Engineering Manager – Frankfurt

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    € 90.000 - € 110.000
  • Posted:
    5 hours ago
  • Category:
    Software Engineering & Web Development
  • Deadline:
    December 9, 2020
  • Languages:
    English, German
  • Gender:
    Male, Female, Other

One of our largest insure-tech clients is recruiting an Engineering Manager for their software development team, based in Frankfurt

The ideal candidate will have experience managing teams in an agile development environment. As Engineering Manager, you will empower and energise your teams, focusing on competence development, providing functional-area leadership, and maintaining team integrity.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Instil accountability, autonomy and empowerment within your teams and manage the appropriate boundaries to achieve the result of having self-directed work teams.
  • Foster a culture of cooperation, mentoring and continuous improvement in your teams.
  • Ensure the teams have everything they need to deliver on their commitments.
  • Set clear goals for your team and monitor progress.
  • Regularly review team performance, collaborate with them on improvement initiatives/experiments.
  • Review the performance of individual team members and provide effective coaching for improvement.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to team members, arrange training and skills development for team members.
  • Stay abreast of the tools and technologies that the team are using so you can provide help and advice on technical difficulties that arise.
  • Ensure effective product support mechanisms and rosters are in place.

You should also have a minimum of 10 years software delivery experience in an enterprise environment. At least 3 years of this should have been spent in a managerial position.


  • Experience in a managerial role for at least three years for a software development team in an agile environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good skills and knowledge of facilitation, continuous improvement, empowerment, and transparency.
  • Deep knowledge of agile methodologies – Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with agile development concepts and techniques – automated testing, user stories, TDD, continuous integration, continuous delivery, pairing, etc.
  • Experience in working in a DevOps environment.
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