Engineering Manager (m/f)

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate Engineering Manager who wants to make a difference.

Lisbon, Portugal


Online since Apr 10, 2018

We are looking for a Engineering Manager (m/f) in our great office in Lisbon, Portugal

Your opportunity...

As an Engineering Manager at OLX Group you will lead a local team fully committed. You will be responsible for building, managing and leading a high-performance development team. OLX

At OLX Group we have a clear ambition – to empower millions of people across the globe by helping them connect and share their goods and services. This inspiring purpose has helped us build one of the world’s leading Internet companies. This combination of business and purpose attracts a certain type of person. If you’ve got an entrepreneurial drive and think you can use that drive to contribute to our purpose, then we’d love to empower you to be successful. Want to know more?


Why OLX Group?

The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 45 markets, including brands like OLX, Avito, Letgo, Dubizzle, among others.

The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.9 billion monthly visits, 37 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

Our 3000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe. 


What responsibilities will you get when working with us? 

  • Build, manage and lead a cross-functional team
  • Be actively involved in setting product strategy, working close with the Product Manager and other stakeholders
  • Contribute to the definition of the architecture, tools, Best Practices, assuring the deadlines and high standards of quality.
  • Evangelize and assure the correct set-up of processes and Agile methodologies
  • Act as mentor and grow a top talented team. Participate actively in recruitment, onboarding, professional development, targeting the business goals.

What will you need to be successful in this role ?

  • 5+ years experience in an engineering manager role;
  • Experience in People and Engineering management;
  • Experience in implementing tools, processes, internal instrumentation, methodologies and resolving blockages
  • Comfortable managing projects with tight deadlines and short release cycles and ability to adapt in a fast moving environment
  • Monitor performance of individual contributors and help manage their professional development: Developing, coaching and mentoring your team
  • Strong technical Skills, critical thinking and ability to communicate vision to diverse technical audiences.
  • Develop, plan and deliver the budget process
  • Experience with Agile development practices (Kanban, Scrum, TDD)
  • Very Good English communication (oral and written)
  • Team Spirit, proactive, autonomous within his role but willing to suggest
  • Excellent communicator
  • Curious, proactive and motivated.

What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • Unique opportunity to become a part of an international team of top engineers learning from one another and contributing to the global OLX Group success, based in Lisbon
  • Working with and impacting all Classifieds websites in Europe
  • Great place to learn and develop within fast growing, global classifieds leader which opens further career opportunities in diverse world of OLX and Naspers
  • Work in a multicultural and international environment
  • A budget for trainings and conferences
  • Competitive salary and great benefits
  • High-end computer-gear

Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!
Are you ready to live your dream and apply for this role? It only takes a few minutes to apply using our simple application template. Once you’ve it out submit it online and our talent scouts promise to give it serious consideration. We will try to get back to you within the next two weeks but we have to admit, sometimes it takes a bit longer than that. If it does please don’t worry we will respond to your application no matter what.

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