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Engineering Manager

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg

Purpose of Role

Exciting and career-advancing opportunity for a technically savvy and management skilled person to drive software development and system operations through a smooth and close cooperation

We are passionate about making shipping easy, through creating a community of connected customers, partners and carriers on a single platform, and are looking for an Engineering Manager to help us fulfil our vision and mission.

Overall responsibility

As an Engineering Manager you will oversee and lead projects and teams of software engineers to deliver quality software to our customers in order to support company objectives and business development goals

You will also be responsible for the SysOps team, making sure all mission-critical infrastructure related to the nShift Delivery product are up and running, with low maintenance efforts and at predictable costs

About you

To be successful in this role, you should have experience with strong technical background (e.g., Master in Computer Science) and have managed technical teams in previous jobs. If you are motivated and result driven, and enjoy working in a team environment, we’d like to meet you!

Work with great people

Erik Meyer
Head of Global Presales
"I meet so many interesting people and companies daily in my job. I really enjoy building our ecosystem of partners."
Sofie Johansson
Customer Support Agent
"Our Customer Support is an important part of our strategy; Providing competent and good support gives us satisfied users!"
Terhi Louhelainen
Support & Operations
"I want to find the best solution for the customers and want them to be happy. We have very professional people at work here and I’m proud of that."
Luiza Cristina Vaetus
Customer Reference Manager - Marketing
"Customer's voices and experiences shape our identity and are at the core of our business. I am happy to be the one helping them getting their stories shared."
Razvan Costin Dobre
Software Engineer - Engineering
"A place where you meet great colleagues that support you to become the best version of yourself."
Andreea Dragomirescu
Team Manager - Enterprise Production
"We are building cool tools that help our customers do their job more efficiently"
George Catalin Dumitru
QA Automation Engineer - Post Production
"I am lucky to be a part of the nShift company because it offers me the opportunity to constantly evolve with a team that helps me when I need and appreciates me for the results obtained."
Madalina Florientina Ciucu
Front End Developer
"I find the biggest reward in building features from scratch, surrounded by bright people, our work making an impact to lots of customers."

Skills & Requirements

Responsibility includes-

  • People Management

    • Create a culture of an empowered employment ship and lead your team by example
    • Build team accountability through engineering- and team metrics
    • Manage personal development, salaries and recruitments
    • Provide onboarding support for new team members
    • Build and manage high performing teams with the right resource allocations, fit for the mission to develop the product according to the product strategy.
    • Accountable for the teams output, including technical design choices, quality and velocity, and for the teams delivering on their commitments and timelines.
    • Drive the team to define and conform to engineering best practices & standards through active involvement and hands-on tracking. Measure the quality of the deliverables using defined quality metrics and address issues that impact the quality of the deliverables from the engineers.
    • Actively involved in the technical and architectural discussions in the teams, and add value to the discussion with your own experience.
    • Communicate team progress and escalate issues to the direct manager, product management, and other stakeholders as needed.
  • Manage relationships with the product owners and other stakeholders, including setting expectations regarding deliverables, product quality, schedules and costs. Ensure that team members are effectively communicating and collaborating within the organization.

  • Proactively identify opportunities for process improvement.

  • Collaborate with colleagues, teams and projects distributed in different geographic locations.

Competence and experience :-

  • 3-5 years of working experience as an Engineering Manager or similar role

  • Passionate about management with the desire to develop both the team and yourself

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Fluent in English (written and spoken)

  • Good organizational and analytical skills

  • Interested in gaining good understanding of the product and its architecture

  • Ability to engage people behind common goals and create commitment
  • DevOps Mindset
    Build culture and shared understanding between development and operations, sharing responsibility for the software being build.

Technical skills-

Good working knowledge of most of these tools and technologies:

  • Software Development
    • Java ( 8 & 11 )
    • Typescript and React
    • Git, Jira, Confluence, Jenkins
    • Ant (Gradle)
    • Familiar with IDEs (Eclipse, IntelliJ, VSCode)
    • Monoliths & Monorepo
    • CFX, Guice, Swing
    • AWS, Microservices
  • Infrastructure & Operations
    • Linux (Ubuntu)
    • PostgreSQL
    • Apache HTTPD & Tomcat
    • AWS

Meet your Manager
Tellef Ormstad
Vice President of Engineering

How long have you worked for nShift?
17 years!

What do you love about nShift?
The possibility to deliver high quality products that help thousands of customers on a daily basis and the possibilities for professional growth within the company.
And all the great skilful people in nShift, located all over Europe!

What difference will this role make to nShift if I join?
By having this role you can contribute to building a collaborative and fun work environment whilst providing technical guidance, managing execution and ensuring the overall quality of one of the key products we deliver.

About the company

nShift is the global leading provider of cloud delivery management solutions enabling frictionless shipment and return of almost one billion shipments across 190 countries annually. nShift’s software is used globally by e-commerce, retail, manufacturing and 3PL shippers. The company is headquartered in London and Oslo. It has over 500 employees across offices in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, United Kingdom, Poland, the Netherlands, Belgium and Romania.

Karuna Thamala | Contact Person

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