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Manager, Software Engineering, Developer Platform

Slack Platform’s mission is to make interactions between people and software delightful. We make it easier for you to integrate the software you use every day, streamline internal workflows, and discover and integrate new software solutions. We are building the largest wall-to-wall platform for business software discovery and distribution.

A taste of our scale and reach:

  • During weekdays, the cumulative number of minutes of active use of Slack by all users globally now exceeds one billion.
  • 1.5 billion messages are sent per month, half of those outside the United States
  • Every day we see over 8 million simultaneously connected users, over 9.6 billion web requests, and enqueue over 2 billion background jobs
  • We have 650k+ custom apps and integrations actively used weekly with 790k+ daily active developers building on the platform
  • 90% of our paid customers on Slack actively use apps

What you will be doing:

  • Lead and coach a team of hardworking engineers tasked with delivering secure, flexible and scalable features to our customer's work.
  • Craft a meaningful vision for the team, working in concert with product managers and designers.
  • Represent the team to engineering groups internally, Slack’s current and future customers, and our partner organizations.
  • Build a diverse team while fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment.

What you should have:

  • You have 2+ years of experience in an engineering management role.
  • You are a coach and talent magnet. You have experience leading inclusive teams and empowering people to do the best work of their careers.
  • You craft a compelling long term vision and set goals to meet it.
  • You are a compelling and clear communicator, able to represent your team to internal and external audiences with differing levels of technical fluency.

Slack has a positive, diverse, and supportive culture—we look for people who are curious, inventive, and work to be a little better every single day. In our work together we aim to be smart, humble, hardworking and, above all, collaborative. If this sounds like a good fit for you, why not say hello?


Slack has transformed business communication. It’s the leading channel-based messaging platform, used by millions to align their teams, unify their systems, and drive their businesses forward. Only Slack offers a secure, enterprise-grade environment that can scale with the largest companies in the world. It is a new layer of the business technology stack where people can work together more effectively, connect all their other software tools and services, and find the information they need to do their best work. Slack is where work happens.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Slack’s values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a pleasant and supportive place to work.

Come do the best work of your life here at Slack.