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Director of Engineering

Company: DocuSign, Inc.
Location: Seattle
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Company OverviewDocuSign helps organizations connect and automate how they agree. Our flagship product, eSignature, is the world's #1 way to sign electronically on practically any device, from virtually anywhere, at any time. Today, more than a million customers and a billion users in over 180 countries use DocuSign to accelerate the process of doing business and simplify people's lives. What you'll doDocuSign is looking for a highly motivated Director, Experiences and Platform to join our Product Led Growth team under the Growth, Marketing vertical. In this role, you will be responsible for planning and executing key frontend initiatives for PLG engineering. You will help build user-facing products across the world using React, Node and headless CMSs. You manage strategic programs ranging from infrastructure and automation, design systems, and content strategy across teams.To excel in this role, you will need to have an excellent understanding of front-end technologies, React, Node, and headless CMS architectures. The ideal person should be a hands-on leader who is strategic in decision making, relentless in execution, and passionate about building products and capabilities that enable a culture of experimentation and data-driven product development. You'll build a team of leaders who contribute to the strategic vision of our digital properties. You believe that building great things starts with building a diverse team.This position is a people manager role reporting to the Sr. Director, Engineering.Responsibility

  • Lead the team to drive projects from idea formulation, to design, and implementation
  • Drive great partnership with the product management, business, UI and UX teams
  • Set team strategy and be accountable for team plans and deliverables
  • Grow and build a strong, healthy, and diverse team through hiring, as well mentoring and coaching
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams and cross-functional teams
  • Provide strong technical leadership to the team and partner teams
  • Build the vision for the team along with product management
  • Collaborate and work closely with designers as a functional unit to deliver front-end code that upholds the visual excellence of the brand
  • Lead the build and maintenance of design system components and core abstraction layers
  • Create a plan and strategy for the implementation of a holistic design system
  • Determine testing processes and deployment strategy
  • Build integrated marketing needs with a possible self-serve approach available such as, an email template that a non-developer could use while still looking great and functioning properly
  • Build and implement website experimentation
  • Oversee management of technology vendors working on the DocuSign website
  • Ensure best practices as a given; SEO, responsive, performant, and accessible Job DesignationHybrid: Employee divides their time between in-office and remote work. Access to an office location is required. (Frequency: Minimum 2 days per week; may vary by team but will be weekly in-office expectation)Positions at DocuSign are assigned a job designation of either In Office, Hybrid or Remote and are specific to the role/job. Preferred job designations are not guaranteed when changing positions within DocuSign. DocuSign reserves the right to change a position's job designation depending on business needs and as permitted by local law. What you bringBasic
    • 12+ years of software development and building user-facing web applications
    • 5+ years of experience driving international expansion strategy on digital properties
    • 5+ years of people management experience
    • Managerial experience with hiring, training, and developing teams
    • Experience in building products from the ground up
    • Strong track record of managing multiple teams
    • Strong track record of delivering large scale front-end applications
    • Strong collaboration and communication skills
    • Proficiency in React, Node and headless CMSs with the ability to drill deep into the complex system design and implementation when needed
    • BS, MS, Ph.D. in Computer Science or related majors or equivalent experiencePreferred
      • Strong project management skills and experience with agile or scrum
      • Experience working with design system tech stacks and implementations
      • Highly motivated self-starter with a bias to action and passion for delivering high-quality data solutions
      • Attention to detail and quality with excellent problem solving and communication skills Wage TransparencyBased on applicable legislation, the below details pay ranges in the following locations:California: $188,200 - $302,825 base salaryWashington and New York (including NYC metro area): $178,400 - $265,900 base salaryThis role is eligible for bonus, equity and . Life at DocuSignWorking hereDocuSign is committed to building trust and making the world more agreeable for our employees, customers and the communities in which we live and work. You can count on us to listen, be honest, and try our best to do what's right, every day. At DocuSign, everything is equal.We each have a responsibility to ensure every team member has an equal opportunity to succeed, to be heard, to exchange ideas openly, to build lasting relationships, and to do the work of their life. Best of all, you will be able to feel deep pride in the work you do, because your contribution helps us make the world better than we found it. And for that, you'll be loved by us, our customers, and the world in which we live.AccommodationDocuSign provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, including if you have any difficulty using our online system. If you need such an accommodation, you may contact us at . States Not Eligible for EmploymentThis position is not eligible for employment in the following states: Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia and Wyoming. Equal Opportunity EmployerIt's important to us that we build a talented team that is as diverse as our customers and where all employees feel a deep sense of belonging and thrive. We encourage great talent who bring a range of perspectives to apply for our open positions. DocuSign is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes hiring decisions based on experience, skill, aptitude and a can-do approach. We will not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected category. #LI-Hybrid

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