Engineering Manager (m/f/d)

A new insurance for a new world.

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Coya aims to become Europe’s leading digital insurance! With the goal to put clients at the center and leverage new technologies, we offer a transparent and affordable insurance that provides maximum comfort and functionality along every step of the customer journey. Founded in September 2016, Coya now has over 60 employees from more than 20 different nations who work in our Berlin-based office. We are a BaFin-licensed insurance company and with an investment of about $ 40 million after the Series-A investment round, we are currently one of the top-funded InsurTechs in Europe!

As Engineering Manager (m/f/x) at Coya, you will lead one of our awesome tech squads and support the team to develop, grow and improve on best practices, maintain focus and build a great product.

Your Role:  

  • Develop people from your squad through coaching, mentoring and feedback Help align engineers in your squad and give guidance towards achieving goals and maintaining focus 
  • Help develop and evangelize great engineering practices in the team Facilitate collaboration, communication and decision-making between different engineering squads and business stakeholders/PMs 
  • Support the VP Engineering in tech strategy, process definition and other possible topics when it is required 
  • Work with our recruiting team to attract, onboard and retain diverse top talent

Main requirements

  • Min. 2+ years experience in mentoring and direct people management in technical teams 
  • 5+ years of software development experience 
  • Proficient in one backend and/or frontend technology and best practices to be able to understand and challenge your team in technical discussions 
  • Able to manage multiple stakeholders successfully 
  • Passionate about business results and people not just technical excellence  Customer-centric prioritization and data-driven decision making  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Nice to have

  • Experience developing projects in a microservice architecture 
  • Prior experience in startup environments 
  • Experience with various technologies


  • A highly diverse and vibrant set of people with a strong cultural bond and space for your own ideas in a dynamic, dedicated and motivating environment 
  • We help you staying fit with support of your Urban Sports Club membership  Participation in the company's success with our share option program  CoyAcademy - we invest in you - which means external trainings as well as internal learning sessions and workshops 
  • Ergonomic chairs and standing desks 
  • 20% additional payment to your company pension 
  • Visa and monetary relocation support for your easy start in Germany 
  • A modern office in the beautiful area of Berlin Kreuzberg with Team-Events, cultural lunches and drinks

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