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Engineering Manager, Cards



Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024

ClickUp is the world’s only all-in-one productivity platform that flexes to the way people want to work. It replaces all individual workplace productivity tools with a single, unified platform that includes project management, document collaboration, whiteboards, spreadsheets, and AI. Our dedication to enhancing productivity has earned us recognition on prestigious lists including the Forbes Cloud 100, Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies, Inc. Power Partners and #1 on two of G2's Best Software Products Lists for 2023 - #1 Project Management Product and #1 Collaboration and Productivity Product. With our headquarters based in San Diego and a rapidly expanding global presence, we are shaping the future of work. Join our team at ClickUp, one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies worldwide, and help millions of users be more productive - saving them at least one day every week. 🦄

ClickUp is looking for an exceptional Engineering Manager to lead one of our product feature teams. As an Engineering Manager, you are an experienced technical leader in building customer-facing software with a very high degree of passion for user experience. You thrive when leading a team that collaborates as a community and is distributed across the globe. You are comfortable with scaling engineering organizations, and passionate about mentoring and growing your team's abilities. You are passionate about joining our community that loves to learn, work, build, and operate a platform that is transforming how we work.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a hands-on management position where you may be expected to work in the code from time to time. While the primary responsibilities reside within team management, your technical abilities will still be evaluated in the interview process.

The Role:

  • Partner with customers, partners, and internal stakeholders to build products with the best in class user experience
  • Develop and drive the technical vision and strategy
  • Make final decisions regarding design and direction of new tech architectures
  • Make and meet commitments. Communicate change in plans whether they be design or timeline modifications honestly and transparently
  • Ensure the engineering team works effectively with each other, and the rest of the departments, such as product management and design
  • Foster and facilitate the professional growth and development of our engineering staff as well as lead effective cross-functional collaboration across groups within the organization
  • Build organizational capability within these teams by recruiting and retaining outstanding talent and providing mentoring, training (internal and external), and other opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Partner with peer functions and organizations to deliver the training and enablement the team requires
  • Lead through organizational scale and priority changes
  • Streamline and deliver greater efficiency in the engineering organization, both in software development and operational activities
  • Drive continuous systems improvement for managing, documenting, staffing, and reviewing engineering projects and services
  • Reflect best practices back into our products and recommendations for customer implementations
  • Leverage Nodejs, Angular 2+, and AWS technologies across the frontend and backend


  • 2-5 years experience as a hands-on software development manager leading geo-distributed enterprise scale engineering teams. We are looking for individuals with demonstrated repeat business growth or exit successes in high profile startups, specifically with experience building products with great user experience
  • Ability to operate effectively in both tactical and strategic capacities - You can comfortably adjust your altitude and roll-up your sleeves as needed
  • Experience with rapid scaling of engineering organization by hiring and retaining exceptional talent
  • Experience with operating cloud scale services - deep understanding of industry best practices and the ability to operate a cloud scale service
  • Leaders who have seen scale with Product Led Growth companies is a plus!


Unsure if you meet all the qualifications of this job description but are deeply excited about the role? We hire based on ambition, grit, and a passion for improving the way people work. If you think ClickUp is the company for you, we encourage you to apply!

ClickUp was founded on a culture of hard work, consistent growth, and a desire to break norms. We’re a values-driven company and hire based on ambition, merit, and a willingness to do what it takes to succeed. We don’t care where you’re from, what you look like, or who you’re in a relationship with—we hire the best people for the job, and create an environment that supports employees on their journey to do the most exciting work of their lives! ClickUp is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

ClickUp collects and processes personal data in accordance with applicable data protection laws. If you are a European Job Applicant, see our privacy policy for further details.

Please note we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for roles outside of engineering and product at this time. Sponsorship for engineering and product roles is not guaranteed, but is instead based on the business needs for that specific role at that time. Please reach out to the recruiter with any questions.