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Engineering Manager


We’re looking for an Engineering Manager to build a lean and robust engineering culture that drives standard methodologies and create an environment that enables the engineering team to excel with as much or little process as they require.

What you'll be doing:

  • Create and own the strategic implementation plan for the team, working closely with the team, Chief Technology Officer, Product Manager and other Product Owners;
  • Lead architectural and system design initiatives in a microservice architecture;
  • Contribute to scaling our platform to the next level of modularity & shareability while working on architecture, tools, standards, and practices;
  • Mentor and grow a world-class team capable of taking on increasingly more challenging projects;
  • Identify roadblocks, dependencies and other issues and work with the team to resolve these issues;
  • Coordinate resources to consistently deliver high-quality software on time, within budget and with the required functionality;
  • Determine process improvements and implement changes as necessary;

Main requirements

  • 5+ years of experience on a software delivery leadership role;
  • Experience in building highly scalable distributed systems with 24/7 operations of infrastructure systems;
  • Demonstrate a track record of managing a team, including hiring, onboarding, and professional development. You inspire your team to reach higher;
  • Excel at planning and executing complex multi-team products, creating teams and overseeing execution to meet commitments and deliver with predictability;
  • Experience implementing tools, processes, internal instrumentation, methodologies, and resolving blockages;
  • Comfortable managing teams and products with tight deadlines and short release cycles;
  • Solid understanding of architectural and system design and tools including APIs, cloud solutions and programming languages;
  • MSc (PhD preferred) in Computer Engineering, or related field

Benefits & Perks

We put all of our employees at very high standards, and we want you to be thoroughly rewarded for that. We believe in providing the best environment to allow you to do your best work, and we currently offer the following:

  • Moving to Lisbon and benefiting from the beautiful weather and food;
  • The rare chance of having decision ownership and direct impact on the growth of a venture-backed startup;
  • A holiday allowance of 25 days per year, with the office, closed between Christmas and New Year;
  • This is the most exciting time to join Sensei, and you'll have direct input and influence on the direction we take;
  • Competitive compensation package;
  • Top of the range equipment to help you do your job to the highest possible standard;
  • Regular learning meetings as part of our growth-mindset culture;
  • A fun and supportive office environment working alongside some real experts;

Apply by email to careers@sensei.tech - please put the job title in the subject of the email and write us why you are a fit to work at Sensei. Join us, and you'll have a meaningful role in the next evolution of the shopping experience.