Engineering Manager

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The Opportunity

We are looking for an Engineering Manager to be responsible for coaching, growing, and leading our engineering team. For this role, prior experience in native mobile development is required.

If you want to work in a fast-paced, fun environment with opportunities, challenges, and freedom that will help you to grow and learn, then this is your chance.

Responsibilities

  • Attract, onboard, develop and retain diverse top talents, while fostering an inclusive and collaborative team and culture
  • Partner with the rest of the product team on roadmaps and ensure the team is following the vision, mission, and the OKRs, and KPIs to measure progress and success
  • Accountable for the outcome of your team including technical design, development, test, monitoring, and deployment
  • Engage your team to construct the technical roadmap and lead planning, delivery, and continuous improvement
  • Balance calculated risks, trade-offs, and consequences in prioritizing and optimizing for sustainable time-to-value and high-quality engineering
  • Maintain and continuously improve agile delivery and engineering practices


Soft Skills

  • Team player with excellent communication skills
  • You are autonomous and proactive
  • You are curious and driven - we expect you to embrace the opportunity to actively learn new technologies and practices
  • You are egoless and open-minded
  • Passion for people management and mentorship/coaching


Requirements

  • 3+ years of cross-functional team management experience with backend, mobile, and frontend engineers
  • 5+ years of experience with native mobile coding experience, with a thorough understanding of the mobile development cycle, and the challenges that come with it
  • Proven track record of building and managing high performing engineering teams, ideally in a remote environment
  • Understanding the complexity of microservice architectures and their challenges
  • Practical experience in hiring and developing engineering teams and culture
  • A natural collaborator and communicator with the ability to influence peers at different levels
  • Understanding of software delivery KPIs (release velocity, lead time, ...) and how to influence them to create a high performing technology organization
  • An accomplished mentor and coach with proven performance management skills
  • Knowledge of and experience with Swift, Kotlin, and/or Go is an important advantage but not required

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

We usually respond within a week

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Perks of the job

  • 🏝 Holidays

    27 days paid holiday every year (excluding bank holidays), as well as a day off on your birthday!

  • 📈 Stock option scheme

    We run an employee share option scheme so you can have ownership in the company's future

  • 👪 Family

    22 weeks at 100% full pay for the primary caregiver (if you've worked for us for over 52 weeks)

  • 🧠 Mental Health

    Free opt-out mental health coaching, daily mind classes, and an in-office massage every month

  • 🧑‍💻 Remote Working

    At MindLabs, you have the option to work remotely; from home, from your local coffee shop, wherever you can get the job done

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