Engineering Manager

  • Engineering
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: Manager
  • nationwide
    Updated at: 20.03.2023
    Job remote: On-site
    Short company description

    METRO Digital Romania is the tech product-led company of METRO, the leading international specialist for wholesale and food trade. With longstanding experience in global wholesale, develops customized IT services and products worldwide for all METRO countries. Located in Germany and Romania, the employees are working continuously on one goal: digitalizing the wholesale industry.


    Required key competencies and qualifications:

    - You have experience with leading and developing people and a track record as an accomplished leader. You have great people skills and can manage a diverse collection of engineering professionals;
    - You have excellent communication skills and can communicate effectively with people from a wide range of experiences and professional backgrounds;
    - You are or have been an accomplished engineer in your past career and as a non-manager have to experience technically mentoring junior engineers;
    - You feel very comfortable with our tech setup (experience with a variety of modern programming languages, continuous delivery, NoSQL databases, DevOps/SRE, and public clouds (GCP);
    -You have solid experience working in an agile environment and that's where you feel at home.


    Your new challenges:

    - Holistic leadership: Recruit, lead, develop and coach software engineers who work in multiple different product teams. Support your teams become (or stay) empowered products teams by solving customer problems rather than implementing a backlog;
    - Strategy and culture: Discuss and help define the tech strategy for products you are technically responsible for. Work closely together with other engineering managers and directors in defining and implementing our overall engineering strategy and culture. Partner with other tech and business leaders in the company to drive the success of our digital products;
    - Bar raiser: Engage as a participant in technical discussions and decision making together with your engineers and architects.

    Other info

    Our general Benefits:

    - Work-life balance: flexible working time, work from anywhere inside Romania, celebrate your birthday with a free day;
    - Personal growth: training in the area of soft, technical and business skills; free Bookster account, opportunity to learn and work with a variety of technologies;
    - Well-being: online sports activities, fitness centers discounts, health and life insurance, private pension, lunch tickets;
    - Working mode: multicultural, self-organizing teams, agile environment.

    Position grade within our career framework: Domain Owner Grade 2.