Head of Engineering

  • Permanent contract 
  • Paris
  • Possible full remote
  • > 5 years

The company



  • Mobile Apps
  • Less than 15 employees

The job

Head of Engineering

  • Permanent contract 
  • Paris


mojo is an app to create animated social stories with a professional look.
Users can choose from hundreds of templates and modify them to their needs.

The app was launched in late 2018. Users and revenues have grown strongly since. Mojo is now the #1 app to create animated content for Instagram stories. Recently, the app reached 10M installs and passed the $1M mark in monthly gross revenue.

In 2018, the company went through the Y Combinator accelerator program.
The ambition for mojo is to become the leading app for short video creation on mobile.

Job description

  • Your main mission is to make sure that all the members of the engineering team are in great conditions to do their job
  • Through Mentoring, you’ll have to empower engineers

    • Talk about the areas they should focus on to get better
    • Help them find ways to improve
  • You’ll be the direct Manager and responsible of HR of the Engineering team

    • Run 1:1s
    • Address issues and conflicts
    • Performance reviews
    • Compensations
    • Onboard new hires
  • Be in charge of Engineering Hiring

    • Define hire needs
    • Write Job Offers and scorecard
    • Lead the hiring process
    • Sourcing
    • Hire & Manage Freelancers when needed
  • Ensure that Process, Tools and Organisation run well and are optimized for what we’re willing to achieve

    • Systemic improvements
    • Run post-mortem
    • Apply Processes (Sprint etc.)
    • Help with Tools and frameworks: Analytics, QA, DevOps, A/B Testing, Monitoring etc.
    • Team structure
  • Make sure that company culture is running well in the org
  • Communicate with the founders the macro needs in the Engineering team they could address

Preferred experience

Here are the skills needed for the job:

  • 3+ years of experience as a developer
  • 5+ years of experience as an engineering manager
  • Above experiences must include at least 5 years in mobile, B2C or SaaS companies
  • Empathic and human-first management style
  • Speaking French is mandatory for this job
  • English writing skills
  • Entrepreneur experiences are a plus

We also care deeply about human skills:

  • Autonomy - you will have a lot of ownership
  • Growth mindset - always be willing to learn and improve. Ability to focus efforts on impactful tasks.
  • Transparency - be comfortable with total transparency
  • Teamplay - being humble, relaxed and enjoy an environment where people are bad at making good jokes :)

We’re a small team of 8 people. Half of us are working remotely. Our communication is mostly written.

We are focused on maximizing the impact of each member of the team. So, we try to keep it small and maintain a very relaxed and friendly work style ✌️

Cultural fit is also extremely important to us, we even put it above raw technical skills. We think a **great company is above all a highly functioning group of people that get along well together :)

Our main office is located at the center of Paris (near Rambuteau metro station).

Recruitment process

  1. Screening call - 30min, remote
  2. Personality test, remote
  3. In-depth interview with the founders - 2h, remote or in-person
  4. Ref checks
  5. Meet the team meetings - expect a day for this, in-person at the office

Meet the mojo team



Head of Engineering

  • Permanent contract 
  • Paris
  • Possible full remote
  • > 5 years
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