engineers develop new skills and advance in their careers. You don’t shy away from performance conversations and you recognize the relationship between objective feedback and career growth
  • You have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience
  • Developer Platform Engineering is a fun, diverse, and inclusive team that treats their colleagues extraordinarily well. We encourage and support each other’s growth and we do not expect any single candidate to have expertise across all of


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