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Staff Engineering Manager (Frontend)

Ongoing

PLN 25 000 - 28 000

Before Tax (Business Contract)

PLN 20 900 - 23 400 Gross (Employment Contract)

Managerial contract
Performance bonus
ESOP

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Our mission at Netguru is to help entrepreneurs and innovators shape the world through beautiful software. We care about trust, taking ownership, and transparency. As a Certified B Corporation®, we offer a safe, inclusive and productive environment for all team members, and we’re always open to feedback. If you want to work from home and be a full-time employee, great! We want to create the right opportunities for you.

  • Paid days off: 20 days for B2B
  • Other financial benefits: Stock option plan & performance bonus (up to 20%)
  • Perks: +1 000 PLN home office bonus, Multisport card, private health insurance, discounts on Apple products, development budget and more
  • Required skills: strong management background, high exposure to and prior background working with the tech teams or being a Developer/Software Engineer, understanding of the Frontend environment, experience in implementing complex initiatives, building engineering culture, leadership experience, fluent command of English, and people-oriented mindset;
  • Nice to have: having a similar role in a growing software consulting company, building teams/units from scratch, building a competency center/engineering culture;
Our Frontend Team is already 60 people strong and still growing. Our developers deliver well-designed and optimised products for React, Angular and Vue, increasing the productivity of many enterprises. We are currently looking for a Staff Engineering Manager who will work on defining the talent development strategies, identifying the skill gaps within our current talent and preparing further development strategy for the Frontend unit.

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Let us guide you through your future work. You will work in 3 areas:

Technology Leadership & Strategy
  • Developing the Frontend unit's technological vision and roadmap;
  • Researching, developing and evangelizing best engineering, collaboration & productivity practices;
  • Ensuring that technology standards and common practices are maintained across the Frontend projects and are aligned with the company’s direction;
  • Building & strengthening the unit's external image as a technology expert;
Talent Management
  • Building and implementing talent development strategies that enable our experts to grow and fulfill their potential;
  • Directly managing a small team of People Leaders
  • Identifying key competency gaps and addressing them effectively;
  • Creating and exemplifying a strong culture of knowledge sharing, which is one of our core values;
  • Building and maintaining a healthy work environment for developers with support from the HR department.
Capacity Planning & Utilization Management
  • Monitoring team margin & capacity and keeping it at a healthy level, through local and cross-department initiatives;
  • Working closely with Talent Acquisition on attracting top Frontend engineering talent to Netguru;
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders: the CEO, Engineering Managers, Service Delivery Managers, People Leaders, HRBPs, Delivery Engineers & Experts;
  • Setting the direction for internal projects and bench management for the unit;
  • Planning the unit’s headcount and seniority composition.

Ready to apply? First check if you have:

  • Experience as a Developer/Software Engineer or a background working closely with the tech teams and having an understanding of SDLC.
  • Understanding of the Frontend environment - we do not require direct experience with Frontend technologies
  • Proven track record in building, retaining, growing, and leading engineering teams at scale in fast-growing organizations;
  • Fluency in English (C1 is a must);
  • Experience working across multiple locations and collaborating with middle management;
  • Track record of building engineering culture and a brand that attracts talent to the organization;
  • Experience in implementing complex initiatives, managing them and acting as a coach to your team in order to achieve outstanding results;
  • Strong team management background (community building, knowledge-sharing, and ensuring quality);
  • Ability to communicate your ideas as well as execute & delegate in a complex & multi-level stakeholder environment;
  • Broad business and technology understanding, awareness of industry trends and ability to translate them into relevant strategies;
  • Problem-solving mindset and the ability to think holistically;
  • Willingness to learn, follow the industry trends, work on complex challenges, and gather people around you in order to solve these challenges;
  • People-oriented mindset and passion for the people- and culture-related side of engineering;
  • The skill to work efficiently and be solution-oriented, making sure you are present to support your team when needed.

It's not a must, but we would also be happy to see that you have experience in:

  • A relevant role in a growing software consulting company;
  • A distributed, remote environment;
  • Building teams/units from scratch.
  • Building competency center/engineering culture in a consulting or product company.

Joining Netguru's Frontend Team as a Staff Engineering Manager means:

  • Be an integral part of the Engineering Core team that consists of highly experienced managers;
  • Working with an experienced and knowledgeable team of experts with a continuous learning mindset;
  • Steady development of your hard and soft skills through knowledge-sharing and external sources;
  • Growing yourself and people around you – you will give and receive regular feedback from a team of open-minded people who will always have your back;
  • Ambitious and diversified tasks;
  • Enjoying flextime and flexplace – adjust your daily schedule to your individual needs;

We have some great Perks & Benefits for you!

  • Access to the WorkSmile platform offering benefits adapted to your preferences:
    • Multisport card,
    • Private health insurance package,
    • Life insurance,
    • And hundreds of other options to choose from 15 categories (shopping, leisure, travel, food, etc.)
  • Support for your growth - a book budget and a head/manager’s budget available to every employee,
  • Discounts on Apple products,
  • One-time 1000 PLN home office bonus,
  • Various internal initiatives: webinars, knowledge sharing sessions, internal conferences.

What will happen next?

  • You will receive an email from our recruitment team if your experience matches our requirements.
  • If this is the case, you will be invited for a meeting with one of our Recruitment Specialists.
  • If feedback after this step is positive, we will ask you to do a task.
  • We will verify the solutions to the task and, if the result is positive, invite you for a technical interview.
  • The final stage of the recruitment process is a meeting with our Engineering Director and an HRBP.
If you need any disability-related adaptation at any step of the recruitment process – simply let the recruiter know! We'd be happy to help. Don't hesitate and apply right away! In case of questions - drop us a line at jobs@netguru.com!

Got questions? Feel free to contact Kasia!

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