Manager, Software Engineering - Front End

    • Bellevue, WA

When was the last time you had an opportunity to work at a company that was forging an industry and enabling people to get from idea to impact – fast! Smartsheet’s purpose is to empower everyone to improve how they work. Our business is built on finding great people and getting out of their way while they build and improve our award-winning Software as a Service (SaaS) offering. With over 10 million users, our platform gets used across different industries ranging from construction to retail to software development. Our team focuses on distributed decision-making that rewards ownership, transparency, and collaboration.

We are looking for an Engineering Manager to manage a Full Stack development team, with a larger focus on front-end technologies. You will communicate proactively and effectively with different kinds of audiences, including executives and non-technical team members. You and your team will work with modern front end technologies and back-end, in a fast-growing organization and environment.

This position and team are based at our headquarters in Bellevue, WA and will report to the Director of Engineering. Learn more about our platform here: Smartsheet Overview Video

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Mentor team members regarding architecture and best practices
  • Review and coach team on project designs for design review presentations
  • Influence technical direction of the group
  • Lead and achieve improvements in the effectiveness of engineers across multiple teams
  • You bring teams together, find and promote solutions when issues inhibit effectiveness of multiple teams


  • 10+ years software development experience
  • 5+ years previous management experience
  • Experience building highly scalable and available production services
  • Experience with front-end technologies (React, Javascript, CSS Node.js)
  • Experience building teams including, recruiting and retention
  • Experience implementing and using CI/CD models and tools
  • Legally eligible to work in the U.S. on an ongoing basis

Nice to haves:

  • Familiarity with B2B-focused SaaS apps
  • Familiarity with Single Page Applications
  • MySQL database experience (performance, scalability, availability)
  • Experience with AWS technologies

Perks & Benefits:

  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision coverage for full-time employees
  • Equity - Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) Equity with all offers
  • Lucrative Employee Stock Purchase Program (15% discount)
  • 401k Match (50% up to 6%, effective May 1st) to help you save for your future
  • Monthly stipend towards your commute to work
  • 15 days PTO to start, plus Flexible Sick Leave
  • Up to 24 weeks of Parental Leave
  • Personal paid Volunteer Day to support our community
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development including access to Audible for Business and LinkedIn Learning online courses
  • Company Funded Perks, including a counseling membership, primary care membership, local retail discounts, and your own personal Smartsheet account

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Smartsheet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering an inclusive environment with the best employees. We provide employment opportunities without regard to any legally protected status in accordance with applicable laws in the US, UK, and Australia. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

At Smartsheet, we strive to build an inclusive environment that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our team members who also represent the diverse needs of our customers. We’re looking for people who are driven, authentic, supportive, effective, and honest. You’re encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn’t precisely match our job description—if your career path has been nontraditional, that will set you apart. At Smartsheet, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who aren’t afraid to be innovative—join us! 

Smartsheet empowers everyone to improve how they work.

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