Engineering Manager

Software Development Copenhagen, Denmark


Description

Imagine if all the Internet was accessible to all people (incl. people with disabilities), searches always returned exactly what you were looking for, pages loaded quickly, web sites can be trusted to be secure, and the quality of the content was just... amazing? Our teams are building the tools that help companies around the world achieve just that. 

And one of those teams needs a captain.

The opportunity 

As an engineering manager at Siteimprove, you will manage a cross-disciplinary team of developers and quality engineers. You will be working closely together with UX designers, product owners, product directors and our many other teams in Product Development.

Together with your team, you will have total ownership of the development of new features-, operations and support of your product(s), while at the same time working closely with the Product Management team in fleshing out requirements and building roadmaps.

Our shared platform defines the overall boundaries of how our products and services integrate, but it is up to you to guide your team in engineering solutions that excel in quality and scale as we continue to grow rapidly.

At Siteimprove we take pride in our ability to hire amazing people. We believe in servant leadership, and although your technical skills and experience allow you to dive deep in architecture discussions, it is important for us to emphasize that keeping a focus on your team’s efficiency and making sure that your employees are motivated, inspired and well-functioning, is the number one priority.

Finally, you will be part of a team of highly motivated Engineering Manager colleagues, that you will be meeting with several times a week. 

At Siteimprove we believe in putting Siteimprove first. We set goals collectively, and we do the heavy lifting together.

As engineering managers, we frequently pair on management work, and we share challenges and learnings in the group weekly.

We take care that we continue to nourish an engineering culture that we want to "live in", and we strive to maximize transparency, empowerment and accountability in everything we do. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage the daily work of a team of developers and quality engineers using agile methodologies (either SCRUM or Kanban)

  • Meet and collaborate with other engineering managers on projects that stretch beyond your own team

  • Work closely with Product Management (Product Owners, UX designers, Product Directors) in building- and following up on planned work

  • Hire and manage amazing people. You will be facilitating frequent 1-on-1's, goal setting meetings, career check-in's and help build motivating development plans

  • Help build and maintain an amazing Engineering culture where we can continue to attract the best talent

What we require of you

  • We're a big company and we use many technologies

  • The biggest ones are C#/.NET, Docker, Typescript, React, SQL (Oracle, Postgres), Kubernetes and AWS. We expect you to have worked a little with most of them.

  • Experience with customer-facing product development - You have experience with managing teams

  • Ability to collaborate with many other teams

  • Interpersonal skills to manage a team of engineers

Life at Siteimprove

Our Product Development Department is organized as cross-functional product teams with a high degree of autonomy, and a few platform teams which ties it all together.

We are proud of our engineering culture and community spirit. We host weekly internal tech talks, public meetups for various user groups and have recently started our own YouTube tech talk channel where we will be curating talks by both internal and external speakers. Furthermore, we have an engineering forum where everyone can chime in on architectural decisions, submit proposals for changes or new things and solicit or provide feedback. We want to be fully transparent about our engineering and encourage everyone to help in moving us forward.

What we hope you’ll love about Siteimprove

Siteimprove is a people-centric company driven by the desire to make the internet better for all with inclusion and growth as our cornerstones. We amplify growth by empowering marketers to increase digital marketing reach, supercharge performance, and deliver maximum ROI. Siteimprove helps democratize access by delivering an engaging and inclusive customer experience, optimizing digital marketing performance across channels, and simplifying our customers’ MarTech stack.

For our Siteimprovers, our amazing growth journey comes with plenty of opportunities for personal development and being surrounded by our highly talented colleagues means that there’s always someone to learn from. We’re a hybrid workplace and we nurture a culture that values achieving results over punching the clock, which ultimately offers our Siteimprovers a high degree of flexibility and enables them to keep their life in balance.

We take our responsibility as a thought-leader within digital accessibility very seriously. Through our business actions and our corporate social responsibility initiatives, we champion inclusion globally. As part of our commitment to the United Nations Global Compact and Sustainable Development Goals we have increased awareness about digital accessibility and contributed to a more inclusive World Wide Web for more than 10 years.

In addition, we hope you’ll appreciate:

  • Internal Leadership Development Consultant: You will be offered different opportunities for development of your leadership skills and competences that enhance your effectivity and motivation in your job
  • Amazing kitchen staff

  • Our celebrity head chef and his kitchen staff cook delicious breakfast and lunch for us every day. They even offer take away!

  • Outstanding office location. We are located in the heart of Copenhagen in a beautiful building sometimes referred to as “the Palace” by our employees.

  • Tech talks and meetups. We regularly host meetups and organize weekly tech talks for all employees to join.

  • A hybrid workplace. We have the opportunity to work from home, work from the office, or a mix.

  • Amazing colleagues with a great mix of cultures. Our colleagues come from more than 45 different countries, so we have a great mix of cultures to learn about and from.

  • Social activities. We have plenty of opportunities to get together for social activities, including beer brewing, football, fitness classes, board games, wine tastings, and more.

How you apply

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit your CV and cover letter. If you have any questions regarding the job, feel free to contact Mogens Abel-Bache at [email protected].

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