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Director of Engineering

San Diego or Remote
< See all openings ClickUp is looking for a passionate Director of Engineering to lead and scale our team and take the platform to all new heights. We’re just as passionate about making our team efficient as we are about saving others time in every aspect of their lives - so we can all focus on what we love most.

You should love the challenge of creating scalable processes, managing engineering resources to deliver projects on time, and being a strategic partner to the Leadership team.

We are looking for a leader who is product-focused, independent, and excited about having a huge impact at ClickUp. You will collaborate with key technical leaders in defining and realizing the North Star goals of the company as a whole.

We're scaling quickly, so we're recruiting teammates who share our core values, know how to get sh*t done, and would add a lot to our extremely driven culture.

We've been named the fastest-growing productivity app of 2020 and this has been made possible by our passionate, and high-energy team supporting growth in every area.

We are a rocketship that will be scaling to the moon! With that comes a need for strong talented leaders to grow our teams and hire the right talent needed to free up time and leverage efforts in other areas. You will be responsible for helping us hire and scale to make work more manageable and evenly distributed across the organization. We are all extremely passionate about working and our growth in the product. You’ll be rewarded with the opportunity for incredible advancement in the company including role, salary, and equity. If you love growing in every aspect of life and getting shit done in general, please apply! You’ll fit right into our mission of making the world more productive.

- Alex
Chief Technical Officer
The Role:
  • - Lead, motivate, and scale a highly diverse team.
  • - Work closely with the rest of the leadership and product management team on product strategy and roadmap refinement.
  • - Introduce scalable, repeatable processes that help engineering and product teams deliver a high-quality product.
  • - Champion an atmosphere of continuous improvement by serving as a coach, mentor, and technical advisor.
  • - Recruit, mentor, and develop world-class engineers and engineering managers.
  • - Diagnose and resolve systemic obstacles that prevent your team from delivering high-quality software.
  • - Foster and grow a culture of striving for efficient code and craft team processes that ensure long-term health and team cohesion.
  • - Work closely with architects and engineers on technical decisions throughout the development lifecycle.
Qualifications:
  • - Strong technical acumen; creativity; interpersonal skills; emotional intelligence.
  • - 8+ years of progressive engineering management experience leading teams in the Agile environment.
  • - Demonstrated ability to build and scale world-class engineering teams.
  • - Proven track record of leading engineering teams working on large-scale, highly-distributed Cloud products and services.
  • - Experience building and cultivating strong engineering practices and processes.
  • - Strong communication skills with ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences.
Bonus:
  • - Experience in building authentication, authorization, and data security products or features.
  • - Experience working with security technologies (SSL/TLS/X.509/SAML/OAuth/JWT/KMIP/PKCS#11/, etc..).

ClickUp was founded on a culture of hard work, consistent growth, and a desire to break norms. We’re a values-driven company and hire based on ambition, merit, and a willingness to do what it takes to succeed. We don’t care where you’re from, what you look like, or who you’re in a relationship with—we hire the best people for the job, and create an environment that supports employees on their journey to do the most exciting work of their lives! ClickUp is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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  • You enjoy managing people
  • You believe in our mission of making the world more productive.
  • You consider yourself GREAT
  • You value working hard and working smart
  • You enjoy solving inefficiencies and are self-motivated
  • You enjoy a fast paced, high growth environment
  • You appreciate urgency over perfection
  • You love ClickUp

About You

If you love what you do and wake up excited, you'll fit right in!

Benefits

Just some of what we provide.
  • Opportunity to earn equity in fast growing company
  • New MacBook Pro
  • Health insurance (100% of premium paid)
  • Dental insurance (100% of premium paid)
  • Opportunity for cash bonuses
  • Commuter benefits
  • Team lunches each week
  • Unlimited snacks & drinks in office
  • Continued learning (Access to tons of paid courses)
  • Unlimited kombucha and cold brew on tap
  • 401k with 100% employer match up to 2% of annual salary
process

Our six step process.

01.
🔍 Review
Applicants are reviewed to ensure a good fit.
02.
👋 Initial Interview
We want to get to know you better!
03.
📥 Mini Project
A project for the team you’re applying for is distributed.
04.
🤓 Final Interview
This interview is conducted with team leads.
05.
💰 Offer
A carefully tailored offer is sent to the candidate.
06.
🚀 Career Launch
Blast off into the future of productivity and unlimited possibility!
core values

Core values.

01
The best customer experience, period. Fix problems and say yes.
02
Normal ****ing Sucks.
03
Progress towards perfection.
04
Work hard and own it.
05
Grow 1% every day.
06
Be direct.
07
Find joy, and have fun.
08
Random acts of kindness.
09
Urgent and optimistic.
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