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Engineering Manager, Wufoo

SurveyMonkey | Palo Alto, USA


About SurveyMonkey

SurveyMonkey is the world's leading provider of web-based survey solutions, and we’re looking to transform the way people make decisions. We're a smart, passionate group of people who work hard to deliver the best survey experiences on the planet, period. We believe everyone deserves easy access to the information and insights they need to make better, more informed decisions.

We're also proud to admit that despite our incredible growth over the past 15 years, we refuse to grow up. We stay curious. We believe in good ol’ roll-up-your-sleeves scrappiness. Everyone plays an impactful role, because we’re here to make a difference. And when we say good ideas can come from anyone, we mean it.

SurveyMonkey is trusted by millions of customers, including 99% of the Fortune 500, as well as other businesses, academic institutions and organizations of all shapes and sizes. We collect 2.8 million survey responses daily from people in all countries around the world.


  • Manage multiple software projects, working closely with engineers and other stakeholders to define clear goals and realistic schedules.

  • Lead a team of talented developers to design, develop, and maintain front-end and back-end services.

  • Ensure high standards, timely releases, and consistent quality in roadmap planning, architecture discussions, code reviews, and setting standards.

  • Lead technology decisions particularly related to scaling, caching, and other systems for which the rest of the site depends.

  • Mentor engineers and provide growth opportunities. Work closely with other departments including Product and Operations. Follow industry trends and recommend new technologies when appropriate

  • Evangelize, share, manage and execute speed strategy across the organization

  • A technologist who is up to date on industry trends, ideas and is passionate about bringing these within.

  • Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in people, project, process management, managing, coaching and empowering engineers.

  • 6+ years of development experience with large scale development systems with a strong background on performance and speed.

  • Amazing people management skills with the ability to foster collaboration and openness

  • Experience managing a complex mix of projects and working closely with other parts of the business to communicate and deliver against various goals

  • Proven track record of delivering high quality software on schedule

  • Outstanding collaboration skills with a proven ability to work cross functionally in order to establish and meet shared organizational goals

  • Strong preference towards a background in PHP/Python development in a high volume environment

  • Exceptionally strong communications skills to influence and align stakeholders

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or equivalent experience

  • At SurveyMonkey, we offer competitive salaries, medical/dental benefits, PTO, 401k, paid holidays, and equity compensation.

    SurveyMonkey is an equal opportunity employer.

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