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Platform Engineering Manager



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

The role summary

As Linktree has become a global brand our service and infrastructure footprint has grown significantly. Reporting to the CTO, you will lead & manage a squad of Platform engineers. You will utilise your strengths in people and technical leadership to develop and grow teams of 3-8 engineers building the critical product features and integrations that are the future of Linktree. As their manager, you drive your team and the individuals within to do the greatest work of their career together, and your technical expertise will level everybody up around you.

We are growing quickly so you will have a big impact right away, helping us to build agile processes and designing the future of the engineering practice.

The role

  • People Leadership - Lead, mentor, guide, and grow a team of Product Engineers

  • Growth - Collaborate with the talent team to attract, hire and retain the best talent in the market

  • Collaborate and build - Work with the other engineering leaders and Tech Leads to champion and evangelise the architectural vision for the platform as it continues to scale and evolve.

  • Technical Leadership - Be a connector across engineering teams to drive sound technical decisions. Oversee the overall development life-cycle, from design/planning to implementation and support to maintain a high standard of software quality

  • Scale - Monitor reliability and performance of all internal systems to suggest improvements

What we are looking for

  • Proven experience leading and growing a team of engineers

  • Experience growing a high performing engineering team

  • Strong collaboration mindset

  • Experience executing a technical vision at a team level

  • Experience leading a product focused team is desirable

  • Passionate about growth and scale, with an understanding of the ambiguity that can come with this

Linktree is committed to providing a competitive compensation package. Our cash compensation amount for this role is targeted at $170,000-$240,000 in the San Francisco Bay or Los Angeles area. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate expertise, the scope of role and level, and may vary from the amounts listed above.

P.S. If you don’t tick every box in this ad, please don’t rule yourself out. We take pride in inclusion and hiring incredible human beings with great potential over ticking boxes – so if this role resonates with you, hit that apply button!

Where and How We Work

We are a global and diverse group offering a truly flexible and family friendly work environment. Kids, pets, and the occasional delivery person are all actively encouraged to appear on our Zoom screens. All of us at Linktree work either fully remote or a flex hybrid approach.

We offer autonomy and flexibility in how you structure your days and weeks. There will be the need for some collaboration outside of your usual 9-5 being a global company, but we aim to work asynchronously where possible.

How we’ll help you thrive

Our approach to benefits considers the whole person and the unique contributions they bring to Linktree. We want the experience at Linktree to be one that enables people to truly thrive so we can Go Further Together. Some ways we support you:

  • An annual wellbeing allowance to use on things like (but not limited to) fitness memberships, development courses, childcare, travel, charitable donations, pet insurance, home office set up - the choice is yours!

  • 100% coverage (and 80% for your dependents) of your monthly premiums for medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance for US-based employees.

  • Employer contribution towards your retirement.

  • Generous time off for vacation, holidays, parental leave, volunteer time and other categories.

  • Employee Stock Option Program - we want each and every employee to share in the company’s success as we go further together.

To learn more about our benefits, including our parental leave program, volunteering leave, DE&I initiatives, and more, click here!

Our Story

We're on a mission to empower anyone to curate, grow and monetize their digital universe. We created the "link in bio" category and are trusted by some of the world's biggest brands and celebrities including TikTok, The UN Environmental Program, The White House, F1, Manchester United, Olivia Rodrigo and Selena Gomez. With over 50M+ users and 40,000 new accounts created everyday, Linktree is the fastest growing leader in our category. Linktree has partnered with some of today’s biggest names like Amazon, TikTok, Snap, YouTube, GoFundMe, Spotify, Google, Stripe, Reddit and more to help unify users’ digital spaces— and we’re just getting started. Join us in empowering everyone from businesses to creatives in building their online presence.

At Linktree, we celebrate and support everyone’s perspective and background, and we’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We aim to foster a diverse and inclusive environment where all team members have a sense of belonging, because we believe in going further together. Linktree welcomes all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, age, or other lived experience. If you require accommodations to fully participate in our opportunities, please don't hesitate to reach us at – your needs are important to us.