Stripe is hiring an

Engineering Manager of Managers, Web Presence and Platform

Seattle, United States
Remote

Who we are

About Stripe

Stripe is a financial infrastructure platform for businesses. Millions of companies—from the world’s largest enterprises to the most ambitious startups—use Stripe to accept payments, grow their revenue, and accelerate new business opportunities. Our mission is to increase the GDP of the internet, and we have a staggering amount of work ahead. That means you have an unprecedented opportunity to put the global economy within everyone’s reach while doing the most important work of your career.

About the team

The Web Presence & Platform team at Stripe is a group of interactive designers, front-end specialists, web strategists, platform engineers, and every skill set in-between. We design and build what is, for many, their first impression of Stripe. We want to make every pixel count, we want it to be enthralling, and we want to help other Stripes seamlessly benefit from our systematic work. 

There are several teams under the banner of Web Presence & Platform (WPP) at Stripe: Experiences, Experimentation, Events, Tooling & Infrastructure, and more. Together, these teams focus on the craft of our web pages—UX design, frontend code, information architecture. The Tooling & Infrastructure team supports them and other partners around Stripe by ensuring there’s a fast, efficient technology platform on which to build and run these pages.

What you’ll do

We are looking for an experienced engineering leader who can shape the vision and craft of the entire WPP engineering team, and personally lead the experience team’s design engineers. This person will be both a manager of managers across multiple teams and support ICs design engineers on the experience team. 

All Design Engineers in WPP take a broad approach to the UX, but each team has subtly different focus areas. Design Engineers on our Events UX pillar create immersive video streaming experiences, and intuitive UI for chatting with fellow attendees or booking schedules. Those on our Experiences pillar typically craft editorial story arcs over the course of several pages, and often create animations to help educate our prospective users. Our Experimentation pillar takes any of these as their starting point, needing to know not just how to craft new variations, but how to also ensure they are loaded quickly and measured accurately. 

You’ll foster the individuals on your team, providing support to their work and acceleration to their growth. You’ll trust and empower the leaders on your team. You’ll partner with WPP’s leadership to devise and deliver on quarterly and yearly roadmaps focused on the strategic experiences we bring to our users. You’ll develop and foster a collaborative team that is excited to meet you.  

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop the long-term vision and strategy for the team, prioritize accordingly, and create an execution roadmap 
  • Manage processes to help the team do its best work and engage effectively with the rest of Stripe 
  • Mentor and coach engineering managers and senior engineers to create healthy and well-executing teams 
  • Develop engineering leaders on the team, helping them advance in their careers 
  • Recruit great engineering managers and engineers in collaboration with Stripe’s recruiting team 
  • Contribute to engineering-wide initiatives as a member of Stripe’s engineering management team  
  • Help your team focus on what they do best, and give them the opportunities to sharpen the skills they’re looking to develop
  • Provide an environment in which they can thrive both as an individual, and as a member of a diverse community
  • Give your team the agency in their work to shape outcomes they can proudly own
  • Help your team partner closely with our user research team to better understand the audiences for the experiences they design and build

Who you are

We’re looking for someone who meets the minimum requirements to be considered for the role. If you meet these requirements, you are encouraged to apply. The preferred qualifications are a bonus, not a requirement.

Minimum requirements

  • 3+ years of experience being a manager of managers, of a team of at least 20+ people
  • Experience in driving business and product success in a highly cross-functional organization
  • Successfully built a team, defined its mission, and executed on its goals
  • Experience working closely with Producers and Design
  • Effectively recruited, mentored, and retained great people
  • The ability to thrive with a high level of autonomy and responsibility
  • Attention to quality and users that manifests in a focused on building a modern, high-performing and stable stripe.com

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience growing and managing teams of 20+
  • 5+ years management experience, including 3+ years of being a manager of managers
  • Experiencing leading and mentoring managers of managers (being a third line manager)

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