Grammarly is excited to offer a remote-first hybrid working model. Team members can work primarily remotely in the United States, Canada, Ukraine, Germany, Poland, or Portugal. Conditions permitting, teams will meet in person a few weeks every quarter at one of Grammarly's hubs in San Francisco, Kyiv, New York, Vancouver, and Berlin, or in a workspace in Kraków.

We believe this balanced, flexible approach gives our team members the best of both worlds: plenty of focus time along with in-person collaboration that fosters trust, unlocks creativity, and further fuels innovation.

Grammarly team members in this role are required to live within a daily commutable distance to San Francisco. Grammarly may provide relocation assistance.

The opportunity

Every day, tens of millions of people and 50,000 professional teams rely on Grammarly’s AI-enabled communication assistance to help them communicate confidently and achieve their goals. Our team members have the autonomy to take on exciting challenges in pursuit of our mission to improve lives by improving communication. Together, we’re building on more than a decade of steady growth and profitability. We’re defining the communication assistance category for individuals, enterprises, and developers with tailored service offerings: Grammarly Premium, Grammarly Business, Grammarly for Education, and Grammarly for Developers. All of this begins with our team collaborating in an inclusive, values-driven, and learning-oriented environment.

Grammarly’s core vision is to improve lives by improving communication. The Grammarly for Developers team contributes to this vision by enabling third-party developers to use Grammarly’s assistance to serve more use cases and users than Grammarly can serve on its own. We allow developers to customize the Grammarly experience, build on Grammarly technology, and scale positive impact.

To achieve our ambitious goals, we’re looking for an Engineering Manager to join our Grammarly for Developers team. The person in this role will lead a talented team of software engineers focused on building out and scaling Grammarly’s developer platform; delightful, context-aware communication assistance for end users; state-of-the-art AI/ML and NLP capabilities; easy-to-use and well-documented APIs and SDKs for developers; self-serve developer onboarding experiences; and an integration configuration portal.

Grammarly’s engineers and researchers have the freedom to innovate and uncover breakthroughs—and, in turn, influence our product roadmap. The complexity of our technical challenges is growing rapidly as we scale our interfaces, algorithms, and infrastructure. Read more about our stack or hear from our team on our technical blog.

Your impact

As Engineering Manager, you will build and grow relationships and partnerships with other engineering teams across the company to collaborate on joint initiatives to improve the developer platform product offering by deepening and personalizing value to our customers, improving reliability and performance, and enabling scale.

You will further grow the team of over nine high-caliber engineers and support them in becoming experts in building developer platforms, libraries, and SDKs. You will lead the team to success in bootstrapping this new branch of product and business and have a huge impact across the entire company. 

We are looking for someone who can be an effective engineering partner for the cross-functional teams that implement our GTM motion for developer product offerings.

In this role, you will:

  • Quickly build a team of exceptional engineers.
  • Empower the Engineering team to achieve a high level of reliability, simplicity, and productivity. 
  • Foster a metrics-driven engineering culture focused on impact and rapid experimentation. 
  • Mentor engineers on the team, helping them advance in their careers. 
  • Drive engineering-wide initiatives with the rest of the Engineering Management team.
  • Participate in early conversations with partners and help figure out the best product for developers. 
  • Help set up robust operations to iron out our early developer product bugs and provide exceptional customer support for developers. 
  • Help implement powerful back-office tools and analytics capabilities that empower a cross-functional team.

We’re looking for someone who

  • Embodies our EAGER values—is ethical, adaptable, gritty, empathetic, and remarkable.
  • Is able to collaborate in person 4 weeks per quarter, traveling if necessary to the hub where the team is based.
  • Has experience driving engineering efforts that span multiple teams and can influence parts of the architecture owned by other teams.
  • Demonstrates a strong track record of building and leading productive engineering teams. 
  • Has the analytical ability to systematically break down ambiguous problems and build an execution plan.
  • Puts the user first when reasoning about trade-offs. 
  • Leads by example and sets the right context for decisions. 
  • Is passionate about helping millions of users across the world communicate more effectively every day. 
  • Is deeply technical but derive satisfaction from helping their team accomplish audacious goals. 
  • Cares deeply, not only about the work but also about how that work is accomplished. 
  • Thrives in environments where it’s necessary to make decisions with incomplete information but can change course when presented with new data.
  • Likes working at multiple levels of the technical stack. 
  • Is curious and have a learning mindset.

Support for you, professionally and personally

  • Professional growth: We believe that autonomy and trust are key to empowering our team members to do their best, most innovative work in a way that aligns with their interests, talents, and well-being. We also support professional development and advancement with training, coaching, and regular feedback.
  • A connected team: Grammarly builds a product that helps people connect, and we apply this mindset to our own team. Our remote-first hybrid model enables a highly collaborative culture supported by our EAGER (ethical, adaptable, gritty, empathetic, and remarkable) values. We work to foster belonging among team members in a variety of ways. This includes our employee resource groups, Grammarly Circles, which promote connection among those with shared identities including BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ team members, women, and parents. We also celebrate our colleagues and accomplishments with global, local, and team-specific programs. 
  • Comprehensive benefits: Grammarly offers all team members competitive pay along with a benefits package encompassing excellent health care (including mental health and fertility benefits) and ample and defined time off. We also offer support to set up a home office, caregiver and pet care stipends, wellness stipends, 401(k) matching (US only), admission discounts, learning and development opportunities, and more.
  • For San Francisco–based employment: Grammarly takes a market-based approach to compensation, meaning pay may vary depending on your location. Base pay may vary considerably depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Our compensation packages include equity; a wide range of medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance options; retirement benefits; and parental leave. We offer twenty days of paid time off per year (global), eleven days of paid holidays per year (US and Canada), and unlimited sick days (global).

The expected salary range for this position is outlined below by compensation zone and may be modified in the future. 

San Francisco:
Zone 1: $281,000$336,000/year (USD)

We encourage you to apply

At Grammarly, we value our differences, and we encourage all—especially those whose identities are traditionally underrepresented in tech organizations—to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grammarly will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Grammarly is an equal opportunity employer and participant in the US Federal E-Verify program.

Please note that Grammarly’s COVID-19 vaccination policy requires that all team members in North America be vaccinated against COVID-19 to meet in person for Grammarly business or to work from a North America hub location. It is expected that this will be a requirement for this role. Qualified candidates in North America who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons or because of a sincerely held religious belief may request a reasonable accommodation to this policy. For Europe, this policy requires team members to be vaccinated or produce a daily negative COVID-19 test administered on-site to work from the hub or attend in-person meetings.

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