Senior Engineering Manager - Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC) - Remote

$120,000 - $204,000 yearly
  • Workiva
  • Remote (Montana, USA)
  • Apr 01, 2024
Full time Computer Science Management Senior Level Software

Job Description

At Workiva, we're on the lookout for a dynamic Senior Engineering Manager to lead one of our teams in GRC (Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance). This role is pivotal in guiding a talented full-stack engineering team responsible for developing exciting product features that encompass everything from front-end Dart/React to back-end Kotlin.

As a Senior Engineering Manager at Workiva, you'll be less focused on the nitty-gritty of coding and more on the exciting realms of people and project leadership. While you won't be rolling up your sleeves to code day in and day out, your deep technical background will be instrumental in providing the guiding influence needed to ensure the success of our projects.

We're all about embracing diversity and promoting a culture of equality. We believe in a level playing field where everyone, regardless of their background, can thrive and succeed. So, if you're a tech-savvy trailblazer with a knack for leadership, we invite you to consider joining us in this Senior Engineering Manager role. Your expertise will play a vital role in our quest to create innovative solutions for our customers, and we promise to make the journey just as exciting as the destination.

What You’ll Do

  • Team Leadership: Be the inspirational captain of our GRC engineering team, fostering an inclusive and high-performing environment where every team member can flourish

  • Project Wizardry: Leverage your wealth of experience to identify and celebrate the path to project success; you'll be the one who knows what to look for and how to steer our projects toward victory

  • Process Alchemy: Work your magic to conjure up continuous improvements in our development processes and practices, ensuring that we're always ahead of the curve

  • Team Wellness: Keep a watchful eye on our team's health, nurturing employee engagement, and using your conflict resolution skills as needed

  • Champion of Best Practices: Be our guardian of engineering standards, principles, and best practices, both within the team and across the organization

What You'll Need

Required Qualifications

  • Education: An undergraduate degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field

  • Experience: A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience, with at least 3 years in direct people management and a proven excellence in managing engineering teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical Savvy: Demonstrated proficiency in programming, with a strong foundation in computer science, data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented software design

  • Agile Enthusiast: Experience working in an agile development environment

Remote Ready

  • A reliable internet connection is your lifeline, especially when you're unleashing your brilliance from the comforts of anywhere but the Workiva office

  • Fear not, for this role is the epitome of flexibility, with typically no more than 15% travel on the horizon

How You’ll Be Rewarded

✅ Salary range in the US: $120,000.00 - $204,000.00

✅ A discretionary bonus typically paid annually

✅ Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire

✅ 401(k) match and comprehensive employee benefits package

The salary range represents the low and high end of the salary range for this job in the US. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and other relevant factors.

Where You’ll Work

Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created.

We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.

At Workiva, you’ll enjoy

  • Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.

  • Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.

  • Involvement: Ability to participate in Business Employee Resource Groups (Black, Hispanic, Asian, Women, Rainbow (LGBTQIA+), Veterans, Disabilities), Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more

  • Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.

Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We believe that great minds think differently.  We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation.  Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.  We strongly encourage and welcome people from historically marginalized groups to apply.

Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. To request assistance with the application process, please email

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Workiva supports employees in working where they work best - either from an office or remotely from any location within their country of employment.