Senior Manager, Delivery Engineering

Job Description

The New York Times is looking for a Senior Manager of Engineering to join our Delivery Engineering team. As a Senior Manager on the team, you will help develop a centralized set of services for running containerized applications on behalf of product engineering teams. You will help grow the team and establish its long-term vision.

About the New York Times

The New York Times has been fulfilling our mission to "seek the truth and help people understand the world" for nearly 170 years by delivering outstanding journalism. More recently, this mission has been augmented by a deep investment in digital subscriptions and products. All of this has culminated in 7.5 million subscribers using The New York Times to read news, enjoy games, try recipes, and listen to podcasts.

The New York Times wants to become "a world class digital media business ". To achieve that goal, we understand that we must also build a world class engineering team. As Delivery Engineering's work spans across all engineering teams, and the end-to-end development lifecycle, this role is essential in helping us reach our goals.

About the Role

You will report to the Director of Delivery Engineering and you will lead a new Cloud Runtime team. Your team will focus on creating tools and services that abstract underlying cloud infrastructure in AWS to make it easier for product engineering teams to develop and run their code.

This is an engineering leadership role, which means we are seeking candidates who are strong technologists, exceptional leaders of engineers, and collaborative cross-functional partners.

This role is open to full-time remote and NYC based in-office employees.

This role may require limited on-call hours. An on-call schedule will be determined when you join, taking into account team size and other variables.

  • Lead the team in defining and building a centralized, scalable platform for running applications in the cloud
  • Partner with a diverse set of peers in different roles and teams to understand and solve technology and organizational challenges
  • Continue building a diverse and inclusive team culture within your team


We expect our candidates to demonstrate competence in at least some of the following criteria:
  • 5+ years of engineering management experience
  • You have led large engineering teams through the development of complex systems
  • You have managed senior staff
  • You can hire and grow exceptional, inclusive, and diverse engineering teams
  • You value building excellent partnerships and default to collaboration
  • You have experience building centralized infrastructure, platforms, services, and other technologies that are used by a wide variety of internal engineering teams
  • You have expertise in cloud architecture and know what it takes to build large scale distributed systems, designed to be highly reliable, scalable, secure, and observable
  • You have a high degree of empathy for existing solutions and aren't afraid to take on legacy systems and processes

Additional Information

Here are some examples of the work that has been done over the years on Delivery Engineering:

You can read more about what we are up to in Technology at The Times in general on our Open Blog .


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.