Engineering Manager

Location:
Prague
Workload:
Full time
Required languages:
English

Our Culture

We take pride in our culture. It is intangible, unique and sets us apart from all the others. Companies are incorporated to generate profits. We were incorporated to bring together a group of ambitious people, place them in a stimulating yet incubated environment, and allow them to achieve their wildest dreams.

We come from different places and were raised in distinct cultures. 
Diversity gives our crew edge, yet our core values unite us. 
We are more than a company. We are a family.

The Role

Over the years, we’ve been able to assemble an amazing group of talented engineers led by our CTO Karol. Our engineering team has now grown in size and we are looking for an experienced, yet ambitious Engineering Manager to help Karol lead the department. You’ll have the freedom to shape the direction of our engineering department and to evolve our team's culture.

You’ll be responsible for the following areas:

  • Education initiatives and individual growth
  • Department structure (we currently run on the “Spotify model”)
  • Engineer happiness
  • Hiring new members
  • Shaping our tech stack
  • Continuous innovation
  • Supporting our teams developing startups
  • Helping people achieve their goals

Skills & Requirements

  • Great English level (C1 or C2)
  • 7+ years in software development
  • 3+ years in a leadership position
  • Experience leading both small and large engineering teams
  • Experience implementing new processes
  • Modern style of “people first” leadership
  • Empathetic, charismatic, and positive
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good at giving and receiving constructive feedback
  • Knows the right balance between structure and freedom for innovation
  • Can combine big ideas with smart strategical implementation
  • Innovator and growth mindset

Tech Stack

  • Node.js (Apollo Server)
  • Apollo Client
  • React
  • React Native
  • GraphQL
  • Typescript
  • Github & Github Actions
  • Prisma.io & Nexus
  • Docker
  • Google Cloud Platform

Perks

  • Lavish company team building events
  • Tasty snacks to munch on during work
  • Ballin’ HQ right on Old Town Square
  • Local beer on tap in the office
  • Free English lessons
  • Paid courses and tech conferences
  • Freedom to travel and work
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work from home
  • Paid day off to celebrate your birthday
  • Pizza every Friday
  • Multisport card to access fitness and spa facilities
  • MacBook Pro
  • .. and memorable nights with the OAK’S team in the best underground clubs of Prague

About Us

We are an ecosystem designed to support tech startups on their journey from concept-to-scale. Since our inception in 2016, we’ve grown the OAK’S LAB team to 70 and together have worked on 31 startups with a valuation of $700M.

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