Head of Development Lifecycle Engineering
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 12, 2021
At Asana, we're building collaboration and communication
software to help every team in the world work together effortlessly
and do great things together. We work closely with designers and
PMs to build and continuously improve the Asana experience for all
our customers. We're involved in the entire product process, from
conception to post-launch reflection. We have deep empathy for both
our coworkers and our users, to understand how we can work better
together to help others work better together.
Asana is looking for a kind and effective engineering leader to
oversee our Development Lifecycle teams. This is a senior
leadership position in our Infrastructure organization with a
mission to enable engineering and product teams to build and ship
high quality product fast and sustainably. As part of this mission,
your teams will focus on driving innovation in the code, tooling
and services that enable product engineers at Asana to build fast
and sustainably. By doing so, you're enabling our engineers to
focus on their core work and not foundational infrastructure
powering it. This area intersects deeply with all of our
engineering teams and the decisions made in this area are felt
across all of our engineering organization.
What you'll achieve
- You'll lead 3 engineering teams across San Francisco and New
York who are responsible for helping Asana ship high-quality
product quickly by building and improving the tools and services
that allow engineers to develop, test, deploy, and monitor
- Collaborate with product management to build and execute across
the development lifecycle strategy.
- Foster a culture of excellence across the Development Lifecycle
teams, ensuring both quality and velocity
- Coach and mentor leaders within engineering and
cross-functionally to grow with Asana.
- Serve as a role model for the engineering organization in
representing Asana's values.
- Articulate and pursue a long-term vision for the Development
Lifecycle area, proactively anticipating possible future
opportunities and problems.
- You have successfully managed senior managers and tech leads
with a wide range of experiences. You can effectively shape your
coaching and mentoring style to guide the leaders in both personal
and career growth.
- You are comfortable making decisions with nuanced, complicated
data, but also with user research and product intuition.
- You're an expert on engineering team excellence, and can
carefully balance velocity, technical debt, growth, and
stakeholders. You take full ownership for execution, engagement,
and talent retention in your organization.
- You are an excellent partner to functions ranging across the
company, from product to design to infrastructure. You communicate
well to people of different backgrounds, can manage expectations,
and influence other teams' behaviors.
- Experience nurturing a work environment that allows everyone to
bring their whole selves to work, and values diversity and
inclusion, because that is where we know teams perform at their
- You've coached leaders, empowering them and setting them up for
- Highly empathetic, collaborative, no-ego approach to
- Experience building SaaS products is desirable.
At Asana, we're building a better way to work, fueled by
transparency, inclusion, and technology that is a force for
positive change. Asana is a work management platform that helps
teams orchestrate their work, from daily tasks to strategic
initiatives, so they can move faster and accomplish more with less.
For the past 5 years, we've been named a top workplace, including
top 10 Great Place to Work Best Small & Medium Workplaces, #1
Fortune Best Workplace in the Bay Area for four years in a row, #8
Fortune Best Workplaces for Women, #14 Glassdoor Best Place to
Work, #15 Fast Company World's Most Innovative Companies, and one
of Ireland's Best Workplaces. With offices all over the world, we
are always looking for curious, collaborative, and mission-driven
people to help us enable the world's teams to work together
We believe in supporting people to do their best work and
thrive, and building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company is
core to our mission. Our goal is to ensure that Asana upholds an
inclusive environment where all people feel that they are equally
respected and valued, whether they are applying for an open
position or working at the company. We welcome applicants of any
educational background, gender identity and expression, sexual
orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, citizenship, socioeconomic
status, disability, and veteran status.
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