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Join us on our mission to make a better world of work. 

Culture Amp is the world’s leading employee experience platform, revolutionizing how 25 million employees across more than 6,500 companies create a better world of work. Culture Amp empowers companies of all sizes and industries to transform employee engagement, drive performance management, and develop high-performing teams. Powered by people science and the most comprehensive employee dataset in the world, the most innovative companies including Canva, On, Asana, Dolby, McDonalds and Nasdaq depend on Culture Amp every day.

Culture Amp is backed by leading capital venture funds and has offices in the US, UK, Germany and Australia. Culture Amp has been recognized as one of the world’s top private cloud companies by Forbes and most innovative companies by Fast Company.

For more information visit cultureamp.com.

How you can help make a better world of work

Culture Amp is a rapidly growing company empowering our customers to build Culture First companies. Our market-leading, category-defining Engagement product has been the engine of our success. In 2019 we added an award winning performance management solution to our portfolio. These two products together enable us to deliver highly differentiated, powerful and industry-leading capabilities to our customers. 

We are looking for an experienced Team Lead to lead our Design System team, which owns the Kaizen design system and component library. This a rare opportunity to take the lead of a mature and well-resourced design system team where one designer and four other engineers come together to support ~20 product teams with a design system that is universally valued – from the individual engineers who build our product all the way up to our company's C-suite. Kaizen drives not just consistency and efficiency in Culture Amp's UI design and development, but is also the nexus of our accessibility efforts, which aim to have our entire product suite meeting WCAG AA by the end of this year! In this high impact role, you will guide a team of engineers and designers in delivering high priority outcomes to all our internal product teams. 

Our Team Lead role consists of three key areas: People Leadership, Technical Leadership and Delivery. You will lead your engineers by helping to solve complex problems and remove blockers so they can do their best work! You will lead change management across the organization with your product manger and ensure communication at scale is on point!

Software Engineering at Culture Amp is an inclusive practice distributed across cross-functional, lightweight Agile teams, which are remote-friendly, and all of which embrace flexible work arrangements. You will be surrounded by talented engineers, and a cross-functional team including product management, design and delivery. You have great senior leadership support to make some large changes to all our in-house product teams. 

In part of this team of amazing humans, 

You will 

  • Improve the overall delivery system your team works in and others work in using the tooling your team is accountable for 
  • Design innovative technical solutions which balance tradeoffs to deliver on business needs
  • Clearly communicate technical solutions with your team, peers, and other stakeholders
  • Mentor and develop a team of engineers, fostering their growth into future technical leaders
  • Prioritize the product roadmap, sequence initiatives, and share timelines with stakeholders
  • Collaborate across a cross-functional team to work out and achieve technical and product vision goals

You have 

  • Solid understanding of systems architecture and programming
  • Experience building React component library reused by multiple teams with high quality standards (accessibility, responsiveness, strong types, …)
  • Experience managing stakeholders and leading engineers, complemented by strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Extensive experience in change management and communication of change at scale 

You are

  • A technical leader who can balance hands on technical skills whilst empowering and coaching engineers.
  • A full-stack engineer who is comfortable contributing to both the front-end and back-end codebases.
  • Focused on outcome and biased towards action
  • Open to receiving feedback and giving feedback to help others grow

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We believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our success. We're committed to fostering a work environment that truly cares for and develops its people, and creates lasting positive impact. In addition to providing a competitive compensation package, some of the key benefits we offer are: 

  • Employee Share Options Program: We empower you to be an owner in Culture Amp and share in our success
  • Programs, coaching, and budgets to help you thrive personally and professionally
  • Access to external providers for mental wellbeing and coaching support to sustain the wellbeing, safety and development of our people
  • Monthly Camper Life Allowance: An automatic allowance paid out each month with your pay - you can spend it however you like to help improve your experience and life outside work
  • Team budgets dedicated to team building activities and connection
  • Intentional quarterly wellbeing pauses: A quarterly company-wide shutdown day in each region to to collectively pause, reset and focus on restoration and rest, without having to tap into individual vacation time
  • Extended year-end breaks: An extended refresh period at the end of year
  • Excellent parental leave and in work support program available from day 1 of joining Culture Amp
  • 5 Social Impact Days a year to make a positive impact on the community outside of work
  • MacBooks for you to do your best & a work from home office budget to spend on setting up your home office
  • Medical insurance coverage for you and your family (Available for US & UK only) 

Additionally, we don't just focus on our internal community; we believe in creating a better world of work for all. We're committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, with Employee Resource Groups and ally communities in place. 

We have a strong commitment to Anti-Racism, and endeavor to lead by example. Every step we make as a business towards anti-racism is another step we can take to support our customers in making a better world (of work). You can see our current commitments to Anti-Racism here.

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Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds often don't apply for roles if they don't meet all the criteria – unlike majority candidates meeting significantly fewer requirements.

We strongly encourage you to apply if you’re interested: we'd love to know how you can amplify our team with your unique experience!

Thank you for taking the time to read this advert. If you decide to apply, as part of your application, we will ask you to complete voluntary diversity questions (excluding Germany). Please watch this video from our amazing DEI Leader, Aubrey Blanche to share more on why we collect the data and how we will use it. 

 

 

If you require reasonable accommodations or adjustments to complete the online application or to participate in the interview process, please contact accommodations@cultureamp.com  and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

 

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