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Engineering Manager - Back-office Applications

Productboard

Productboard

Software Engineering, IT, Other Engineering
Prague, Czechia
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2023

We are looking for a highly skilled and hands-on Manager to take charge of our Backend Engineering team responsible for developing and maintaining our internal back-office applications and integrations. As the team Manager, you will be instrumental in driving technical excellence, managing the delivery of high-quality software, and cultivating a collaborative environment within the team. Additionally, you will work closely with internal stakeholders, enabling a rapid feedback loop to ensure efficient development cycles. If you possess a strong technical background, a track record of successful leadership, and a genuine passion for building reliable software solutions, this role presents an ideal opportunity for you.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage a small team of talented backend engineers working on the development and maintenance of our internal back-office applications and integrations
  • Provide technical guidance, mentorship, and support to the team, fostering their growth and professional development
  • Actively participate in hands-on coding and technical contributions, leveraging your expertise in backend engineering to deliver high-quality software solutions
  • Collaborate closely with other teams, including other engineering teams and customer facing teams such as customer support and professional services teams, to ensure successful delivery and alignment with business objectives
  • Help the team drive the design, development, and maintenance of features for efficient management of workspaces, billing configurations, data operations, contract provisioning automation, and integrations with internal systems
  • Automating currently manual processing and contributing to the bottom line by improving our operational efficiency
  • Ensure the back-office applications and integrations meet high standards of performance, reliability, security, and scalability
  • Stay updated with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices, and drive their adoption within the team to enhance the platform
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define requirements, prioritize tasks, and ensure timely delivery
  • Foster a collaborative and innovative team culture, encouraging knowledge sharing, open communication, and continuous improvement

Qualifications

  • Proven track record of leading and managing engineering teams and delivering successful projects on time
  • Previous experience as a backend engineer
  • Experience or willingness to learn Ruby on Rails
  • Familiarity with database management systems, particularly with Postgres
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Passion for delivering high-quality software solutions and a commitment to technical excellence
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal

Nice to Have:

  • Familiarity with front-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience with AWS and Kubernetes
  • Prior exposure to back-office applications and integrations
  • Willingness and ability to learn new technologies and programming languages

You can look forward to the following benefits:

You'll join a diverse and talented team, with plenty of opportunities for personal growth, impact, and learning.

💰 Stock options

💻 MacBook + 34″ monitor

📚 Budget for online courses, books, and conferences

🏝 5 weeks of vacation + sick days

❤️ 1 Volunteer Day per year for you to help causes close to your heart 

🍲 Free snacks, drinks, and yummy catered lunches every day 

💚 Shared Headspace account for mindfulness & mental health 

🏋 MultiSport card to access sports facilities

🍹 Team events, such as happy hours, off-sites, and retreats

🍀 Mental Wellness Program to support your well-being and self-care

⏱ Flexible working hours and home office

🧒🏻 Parental benefits

🎓 Language lessons

About Productboard

Productboard is a customer-centric product management platform that helps organizations get the right products to market, faster. More than 5,400 companies, including Microsoft, Zoom, 1-800-Contacts, and UiPath, use Productboard to understand what users need, prioritize what to build next, and rally everyone around their roadmap.

With offices in San Francisco, Vancouver, Dublin, Brno and Prague, Productboard is backed by leading investors like Tiger Global Management, Dragoneer Investment Group, Index Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Credo Ventures. 

In January 2022, we closed our $125M Series D round, which put us into the Unicorn category of companies, with a valuation of $1.7B.

  • Join at the golden startup age — established stability of a Unicorn with space for individual impact
  • You’ll enjoy an exciting team atmosphere, building a whole new category of software
  • You can help change the way that products are built all over the world
  • We iterate quickly and decisions are fast. You’ll have a voice in what we do and see the impact of your work
  • We are backed by top Silicon Valley investors, giving us access to capital, networks, mentors, and new markets
  • We are recognized as one of the hottest tech startups on the market today, named by Forbes magazine and Business Insider as one of the best startup employers to bet your career on and are regularly recognized for our company culture

About our culture

Imagine working in a place where everything matters — most importantly, you. At Productboard, values aren’t just something we like to talk about, they’re something we live and breathe. We believe in creating a work environment where:

  • People feel empowered, supported, and included
  • Trust and transparency are built into the way we work
  • Creativity, curiosity, and continuous improvement are encouraged and nurtured every day

Forming our company values was a group effort, with every employee allowed to contribute. From profit-sharing initiatives, like stock options, to open calendars and communication, we don’t waste time on politics or ego. We champion openness by sharing our goals, success, and failures. 

Join colleagues who love what they do and who are invested in their work environment and the future of the company. Help shape our company, culture, and product!

Check out our LinkedIn Life page, Instagram profile, and People of Productboard FB page or listen to our People of Productboard podcast for a real feel of what life is like at Productboard.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and champion equity. It is our aim to help people from all backgrounds, cultures, and groups realize their full potential at Productboard. We do not tolerate any discrimination or harassment based upon gender identity, race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other biascovered by appropriate law. All aspects of employment, including hiring, training, promotion, and terminations, are based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We are committed to an inclusive hiring process and provide all candidates with equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities. Togetherness is one of our core values, and our Diversity Council helps to ensure that we uphold the values of authenticity, humanity, and diversity to create an environment where every person matters. We are committed to leading by example to drive societal change.