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Engineering Manager

Ever wanted to be a founding engineer of a Silicon Valley minded start-up?

Hybrid

Full time

Amsterdam

The role

How do you inspire a team of engineers to deliver robust and future-ready tech solutions? As Engineering Manager, you set the stage for an amazing engineering experience by assuming full technical ownership of product successes and developer growth.

You are responsible for building a world-class engineering team. You will be involved in performance cycles and help your direct reports grow and reach the next stages of their career. Next to that, you are responsible for driving technical discussions within the team.

You’ll mainly shape your own working week but it will include:

  • Manage a team of 4-8 engineers directly, go through performance cycles, train them through continuous feedback and help them to the next stages in their career

  • 30% hands-on engineering, 20% Delivery, 50% People Management

  • Be involved in the hiring process in order to build a world-class engineering team

  • Work with engineers and product to create the roadmap

  • Develop a positive & collaborative work culture that empowers the team to perform at their best

  • Participate in technical and architectural discussions within the team

Required qualification/Skills

  • 7+ years of experience as a frontend / full-stack developer.

  • 2+ years of experience leading an engineering team including hiring, personal development, performance management, and delivery management

  • Bring a strong perspective that inspires change and motivates engineers to develop scalable solutions.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to influence stakeholders

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-IT-discipline and multicultural environment

Desired qualifications/Skills

  • Experience with Headless technology

  • Experience working in a funded scale-up

  • A history of contributing to open-source projects

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related disciplines is a pre

Benefits

This role is a killer opportunity to work with one of Amsterdam’s most dynamic and fast-moving start-ups in tech. You’ll be a pivotal member of the team with a chance to put your stamp on our business as we expand globally in the next year and beyond.

  • A career-defining opportunity to shape the future of a scaling business

  • Becoming part of an international, highly talented, and ambitious team

  • We work Hybrid with remote-first principles and an Amsterdam HQ. Keyword: flexibility

  • Unlimited vacation days + National holidays

  • Monthly team events

  • Yearly company retreat

  • Access to mental health support via OpenUp

  • MacBook M1 Pro

  • Pension plan

  • The opportunity to profit from the exponential growth of a stock option plan

The biggest determinants of success are a willingness to learn, try new things, fail, and pushing yourself to grow. An enriching working environment helps you prosper as a human being and experience exceptional personal growth through work as the vehicle. If this is what you've been looking for, apply!

Location
Hybrid
Employment
Full Time
Time Zone
Amsterdam
Salary
€ 70k - 90k
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FAQ

Frequent Questions

What is your hiring process?

We will start with an interview to get to know you and see if there is a potential fit. Then you are asked to make a take-home assignment to assess skill-level. Based on that you will be invited for the 2nd interview. Lastly, we will make an offer to whom we feel is the best fit for the role.

Can I work remote?

Yes, you can.

Can I freelance with you?

We believe in creating 90% of the work in-house. For the occasional 10% we are definitely open to meet people who are great in what they do.

I am not a European citizen, can you sponsor my visa?

Yes we can! As a matter of fact, we have 3+ non-european nationalities in the team.

Sometimes all you need to do is take that first step

Maybe you're still kinda good where you are but slowly exploring opportunities for 6-12 months from now. Break the ice and we'll schedule a 15-min ask me anything call.

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