Engineering Manager, Individual Experience at Asana

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We are looking for an engineering manager to lead our Individual Experience team, which oversees the entire user experience for how individuals manage their workflows within Asana. You're an experienced engineering leader who has deep empathy for customers, and can take on challenging, ambiguous projects where the solution is not clear from the outset. You have experience managing complex migrations and understand the organizational challenges of supporting a cross-platform product. You're passionate about helping others contribute and develop as software engineers, as well as human beings. You enjoy the challenge of balancing speed of execution with quality, while building a product users love. You are as enthusiastic about recruiting and building a team as you are about the challenging technical problems you and your team will solve. 

At Asana, we’re defining the work management category and helping teams work together effortlessly to do great things together. Our product engineering team works closely with designers, product managers, experience researchers, and data scientists to create the best experience for our customers. We’re involved in the entire product process, from conception to post-launch reflection. We have deep empathy for both our teammates and our users, in order to understand how we can best work together to help others work better together.

What you’ll achieve

  • Manage a team of 4-8 engineers on the web product engineering team
  • Ensure a great, reliable experience for Asana users around the globe while simultaneously enabling a rapid pace of development and iterations
  • Coach engineers in their technical and professional development
  • Work closely with recruiting and other engineering managers to grow the team, including sourcing candidates, interviewing candidates, participating in conferences and events, and onboarding new employees
  • Work with other Asana NYC engineering leaders to guide and shape the culture and growth of the NYC office

About you

  • Experience managing a technical team
  • Kind and intellectually mature
  • Willing and able to dive into code yourself
  • Excited to partner with design and product management on both large new features and small daily product enhancements
  • Focused on maximizing impact for yourself, your team, and Asana as a whole
  • Equipped with the intelligence, empathy, integrity, and technical chops required to quickly earn the trust of a technically astute team
  • Comfortable with ambiguity; you enjoy figuring out what needs to be done—and then doing it

About us

Asana helps teams orchestrate their work, from small projects to strategic initiatives. More than 75,000 organizations and millions of users rely on Asana, including AirAsia, AllBirds, Grab, KLM Air France, Kohl’s, Sephora, Traveloka, and Viessmann. Asana has been named a Top 5 Best Workplace and the #1 Best Workplace in the Bay Area by Fortune three years in a row, and one of Glassdoor’s and Inc.’s Best Places to Work. With nine global offices, including a San Francisco headquarters and flagship offices in Dublin, New York, Sydney, and Tokyo, Asana is always looking for curious, collaborative, and mission-driven people to help us enable the world’s teams to work together effortlessly.
 
Our goal is to ensure that Asana upholds an inclusive environment where all people feel that they are equally respected and valued, whether they are applying for an open position or working at the company. We welcome applicants of any educational background, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, citizenship, socioeconomic status, disability, and veteran status, and we'd love to learn about what you can add to our team.
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