Senior Engineering Manager


Date listed

2 months ago

Employment Type

Full time



Glassdoor Rating

5/5 (5 reviews)

OneSignal is a leading omnichannel customer engagement solution, powering personalized customer journeys across mobile and web push notifications, in-app messaging, SMS, and email. On a mission to democratize engagement, we enable over a million businesses to keep their users - including readers, fans, players and shoppers - engaged and up to date by delivering 12 billion messages daily. 

1 in 5 new apps launches using OneSignal! We support companies in 140 countries, including Zynga, USA Today,, Eventbrite, Tribune, and many more - from startups and small businesses just getting off the ground to established companies communicating with millions of customers.

We’re venture-backed by SignalFire, Rakuten Ventures, Y Combinator, HubSpot, and BAM Elevate (read more about our recent Series C!). We offer remote work as the default option in the United States in California, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah as well as in the UK and Singapore - with plans to expand the locations we support in the future. We also have offices in San Mateo, CA, New York City, and London, UK. Hiring in Singapore is done in partnership with a local PEO.

OneSignal has a lot of the great tech startup qualities you'd expect, but we don't stop there. Our massive scale and small team, emphasis on healthy life balance and kindness in all our interactions, and focus on ownership and personal growth make OneSignal a uniquely great place to work. 

About The Team:

Our Product Engineering group builds our main product interface ( and API. Our small team’s work makes a massive impact. We tackle challenges at the intersection of engineering and product development, like notification authoring for over a dozen different platforms and multiple mediums (push, in-app, SMS, and email) and intelligent message delivery customized to each recipient.

Our blog contains more information about the OneSignal Engineering career ladderand our diverse team

What You'll Do:

  • Work with product, design, and stakeholders throughout the company to understand our strategy and business context, then communicate it to their team members to provide context for their work and capture feedback
  • Mentor engineers you support to ensure they have a clear career growth path and the resources and opportunities they need to capture it. Provide and solicit regular feedback to help them achieve their goals.
  • Ensure we maintain a smooth process and high work management standards overseeing the team’s projects to ensure they make work visible, have clear goals, and hit targets reliability.
  • Work closely with managers, technical leads, and product managers to review and prioritize long-term investments in our technical and product roadmap.
  • Help evolve our hiring practices by improving the candidate experience and furthering our efficiency and fairness in identifying key signals in our sessions.
  • Work with our recruiting partners to source new candidates and grow your team, ensuring every new member has a smooth onboarding and is set up for success.

What You'll Bring:

  • A demonstrable ability to communicate clearly and empathetically with folks with varying communication and working styles.
  • A servant leader mindset
  • A passion for mentoring engineers in your team to achieve technical excellence, grow their skills, and advance their careers.
  • Familiarity with modern web applications & web service development. 
  • An understanding of data and performance considerations for high scale applications, and experience guiding engineers in trade-offs with a maintainability mindset.
  • 4+ years of management experience supporting software engineers directly, and 1+ years of managing multiple teams.

The New York and California base salary for this full time position is between $215,000 to $230,000. Your exact starting salary is determined by a number of factors such as your experience, skills, and qualifications. In addition to base salary, we also offer a competitive equity program and comprehensive and inclusive benefits.

Qualities we look for:

  • Friendliness & Empathy
  • Accountability & Collaboration
  • Proactiveness & Urgency
  • Growth Mindset & Love of Learning

In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination/harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination/harassment based on 'protected categories,' we also strive to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place in our workplace.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on OneSignal. Please inform us if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application and/or interview process.

OneSignal collects and processes personal data submitted by job applicants in accordance with ourPrivacy Policy - including GDPR and CCPA compliance. Please see our privacy notice for job applicants.

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