Engineering Manager - Platform

Quora, Mountain View, CA

Q&A platform that empowers people to share and grow the world’s knowledge

We're looking for an experienced engineering manager to lead our platform engineering team. Platform engineers create the core frameworks, abstractions, and tools that form the foundation of the Quora product. Platform engineers work with other developers to understand their pain points and build APIs from the ground up in Python and Javascript, including our including our rich text editor, asset packaging, web frameworks, UI patterns, and internal tools. As a platform engineering manager, you'll grow and support the individual engineers on the team as well as lead project prioritization and execution.


  • Work closely with our recruiting team to grow the platform team, which includes sourcing, interviewing, and onboarding.
  • Mentor and guide the professional development of platform engineers.
  • Advise high-level architecture decisions and participate in technical reviews.
  • Partner with other technical teams to drive innovation across the company.
  • Collaborate with other engineering managers to improve our processes and structures.


  • 5+ years of industry experience designing abstractions, tools, and APIs.
  • 3+ years of experience managing engineering teams.
  • Passion for code quality and designing elegant systems.
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Love of the Quora product.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Quora

We want to democratize access to knowledge of all kinds—from politics to painting, cooking to coding, etymology to experiences—so if someone out there knows something, anyone else can learn it. Our mission is to share and grow the world's knowledge, and we're building a world-class team to help us achieve this mission. 

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