Engineering Manager

Manage development team delivery, foster continuous efficiency, and ensure a collaborative and inclusive work environment.

We're on the lookout for an Engineering Manager who brings a blend of leadership, empathy, and technical prowess to guide our R&D team.

This role is pivotal in ensuring our team's commitments and delivery performance. You’ll be the guardian of Kentico’s culture of continuous improvement, as well as a work environment that prioritizes safety, diversity, and inclusion. As an Engineering Manager, you'll be instrumental in shaping the future of our products and the growth of our team members, making a direct impact on our overall success.

  • Start Date: Straightaway

What Will You Be Doing?

As an Engineering Manager with a strong technical background, you will facilitate smooth cross-department communication and will be a part of the decision-making processes

As a leader, you will guide the development team towards meeting their commitments and improving delivery performance. You will find ways to enhance the development process's efficiency while cultivating a safe, balanced, diverse, and inclusive environment. After all, we at Kentico don’t want to squeeze our colleagues dry. We believe in building a sustainable company where people experience motivating challenges as well as proper work-life balance.

We pride ourselves on happy employees who stay with us for years. You will help them grow so that they don’t feel stuck in their career, personal, or professional development. As a leader, you will embed continuous improvement mechanisms within the engineering organization. 

To ensure the best team composition, you’ll be in charge of recruitment, onboarding, and, if necessary, terminations. You will provide continuous feedback to your team throughout their journey with Kentico. 

With Whom Will You Cooperate?

You’ll report directly to our VP Engineering, he provides the strategic alignment and mentorship. The team turn to Senior Developers for technical guidance; you will work shoulder to shoulder to help your colleagues grow. Our Product Managers are in charge of the product strategy  and sustainability, so they will provide you with the company and product visions and priorities that you’ll pass on to the team comprehensibly. You’ll consult Kentico’s Principal Engineers, Architects, and other Engineering Managers, get and provide them with feedback, and share best practices. Together, you will ensure a coherent strategy across teams and projects.

Is It You?

We're looking for a colleague with proven experience in a technical or product environment. You might be working as a Team Leader, QA, Support Engineer, Technical Writer, or a Developer and want to move up to a leadership role where you can utilize people-management skills. You:

  • Demonstrate strong empathy and excellent communication skills
  • Are proactive and adept at transforming abstract ideas into actionable tasks
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of software development methodologies, trends, and the product landscape
  • Possess technical knowledge sufficient to understand high-level aspects of the domain and solution—that will help you communicate effectively with PMs and other stakeholders
  • Have a track record of fostering team growth, optimizing processes, and resolving conflicts effectively
  • Are committed to promoting company values, knowledge sharing, and scaling their impact through strategic delegation and continuous talent development

Why Join Us?

As an Engineering Manager at Kentico, you'll have the opportunity to lead a team of excellent professionals. You'll play a crucial role in not only guiding your team's success but also contributing to the strategic direction of our company

Are you ready to accept the challenge and make a difference? 

Contact us, and we can meet in our offices in Brno or Prague. At the interview, you will meet the team members. And if we click, we'd like you to join us full-time.

Do you want to find out more about the lives of our Engineering Managers? Dive into their world with Matúš in his candid interview here.

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At the interview, you will meet:

Petr Švihlík

VP Engineering

Monika Kyzlinková

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Our favorite benefits

Innovation Time

Innovation Time

You get to plan one-fifth of your work time to do the things you want to focus on – projects or further education.

Unlimited vacation

Unlimited vacation

Everyone works better well-rested. Therefore, relax properly for 5 weeks – regardless of whether you work part-time or full-time. If you miss an extra day, you can apply for another holiday.

Flexible Working Hours

Flexible Working Hours

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