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Engineering Team Manager

Location: Warsaw or remotely (Poland)

Hi, we’re BigPicture the proud developers of one of the leading project management tools used by over 30 000 teams from companies worldwide. Our products are used by CEOs, Managers, Directors, and Project Managers of companies such as Netflix, NASA, Tesla, Apple, Uber, Samsung, Porsche, Siemens, Intel, Boeing, LG, and many more.

When joining our team you can expect a tight-knit team and a collaborative spirit. You will encounter both demanding product development challenges and the shared excitement of rolling up your sleeves and working together towards achieving major goals.

Currently, we are looking for an Engineering Team Manager who will further support our efforts of creating an efficient and positive engineering culture in the workplace. This role requires quality engineering experience and great management skills. You’ll need to understand the technical aspects of our product, while also understanding the strengths of the team in charge of building it. You’ll team up with our Technical Leaders to combine technical experience with emotional intelligence to head off workplace politics and create a safe environment that fosters success.

How will you be spending your time every month as an Engineering Team Manager?

  • Managerial work (75%)
    This includes meetings with technical and non-technical team members, making sure our engineering team is happy, looking for ways to elevate their skills, and reviewing their compensation plans. You’ll be managing a team of 25-30 software developers.
  • Administrative tasks (15%)
    You’ll probably spend a few hours per week reading and writing emails, answering questions in Slack, having random conversations, and doing “other” day-to-day things to support the team.
  • Recruiting (10%)
    This includes working with our employer branding team on writing blog posts to promote the company and meeting with candidates to evaluate their skills.

This is what we are looking for (requirements):

  • 5+ years of experience as an Engineering Team Manager or in a similar role
  • 10+ years of experience in the IT sector
  • Strong interpersonal skills to help teams of people work together efficiently on common business objectives. We’re looking for someone experienced and skilled in: managing conflict, motivating and inspiring others, building teams, and creating a cohesive organizational culture
  • Good tech skills so you know how to advise our engineers in different situations, have a good sense of the time and effort tasks will take, and support our recruitment efforts
  • People management skills so that you can create a safe environment for team members to innovate together
  • A mind for business so that you understand both the business and tech sides of running a company

How we work

  • Top-notch hardware: MacBook Pro and high-resolution monitors
  • Ownership and having a real impact on how the company operates and how our products are developed
  • Flexible working hours
  • No dress code
  • And you can choose to work remotely or from our modern office in Warsaw with a fully-stocked kitchen: free breakfasts, snacks, tea, coffee, juices, fruits, veggies

Perks and Benefits

  • Skills Development budget, and access to the latest books thanks to our in-house library
  • Various internal knowledge sharing initiatives: tech guilds, internal workshops, free entrance to biggest tech conferences in Poland, and more
  • Private healthcare
  • Multisport card
  • Incentive Equity Program
  • Plenty of team building events

Recruitment process step-by-step

  1. Submit your application
  2. Meet with Paweł, Chief of Operational Excellence to learn a little bit more about our company, and answer a few questions about your experience (online)
  3. Meet with Tomek, our CEO, and Bartek, BigPicture’s Lead Backend Architect to discuss our mutual expectations (online)

If everything goes well, we’ll call you with a job offer very quickly and welcome you to our team :)

Remuneration & model of cooperation

18 000 – 25 000 PLN gross / Contract of employment (umowa o pracę)

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