Manager, Software Engineering at Anaplan

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Anaplan's connected planning platform enables organizations to accelerate decision making by connecting data, people, and plans across the business.

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Manager, Software Engineering
Job listing last updated at
Aug 13, 2020
Job listing location
San Francisco, United States
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Bay Area company location: 50 Hawthorne St, San Francisco CA

Job description

At Anaplan, we are looking for a self-motivated Software Engineering Manager for the Platform Engineering Data Services team in San Francisco. You'll be leading a team of talented engineers responsible for making business data and capabilities accessible via APIs that power data integrations used to support process management and decision making for internal and external customers. Anaplan is a business critical, tier-1 system that must be highly available with low latency, despite complexity and scale. The mission of the Data Services team is to develop and maintain the efficiency, stability, agility, and robustness of our public APIs and the back-end data services they rely on. Scaling and extending our APIs is a critical aspect of our go forward strategy and this is a highly visible role with plenty of opportunities to grow and learn.


Located in the heart of the SOMA district, you can feel the excitement and energy of what we do at Anaplan when you step into our San Francisco office. We're a high-growth company developing best-in-class solutions to planning at an enterprise scale. Our customers rely on Anaplan as an always-on shared source of truth as they navigate the constant change and planning required to stay on top in the marketplace—we're pioneering the Connected Planning discipline to help the business make decisions more quickly and decisively than ever before. 


We're looking for someone who thrives in a changing environment and has a desire to develop a deep understanding of our system and excited to solve challenging problems at scale while delivering new capabilities to our rapidly growing number of customers. If you value managing and developing people and want to help foster a collaborative, inclusive, creative, authentic culture — this is the place for you! 


What you'll be doing: 

  • Lead a team of high-performance software engineers who support backend platform Workflow and API services that power the Anaplan platform.
  • Provide daily guidance, mentorship, and coaching to your team. 
  • Ensure the team has the context, vision, skills, and tools they need to ship the right software.
  • Foster a safe, inclusive environment where everyone will thrive and grow.
  • Grow individuals with career planning and advancement opportunities.
  • Plan and execute software development projects within and across teams.
  • Be responsible for the health and growth of our platform Workflow and API services.
  • Develop effective partnerships within your team and other groups at Anaplan.

More about you:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience 
  • 6+ years of experience as a Software Engineer 
  • 2+ years of technical and management leadership
  • Proficiency with the design, implementation, and deployment of scalable API services. 
  • Expertise in Java and the JVM and are up to date on modern Java development.
  • A strong background in fostering a culture of continuous delivery and agile development.
  • Experience mentoring and coaching team members.
  • Experience leading teams through change.
  • Experience working in production with cloud infrastructure such as AWS or GCP.
  • Experience with containers and orchestration tools like Docker and Kubernetes. 

What we offer: 

  • A rewarding, progressive career with a company that values diversity, flexibility and understands the need for a good work/life balance.
  • Market-leading salaries combined with generous bonuses, equity and a range of comprehensive benefits.
  • Regular agile meetups, events and hackathons (both attending and hosting!)
  • Flexible working, catered lunches, a fully stocked kitchen and plenty of parties and events.
  • A range of sports, health and wellbeing initiatives.
  • 3 days of paid leave every year to help support the charity or cause of your choice.
  • Huge problems to solve –you will constantly be learning and pushing boundaries, working with some of the smartest people around!


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About Anaplan

At Anaplan, we’re relentlessly passionate about improving the way companies and people do business by empowering them with the technology, insights, and confidence they need to make better-informed plans and decisions.


With 20 offices worldwide, we’re building products used by over 850 clients that include some of the world’s largest brands and fast-growing companies in every industry, and we’re just getting started.







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