Engineering Manager

On behalf of our client Douglas, rindus is looking for a Engineering Manager to join our office in Malaga (PTA). Douglas is Europe’s leading retail company for beauty and health products headquartered in Germany. You will work in an international, distributed team, building a scalable, high performance e-commerce platform. As the Engineering Manager you will lead and scale our engineering organization in Malaga. You will report directly to the VP E-commerce IT. This is a unique opportunity to build and lead a team, and ensure continuously driving technical value without compromising stability.


  • Building out our team in Malaga
  • Leading and coaching the teams in their effort to deliver business value
  • Ability to offer strategic guidance on application architecture, solutions, integration strategies, governance and quality assurance
  • Effectively partner with the software architects and other technology leaders to ensure communication and collaboration across the whole IT community and form relationships that enable shared solutions across the enterprise
  • Responsible for aligning engineering teams across a diverse set of processes, practices, technologies and toolsets
  • Empower the teams towards maximizing their performance and enable motivated and autonomous teams
  • Work closely with the product team as well as other engineering teams within the company
  • Visualisation of KPIs of the product in terms of progress, quality and performance


  • Passion and eagerness to lead highly motivated teams who build one of the biggest e-commerce platforms in
  • Germany and Europe
  • Several years of experience in managing agile teams
  • Expert in enterprise grade e-commerce systems and architectures
  • Very good programming skills in Java and/or Scala
  • Deep knowledge of Agile (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Lean) teachings and capable of helping teams to address dysfunctions that may result from teams misinterpreting, ignoring or rejecting Agile and Lean values and principles.
  • Exceptional analytical and communication skills
  • Fluent English and Spanish skills


  • A dynamic and highly motivated international team of skilled and experienced professionals
  • A culture defined by open communication and fair feedback
  • Great learning and development opportunities through internal and external workshops
  • … and all the usual startup goodies such as free drinks, fruits and various team events
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