Software Engineering Managers - Talent Pool

Chemnitz − Dresden

Staffbase is an enterprise SaaS platform that helps HR and Communication leaders to transform their organizations into places where people feel connected and proud to come to work. Staffbase is the first employee experience platform to let employers and employees connect authentically, right through their mobile phone. 

Headquartered in Chemnitz, Germany, Staffbase is a global company with  offices in Dresden, Cologne, Amsterdam, New York - and now also London! Our international team of more than 200 happy employees from 16 nationalities serve a rapidly expanding portfolio of customers who want to revolutionize  the employee experience. Founded 4 years ago, we have strong-growing revenue, and our customers love us.

We are currently building an external talent pool for various senior engineering roles for our offices in Chemnitz (HQ) and Dresden. Specific roles are bound to be opened in the following months based on business needs - apply now to already get to know us! This pool will be open for applications until end of October 2019.

As Engineering Manager your main mission is to get our product out of the door as effectively and efficiently as possible. We work with cutting-edge technology like React, TypeScript, Kubernetes, Kotlin and Go.

You will have to juggle what it means to be at Staffbase, in Chemnitz, Saxony, where some of our values are rooted in, as well as to be at Staffbase, an international and competitive start-up which battles competition in the whole world, including the Silicon Valley.

Your tasks include:
  • You provide technical and non-technical guidance to the team.
  • You will work closely with the Scrum Masters to identify personal development paths and enable different careers.
  • You facilitate continuous learning and improvement for the team and its members and inspire your team to reach new heights.
  • You continuously improve our agile and DevOps way of working with key principles of Continuous Integration and Delivery while always advocating for quality.
  • You will support recruiting and you will also care about our employer branding as a technology company as well as both visiting and organizing Meetups, contributing to open source and growing networks in our regions.

Your profile:

  • You are very familiar with agile methodologies, especially Scrum and XP. While we don’t require any fancy certifications, we want you to have a good understanding of these matters and you should be ready to teach best practices.
  • You have a history in and an understanding of software development and best practices around it. Using this experience you know what it takes to build quality software in today’s world.
  • For that, a past as a software developer and a technical background is very helpful. It will help you to understand issues in our process as well as technology.
  • Ideally, you have experience in leading people in the software industry as well
  • You are a great communicator and like working with people. You care about people and their experience and you are passionate about your job.
  • You are a pragmatic, flexible and agile as well as a servant leader, able to tackle multiple projects at a time.
  • You care about culture in a development team and can inspire a team.
  • You are fluent in English.
  • You are interested in the fast-paced world of software development and follow the Silicon Valley startup world.

Benefits & environment

  •  Work with like-minded people and top tech talent.
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  •  We love technology.
  •  We value sustainable pace and work-life balance and we know the importance of team events outside of a work environment. Also, we value “You Build it, you run it”.
  •  Hackathons, meetups, coding dojos, LAN parties, laser tag, weekly talks at our Devquila and many more awesome things.
  •  Budget for conferences, workshop and so on. Next to that every employee gets a personal growth budget of 1800€ + 1 day (2 days after the first year).
  •  Notebook of your choice as well as a home office setup is of course included in the package. Same goes for drinks and snacks in our office.