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Senior Backend Engineer - Agreement Orchestrator



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA · Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Lead Product Manager

ID 2024-24099
US-CA-San Francisco | US-IL-Chicago | US-WA-Seattle
Product Management
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 the Lead Product Manager for Transactions, you will work with key stakeholders to define a multi-year strategy and lead the efforts to develop the roadmap, vision, and priorities for delivering this new DocuSign offering. You will deeply understand the needs of customers across different industries including financial services to develop product capabilities that bring people together to accelerate multi-document agreement processes such as client onboarding.

DocuSign has built award winning and the most pervasive technology for enabling businesses to automate their agreement processes - from generating agreements, negotiating between parties, getting agreements electronically signed, managing the workflows and integrations once an agreement is signed, and analyzing and deriving insights from agreements. Today, DocuSign’s products meet the needs of customers extending from individual consumers to large Enterprises. You will work on launching a new offering that supports these diverse audiences with key capabilities that impact how our customers engage with our UI and API to support their complex agreement processes end-to-end. Using qualitative and quantitative insights, you will deliver a new offering that both transforms how DocuSign meets customers’ needs and drives measurable impact. In this position you will work cross-functionally with Design, Marketing, and Engineering and engage directly with customers to experiment and iterate to define and fine-tune the strategy and product roadmap.

This position is an individual contributor role reporting to the Sr. Director of Product Management.


  • Lead the strategy and roadmap for delivering DocuSign Transactions
  • Drive the vision and requirements, and translate them to functional specifications to facilitate a sound design and deliver a delightful customer experience
  • Leverage primary and secondary research actively to deepen understanding of customers across their lifecycle, from awareness to renewal and expansion
  • Own insights on the market in which your product areas compete; stay abreast of industry trends, events, and channels to anticipate customer needs
  • Understand key personas, problems and jobs to be done by closely working with customers, User Research, and Marketing
  • Understand and profile high value, innovative use cases purchased and implemented by key customers
  • Work closely with the Business Development team to identify partners critical to scaling offering
  • Monitor, measure, and report on key business and customer metrics in collaboration with Data Science, and identify areas for continuous testing, experimentation and evolution
  • Evaluate and prioritize product roadmap and backlogs in alignment with product development teams for effective release and sprint planning
  • Facilitate requirements definition across teams to create developer-ready epics, user stories and acceptance criteria while identifying dependencies and relative priority with other product managers
  • Partner with Program Management, Design and Engineering to ensure product ships on time and to quality
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Pricing, Sales, Support, Legal, Security and other cross-functional teams on successful go-to-market and product adoption

Job Designation

Remote: Employee is not required to be in or near an office frequently and works from a designated remote work location for the majority of the time.

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


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 12+ years in product management for SaaS products and services with a Bachelor’s degree; or 8+ years in product management for SaaS products and services with a Master’s degree; or equivalent experience
  • Experience building and gaining consensus of reasons for new product capabilities and innovations
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Direct experience in delivering products using iterative or Agile methodologies (e.g., SCRUM)


  • MBA
  • Experience in product management for Financial Services focused products
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Informatics
  • Strong customer focus through qualitative and quantitative measures
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment, prioritize your work and handle your own time
  • Excellent executive presence, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and productivity
  • Experience building and using telemetry to review site performance and make data-driven decisions
  • Ability to operate in a matrixed environment influencing multiple collaborators and roadmap delivery commitments
  • Demonstrated success managing large scale technology products including new, existing, or legacy products tailored to the needs of Financial Services
  • Strong background of building lasting, cross-functional partnerships with both internal and external groups
  • Proven ability to collaborate well cross-functionally across organizational boundaries with Engineering, User Experience, Research, Product, Program Management, Sales, Marketing, IT, Compliance, Security, Legal, Business Development, and Support
  • Experience in consulting, marketing or related fields involving compliance, information security or regulatory controls

Wage Transparency

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

California: $165,800 - $265,625 base salary

Illinois and Colorado: $157,900 - $223,075 base salary

Washington and New York (including NYC metro area): $157,900 - $234,275 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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