Engineering Manager - People Workflows Automation - Dublin OR remote Ireland

Permanent employee, Full-time · Dublin

The Role
At Personio we are on the amazing journey of becoming the leading HR Platform in Europe!

The real story for us begins by impacting people on a global scale every day. By simplifying and automating thousands of processes across human resource management, payroll and recruiting, we are impacting more than 400.000 people. 

You will join the squad responsible for Personio Knowledge Automation, a concierge for employees answering their requests automatically. Knowledge Automation is part of the People Workflow Automation initiative. PWA automates people workflows across the employee lifecycle across different tools and teams, enabling HR to go beyond HR and win back valuable time through automation, time that can then be spent on and with people. 
We are a cross-functional group of engineers, designers and product managers from many nationalities and backgrounds, spread across different locations, and we continue to grow in 2022. Join us and help shape the People Workflow Automation journey for Personio — we are just getting started!

We are looking for an Engineering Manager who can help us push the boundaries of growth and innovation in a fast-paced environment while leading one of our mission-based teams. You’ll not just get the opportunity to build high-performing interdisciplinary teams, but as a leader get the opportunity to impact engineering, operational, and management excellence within the entire department.

What you will focus on:

  • High-performing teams: build driven and high-performing teams by focusing on development of the engineers
  • Maximising impact: Collaborate closely with your partners in product and design to define and execute on the most impactful initiatives
  • Architecture: Work closely with your team to provide feedback on architecture and approach. Enable your team to deliver scalable, maintainable, secure and performant products
  • Engineering culture: Build and influence a culture of ownership, autonomy and inclusivity, not just within your team but the whole department
  • Technical excellence: Leverage your technical skills to build engineering excellence within your team that promotes and implements engineering best practices
What you need to succeed
  • Over 1 year 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 distributed systems.
  • You have a proven track record of building teams that focus on impact, technical excellence, and transparency.
  • You have the ability to lead and make decisions to push forward.
  • 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 organization you can communicate transparently and effectively.
  • You have excellent English language skills
Motivation and mentality you bring
  • Proactive problem solver. You are willing to leave code and engineering practices in a better shape than when you first encountered them.
  • We are experiencing rapid growth and are “building our plane while flying it”. So, bring your agile mindset to the table!
  • Let’s grow together and embrace feedback - no one is perfect, neither are we. Let’s make this an opportunity to praise and learn from each other.
  • Teaching, Coaching and empowering your colleagues is something that fulfils you
  • Humour. Have fun with us, learn with us from mistakes and bring your good vibes.
Your Learnings
  • 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.
Why Personio
Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive:

  • Competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • 28 days of paid vacation, plus another additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • 2 Impact Days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society –  one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility
  • Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! We offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework to suit your needs
  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.
  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)
  • High-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares
  • Save money with corporate discounts across brands like Adidas, LG, Bosch, Apple, and more
  • Comprehensive healthcare and dental coverage for each permanent employee (excluding taxes)
  • Invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme, with a Personio match of up to 5%
  • Access multiple fitness studios and sports facilities across Ireland for €30 per month with a subsidized Gympass membership
  • A beautiful office in the heart of Dublin, complete with professional espresso machines, free drinks and snacks, and indoor and outdoor break spaces
About us
We’re using technology to revolutionize the way HR operates, transforming the way millions of people experience work every day. In June 2022 we raised a second Series E funding of $200 million, allowing us to turbocharge this change and making Personio the fastest-growing and most valuable HR technology company in Europe.

With over 6,000 customers and a team of 1,500 in seven offices across Europe, now is the perfect time to join! We’re hiring talented, impact-driven individuals who want to be more than just another employee. Will you be one of them? 

Personio is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We #EmbraceUniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. As we continue to scale, we focus on enabling our employees to grow both personally and professionally.

We are proud to have an inclusive workplace environment that will foster your development no matter your gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, education level, or race.



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