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Engineering Manager
Posted on 11/18/2022
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Spark
Apache Kafka
Apache Flink
Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • You have 2+ years of experience managing engineering teams with a record of shipping high-quality products in a fast-paced environment
  • You have built, or are committed to building, diverse and inclusive teams
  • You have managed search, ML, or data teams with a record for shipping high-quality data products. You nurture collaborative, supportive and challenging environments where engineers grow and do their best work
  • You are passionate about improving the user experience and have built and launched high-quality user-facing products
  • You create team environments that are at once collaborative, empowering, supportive, and challenging-ones where engineers do their best work
  • You have experience with designing, building and maintaining complex distributed systems (backend engineering, search infrastructure or natural language processing/machine learning)
  • You value empathetic and direct communication enabling you to give and receive feedback effectively and create alignment cross-functionally or cross-teams
  • You have a high tolerance for ambiguity and change. You enjoy jumping into whatever areas need attention and learning as you go
  • You'll build and manage a diverse and inclusive team of engineers working on core parts of Notion's product. You'll create a healthy environment in your team that embodies Notion's values
  • You'll recruit, coach, and develop engineers; you'll ensure engineers are regularly receiving feedback and are making progress on personal and professional goals
  • You'll collaborate closely with cross-functional peers to set the direction of your team and develop your product roadmap
  • You'll facilitate planning-the prioritization, sequencing, and staffing of work-for your team
  • You'll own execution in your team to develop a steady cadence of delivering value to Notion users
  • You'll cultivate an environment of technical excellence. You'll be responsible for maintaining a high-quality bar for everything your team ships
  • You'll participate in shaping how the engineering organization works- you'll help develop our technical practices, recruiting and onboarding strategy, planning and prioritization process, and more
Desired Qualifications
  • You have worked at a fast-growing start-up, a SaaS company or are eager to contribute in such an environment (being a current Notion user would be great!)
  • You have hands-on experience building full-text search (e.g Lucene, Elasticsearch, Solr or other proprietary solutions), recommendation systems, large scale data solutions (e.g. Spark, Flink, Kafka, Airflow, Hadoop)
  • You've heard of computing pioneers like Ada Lovelace, Douglas Engelbart, Alan Kay, and others-and understand why we're big fans of their work

201-500 employees

All-in-one workplace
Company Overview
Notion's mission is to make toolmaking ubiquitous. The company operates an all-in-one productivity platform that enables users to create tools and collaborate easily.
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • PTO
  • Mental health & wellbeing package
  • Parental leave
  • Fertility coverage
  • Retirement matching
  • Commuter benefits
  • Monthly stipend
Company Core Values
  • Be an owner of the mission: We’re driven by our commitment to empower every person on the planet to use software exactly the way they want.
  • Be a pace setter: We move with urgency so we can set the cadence for our market, cover more ground, and ship more great products and programs for our users, faster.
  • Be a truth seeker: We pursue the best data, ideas, and solutions with rigor and open-mindedness, always guided by our users’ most pressing needs.
  • Be kind and direct: We deliver feedback in the spirit of helping our colleagues improve, balancing sensitivity with caring honesty. We’re in this together.