Apply for the role of an Engineer Manager (Backend) to coach and develop high performing engineers with an engaging team culture.You will also provide insightful technical guidance and solutions to the problems.

Responsibilities

This a mixed role; as a manager, you will:

  • Work with 3 to 5 other talented engineers to help them deploy their skills. Given our organizational model, they may be in different teams and working to different priorities
  • Conduct regular 1:1s with everyone you manage to give and receive feedback
  • Coach, mentor and develop high performing engineers, maintaining a supportive and engaging team culture
  • Help individuals determine the best way to reach their professional goals
  • Hire, manage performance and provide useful, timely feedback
  • Coordinate with other Engineering Managers to have common strategies and goals regarding people growth
  • Participate in hiring processes for new candidates
  • Lead by example
  • Report directly to the CTO

As a Software Engineer, you will:

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with business users, project managers and other engineers to achieve elegant solutions
  • Work with our product and operations teams to improve our client experience
  • Actively advocate for high quality, well tested code by being the example to follow
  • Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms
  • Monitor and troubleshoot software deployed into production
  • Provide insightful technical solutions to the problems at hand
  • Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices; grow the team’s excellence around JVM, FP and cloud technologies.
  • Provide technical guidance to the other members of the team

Requirements

  • Work permit for the EU
  • While we do not require previous Java/Scala knowledge, you should be willing to learn them
  • 6+ years of real, hands-on experience in backend programming in a professional environment
  • Experience in people management or willing to step into the manager path
  • Experience with strongly typed programming languages or willing to learn
  • Advanced with understanding of OOP principles
  • Experience with VCS like git or Mercurial
  • You are not afraid of technical challenges, in fact you hunger for the impossible. You thrive on coding
  • Passionate about new technologies and problems to solve. You’re ready to offer fresh ideas
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, proactive, self-sufficient, but also a team oriented
  • Highly communicative, you’re able to work with multiple teams: internal and external team members, clients and providers
  • We are an international company, fluent reading in English is needed
  • It would be valuable to have a degree in Computer Science or related technical/scientific discipline

Nice to have

  • Have knowledge of Java 8 and its functional bits
  • Having Scala Knowledge is a big plus
  • Experience with Spring Framework (very welcome)
  • Experience with Docker, Consul, RabbitMQ and other cloud-enabling technologies highly preferred
  • Experience with microservices (or distributed systems) architecture is a plus
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