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Engineering Manager, Android Application Infrastructure

San Francisco, United States

Slack is looking for an engineering manager to lead our Android Application Infrastructure team. This team is responsible for the architecture and core components of our Android app thus providing the foundation that enables Android feature engineers across the company to build new features quickly, safely, and with confidence. In addition to leading the growth and output of the Android App Infra team, the manager of this team will work closely with a peer manager on the iOS Application Infrastructure team to drive mobile client architecture best practices across platforms.

What you will be doing

  • Help set and fulfill the engineering hiring plan for the team, including sourcing, screening, and interviewing.
  • Mentor and grow engineers while keeping them engaged and focused on the product and company vision.
  • Help set team goals and technical direction while ensuring that they align with the goals of the larger organization.
  • Represent the team in planning and product meetings, effectively communicating the available platform features and constraints of the Android client.
  • Meet with the rest of the engineering management team to align engineering-wide priorities.
  • Help implement effective engineering processes and policies that emphasize quality and forward progress.
  • Represent Slack engineering and management in industry events.

What you should have

  • You have 2+ years of experience serving in an engineering management role.
  • You have experience shipping Android applications and you are up to date on the current state of the development ecosystem.
  • You possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • You are highly organized. With many people doing many things in a fast-moving company, strong organizational skills—both for yourself and for the team—will be required.
  • You are able to weigh several and often conflicting constraints and make rapid decisions in a fast-moving and quickly-growing company.
  • You have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience.

Slack is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Slack will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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