Engineering Manager, Product

DoorDash, San Francisco, CA

On-demand delivery empowering local economies

Come help us build the world's most reliable on-demand, logistics engine for delivery! We're bringing on talented engineering leaders to help us create and maintain a 24x7, no downtime, global infrastructure system that powers DoorDash’s three-sided marketplace of consumers, merchants, and dashers. Our current leadership openings are on the product and infrastructure teams.

What You’ll Achieve

  • Lead the team that builds and scales our products
  • Craft the product roadmap and drive business impact alongside our Product Managers
  • Scale the team by partnering closely with our fantastic recruiters
  • Mentor and guide the professional and technical development of engineers
  • Handle incident response and communication; jump in to write code and extinguish fires if needed
  • Act as an architect and work across teams to evolve the overall architecture in order to sustain the challenges presented by hyper-growth of our products

About You

  • You have an affinity for building spectacular consumer products
  • You believe in DoorDash. You understand that on-demand logistics is the differentiator for a local commerce marketplace
  • You’re passionate about both product development and people development
  • High-energy and confident - you’ll do whatever it takes to win
  • You’re an owner - driven, focused, and quick to take ownership of your work
  • Humble - you’re willing to get into the details and you’re open to feedback
  • Adaptable, resilient, and able to thrive in ambiguity - things change quickly in our fast-paced startup and you’ll need to be able to keep up!
  • Growth-minded - you’re eager to expand your skillset and excited to carve out your career path in a hyper-growth setting
  • Desire for impact - be ready to take on a lot of responsibility and work collaboratively with your team


  • B.S., M.S., or PhD. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience developing software as an engineer
  • 2+ years of experience managing an engineering team of at least 10 people
  • Significant experience building scalable, fault-tolerant, and robust products and platforms
  • Prior hiring and management experience

Interview Process

  • Chat with our VP of Engineering
  • Onsite Interview
    • Product Interview with one of our Product Managers
    • Domain Knowledge - discussing 1-2 projects you've led in your area of technical depth
    • Systems Design - thinking of architectural decisions at a high level
    • Two leadership focused interviews

About Us

Founded in 2013, DoorDash is a San Francisco-based technology company passionate about transforming local businesses and dedicated to enabling new ways of working, earning, and living. Today, DoorDash connects customers with their favorite local and national restaurants in more than 600 cities across the United States and Canada. By building intelligent, last-mile delivery technology for local cities, DoorDash aims to connect people with the things they care about — one dash at a time.

About DoorDash

At DoorDash, we’re working to connect more businesses to more people. We want to shrink every city by bringing people anything—faster, fresher, and from farther away. And we’re doing it everyday: from prep-times to traffic to weather, we’ve innovated a groundbreaking approach to delivery that factors in all the elements that come between people and their products. We want to be the shortest distance between every local store and people’s doors. We’re breaking down the art of delivery to a perfect science – one order at a time. 


Want to learn more about DoorDash? Visit DoorDash's website.