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Manager, Software Engineering



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA · Chicago, IL, USA · Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Manager, Software Engineering

ID 2024-24288
US-CA-San Francisco | US-IL-Chicago | US-WA-Seattle
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

As an Engineering Manager on the CLM Agreement Experience team, you will support and build new features for the main Agreement Experience in Docusign CLM and Intelligent Agreement Management products. You will lead a team of full stack engineers and own aspects of delivery of the new features. You will coordinate with the other engineering managers and the teams to get employees engaged in development of the product stack. You will also work with various key stakeholders of software development for assembling a product roadmap to support the company’s vision. The engineering manager will act as a people manager, hiring manager, technical leader and delivery manager for the teams you will be in closest cooperation with. You will lead a full stack team with focus on the front-end. You will also coordinate and work with other departments within or outside their organization to ensure project completion and the use of best practices.

This position is a people manager role reporting to the Sr. Director, Engineering.


  • Execute with our product roadmap using agile practices
  • Build and maintain a set of highly scalable, performant and high availability services
  • Work with partner teams to build solutions that meet the needs of many teams
  • Work with the Product Management team to gather requirements and architect the next set of services
  • Improve performance and reliability of existing services
  • Be data driven and push for making decisions based on telemetry
  • Help mentor and grow the team

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


  • 5+ years of combined software development and management experience across multiple languages and frameworks or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of hands on software development or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of managing software organizations over 6 people or equivalent experience
  • Experience managing front-end engineering teams
  • Experience with front end-technologies - React, Asp.Net WebApi, JavaScript\TypeScript or equivalent


  • Demonstrated track record leading geographically dispersed teams
  • Experience in language, framework and toolset agnostic, having worked in at least 3 languages or paradigms
  • Experience leading full stack teams with significant front-end focus teams
  • Experience with cloud platforms
  • 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, or MVC
  • Experience with Microsoft technology stack (.NET, C#, SQL Server, etc.)
  • A track record of finding and developing great talent
  • Experience with full stack SaaS development
  • Experience launching V1 products

Wage Transparency

Based on applicable legislation, the below details pay ranges in the following locations:

California: $146,800 - $235,025 base salary

Illinois and Colorado: $139,800 - $197,400 base salary

Washington and New York (including NYC metro area): $139,800 - $207,325 base salary

This role is also eligible for bonus, equity and benefits.

Global benefits provide options for the following:

  • Paid Time Off: earned time off, as well as paid company holidays based on region
  • Paid Parental Leave: take up to six months off with your child after birth, adoption or foster care placement
  • Full Health Benefits Plans: options for 100% employer paid and minimum employee contribution health plans from day one of employment
  • Retirement Plans: select retirement and pension programs with potential for employer contributions
  • Learning and Development: options for coaching, online courses and education reimbursements
  • Compassionate Care Leave: paid time off following the loss of a loved one and other life-changing events

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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States Not Eligible for Employment

This position is not eligible for employment in the following states: Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia and Wyoming.

EEO Statement

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.

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