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Senior Manager, Engineering



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

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Position Overview

Are you excited by leading a team to solve technical challenges that come with building a scalable, highly available, performant platform used by millions of users worldwide? Come join us at Autodesk! Autodesk's Platform Services and Emerging Technologies (PSET) organization is looking for a hands-on, experienced senior engineering manager to join a team of experienced engineers who will build the User Profile and Personalization platform.

You have led teams developing modern cloud services, especially in a fast-paced, agile environment. You know how to build and guide highly effective and high-performing teams while inspiring them to remain at the modern. You excel at both mentoring junior software engineers and guiding more senior engineers. You also have experience building and maintaining a successful working relationship with Product Management and User Experience teams. Most of all, you can inspire a team to do great things.

You will report to a Senior Director Engineer in Identity and Licensing

Location: West Coast, Hybrid work model


  • Manage and mentor a team of software engineers

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

  • Help achieve a high software engineering standard, including culture, quality, security and resiliency.

  • Build platform capabilities with GraphQL based APIs and responsive UI

  • Provide insight, feedback, and recommendations to senior leadership regarding the development, capabilities, and strategic direction of our software projects

  • Work with architects, product managers, and experience partners to work towards a common vision

  • Engaged collaborator and trusted advisor contributing to product and business strategy

  • Responsible for the planning, execution, and success of complex technical projects

  • Attract, hire, coach and grow top engineering talent

  • Participate in technical and architectural discussions

  • Collaborate with geographically dispersed teams and partners

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

  • Work with architects, product owners, and experience designers towards a shared vision and contribute to product roadmaps and business strategies

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years of relevant industry experience in a Software company

  • 8+ years of people management experience managing software engineer all levels

  • Experience managing and resolving complex and ambiguous issues

  • Deep knowledge of cloud computing stacks at the SaaS, PaaS and IaaS layers

  • 8+ years experience of public cloud service platforms including Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • 8+ years hands-on experience with important technologies and tools, such as JavaScript/Node.js, Python, GraphQL, Go, React, and CI/CD technologies

  • Thoughtful decision-maker with excellent communication and written skills

  • Experience with Scrum and Agile development processes and methodologies

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related


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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 $169,400 and $273,900. 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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