Engineering Manager in Platzi


  Remote (South America and Mexico) | Expert | Full time | Programming

Equity offered

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Platzi's Product Team has the challenge of offering our students the best educative experience through our end-to-end platform. As a startup, we constantly face the challenge of iterating at a fast pace with experiments that explore the best way to satisfy the needs of our students. Our culture is very important for us, and a fundamental element of it is the constant and honest feedback as the best tool for professional growth. Please be sure to read to find why you should not work with us, yes be sure to read it before applying, also as a foundational document.

Job functions

The Engineering Manager will be responsible for leading a squad at Platzi. The main objective of the role is to ensure quality and efficiency in developing technical products, as well as the growth and development of the engineering team under their supervision. This role will collaborate closely with other departments, including the Product Manager, Product Designer, and other Managers within the business domain.
  • Lead an engineering team, ensuring the fulfillment of established objectives and goals.
  • Prioritize the team's work and collaborate with the Product Manager to define the product's technical features.
  • Ensure that the engineering team meets the required technical levels and engineering best practices.
  • Supervise and manage the team's backlog.
  • Collaborate with other Managers within the domain to ensure cohesion and success of the company's products.
  • Encourage the growth and development of the engineering team members.
  • Manage the hiring process for the team, ensuring the incorporation of the best talents into the team.

Qualifications and requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering or similar experience.
  • Previous experience as an Engineering Manager or in a similar leadership role.
  • Experience in Cloud Computing.
  • Solid knowledge of software engineering, architecture, and web technologies.
  • Ability to lead and motivate a high-performing technical team.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with other departments and Managers within the business domain.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to make decisions and solve problems effectively.


Equity offered This position includes equity compensation (in the form of stock options or another mechanism).
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Company retreats Team-building activities outside the premises.
Computer provided Platzi provides a computer for your work.
Vacation over legal Platzi gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.
Parental leave over legal Platzi offers paid parental leave over the legal minimum.

This company is a Best Place to Code.

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Remote work policy

Locally remote only

Position is 100% remote, but candidates must reside in South America and Mexico.

About Platzi

Platzi es el más grande esfuerzo de educación online en español, llevando conocimiento profesional de calidad y accesible 💪 💚 #NuncaParesDeAprender — Platzi's full profile

Engineering Manager
Platzi •   Remote (South America and Mexico)
Requires applying in English