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Manager, Engineering (Identify)



Paris, France · France
Posted on Monday, April 22, 2024

Manager, Engineering (Identify)

ID 2024-24286
Position Type

Company Overview

Docusign brings agreements to life. Over 1.5 million customers and more than a billion people in over 180 countries use Docusign solutions to accelerate the process of doing business and simplify people’s lives. With intelligent agreement management, Docusign unleashes business-critical data that is trapped inside of documents. Until now, these were disconnected from business systems of record, costing businesses time, money, and opportunity. Using Docusign’s Intelligent Agreement Management platform, companies can create, commit, and manage agreements with solutions created by the #1 company in e-signature and contract lifecycle management (CLM).

What you'll do

The Engineering manager directs the cross-site software engineering function in developing, releasing, and maintaining software applications according to business needs. You will coordinate with the team leads the activities of employees engaged in development of product stack and work with various key stakeholders of software development for assembling product road map to support the company vision.

The Engineering manager understands stakeholder impact, and aligns team and own work accordingly and recommends solutions.

This position is a People Manager and reports to the Director of Engineering.


  • Manage a team of software engineers who develop software for product stack
  • Provide oversight on internal and external project dependencies and critical paths while ensuring appropriate risk and contingency plans are in place at all times
  • Hire staff, frame clear and ambitious goals for the team while connecting people and disrupting silos
  • Set direction on software development methodology, including development tools and techniques, by approving all high-level software concepts and designs
  • Monitor compliance with Product Development Process and software lifecycles
  • Work collaboratively across different time zones and geographies
  • Assure efficient and economical utilization of resources, improvement of methods, and elimination of wasteful practices within the department; may include budget development and control
  • Provide primary input for performance appraisals, salary reviews, and performance bonus distribution

Job Designation

Hybrid: 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 bring


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • Extensive engineering experience, preferably hands on experiences with software platforms, ideally at principal engineer level or in a team lead or management role
  • Organizational competencies and project management skills to keep projects, processes, and the entire engineering team on track


  • Programming skills in C# or Java
  • Familiarity with cloud deployment technologies, such as Kubernetes or Docker containers
  • Experience designing, building, consuming RESTful and gRPC based web-services
  • Experience with CI/CD build pipelines, integration testing, unit testing, and test-driven development
  • Ability and desire to move across technology stacks fluently and easily
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multitask and thrive in a time sensitive environment
  • Interpersonal communication skills with expertise in distilling complicated topics to a broader audience
  • Leadership skills necessary to manage and develop a team

Life at DocuSign

Working here

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.


Docusign is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need such an accommodation, or a religious accommodation, during the application process, please contact us at [email protected].

If you experience any issues, concerns, or technical difficulties during the application process please get in touch with our Talent organization at [email protected] for assistance.

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