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Engineering Manager, Dasher Safety and Insurance



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 25, 2023

About the Team

DoorDash is seeking a talented Engineering Manager to lead our Dasher Safety and Insurance team. The Dasher Insurance team at DoorDash is dedicated to enhancing safety for Dashers on the DoorDash platform and contributing to the overall safety of our cities. As a full-stack team, its impact extends across the entire surface area of the Dasher mobile apps. The team is responsible for: delivering delightful mobile experiences that make Dashing easier and more seamless for the Dashers; developing Real-time tools that observe and respond to real-world delivery scenarios; building intelligent models and data pipelines to analyze and mitigate real-world risks.

About the Role

As the manager for the Dasher Insurance team, you will manage a team of backend, web and mobile engineers and be responsible for driving the technical strategy, vision and execution of the team charter.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Lead the identification and conception of technical innovations that directly translate to real-world impact
  • Scale the team by growing internal talent and attracting world-class talent
  • Build systems and products that have a tangible impact on Dashers and a direct business impact on DoorDash
  • Grow in your career with unique and challenging opportunities to expand your skill set

We’re excited about you because…

  • You’re an owner - driven, focused, and quick to take ownership of your work
  • You are impact driven - you sign up for and drive high-business impact
  • A strong hands-on technical leader and strong product sense
  • Humble - you’re willing to get into the details and you’re open to feedback
  • You have 2 years of engineering leadership experience as an EM on a full-stack team
  • You have 7+ years of engineering experience
  • You have experience navigating ambiguous business problems and tackling high-scale technical challenges.

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.

California Pay Range:
$208,000$282,000 USD
Washington Pay Range:
$208,000$282,000 USD