Engineering Manager (international) (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Remote

About the role

We are growing and hiring an Engineering Manager for our brilliant Engineering team. As our Engineering Manager, you’ll lead, manage and grow a group of talented engineers, working closely with Product, Design and various other teams to bring our product to the next level and our vision to life.

You will
  • Manage 1-2 squads of 5-8 talented and motivated engineers across different disciplines (e.g., Backend, Full-Stack, iOS, Android, QA, Data)
  • Lead, support, invest in and develop the team with clear expectations via practises such as 1:1s, goal setting, and constant feedback.
  • Foster empowerment while being responsible for Engineering decisions and implementation together with your team of engineers.
  • Create growth opportunities for team members and address gaps via technical or non-technical skills mentoring and performance management.
  • Create a high performing and positive work environment based on freedom, responsibility, and a bias for action.
  • Collaborate with team members in Product, Growth and other areas in project planning, dependency management, risk management and continuous process improvement for an optimal flow of value for customers and the business (with an appropriate use of metrics).
  • Connect with management and other teams to unblock dependencies, provide visibility and transparency to team progress on product initiatives.
  • Coordinate recruiting initiatives for your team where needed.
You have
  • Experience growing, coaching, mentoring and providing feedback to 5+ engineers including having difficult conversations
  • Experience managing and delivering impactful projects
  • Experience working in a fast-growth startup environment
  • Strong leadership, planning and communication skills
  • A background in Software Engineering is a strong plus!
You are
  • Passionate about people, improving the environment in which they work
  • Energized and comfortable working in a fast-scaling environment
  • Fluent in English
  • And of course: Passionate about hybrid work!
Why us?
Besides an amazing working environment, we offer very competitive salary packages including equity and up to 10k€ in annual benefits:
  • Company-wide summit: We bring everyone in the company together in varying locations across Europe for a couple of days per year. Check out the video of our last company summit 
  • “Bursts”: We support you and your team to get together in one location whenever you need a face-to-face meeting.
  • Visit a deskbird: deskbirds are spread across exciting areas all over Europe and beyond. We encourage everyone to visit each other and expand your travel experiences.
  • Home office equipment: We are a remote-first company and we will support you financially in creating the home office environment that you nee
  • Coworking budget: Take a spot in a modern coworking space around your corner 
  • Well-being: Sometimes we need to take a break, e.g. to strengthen our mental well-being. The wellness budget is there to ease your mind on this!
  • Learning and development: We support our employees’ future careers and education by offering a yearly development budget they can freely use for coaching, certification and conferences.
  • and many more
About us
Deskbird helps companies to bring back culture and make hybrid work, with the most user-friendly hybrid workplace app on earth. Employees can see when their colleagues plan to come to the office and book a desk next to them in only 2 clicks. We are a remote-first team with hubs in St. Gallen, Munich, Bucharest, Sofia and Belgrade and you will have the pleasure to work with international talents from 18 different nationalities across different locations.


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