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Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

Hallo! Olรก!

We are Valtech! We are a global digital agency focused on business transformation. You probably already know us better than you think. Together, we design, build and deliver transformative digital solutions for the world's best-known brands. Whether it's one of our B2B solutions for Henkel, Westcon or Dot Foods or a new customer experience for L'Oreal, MAC Cosmetics or Levi's.

What will you be doing?

As an Engineering Manager at Valtech, you drive engineering happiness and growth, both on a personal and professional level. You work closely with the technical director and tech leads to position teams for success by creating and cultivating a culture of autonomy, ownership, and continuous improvement. At the organization level, you drive innovation and advocate for the adoption of software development and modern agile best practices.

You will have direct reports and will spend a significant part of your time coaching and helping them to thrive and grow. You will also be focused on helping teams by removing blockers and ensuring they always have access to the right tools and knowledge, so every engineer feels confident and empowered to deliver high-quality software.


You will:

  • Conduct all aspects of performance management for a group of software engineers;
  • Research and map training and certification needs and create appropriate talent development programs to align knowledge and skills with the technical and business strategy;
  • Play an important role in the recruitment process, working in close collaboration with Recruitment in defining the candidatesโ€™ profile, conducting interviews, and providing feedback;
  • Nurture a welcoming, safe, and inspiring work environment and onboarding process that stimulates engineers to shine and grow, both professionally and personally;
  • Advocate and advance modern, agile software development practices and help to develop and evangelize great engineering and organizational practices;
  • Inspire knowledge sharing through planning and facilitating internal and external webinars, workshops, and other knowledge-sharing activities;
  • Manage the web development program to train engineers in developing software products based on the tech stack used in their department.

What do we expect from you?

  • Experience in designing and implementing performance management and talent development programs for the engineers;
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to use them while coaching, giving feedback, or any presentation where clear communication is essential to โ€œsellโ€ your ideas to engineers and management;
  • Eagerness to learn, keeping up to date in the technology stack used as well as being able to propose and support the usage of new technologies, working closely with the technical director and tech leads to drive innovation;
  • Excellent coach with the drive to get the best out of others;
  • Fluent English speaking skills, both written and spoken.

What do we offer in return?

  • A sunny terrace to enjoy a few drinks ๐Ÿฅ‚ with your colleagues and our BBQs
  • Our annual ski trip and regular online and onsite events ๐Ÿค™
  • Remote work-friendly ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป we really want you to have a voice on this, whether mingling with your colleagues at Cafรฉ Valtech or on our Zoom Cafรฉ Corner
  • A team serious about getting things done while not taking itself too seriously ๐Ÿ˜
  • Personal study budget and time โ€“ we take learning very seriously ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿซ and want you to be able to improve your skills
  • Weekly Tech Along where you can talk about different topics โ€“ some of them might not even be related to tech at all ๐ŸŽพ
  • Health insurance ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ with the option to add family members
  • Annual bonus based on company performance ๐Ÿ“ˆ
  • Partnerships with OpenUp and Urban Sport Club โ€“ we care deeply about your health, safety and mental wellbeing ๐Ÿ€
  • Home office budget to improve your workstation and getting you ready to shine ๐Ÿคฉ
  • A Coverflex budget to allocate in whatever suits your preferences ๐Ÿ’ธ
  • An onboarding trip ๐ŸŒ to the other office and after that a yearly trip

Our recruitment process:

  • Introduction video call with Recruiter;
  • Technical video interview with Hiring Manager and team member;
  • Final video cultural and business interview with Leadership.