Asana is hiring an

Engineering Manager, Search & Discovery

New York, United States

The Search & Discovery team is a new team focused on making Asana a better tool for organizing and accessing knowledge. We’ll improve unstructured discovery by making Asana’s search more intelligent and personalized, and we’ll make it easier for users to organize work in a way that supports clarity and discovery for others. This team's impact will be felt widely across our millions of users who rely on Asana to manage all their organizational work needs.

What you'll achieve

  • Manage and enable the growth of the talented engineers on the Search & Discovery team
  • Partner with the team and cross-functional stakeholders to set a roadmap and vision
  • Overhaul our search UI and infrastructure and solve complex data modeling problems around higher level organization in Asana
  • Recruit for and grow the Search team, which will be doubling by the end of the year!
  • Define how the team evolves and interacts with the rest of Asana
  • Work with other Asana NYC engineering leaders to guide and shape the culture and growth of the NYC office

About you

  • Deeply passionate about creating a delightful user experience powered by intelligent technology
  • 1+ year of engineering management experience
  • Can rapidly earn the trust of a technically astute team through your rare mix of intelligence, charisma, integrity, and technical skills
  • Focus on maximizing impact, for yourself and your team
  • Ability to provide valuable input to any technical or product discussion such as design documentation and white-boarding sessions
  • Kind and intellectually mature


About us

At Asana, we're building a better way to work, fueled by transparency, inclusion, and technology that is a force for positive change. Asana is a work management platform that helps teams orchestrate their work, from daily tasks to strategic initiatives, so they can move faster and accomplish more with less. For the past 5 years, we've been named a top workplace, including top 10 Great Place to Work Best Small & Medium Workplaces, #1 Fortune Best Workplace in the Bay Area for four years in a row, #8 Fortune Best Workplaces for Women, #14 Glassdoor Best Place to Work, and one of Ireland's Best Workplaces. With offices all over the world, we are always looking for curious, collaborative, and mission-driven people to help us enable the world’s teams to work together effortlessly.

We believe in supporting people to do their best work and thrive, and building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company is core to our mission. Our goal is to ensure that Asana upholds an inclusive environment where all people feel that they are equally respected and valued, whether they are applying for an open position or working at the company. We welcome applicants of any educational background, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, citizenship, socioeconomic status, disability, and veteran status.

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