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Engineering Manager (Text Editing)

GoodNotes

GoodNotes

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
London, UK · Europe · London, UK · Europe
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

We want to make work and study more efficient and enjoyable, by providing the best digital paper solution possible. We plan to be the go-to tool for all forms of notes. Our digital paper and learning ecosystem inspires anyone to take notes, share what they know, collaborate with others, and learn as a community

Our Values:

Dream big
—Be visionary, strategic, and open to innovation

Build great things
—Work in service of our users, always improving and pushing higher

Take ownership
—Take responsibility with bold decision-making and bias for action

Win like a sports team
—Be trusting and collaborative while empowering others

Learn and grow fast
—Never stop learning and iterate fast

Share our passion
—Share ideas and practice enthusiasm and joy

Be user obsessed
—Empathetic, inquisitive, practical

About the team:

About the team:

Goodnotes is building the best Cross-platform Text Editing experience possible and we are seeking an experienced engineer to provide technical hands-on leadership.

This Engineering Manager will sit within the Typing Experience Squad and manage a team of 7 engineers.

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced Engineer who is passionate about building a great collaborative WYSIWYG text editor. You will help build a seamless text editing experience across iOS and Web platforms for Goodnotes.

This is a challenging project to work on, as Goodnotes would like to provide a Text Editing Experience that:

  • has the same UX and high UI fidelity between iOS and the Web app
  • supports responsive real time collaboration
  • supports Rich Text Editing and the rich features that come with it

This is the role for you, if you’re excited to work on the things listed below:

  • Advising on architecture and approach to bring the iOS text editing experience to Web app
  • Lead team members to prototype & validate the approach, and implement the solution
  • Help further expand the team in the future


The skills you will need to be successful in the above:

  • Solid prior experience in building a WYSIWYG text editor
  • Passionate and enjoy taking deep technical challenges.
  • Bonus: have experience in building an editor across different platforms.
  • Bonus: has experience in Swift/iOS.
  • Bonus: familiar with TypeScript/Javascript, React.

The interview process:

  • An introductory call with someone from our talent acquisition team. They want to hear more about your background, what you are looking for, and why you’d like to join GoodNotes
  • A technical screening call with one of our engineers. We will ask questions around text editing. A chance for you to ask any engineering questions you may have
  • Live coding assessment. To ensure you have the necessary skills
  • A call with the hiring manager. To understand how you work and whether you demonstrate our values
  • A call with our VP of Engineering
  • Panel interview


What’s in it for you:

  • Meaningful equity in a profitable tech startup
  • Budget for things like noise-cancelling headphones, setting up your home office, personal development, professional training, and health & wellness
  • Sponsored visits to our Hong Kong or London office every 2 years
  • Company-wide annual offsite (we met in Portugal in 2023 and Bali in 2024)
  • Flexible working hours and location
  • Medical insurance for you and your dependents