Engineering Manager

Mesosphere's Datacenter Operating System (DC/OS) is software using emerging container technology to deliver an AWS-like platform services for any infrastructure or cloud. Backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures, Microsoft, HPE, Data Collective, and Fuel Capital, Mesosphere is one of the most successful and impactful startups in the infrastructure space. Our founders played leading roles in building and scaling Twitter and Airbnb through their work on Apache Mesos and other open source projects. Our engineers take pride in their craft and ship code that is well engineered and tested.

Mesosphere is looking for experienced engineering managers to take on leadership roles in our fast-growing organization. We would like to extend our team with experienced managers, who can quickly come up to speed on our team, culture, product, market and processes.

Then we’d like you to spot inefficiencies, processes and quality improvements and influence others to improve these. Help the team plan, execute and ship releases, navigate through complex decisions balancing quality, timelines, and content. Coach and mentor engineers to excel at their work. Be a culture ambassador in and out of the company.

Be accountable for the team’s ability to ship high quality software on time. Always spend time on recruiting, never compromise on talent and embrace differences. Inspire your team to deliver on our mission, challenge them to do the best work on their lives, while recognizing and celebrating their wins.

Partner with other engineering teams to build and deliver high-quality products on time. Partner with Product Management to get a deep understanding of customer needs and make sure what we are building will solve actual problems for our customers. Partner with our design team to create and deliver not only beautifully crafted UIs but also amazing UX.

Empower your team by removing barriers, setting clear expectations, provide continuous feedback and ensure that there is a high degree of accountability and trust. Live by our core values and mentor your teams by being caring, honest, passionate, collaborative and open-minded.

Mentor your team by deeply caring about each and every individual, share the passion that you have for what we are building, and how we are changing the world! Help build your team members’ careers, and encourage them to take smart risks. Create a sense of purpose by connecting your team and its contributions to our vision and our customers.

Basic Qualifications

  • Team player.
  • Devoted talent developer.
  • Lead over 5 engineers.
  • 2-5 years experience running engineering teams.
  • Experiencing leading globally distributed Engineering teams.
  • Passion for high quality products.
  • Focused on customer success.
  • Adept at conflict resolution.
  • Computer Science Bachelors or Masters.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in mission-critical low-level infrastructure and OS components.
  • Experience in enterprise software.
  • Experience in distributed systems.
  • Experience in running and operating complex, global, and mission critical applications / services, at very high scale.
  • Worked on delivering a major service in a public cloud provider.

Perks at Mesosphere

In addition to a great atmosphere which allows you to fully concentrate on doing your best work, Mesosphere also provides:

  • Relaxed and open office space
  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options
  • Pick your tech gear
  • Regular team events and offsites
  • Gym membership at a sports club of your own choice
  • Delicious Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners served daily!

Mesosphere provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and team members and is committed to inclusion and diversity.


About Mesosphere

Mesosphere is leading the enterprise transformation toward distributed computing and hybrid cloud. We combine the rich capability you get from public cloud providers with the freedom and control of choosing your own infrastructure.

Mesosphere DC/OS is the premier platform for building, deploying, and elastically scaling modern applications and big data. DC/OS makes running containers, data services, and microservices easy across your own hardware and cloud instances.

Mesosphere helps businesses accelerate time to market, ensure resilient applications, and save on cloud and infrastructure costs. Backed by T. Rowe Price, Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures, Microsoft, HPE, Data Collective, and Fuel Capital, Mesosphere is headquartered in San Francisco with a second office in Hamburg, Germany.

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