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Senior Engineering Manager, Storage



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
New York, NY, USA · Seattle, WA, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

About the Team

The Storage teams build and operate online stateful systems that are reliable, efficient, secure and easy to use for DoorDash Engineering. The teams are responsible for understanding Product Engineering’s evolving needs and developing platform and infrastructure capabilities to serve them. The team currently supports CockroachDB, Cassandra, Kafka, Redis and Amazon Aurora as well as platform services to reduce the complexity of interacting with data for Product Engineers.

About the Role

We’re hiring a Senior Engineering Manager for our Storage Access Platform and Storage Infrastructure teams. You will help us evolve our Storage offering by building a platform that strives to manage itself and disappear in the background, enabling engineers to focus on building product experiences our customer’s love. You will report into the Director of Core Infrastructure within the Foundations Organization.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Drive vision & strategy for Storage and position it to handle the challenges of a rapidly growing business
  • Bring expertise in building and operating high scale systems with a focus on reliability, scalability, efficiency and ease of use
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to evolve platform capabilities
  • Build, sustain, and grow a diverse team to address the growing needs of the organization
  • Foster a positive and supportive work culture

We’re excited about you because…

  • You have 4+ years experience in an engineering management role on a team building reliable, scalable, highly available distributed systems
  • You have a track record of hiring, onboarding, and managing professional development of Senior Engineers
  • Prior experience working with one or more large scale databases (ex: CockroachDB, Cassandra, PostgreSQL, DynamoDB or similar alternative)
  • Exceptional communication and leadership skills, with a proven ability to operate in a fast moving environment

About DoorDash

At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods.

DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We're committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.


The location-specific base salary range for this position is listed below. Compensation in other geographies may vary.

Actual compensation within the pay range will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior relevant experience, and specific work location. For roles that are available to be filled remotely, base salary is localized according to employee work location. Please discuss your intended work location with your recruiter for more information.

DoorDash cares about you and your overall well-being, and that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, for full-time employees, that includes healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan including an employer match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, and several paid holidays, among others.

In addition to base salary, the compensation package for this role also includes opportunities for equity grants.

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California Pay Range:
$230,700$346,100 USD
New York Pay Range:
$230,700$346,100 USD
Washington Pay Range:
$230,700$346,100 USD