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Engineering Manager

  • By Anna Bondar
  • 12 January 2022
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Our client is the world’s largest online community, uniting students, parents and teachers in solving their academic problems and exchanging knowledge. Every month they are proud to be home for 350 million users. Besides delivering world class educational products they’re a technology company at heart. Their knowledge base consists of hundreds of millions of Q&A contents in more than 12 languages and covering a broad spectrum of educational subjects at different grades.

SALARY: 18 000 – 26 000 PLN gross/monthly 

Our client’s Engineering Management Team‘s mission is to maximize the value delivered by company Production Teams by building, leading, and growing a world class group of production engineers through the improvement of production engineering practices, engineer hiring, and partnership with all department leaders at oue client where production engineers are installed.

The Engineering Manager will be a member of the Engineering Management Department, assigned to the Product Department. You will contribute through in-person/virtual interactions with engineers and Product Managers, through assessment of software engineering practices within the Product Team and across the Product Department as a whole. You will also be co-responsible for Operational Maturity in the engineering practice across the assigned teams in the Product Department, including hiring needs forecasts, assessments, and logistics.

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

  • Collaborate with team to develop process, policy, protocols, and solutions within the team and company-wide as it relates to work process and SDLC best-practices
  • Be co-responsible for engineering-skills needs assessment in the engineering practice across the assigned Product Department
  • Be co-responsible for performance review cycles for engineers
  • Be co-responsible for upskilling and mentoring programs for engineers
  • Be co-responsible for hiring needs forecasts, assessments, and logistics for Engineers within the Product Department
  • Work with the Product organization to identify opportunities for Engineering Manager initiatives
  • Collaborate with the team to make decisions regarding platform level needs, capabilities, and investments

WHAT WILL YOU NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL?

Experience

  • Required
    • 5+ years of relevant management / IT / engineering experience
    • 2+ years working with engineering teams on a daily basis, with exposure to their organizational, personal and engineering-related problems.
    • Hands-on experience with managing engineers and/or engineering teams
    • Experience with hiring, recruiting and onboarding software engineers
    • Previous accountability/responsibility for the team’s SDLC processes
    • Technical background (Software Engineering – related studies, or on-the-job equivalent experience)
  • Preferred
    • Previous experience as a Scrum Master or Software Engineer would be a plus
    • Prior experience managing direct reports

Attributes and skills

  • Interest in an engineering discipline
  • Ability to learn fast
  • High level of self-organization
  • Maturity
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English
  • Agile project management background (and related)

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Some of our benefits (slightly varies depending on the location):

  • Flexible working hours
  • Personal development budget 800$ per year +  unlimited time off policy for participation in conferences and workshops and access to an online learning platform with courses from Udemy, Harvard Manage Mentor and many others
  • Fully paid private health care packages for you and your family (dental care included) provided by Luxmed
  • Fully paid life insurance provided by Warta
  • Multisport Plus card
  • Access to the Mental health Helpline – providing virtual support of external psychologists, psychotherapists, and coaches
  • AskHenry services – personal concierge services to help you to settle your everyday matters (like Ikea shopping or shoemaker visit)
  • Possibility to join one of our Employee Resource Groups and initiatives (Inclusion Council, Ladies, Cares)
  • If needed, additional budget for work remote work accessories

Note: Prepare your CV in English (PDF), fill in the form, and apply! 🙂
Please include in your CV the following clause necessary for the recruitment process:

“I agree to the processing of personal data that I have made available voluntarily in the recruitment process by the Administrator of personal data, i.e. Dotcommunity Spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością [Ltd.] based in Cracow, 15 Żabiniec Street, 31-215 Cracow, registered in Poland, the Cracow’s District Court – Śródmieście, XI Commercial Division of the National Court Register under number 0000468484, VAT number: 9452174499, (“Dotcommunity”) in order to carry out the recruitment process for the Engineering Manager on the basis of Art.6 item 1a of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation)”

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