Engineering Manager - Kosice
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Engineering Manager

We are a digital solutions company with product engineering in our DNA. A global collective of software engineers, data experts, user experience designers and innovators. Combining core competence in engineering with the latest in digital technology, we build customer-facing platforms and software products that help businesses thrive in the digital economy.


We are looking for a technically competent leader capable of building and continuously nurturing engineering teams that deliver high quality software products to their customers.

As an Engineering Manager you will be responsible for setup and governance of engineering processes throughout the whole software development lifecycle with an aim to establish and maintain a culture of engineering excellence.

You will excel at this job if you are:

  • Passionate about software engineering and product development
  • A business and product-first technologist
  • A leader who enjoys inspiring, supporting and influencing their teams to do their best work
  • A data-driven thinker who makes decisions based on facts
  • Open to listen, able to deal with different personalities and use their strong skills
  • Excited about building diverse and inclusive teams

Job Requirements:

  • Extensive experience in Software Engineering as individual contributor & at engineering leadership level
  • Strong technical background in software product development
  • Proven experience in managing software engineering teams
  • Creative, tenacious problem solving with a get-it-done attitude
  • Very strong communication and relationship management skills in multi-cultural environment
  • Proficiency in Agile SW development methodologies
  • Proficiency in cloud technologies – AWS, MS Azure, GCP
  • Very good in cross-team communication, consistent and results driven

Typical daily responsibilities:

  • Lead the team throughout the whole software engineering Lifecycle
  • Hold team members accountable for complete technical solution and contribute with cross-team perspective
  • Ensure team is highly performant with no outstanding impediments
  • Identify areas of deficiency and technical debt
  • Drive progress, always try to improve technical aspects of product
  • Ensure code is well designed, optimal and maintainable
  • Understand priorities of tasks and make sure team is delivering highest priority work
  • Keeps team focused to deliver highest quality results
  • Act as the single point of escalation for customers, onsite engagement managers and sales
  • Work with the tech leaders, architects & managers to identify potential risks & work on mitigation plans
  • Actively promote can-do attitude, technical growth, innovations, company culture, knowledge sharing to colleagues and partners
  • Work closely with Sales to explore and support further business opportunities
  • Work with Program Management Office to ensure implementation of process improvements and execution of corporate campaigns

People management tasks:

  • Work on commitments and career development plans for team members
  • Manage need for new resources
  • Interview and hire new team members
  • Address issues with team performance
  • Evaluate performance and deliver feedback to team members
  • Coaching and mentoring

Essential skills and personal characteristics:

  • 5+ years hands on software development experience
  • Excellent understanding about software development cycle and related components and phases
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Pro-active and ‘can-do’ attitude, highly responsible
  • Willing to learn grow, wants to succeed
  • Leading by example


  • Slovak/Czech – native
  • English – fluent
  • German – considered a plus

Location: Kosice

Salary: 3000 EUR/month, depending on skills and experience + benefits. The final offer for the selected candidate will reflect the candidate´s comprehensive assessment, skills, and past work experience.

Perm employee perks, benefits

  • Professional environment in brand new offices
  • Flexible working hours
  • Home Office
  • Extra Vacation days and Sickness days
  • Relax rooms
  • Multisport card
  • Technical courses, Certifications
  • Worldwide IT Conferences
  • Commercial partners discounts
  • Ness Summer club – full-day summer program for children of our employees
  • Referral Program – to refer new employee
  • Diners club credit card
  • High-standard working conditions


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