Senior Manager, Software Engineering - Sign Platform

Senior Manager, Software Engineering - Sign Platform

Engineering & Tech Operations | San Francisco or Seattle

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Senior Manager, Software Engineering - Sign Platform
Engineering & Tech Operations | Seattle, WA or San Francisco, CA

This position is not eligible for employment in the following states: Alaska, Hawaii, 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 Engineering & Tech Operations team builds and operates complex solutions for 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. Our Agreement Cloud is a revolutionary solution that changes the way people live, work, and come to agreement.

This position
Our business is built on finding great people and getting out of their way while they build and improve our award-winning Software as a Service (SaaS) offering. We are looking for a hands-on Senior Manager, Engineering to join the Sign engineering team and help scale and build the next generation of e-Sign experiences. As a technology leader, you will help build a top-tier software organization that is responsible for development and upkeep of highly scalable, reliable, and available (“5 nines”) systems.

This position is a people manager role reporting to the Director - Engineering, Sign and is designated as Flex.


  • Be responsible for building the eSign experiences and platform
  • Build the next generation of highly adaptive and customizable low / no code solutions that scale to a wide range of workflows of our customers
  • Be a talent magnet
  • Have a passion for continuous improvement
  • Build learning organizations that keep up with the state of the art, and be an example and mentor to your team
  • Be responsible for delivering products that delight customers while managing the health of the code base through continuous refactoring and management of technical debt
  • Dive deep into technology and are on the forefront of the latest tools, technologies, and strategies and help evaluate, prototype, and introduce them to our team
  • Be an expert at agile continuous delivery, DevOps and TDD/BDD and will champion the culture, processes, and tools required to maintain a frictionless high quality development environment
  • Provide coaching and leadership in software best practices, automated test strategies, and work toward flattening the cost of change curve for our software products and services
  • Have a demonstrated track record of building high performing, secure applications and building security into the DNA of products
  • Obsess over great user experiences and will be a partner to product management/engineering, sales, operations, and other parts of the business
  • Lead a team of engineers at various stages of their career, actively investing in their growth and development
  • Cultivate an open, collaborative, and fun work environment for yourself and your team
  • Work closely with product, design, security, customer success and other teams to provide technical expertise throughout all phases of product development

Basic qualifications

  • 8+ years of combined software development & management experience across multiple languages and frameworks or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of hands on software development or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of managing software organizations over 25 people or equivalent experience

Preferred qualifications

  • Demonstrated track record leading geographically dispersed teams
  • Experience with Microsoft technology stack (.NET, C#, SQL Server, etc.)
  • SaaS or Cloud experience
  • Your skills are language, framework and toolset agnostic, having worked in at least 3 languages or paradigms, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with REST API abstraction layers in complex enterprise environments with SOA and ROA or equivalent experience
  • Experience with advanced web applications and TDD on the client side
  • Experience with large complex data ecosystems and data quality and lifecycle issues
  • A demonstrated track record of being a change agent, leaving every team and process better than you found it
  • Knowledge and experience in high scale, highly available (99.99+) systems
  • Experience with CSS, AJAX, JSON, HTML, and MVC
  • Prior experience building an integrations platform/infrastructure to seamlessly integrate 3rd party applications preferred
  • Prior experience building a customer facing insights visualization is preferred
  • Prior experience with full stack SaaS development is preferred

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, over a million customers and more than a billion users in over 180 countries use the DocuSign Agreement Cloud to accelerate the process of doing business and simplify people's lives. And we help save the world’s forests and embrace environmental sustainability.

It'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.

DocuSign 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


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