Engineering Manager

Location: Wellington
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Ana Gonzalez
Contact email:
Published: 12 months ago

A bit about your next company:

They are a well-funded, fast-growing, cross-functional team with offices in NZ and Australia. They are a highly collaborative and social bunch.

They provide a clear focus on professional development, with encouragement to attend training courses, conferences etc - all during work time.

About this role:

Lead the Engineering Team, oversee people management and continuously improve the Engineering practice. You will work with teams across the organisation to ensure their team, product, platform, and ways of working are as good as they can be to support their customers & users.

Your responsibilities & Experience:

  • Having experience in incident management, People management, Engineering practices, and Performance reviews

  • Managing and leading engineers across all disciplines using industry best practices, reporting to the Head of Engineering.

  • Creates an environment in which engineers can deliver consistent, high-quality products by leading a culture of accountability and responsibility

  • Providing coaching and mentoring to the team, as well as creating personal and professional development plans as a means of attracting and retaining top talent

  • Working in the Product space within SaaS companies would be ideal.

  • Building out the engineering team, bringing in new engineers with new skills and capabilities, and aligning with companies culture.

Bonus but not essential:

  • Having hands-on experience with Ruby on Rails, and other backend languages would be ok, React, Postgres, AWS

  • Building/Scaling engineering teams within a fast-moving start-up

Your benefits include:

  • Staff wellness benefit

  • An additional day of annual leave for your birthday

  • Continuous remuneration review cycles

  • Strong culture with Friday team get-togethers, weekly team lunches and regular team and partner social events

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