Join the globally distributed Severalnines team

Senior Engineering Manager

We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced Senior Engineering Manager to work closely with product management and business stakeholders.

Our microservices backend architecture and cloud platform provides an infrastructure to launch new innovative cloud services for the database monitoring and management market. 

You will lead a team of developers (frontend & backend) on our next generation cloud services and the on-premise product ClusterControl which is the leading monitoring and management application for open source databases and used by thousands of companies.

As a key leader on our team, you'll play a crucial role in maintaining and evolving Severalnines engineering culture and coaching individuals to achieve their very best. 

This is a team leadership position.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of developers responsible for Severalnines products
  • Own your team’s technical strategy and roadmap in close collaboration with Product, Design, and Operations
  • Be a visionary and propose, drive improvements to our cloud services and ClusterControl
  • Work with your team to help understand requirements, evaluate new features and architecture and help drive decisions
  • Collaborate with CTO and Product Management to contribute to the strategic direction of the company.
  • Build and foster a high performance culture, mentor team members and provide your team with the tools and motivation to make things happen
  • Attend daily standup meetings, manage releases and patch builds, collaborate with customer support

Essential Qualifications

  • Previously managed teams of engineers with ownership of high scale, cloud based production systems
  • Proven experience managing fully remote technical teams and resolve complex and ambiguous issues both from a business and technical perspective
  • Track record of delivering projects and collaborating with leaders across the organization: including CTO, Product, Design, and Operations
  • Prior domain experience working with cloud services and/or database management solutions
  • Experienced in one or more of the tech stack and tools in use today within the team that includes AWS, Google Cloud, Jenkins/TeamCity CI/CD, Atlassian tools (JIRA/Confluence), gRPC, Go, React, AngularJS, C++, Open-source DBs
  • Expert experience with development processes and methodologies such as Kanban or Scrum
  • Expertise and passion for developing others through regular coaching and mentoring, 1:1s, and performance reviews
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • A hands-on attitude and a willingness to get things done

Additional Details

We’re a software startup with a globally distributed team. As we don’t have any offices, you will be working remotely; in other words, we all work from our homes. Therefore, a good laptop and access to a reliable, high-speed Internet connection are required. The company is based in Europe and although no travel is required, we do encourage attendance at our annual meeting which rotates cities. Contact us to find out more about the working life at Severalnines!