Engineering Managers

Badoo Ltd
Covent Garden
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job spec:

Badoo is looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to be responsible for the management of a team of engineers designing and developing new features in Badoo apps. Working with a highly experienced team of senior developers in an innovative and fast-paced Agile environment, you will be responsible for various high profile projects crucial to the company's success.


·Deliver value: Help the Product team through effective team management of engineers on projects from implementation through to delivery, and manage expectations accordingly

·Remove obstacles: Synchronising different sets of competing priorities in a single backlog can sometimes be challenging. Remove obstacles preventing your team delivering as fast as possible.

·Give Feedback: Provide a clear career path for developers and have regular 1:1 meetings with them to track their performance and progress towards their personal goals; lead Performance Appraisals and determine bonuses

·Promote company culture: Help build an environment where interactions between team members happen fluently in an environment based on integration and respect

·Be the go-to person and lead by example


·Proven track record of leading and motivating and experienced developers; with engineering teams larger than 5

·Experience supporting Product Owners and developers to maximise product value to our company and users

·Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: Scrum, Kanban, Continuous Integration, Automated Testing, etc.

·Hands-on experience building mobile applications

·Ideally 5+ years experience working within tech

·Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a technical discipline

·Strong leadership and organisation skills

·Excellent communication (written and verbal), project planning, coaching

·Demonstrable experience delivering solutions in a highly complex and dynamic environment

·Ability to interact with diverse technical and non-technical groups, spanning all organisational levels

·Good knowledge of social networking applications desirable

Deadline for applications 31/01/2018

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