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Manager, Software Engineering

Los Angeles, CA

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

We are looking for an Engineering Manager, Discover Experience to join our Discover Engineer organization. You will support a team of Software Engineers building products that help Snapchatters keep in touch with their friends and discover content from the community and publishers, solving interesting technical challenges, delivering world-class experiences in Snapchat and maintaining the software and a platform used by hundreds of millions every day. Working from our San Francisco or Mountain View office, you’ll manage engineers across Seattle, Los Angeles and the Bay Area, and collaborate with leaders and executives across Snap to deliver the highest quality for our product.

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What you’ll do:

  • Create and manage cross-platform (iOS, Android) product and engineering roadmaps that will enable the foundations of our content product strategy 

  • Partner cross-functionally with stakeholder teams at Snap in order to align and deliver such product milestones

  • Build a scalable and sustainable mobile engineering foundation that will support our future product evolution

  • Evaluate the technical tradeoffs involved in key system design decisions

  • Closely collaborate with PMs in order to translate product requirements into technical designs, which are then turned into engineering roadmaps. 

  • Define clear success metrics for the team as a whole and for team members individually

  • Manage and mentor a team of great developers, in a fast-paced, quick-to-market environment

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience working in software engineering

  • 2+ years managing teams of software engineers

  • Experience collaborating with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of a company

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with high attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as an IC, especially as a mobile developer (iOS or Android)

  • Experience with product development in the content space

  • Experience with shipping user-facing systems, especially at a large scale

  • History of involvement in product roadmapping and decision making

  • History of involvement in hiring and recruiting

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Client-provided location(s): Los Angeles, CA, USA
Job ID: 2394d635bed71a3aa441b2e2f9f102c89739e07cdf399083dd9c1111c9da316f
Employment Type: Other