Distinguished Engineer, Sign

Distinguished Engineer, Sign

Engineering & Tech Operations | San Francisco or Seattle

Be a part of a group of innovators that are transforming how people work, live and connect.

Distinguished Engineer, Sign

Seattle, Washington or San Francisco California

If position is eligible for remote employment, it will exclude the following locations: Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, Iowa, Maine, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia and Wyoming.

Our agreement with employees

DocuSign 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.

The team

Our Sign Engineering team builds and operates our market leading eSignature products, as well as adjacent or new products in the areas of Consent Management, Digital Transaction Rooms, Live Assisted Agreements and Remote Notarization. Our vision is to build the trusted technology platform that makes it possible to conduct every agreement digitally. We strive to provide elegant technology solutions to solve global business challenges that cross cultures, legal jurisdictions, and impacts millions of people and businesses every day. We hire people with a broad set of skills and people who want to work on creating never-been-done-before solutions at scale while ensuring world-class reliability and security.

This position

An incredible opportunity to work on next-gen SaaS and Enterprise Application systems at a fast-growing market leader, delivering Products that are improving the world!

We are seeking a hands-on Distinguished Engineer to drive critical projects and help define the next-generation architecture for our services. This individual will be responsible to help drive innovation across our product suite, set technical direction and impact all our products and the underlying technologies.

The Distinguished Engineer title is a recognition of the highest engineering achievements and impact at DocuSign and as such is limited to very few individuals. This position is a rare new addition to this elite cadre of engineers.

This position reports to the Group Vice President, Sign


  • Drive the technical direction of DocuSign products
  • Lead key strategic engineering projects across our product suite via hands on contributions to architecture and code
  • Design and develop internet scale systems
  • Mentor teams of engineers delivering new product / platform capabilities or engineering POCs

Basic Qualifications

  • 15+ years industry experience in Software Engineering
  • 10+ years building resilient platforms, software as a service, architecture and integrations
  • 5+ years of Experience Serving as a Technical Lead or Manager
  • Experience developing, promoting and building consensus around architecture for product and platform teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to document architectural standards and decisions

Preferred Qualifications

  • C++, C# and .Net experience
  • BS/MS/Ph.D. in Computer Science, preferred
  • Prior experience aligning platform architecture with security, data
  • Demonstrated ability to document architectural standards and decisions
  • SaaS or high scale cloud experience

Vaccination requirement (US)
DocuSign requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, to ensure the safety and well being of our employees and community, to support public health efforts, and comply with the Executive Order that applies to federal contractors, this offer is conditioned upon submission of written proof, prior to your start date, that you are fully vaccinated. DocuSign will comply with applicable law regarding the reasonable accommodation of individuals with disabilities and/or sincerely held religious beliefs.

About us

DocuSign® helps organizations connect and automate how they prepare, sign, act on, and manage agreements. As part of the DocuSign Agreement Cloud, DocuSign offers eSignature: the world's #1 way to sign electronically on practically any device, from almost anywhere, at any time. Today, hundreds of thousands of customers and hundreds of millions of users in over 180 countries use DocuSign to accelerate the process of doing business and simplify people's lives. Plus, we save more trees together! And that’s a good thing.

DocuSign is an Equal Opportunity Employer. DocuSign is committed to building a diverse team of talented individuals who bring different perspectives to the discussion and who feel a sense of inclusion and belonging when they join our team. Individuals seeking employment at DocuSign are considered without regards to 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, citizenship status, or any other legally protected category.


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