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 New York City. 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.

To achieve our ambitious goals, we’re looking for an Engineering Manager to join our Engineering Platform team. This person will lead and grow the North America Engineering Platform teams to build and scale our foundational infrastructure and develop best-in-class tooling to support all of Grammarly Engineering. 

Grammarly’s Engineering Platform organization includes Cloud Infrastructure, Developer Experience, and FinOps teams. We aim to ensure that every engineer can easily build, develop, and maintain any Grammarly product offering using the Platform toolset. This role will be instrumental in building an efficient engineering organization, which is critical to realizing our vision of improving lives by improving communication. 

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 a an Engineering Manager, you will:

  • Build a team in the US from scratch by attracting high-caliber senior talent.
  • Work with multiple complex technical domains (cloud infrastructure, developer tools) and organizational contexts (engineering autonomy and productivity, incident management, security, cost transparency, etc.)
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders across the engineering organization and beyond and manage different dependencies.
  • Research and act based on feedback from the engineering team to improve the Developer Productivity and Experience.
  • Guide the team to build and operate services at an internet scale with high availability, reliability, and security.

We’re looking for someone who

  • Embodies our EAGER values—is ethical, adaptable, gritty, empathetic, and remarkable.
  • Is able to collaborate in person in the New York City Hub 4 weeks per quarter.
  • Has a strong track record of building and managing productive engineering teams.
  • Derives satisfaction in helping the team accomplish audacious goals.
  • Has hands-on experience as a senior engineer.
  • Is knowledgeable on modern cloud providers like AWS, GCP, or Azure and has work experience with one of them
  • Has expertise in infrastructure or developer productivity
  • Has experience translating a high-level strategy and roadmap into an execution plan. 
  • Can effectively set and communicate priorities for themselves and their team. 
  • Can successfully coordinate, empower, and direct multiple stakeholders, details, and timelines toward a specific goal.

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 New York City–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. 

New York City:
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, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, political belief, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grammarly is an equal opportunity employer, a 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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