Engineering Manager

8 - 12 yrs exp
8 - 12 yrs exp
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Our company

At Adobe, we’re changing the world. How? We give people the tools to bring their ideas to life and create content that makes life more fun and work more meaningful. We give businesses and organizations the power to truly engage their customers. We're the ones behind the gorgeously designed content that streams across your laptop, TV, phone, and tablet every day—and we’re the ones who harness the massive power of big data to help companies move from data to insight and insight to action by delivering content that people crave most. We’re a company that understands that product innovation comes from people innovation, and that’s why we invest in cultivating leaders throughout the organization. If you’re passionate about leading from where you sit, join us.

What you’ll do

  • Lead and manage a high-performance core-engineering group of developers and architects.
  • Responsible for engineering roadmap and execution from concept to delivery.
  • Hiring, coaching, goal-setting and professional development of team members.
  • Inspiring and encouraging the team. Ensuring that team dynamics continue to be healthy and that team cohesion is high.
  • Define, execute and evolve engineering processes for managing projects and sprints. Optimize team
  • productivity, sprint velocity, and feature turnaround time while fostering satisfying work-life balance.
  • Ensure adequate visibility of project/feature status to program management, product management, and other stakeholders.
  • Partner with other teams across Adobe for achieving common goals.

What you need to succeed

  • B.Tech/M.Tech from a premier institute with 8 to 12 years of experience including 1+ years of managerial
  • experience, preferably in a product development organization
  • Extremely strong C, C++ coding background and willing to code with strong design and architectural skills
  • Prior management/mentoring experience of Senior Engineers
  • Self-motivated with a desire to mentor a team and the ability to drive it to accomplish high-quality deliverables
  • Strong problem solving and analytical abilities
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced and agile environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills


  • Responsible for leading 8-10 passionate developers which you have to support and develop through coaching and feedback
  • Provide leadership to the team and act as a mentor to engineers
  • Work closely with various stakeholders to discuss projects specs, strategies and deliverables and to ensure building and running a world-class product - engineering managers, senior developers, product managers, marketing and architects
  • Contribute to the definition of product MVPs and Milestones
  • Set and meet deadlines, multitask, and prioritize. Manage a high volume of tasks and multiple projects
  • Foster teamwork and create a positive and supportive culture with a focus on innovation
  • Keep the development team on track with respect to the various deliverables
  • Attract, hire, on-board and retain top talent and develop existing team members

What leading at Adobe means

  • At Adobe, we’re passionate about developing leaders at all levels of the organization from individual contributors to people managers. Anyone who’s considering a career with us should know that we evaluate leadership based on these five capabilities:
  • Demonstrating Strong EQ (Be Aware) – Having a keen sense of self awareness is the foundation of leadership at Adobe. Whether you’re an individual contributor or a people manager, you’re someone
  • who’s empathetic and mindful of your impact on others.
  • Selecting Talent (Be a Recruiter) – You’re a guardian and an ambassador for selecting talent at Adobe!
  • You recommend and recruit only the best. You embrace diversity of ideas, experiences and working styles because you know that diverse teams drive better business results.
  • Role Modeling Check-In (Be a Coach) – We don’t believe in annual reviews and rankings. That’s why, feedback flows constantly at Adobe. To succeed, you’ll meet frequently with your manager to receive ongoing feedback, set challenging performance expectations, and pursue continuous development opportunities.
  • Leading change (Be an Agent of Change) – You readily adapt to business changes. Ambiguity or uncertainty never seems to stop you from working productively. You’re maniacally focused on execution and you’re always looking at new approaches to resolving issues.
  • Scaling the Business (Be an Owner) – You approach your role as if you own the business. The buck stops with you. Your goal is to always deliver an exceptional customer experience by listening to feedback and continuously looking to improve efficiencies.

Get to know the team

Adobe Digital Media Business Unit

Adobe’s Digital Media Business Unit focuses on advancing state of the art content and driving digital transformation of industries. It provides tools and services that enable individuals, small businesses, and enterprises to create, publish, promote, manage and monetize their content anywhere through the Adobe Creative Cloud and Document Cloud. Adobe’s creative and document solutions are used by designers, photographers, filmmakers, content publishers, storytellers, UX designers, knowledge workers, consumers and more. Through our connected apps and services, customers have all the tools and assets they need to create and manage content across desktop and mobile devices.

More reasons why Adobe life is the good life

Take a peek into Adobe life in this video.

At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

If you’re looking to make an impact, Adobe’s the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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About Adobe

A 30 year old company that is home to a number of unicorns, Adobe is taking creativity from blank page to brilliant while rethinking how technology is changing creativity.

At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized across the world on 'Best Companies' lists – this includes Great Place to Work in 2019. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach, where ongoing feedback flows freely.

Our creative, marketing and document solutions empower everyone – from emerging artists to global brands – to bring digital creations to life and deliver them to the right person, at the right moment, for the best results.

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