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Manager, Software Engineering



Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

Job Title: Manager, Software Engineering
Location: US- Remote


Although we’re proud of our history, we’re just as excited about the future. We want to create a world-class culture and company that attracts, develops, engages and retains elite talent.

At SalesLoft, our Engineering Manager is pivotal to our company’s success. You will be a key member of our fast-growing and high-performing Engineering team. You will partner with other Engineering Managers in the company to lead and drive continuous process improvements and innovation as well as establish trust across the org with Product Managers, Support, Technical Operations, and peer engineering teams.

As an Engineering Manager, you will help engineers to develop their career plans and assign project work tailored to their skill set. In addition to working with amazing colleagues who exemplify our ‘team over self’ core value, you will also have the opportunity to manage and define processes and metrics for a team that supports impactful and revolutionary software that is changing the way sellers sell. You will have an opportunity to make a difference.


We are seeking a manager who exemplifies our core values and believes in servant leadership. We empower team members to do their best while holding them to a higher standard of growth, accomplishment, and results. We are looking for someone to bring industry standards and best practices to a development engineering team in order to increase their efficiency and engagement, ultimately increasing our customers’ satisfaction.

On a day-to-day basis, you will be responsible for mentoring individuals and coaching a team of software engineers. You’ll be developing and monitoring metrics to measure the team’s effectiveness in delivering value to our customers. You will be managing a Scrum delivery team that owns a specific portion of the SalesLoft product. This includes removing blockers, leading Scrum ceremonies, communicating with other engineering leadership, and working alongside other delivery teams. You will be supporting the continuous improvement of the team and enhancing the overall development processes.

If you’re looking for an opportunity to learn more, do more, and become more than previously possible… If you're passionate about innovation, growth and serving customers and thrive in a fast-paced, developmental environment, then becoming our next Engineering Manager is the career path for you!


Our SalesLoft’s Engineering team is comprised of seasoned and up-and-coming Full-Stack engineers who are all aligned on one vision and mission:

  • Vision: Every seller is loved by the buyers they serve (#saleslove)
  • Mission: Equip companies to maximize revenue by creating a fantastic buying experience

The team you would lead is dedicated to enhancing our customer's experience through robust data solutions and analytics. This team is pivotal in developing and managing integrations with major CRM systems such as Dynamics, HubSpot, and Salesforce, ensuring seamless data flow and functionality. The two primary focus areas for this team includes:

CRM Integrations: Ensuring reliable connections with external CRM platforms to support comprehensive customer relationship management.

Reporting and Analytics: Developing tools like the coaching dashboard and unified goal setting to provide actionable insights and drive decision-making.


  • 2+ years people management experience
  • Experience interviewing, onboarding, and leveling up software developers and technical positions, and ensuring that multiple teams of engineers have everything they need to excel in their work
  • A proven servant leader with a track record of creating high-functioning teams
  • 8+ years of previous experience in the software development field - either as a software engineer or another technical leadership role
  • Experience working with CRM integrations and systems is highly preferred
  • Experience establishing strategic relationships quickly
  • Ability to communicate across contexts and cultures throughout multiple departments
  • Adept at understanding the root cause of customer requests and pinpointing the correct way to solve the problem
  • Highly collaborative mentality


  • Attend SalesLoft's New Hire Orientation, where you will learn our SalesLoft story and understand what makes our "Lofters" unique
  • Attend an Engineering Department orientation
  • Begin 1:1's with your manager, understand your 30-60-90 plan
  • Begin 1:1's with your team members and understand their career goals
  • Meet key players in departments that work directly with the engineering team
  • Have an introduction to SalesLoft’s hiring strategy and pair with your manager and recruiter through the hiring process of full-stack engineers
  • Start conducting weekly team meetings


  • Set your OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) with your manager and develop an action plan to achieve them
  • Identify metrics to measure the engineering team against and report on them weekly
  • Be able to help your direct reports start to achieve their career plans, providing input and guidance on capstone projects
  • Operate independently on hiring to staff the Engineering team and facilitate fair and equitable candidate reviews - offline coding exercises, interview questions
  • Represent the engineers and find your voice among the greater Engineering Management team


  • Be contributing at 100%, acting as the voice for Engineering to the company - monitoring questions and discussions in Slack channels
  • Have developed relationships with the Product, Customer Success, Professional Services, and Data Warehouse team to help them achieve their goals.
  • Provide suggestions for process improvements
  • Revamp engineering onboarding to make it more valuable
  • Provide and monitor backlog of projects and feature work that will take up the non-triage time
  • Field one-off requests for Engineer work and push back / accept as needed
  • Introduce community outreach or other recruiting ideas to get us the best candidates for the full-stack engineer role


At Salesloft, we're not just a company, we're a community built on shared values.

We put our customers first, prioritize our team over ourselves, focus on results, have a bias toward taking action, and choose to see the glass as half full. These values have been at the heart of our growth in becoming the #1 leader in sales engagement software, and we're still just getting started.

Salesloft helps sales teams drive more revenue with the only complete Sales Engagement platform available in the market. Salesloft is the one place for sellers and managers to go to execute all their digital selling tasks, communicate with buyers, understand what to do next, forecast with accuracy, and get the coaching and insights they need to win more deals. Thousands of the world’s most successful sales teams, like those at Google, 3M, IBM, Shopify, Square, and Cisco, drive more revenue with Salesloft.

Since our founding in 2011, we have grown into a global, award-winning organization with Lofters based all over the world. As a testament to our organizational health, we have been named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Startup Employers in 2021, Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2022 Healthiest Employers, three times by Deloitte as a ‘Fastest-Growing Technology Company in North America,’ and have been recognized as a top workplace by Fortune, Glassdoor, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and Inc Magazine.

In addition to our stand-out organizational health, G2 recently ranked us #1 in Enterprise Sales Engagement and we were named a leader in the 2022 Forrester Wave for Sales Engagement. We received the highest possible score in 26 out of 30 criteria, more than any other vendor evaluated in our category.

We’re redefining an age-old industry. This is challenging work – but our team of driven innovators makes the journey thrilling. We’re fast-paced, cutting-edge, and collaborative. We pursue excellence in everything we do and have a lot of fun along the way. Come join us!

Check us out on Glassdoor and see what people LOVE about working for Salesloft!

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  • You will become part of an amazing culture with a supportive CEO and smart teammates who actually care
  • You will work with an amazing team you can learn from and teach
  • You will experience joining a high-growth/high-traction organization
  • You will hear "Yes, let's do that!" and then have the opportunity to successfully execute on your ideas
  • You will build community with Lofters of various cultures and backgrounds through ERGs and DEI initiatives
  • We have a vibrant, open office that utilizes modern technology
  • You will grow more here than you would anywhere else, that is a promise

Salesloft is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

It is Salesloft’s intent to pay all Lofters competitive wages and salaries that are motivational, fair and equitable. The goal of Salesloft’s compensation program is to be transparent, attract potential employees, meet the needs of all current employees and encourage employees to stay with our organization.

Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location.

The total compensation package for this position may also include performance bonus, stock, benefits and/or other applicable incentive compensation plans.

Salesloft embraces diversity and invites applications from people of all walks of life. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Base Pay Range
$144,000$205,000 USD