Engineering Manager - Montpellier, Paris - F/H/N

Job summary
Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
A few days at home
Skills & expertise
Technical aptitude
Cross-functional team leadership
Communication skills
Creativity and innovation


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Job description

At Swile, we believe that good products can help reduce friction in daily professional life and boost employee satisfaction. Today, we provide innovative solutions in various areas such as Fintech, Travel, HR, and Employee Benefits to more than 5.5 million users in 85,000 companies in France and Brazil.

As an Engineering Manager, your primary role is to lead a team of software engineers in creating impactful software products. This involves guiding the team’s technical direction, helping them do better, and making sure they meet their goals and roadmaps. Additionally, you’ll help build a sustainable engineering environment that supports long-term growth and innovation

Key Responsibilities

  • Balance strong technical skills with effective people management abilities.

  • Drive the creation and execution of roadmaps.

  • Lead teams in delivering multiple projects in various areas.

  • Engage in technical discussions, contribute to software architecture, and facilitate problem-solving.

  • Measure team impact, establish clear expectations and goals.

  • Oversee the software development lifecycle, implementing best-in-class engineering practices.

  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional partners and stakeholders to achieve optimal outcomes.

  • Mentor and support the professional development of team members, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.

  • Encourage innovation and innovative thinking among team members.

  • Communicate effectively with team members, peers, and stakeholders, translating complex technical concepts into clear terms as necessary.

  • Lead by example, establishing a positive work environment and promoting team cohesion.

Preferred experience

We welcome individuals with entrepreneurial backgrounds as well as those from established organizations. At Swile, we believe that delivering impactful products requires engineers to understand the needs of users and clients as well as the code itself.

  • Solid background in software engineering, and proven experience in team management.

  • Leadership skills with the ability to motivate and guide a team.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects and cross-functional teams.

  • Demonstrated experience recruiting and managing technical teams, including performance management

  • You do not need to be familiar with our technical stack or any specific functional area, but we have a strong willingness to learn and adapt quickly.

Our tech stack

Ruby/Rails, Typescript/React/Node.js, Android(Kotlin), iOS(Swift), AWS/Kubernetes, PostgreSQL, Kafka, Snowflake

Recruitment process

We have a 5-step process. 5 steps to convince you that Swile is the right choice for your future career.

During those steps, you will meet:

1. One recruiter from our Hiring Tech Team

2. Pierre-Alain or Vivian, VP Engineering

3. Technical deep-dive and focus on your management skills

5. Eric, our CTPO

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