(Sr) Engineering Manager - Desktop App [Poland]

Engineering - Poland Poznań, Poland


(Sr) Engineering Manager




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Egnyte is the secure multi-cloud platform for content security and governance that enables organizations to better protect and collaborate on their most valuable content. Established in 2008, Egnyte has democratized cloud content security for more than 17,000 organizations, helping customers improve data security, maintain compliance, prevent and detect ransomware threats, and boost employee productivity on any app, any cloud, anywhere. For more information, visit www.egnyte.com.

Currently, we have over 240 employees in Poland with the main office located in Poznan. We are constantly increasing the size of our
Engineering team driven by growing business demands and opportunities. To support this goal, we’re looking for an experienced (Sr) Engineering Manager who will manage the Desktop Team responsible for developing Egnyte Desktop applications both on Windows and macOS. These apps are business-critical since they’re the main entry point to our ecosystem from the end-user perspective.

As an (Sr) Engineering Manager, you will be reporting directly to the VP of Engineering. At the same time, you will enjoy full autonomy regarding the team you manage.

We are looking for a leader who will be working directly with 20+ engineers and hand in hand with other members of the Egnyte Leadership team. A person who makes sure engineers are working on the right things and have room to grow. A manager who will drive a technical debt roadmap aligned with the business one.



  Direct cooperation with the Product team in Poland and US:

-         Gathering business context

-         Working out the product development plan (prioritizing, combining technical and business part of the agenda)

-         Reacting to customer feedback (patch releases, reprioritization, etc.)

-         Ensuring the requirements are well-defined

•  Distributed team management:

-         Direct cooperation with all local and remote team members (20+ people)

-         Setting up team-specific processes, improving productivity (inc. monitoring)

-         Unblocking the team

-         Setting up career development plans for all team members

-         Providing business context for items the team needs to deliver

-         Direct involvement in recruitment processes

-         Aligning the team structure to changing business demands

-         Driving innovation by encouraging your team to try new tools and technologies to improve the technology stack and work environment

•  Developing a high-scale product:

-         Working on tech debt agenda: ensuring the product can scale and the technology is aligned with world-class standards

-         Monitoring product usage, performance, and reliability (feature-level)

-         Improving the quality of the product, adjusting the quality process if needed

•  Being a member of Egnyte leadership team:

-         An active member of the leadership team who can act on Egnyte global forum of leaders, driving global initiatives, promoting Egnyte culture, improving our standards, influencing the work environment


  Proven experience in leading SW development team (10+ people)

  Experience in working on a mid/large-scale product

•  Good judgment when to step in and when to step back to give your team space to act

•  Very good understanding of how to navigate teams within a long-term technical strategy aligned with a product roadmap

•  Strong leadership and facilitation skills, as well as the ability to balance engineering and product-related concerns

•  Solid communication skills, including good written and spoken English

•  Ability to manage a distributed team


  • Attractive salary package based on skillset
  • Stock options
  • Your own Egnyte account with lifetime access to 1 TB of cloud storage
  • 4000 PLN gross conference budget per person and additional 4 training days off each year
  • MyBenefit: you can choose a MultiSport card or gift cards every month
  • Private medical healthcare
  • In-house English classes



At Egnyte, we celebrate our differences and thrive on our diversity for our employees, our products, our customers, our investors, and our communities. Egnyters are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work and to appreciate the many differences that collectively make Egnyte a higher-performing company and a great place to be.