Engineering Manager with dbt Labs

Remote (US)

$200K - 230K a year

dbt Labs was founded in 2016 to empower analysts to create and disseminate organizational knowledge. Since then, we've grown to become one of the leading brands in the analytics industry. Our product, dbt, is used by thousands of companies. dbt Labs is a remote-first, values-driven company with a globally distributed team. You can learn more about our values here.

This role is open to candidates based anywhere in the United States.

The mission of the Developer Experience team at dbt labs is to increase the velocity of the engineering group, while maintaining or increasing quality.

We're looking for an Engineering Manager to lead and support a team of highly engaged and talented engineers to develop tools that will increase the velocity of our engineering department.

As the Engineering Manager for this team, you will support the individuals on the team and help them fulfill the mission. You will identify productivity bottlenecks in engineers workflows and create a roadmap to address those in a way that has the most impact.



  • Have 2+ years of hands-on technical management experience as an engineering manager
  • Have led a team focused on internal tooling and/or developer experience in the past
  • Love improving other engineers lives
  • Are able to make change happen through influence rather than authority
  • Have a demonstrated track record of successfully partnering with other internal teams
  • Have demonstrated skills as a recruiter and have assembled top talent teams
  • Have a demonstrated track record of growing engineers of all levels to the next level


  • Have experience with devspace, Kubernetes, Go, ArgoCD
  • Have experience supporting a fully distributed team of engineers
  • Have strong written communication skills
  • Have experience working in a highly dynamic environment with changing priorities
  • People refer to you as a talent magnet
  • Understand and practice servant leadership