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Engineering Manager, Ads Platform



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Software Engineering, Other Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023

About the Team

DoorDash is looking for an Engineering Manager to lead the Ads Platform engineering team in New York. Ads is one of the fastest growing businesses at DoorDash. This team is responsible for building a reliable, scalable, and extensible infrastructure foundation for DoorDash advertising.

About the Role

As the manager responsible for the Ads Platform team, you will be driving the technical vision and execution of the teams and also lead the evolution of the platform to be world-class, reliable, highly available, and easily extensible.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • You will lead a talented team of backend engineers
  • You will partner with cross-functional stakeholders to define the roadmap and vision for the team and delivery immense impact
  • Scale the team by developing internal talents and attracting top talents
  • Provided technical guidance and roll up your sleeves with hands-on contributions when necessary

We’re excited about you because…

  • B.S., M.S., or PhD. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of industry experience in developing backend platform infrastructure
  • 4+ years of management experience
  • Strong hands-on experience with distributed system design, system scaling, and performance optimization
  • Strong track record of execution, leadership and collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams and x-functional partners
  • Ability to lead and grow an excellent engineering team in a rapidly changing business environment

About DoorDash

At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods.

DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We're committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.


The location-specific base salary range for this position is listed below. Compensation in other geographies may vary.

Actual compensation within the pay range will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior relevant experience, and specific work location. For roles that are available to be filled remotely, base salary is localized according to employee work location. Please discuss your intended work location with your recruiter for more information.

DoorDash cares about you and your overall well-being, and that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, for full-time employees, that includes healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan including an employer match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, and several paid holidays, among others.

New York Pay Range:
$177,000$282,000 USD

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