Engineering Manager, Identity and Authentication at Grammarly
Grammarly empowers people to thrive and connect, whenever and wherever they communicate. More than 20 million people around the world use our AI-powered writing assistant every day. All of this begins with our team collaborating in a values-driven and learning-oriented environment.
To achieve our ambitious goals, we’re looking for an Engineering Manager to lead our Identity and Authentication team. You will lead a talented team of software engineers with a focus on building and scaling mission-critical services. Your mandate will span our consumer and enterprise roadmaps. You will also work cross-functionally with multiple teams across the company.
Grammarly’s engineers and researchers have the freedom to innovate and uncover breakthroughs—and, in turn, influence our product roadmap. The complexity of our technical challenges is growing rapidly as we scale our interfaces, algorithms, and infrastructure. Read more about our stack or hear from our team on our technical blog.Your impact
The Identity and Authentication team has end-to-end ownership of how millions of Grammarly users sign in via all of our user interfaces (extensions, web, Office add-in, mobile). This team is also responsible for all aspects of keeping user accounts secure—detecting suspicious logins, preventing unauthorized access, and expanding our multi-factor authentication mechanisms. This team is responsible for driving our consumer-focused roadmap as well as our quickly expanding enterprise roadmap.
As an Engineering Manager, you will:
- Empower the engineering team to achieve a high level of reliability, simplicity, and productivity.
- Foster a metrics-driven engineering culture focused on impact and strong technical judgment.
- Mentor engineers on the team, helping them advance in their careers.
- Help drive engineering-wide initiatives with the rest of the engineering management team.
- Continue to build the team with exceptional engineers.
- Embodies our EAGER values—is ethical, adaptable, gritty, empathetic, remarkable).
- Is passionate about helping millions of users across the world communicate more effectively every day.
- Can demonstrate a strong track record of building and leading productive engineering teams.
- Is deeply technical and also derives satisfaction in helping your team accomplish audacious goals.
- Has an innate desire to help engineers learn new skills and advance in their career path.
- Can lead by example and set the right context for decisions.
- Cares deeply about the work and how that work is accomplished.
- Thrives in environments where you have to make decisions with incomplete information and can change course when presented with new data.
- Likes working at multiple levels of the technical stack and has experience being a hands-on senior infrastructure engineer at some point in their career.
- Is able to execute with a fair level of autonomy.
- Has the analytical ability to systematically break down ambiguous problems and build an execution plan.
- Shows strong technical judgment on engineering architecture and product decisions.
- Is willing to put the user first when reasoning about trade-offs.
- Is curious and has a learning mindset.
- Professional growth: We hire people we trust, and we give team members autonomy to do their best work. We also support professional development with training, coaching, and regular feedback.
- A connected team: Grammarly builds a product that helps people connect, and we apply this mindset to our own team. We have a highly collaborative culture supported by our EAGER values. We also take time to celebrate our colleagues and accomplishments with global, local, and team-specific events and programs.
- Comprehensive benefits: Grammarly offers all team members competitive pay along with a benefits package that includes superior health care. We also offer ample and defined time off, catered lunches, gym and recreation stipends, admission discounts, and more.
At Grammarly, we value our differences, and we encourage all—especially those whose identities are traditionally underrepresented in tech organizations—to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grammarly will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Grammarly is an equal opportunity employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program.