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Engineering Manager, Datalake



Posted over 30 days ago...

Lead a Top-Tier Datalake Team at a Globally Recognized Great Place to Work®


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Join Braze, a trailblazing customer engagement platform that not only connects consumers with brands they love but also fosters a culture of work-life harmony and continuous growth. As an Engineering Manager at Braze, you'll be at the forefront of technology, working with a sharp, passionate team to manage and optimize a multi-petabyte data warehouse. Braze is a certified Great Place to Work® in multiple regions, underscoring its commitment to employee well-being and professional development.

Role Summary:

  • Lead the Datalake Team in streaming and managing data through cutting-edge technologies like Kafka and Snowflake.
  • Drive the development and optimization of our data warehouse and related products.
  • Architect, develop, and optimize best-in-class systems while fostering the growth of your team.
  • Collaborate closely with product managers and designers to align team efforts with product goals.

Role Requirements:

  • Over 6 years of relevant experience, including leadership roles managing high-performing teams.
  • Proven technical leadership with a customer-centric approach to product development.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Familiarity with agile processes and tools.
  • Experience with Snowflake, Python, Airflow, Kafka, MongoDB, Redis, Datadog, Kubernetes, React, Ruby, Ruby on Rails is a plus.

If you're ready to take on this exhilarating challenge and make a tangible impact at a company that values passion, curiosity, and teamwork, apply to become the Engineering Manager at Braze.

At Braze, we have found our people. We’re a genuinely approachable, exceptionally kind, and intensely passionate crew.

We seek to ignite that passion by setting high standards, championing teamwork, and creating work-life harmony as we collectively navigate rapid growth on a global scale while striving for greater equity and opportunity – inside and outside our organization.

To flourish here, you must be prepared to set a high bar for yourself and those around you. There is always a way to contribute: Acting with autonomy, having accountability and being open to new perspectives are essential to our continued success. Our deep curiosity to learn and our eagerness to share diverse passions with others gives us balance and injects a one-of-a-kind vibrancy into our culture.

If you are driven to solve exhilarating challenges and have a bias toward action in the face of change, you will be empowered to make a real impact here, with a sharp and passionate team at your back. If Braze sounds like a place where you can thrive, we can’t wait to meet you.


Braze leverages cutting-edge technologies to manage and optimize data storage in a multi-petabyte data warehouse (Snowflake). Our Datalake team plays a crucial role in streaming, accessing, and securely sharing vast amounts of data with both internal and external stakeholders through Kafka and Snowflake. Additionally, the team owns Cloud Data Ingestion (CDI), connecting Data Warehouses to Braze to sync massive amounts of data from multiple sources.

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Engineering Manager to lead our Datalake Team. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker with a strong technical background, capable of overseeing the development and optimization of our data warehouse and related products. 

As the Engineering Manager, You will build and maintain best-in-class systems by helping architect, develop, and optimize our product. You’ll own your team’s success by shaping their process, supporting engineers’ growth, and working closely with the team’s product manager and designer to keep team efforts on target for product goals.


  • 6+ years of relevant experience with a strong track record of success, with 1+ years managing high performing teams
  • Experienced technical leader with strong and good opinions on product development practices
  • Passionate about customer experience and product delivery
  • Calm, patient, considerate, compassionate, supportive, and inspiring leader
  • A self starter with great communication and strong organizational skills, able to manage competing priorities and multiple streams of work at once
  • Experience with agile processes and tools


  • Professional experience building software at scale
  • Experience with distributed systems, Snowflake, Python, Airflow, Kafka, MongoDB, Redis, Datadog, Kubernetes, React, Ruby, Ruby on Rails.
  • Proficiency in Python and experience with related technologies (Kafka, Airflow, etc.).

For candidates based in the United States, the pay range for this position at the start of employment is expected to be between $191,000 and $230,000/year with an expected On Target Earnings (OTE) between $225,000 and $250,000/year (including bonus or commission). Your exact offer may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to cash compensation, Braze offers full- and part- time employees a comprehensive Total Rewards package that includes equity grants of restricted stock (RSUs) so that all Braze employees own a piece of our company.


Details of these benefits plan will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. Benefits may vary by location.

From offering comprehensive benefits to fostering flexible environments, we’ve got you covered so you can prioritize work-life harmony.

  • Competitive compensation that may include equity
  • Retirement and Employee Stock Purchase Plans
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical, dental, vision, life, and disability
  • Family services that include fertility benefits and equal paid parental leave
  • Professional development supported by formal career pathing, learning platforms, and tuition reimbursement
  • Community engagement opportunities throughout the year, including an annual company wide Volunteer Week
  • Employee Resource Groups that provide supportive communities within Braze
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun culture recognized as a Great Place to Work®


Braze is a leading customer engagement platform that powers lasting connections between consumers and brands they love. Braze allows any marketer to collect and take action on any amount of data from any source, so they can creatively engage with customers in real time, across channels from one platform. From cross-channel messaging and journey orchestration to Al-powered experimentation and optimization, Braze enables companies to build and maintain absolutely engaging relationships with their customers that foster growth and loyalty.

Braze is proudly certified as a Great Place to Work® in the U.S., the UK and Singapore. We ranked #1 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces (Medium), #3 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Wellbeing (Medium), #4 on Great Place to Work’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Europe (Medium), #10 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Women (Large), #19 on Fortune’s 2023 Best Workplaces in New York (Large). We were also featured in Built In's 2024 Best Places to Work, U.S. News Best Technology Companies to Work For, and Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Tech.

You’ll find many of us at headquarters in New York City or around the world in Austin, Berlin, Chicago, Jakarta, London, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo – not to mention our employees in nearly 50 remote locations.

Please see our Candidate Privacy Policy for more information on how Braze processes your personal information during the recruitment process and, if applicable based on your location, how you can exercise any privacy rights.


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