Remote Job Description

We’re looking for a Senior Partner Engineer to work with Slack’s platform partners. In this role, you’ll work directly with external partner teams to help them build apps on our platform, defining integration use cases with Product Managers and Designers and guiding technical design using Slack’s APIs with Developers. You’ll advocate for our partner ecosystem’s needs internally, and collaborate closely with product and engineering teams to set roadmaps and launch new features.

Partner engineering is a good fit for people with technical backgrounds who enjoy communicating and empathizing with collaborators of a variety of backgrounds, both technical and non-technical. To thrive in this role, you’ll be passionate about working closely with partners and our product team to achieve goals, while advocating for Slack’s platform through teaching and public speaking. 

Responsibilities
  • Work with and directly support our partners while they craft the best possible experiences for users in Slack
  • Be an expert on Slack’s platform capabilities and app design patterns
  • Support our partners at scale by creating code samples, webinars, documentation, and contributing to our team’s technical toolset
  • Craft presentations and work with partners to prepare for GTM launches
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams within Slack to run beta programs for new features, improve the platform, and grow the app ecosystem
  • Lead team level and cross functional initiatives and projects 
Requirements
  • 5+ years of partner/sales engineering, software engineering, product management, developer advocacy, or related experience. 
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language.
  • Strong understanding of API design principles
  • A passion for working with people, paired with excellent communication skills; you can explain a complex technical issue in such a way that most people could understand
  • Experience operating within cross-functional teams (product, engineering, design, and marketing)
  • Passionate about Slack, our platform, and the problem we are solving
  • Be a great listener—find the words behind the words in meetings with partners and stakeholders
For Colorado-based roles: Minimum annual salary of $130,000. You may also be offered a bonus, restricted stock units, and benefits. More details about our company benefits can be found at the following link: https://www.getsalesforcebenefits.com/
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About Slack

Slack is a messaging app for business which lets you organize conversations into channels so everyone moves faster and stays in sync. It’s a platform that connects everyone in your business—employees, customers, and partners— securely with each other and integrates easily with apps you use every day to get work done. And everything happens, using any device, within a digital workspace that’s super easy to use.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Slack’s values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a pleasant and supportive place to work.
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