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Engineering Manager (Backend)

  • full time
  • Linz or Vienna
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, our teams are currently working from home, and we are onboarding new hires remotely.

Want to support hundreds of millions of people in their fitness journey? Join the Runtastic team and work for the adidas Running and adidas Training apps.

As one of our Engineering Managers (Backend), you’ll lead and develop two teams of talented backend engineers.

You’ll contribute by:

  • Leading, coaching and inspiring up two small teams of backend engineers
  • Encouraging a learning and knowledge-sharing environment
  • Teaching team members how to explain technically complex situations to non-technical experts
  • Guiding the teams through the development lifecycle
  • Ensuring engineering best practices are followed and improved over time
  • Working with colleagues to identify opportunities or needs for alignments
  • Managing salaries and the team’s learning & development budget
  • Attracting and hiring new talents for your teams

What makes you the right match:

  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering on backend systems; ideally in an agile environment
  • 2+ years of experience leading and mentoring experts and teams
  • Proactive attitude to improve processes as well as drive collaboration and team maturity
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation and creating an understanding of technical needs and investments
  • Openness to feedback and interest in working in a multicultural environment
  • Empathetic, people-centred mindset and a passion for leadership
  • Excellent English skills

About Runtastic:

  • Brand new offices with plenty of space for creativity and informal meetings
  • Working café, terrace, and a play zone with table soccer for the well-deserved breaks
  • Ongoing company parties and sponsored team events
  • Quarterly "days of new ideas" (DONI) to try out new concepts & work with a variety of team members
  • Holistic health package including subsidized massages, free psychological support, and health screenings
  • Free fitness activities like running and yoga, free gym access, as well as a calisthenics park on the rooftop terrace in Linz
  • Budget for participating in sports events
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables, healthy snacks, ice cream, and beverages all day long
  • All-team breakfast, provided by the company, every 2 weeks
  • Visa sponsorship (incl. assistance from our in-house experts) and relocation package

Nationalities
35+

Number of employees
265+

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And here’s the fine print: Our salary range starts at EUR 63,000 gross per year. Your actual offer depends on your skill set and experience.

Sarah Koblmüller
Your contact
Sarah Koblmüller
Head of Talent Acquisition
+43 660 661 60 69