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Sr. Engineering Manager, Accessibility


New York, NY,US

Slack is looking for an engineering manager to lead the Accessibility Engineering team. This team is responsible for measuring and improving the Slack product experience for people with disabilities, and incorporating accessibility into the product development process across the company. As the engineering lead for this team, you will manage a team of client engineers as they make meaningful improvements to the Slack clients and build scalable tools and infrastructure.

What you will be doing
You will have the opportunity to leverage your deep understanding about accessibility and speak to it across the organization and with leadership inside Slack.

Understand the needs of our customers, at the individual and organizational levels

You will work as a team with other engineering managers, product managers and designers to define and deliver best practices across all of our platforms.
You will identify and develop strong talent. You will build effective teams with a culture of collaboration, customer empathy and focus on results.

Mentor and grow engineers while keeping them engaged and focused on the product and company vision.

Help set team goals and technical direction while ensuring that they align with the goals of the larger organization.

Represent the team in planning and product meetings, effectively communicating the available platform features and constraints of the Desktop, Android and iOS clients.

Meet with the rest of the engineering management team to align engineering-wide priorities.

Help implement effective engineering processes and policies that emphasize quality and forward progress.

Represent Slack engineering and management in industry events.
What you should have
You have 2+ years experience serving in an engineering management role.
You have experience shipping mobile and web applications and you are up to date on the current state of the development ecosystem.
You possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
You are highly organized. With many people doing many things in a fast-moving company, strong organizational skills—both for yourself and for the team—will be required.
You are able to weigh several and often conflicting constraints and make rapid decisions in a fast-moving and quickly-growing company.
You have enough technical experience to discuss architecture and product decisions with engineers.
You have a proven history of shipping products with consistent execution.
You are highly organized and thrive in rapid-paced environments.


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About Us

Slack is a messaging app for business which lets you organize conversations into channels so everyone moves faster and stays in sync. It’s a platform that connects everyone in your business—employees, customers, and partners— securely with each other and integrates easily with apps you use every day to get work done. And everything happens, using any device, within a digital workspace that’s super easy to use.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Slack’s values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a pleasant and supportive place to work.

Come do the best work of your life here at Slack.

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