Technical Program Manager

Quora, Mountain View, CA

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

Quora is looking for an experienced Technical Program Manager to help drive the execution of technical efforts on our engineering team, as we work towards our mission of sharing and growing the world's knowledge.

As a Technical Program Manager, you'll work closely with engineers on developing strategies for scaling our infrastructure in a reliable, cost-effective way. You'll drive the day-to-day execution on technical projects, and help scale our team as well, as we continue to grow and adapt our internal processes. We have a strong fast-paced engineering culture and minimize complexity, through strong abstractions and upholding high code quality.


  • Lead and contribute to technical efforts through planning, prioritizing, and day-to-day project management on our infrastructure and technical development teams
  • Partner with engineers to help drive projects towards success, whether that's helping with research, task tracking, or communication.
  • Drive improvements to team-level communications and processes, such as conducting postmortems and on-call procedures
  • Work cross-functionally with stakeholders across the company, such as the finance team on infrastructure cost goals, or the communications team on site reliability communications
  • Manage and negotiate relationships with external vendors


  • 2+ years of experience in a technical program manager or similar role
  • Proven organization skills used regularly to make things happen
  • Strong attention to detail, reliability in getting things done and experience delivering thorough, high-quality results
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities that keep teams executing and working well together
  • Demonstrated leadership in significant product/program/project manager roles at consumer Internet companies (number of years of professional experience doesn't matter to us)
  • Eagerness to learn and adapt, to be flexible in a fast-paced environment
  • Analytical and technical skills, able to learn about complex systems and processes
  • B.S. or M.S. degree with at least a minor in an engineering discipline
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. 

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