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Engineering Manager, Foundation Capabilities



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

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Position Overview

Are you excited by leading a team to solve technical challenges that come with building a scalable, available, performant platform used by millions of users worldwide? Come join us at Autodesk! Autodesk's DXC engineering team is seeking a hands-on, experienced engineering manager to lead a team and driven engineers who will build the Autodesk's next generation. You will report into one of the senior leaders in the DXC team.

This position is located in the Bay Area and is a Hybrid role.


  • Lead, manage and mentor a large team of software engineers

  • Strong problem-solving skills (data structures and algorithms)

  • Provide insight, feedback, and recommendations to senior management regarding the development, capabilities, and potential of our software projects

  • Identify efficiency opportunities through automation, engineering

  • Work with architects, product owners, experienced teams to move toward a common vision

  • Active expert contributing to product and business strategy

  • Provide leadership to achieve a high software engineering standard, including quality, security, resiliency

  • Manage the planning, execution, and success of complex technical projects

  • Attract, Hire, and grow top engineering talent

  • Collaborate with geographically dispersed team and team members

  • Understanding of serverless software architecture, best practices, workflows, and troubleshooting

  • Build platform capabilities with API's and best sw engineering principals

  • Know how to build and guide teams while inspiring them to remain at the cutting edge

  • Excel at both mentoring junior software engineers and guiding more senior engineers

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience (MS in Computer Science or a related degree)

  • 8+ years of relevant industry experience, with 5+ years of hands-on technical leadership and 3+ years of people management experience

  • Experience working with remote teams and other cross-functional stakeholders

  • Experience in an engineering or technical role delivering software solutions

  • Hands-on experience with important technologies such as Java, Node.js, React, and CI/CD technologies

  • Experience with Scrum and Agile development processes and methodologies

  • Experience managing and resolving complex and ambiguous issues

  • Know how to implement and have on your team's vision

  • Experience building and maintaining a successful working relationship with Product Management and UX Design teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Can inspire a team to do great things and work with their development and career progression

  • Advanced knowledge of public cloud service platforms including Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Knowledge of React, Spring is an additional plus


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About Autodesk

Welcome to Autodesk! Amazing things are created every day with our software – from the greenest buildings and cleanest cars to the smartest factories and biggest hit movies. We help innovators turn their ideas into reality, transforming not only how things are made, but what can be made.

We take great pride in our culture here at Autodesk – our Culture Code is at the core of everything we do. Our values and ways of working help our people thrive and realize their potential, which leads to even better outcomes for our customers.

When you’re an Autodesker, you can be your whole, authentic self and do meaningful work that helps build a better future for all. Ready to shape the world and your future? Join us!


From health and financial benefits to time away and everyday wellness, we give Autodeskers the best, so they can do their best work. Learn more about our benefits in the U.S. by visiting

Salary transparency

Salary is one part of Autodesk’s competitive compensation package. For U.S.-based roles, we expect a starting base salary between $145,800 and $235,950. Offers are based on the candidate’s experience and geographic location, and may exceed this range. In addition to base salaries, we also have a significant emphasis on annual cash bonuses, commissions for sales roles, stock grants, and a comprehensive benefits package.

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