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Engineering Manager - Technology Platform

Permanent employee, Full-time · Dublin

The Role
At Personio we are on the amazing journey of exponential customer and product growth. After our recent $125M Series D funding we are the most valuable HR tech company in Europe and we are investing heavily in our Technology Platform.

The mission of the Technology Platform tribe is to ensure Personio is built and operated with excellence. We are responsible for ensuring our application adheres to the highest technical standards, and ensuring our engineers have the tools and infrastructure to achieve this. We measure engineering excellence through core metrics of software development delivery.  We use these metrics to drive initiatives that enable our peer engineering teams to build, test, deploy, monitor and operate Personio to the highest industry standards. We believe that technical engineering excellence is the foundation for product development excellence and the foundation of Personio’s success as a company.

We crave data driven decisions and we are creating a new Data Engineering team to fulfill this need. The Engineering Manager will build a new team, refine the mission and roadmap, and deliver a new pillar to our Technology Platform.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants a fresh challenge, with a fresh team in an exciting company with a supportive environment. You will also get the opportunity to join the wider network of engineering managers across Europe and participate in initiatives which impact engineering, operational and management excellence across the entire company.

Your Role:

  • You have a core responsibility to improve the technology platform of Personio, ideally in the area of data engineering but also in one or more of the other areas of excellence including infrastructure automation, build and deployments, library and frameworks and quality automation. 
  • You will hire and develop high-performing teams by focusing on the development of our engineers.
  • You will define the mission and vision of your team, and you will define goals and roadmaps that will progress towards this vision.
  • You will work closely with your team to provide feedback on architecture and approach.
  • You will build and influence a culture of ownership, autonomy and inclusivity, not just within your team but the whole engineering department.
  • You will leverage your technical skills and experience to build engineering excellence within your team that promotes and implements engineering best practices

What you will get:

  • Autonomy: You’ll have the freedom to not just build a vision but to make it a reality.
  • Transparency: We’re very transparent about the decisions we make and the motivations behind them.
  • Feedback: We firmly believe in learning from each other, for which we embrace the principle of giving and receiving feedback.
  • Opportunity: You have the opportunity to directly contribute to the department, and not just your team, by being involved in processes like recruiting, performance and development, on-boarding and much more.
  • Diversity: The best workplaces are diverse and we celebrate that diversity in all aspects.
  • Flexibility: There is no one size fits all, so we do our best to understand and be flexible towards what makes you the most effective.
What you need to succeed
  • Over 3 years of hands-on people management experience. You’ve managed and grown high-performing teams by focusing on the engineers.
  • Over 5 years of software engineering experience building and designing scalable applications, tools, or distributed systems.
  • You have a proven track record building teams that focus on impact, technical excellence and transparency.
  • You have an ability to to lead and make decisions to push forward. You’re comfortable owning even the most ambiguous problems and defining the road ahead.
  • You are data driven in your decision making.
  • You lead from the front and are ready to roll up your sleeves to help your team in any way. 
  • You have a passion for building reliable systems and have experience with microservices architecture. 
  • You have excellent communication skills. Within the team and across the organisation you can communicate transparently and effectively.
  • You have excellent English language skills (level C1/C2)
  • You are willing to relocate to Dublin.
Why Personio
  • Market-proven, well-funded and fast-growing company who are investing in Engineering and Technology and building out our Dublin office to 140 people in 2021
  • Competitive compensation package (salary, healthcare, pension and virtual shares)
  • Your chance to play a decisive role in shaping Personio and have a direct impact on the daily work of hundreds of thousands of users
  • 1.500 EUR of development budget per year for attending conferences, courses, buying books
  • MacBook Pro and gadgets, including BOSE headsets with noise cancellation
  • 28 paid vacation days, opportunity to work from home on a regular basis, and flexible working hours
  • Regular team and company events (e.g. Oktoberfest in Munich and skiing trip to Austria)
About us
Being a Personio means being part of something big. It means shaping the future of HR, the future of our company and at the very same time: your future. As one of the fastest-growing B2B SaaS companies in Europe, we have raised $125 million in ‘Series D’ funding in January 2021, making Personio the most valuable HR technology company in Europe. We have a great product and a fantastic team that will double in 2021, from 500 to 1,000. We already have more than 3,000 customers with a market that is only waiting to be developed further, but we aim high: Our goal is to build the leading HR platform in Europe.

At Personio, we believe in hiring people like you - ambitious, forward thinkers who want to be more than just another employee. Will you be one of them?

Your application
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