Director of Engineering

Typeform
Make things a little more human

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerBarcelona, ES
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeSenior
  • routeRequired language: English
  • Product/Project Management
  • tagMust Have: Software Engineering, Team Leadership, Team ManagementOther Required: Product Management, Team Motivation

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Intro

Founded circa 2012 in Barcelona, Typeform was founded by two designers: David Okuniev and Robert Muñoz. Their mission? Make online forms a little more human. Today, Typeform works on the future of online forms. Powering your brand’s interactions with beautifully designed, professional-looking online forms that people just love. Create forms, surveys, quizzes (and so much more) to grow your audience, improve just about anything, and validate (or invalidate) your best ideas. 
 
The most important interaction on the web is the exchange of information between a brand and its audience. And that exchange usually happens through online forms. We believe that even a utility like online forms should be remarkable. Our customers say they get more answers from their audience and even the occasional compliment. Make every interaction count. 
 
Typeform is a team of over 200 people representing 30 countries. We have offices in Barcelona, Spain and in San Francisco, United States. 

What does the future of conversational data collection look like? How will you power it?  

We need a dedicated Engineering Manager to join our team of 44 different nationalities in Barcelona.  We’re building the next generation of functionality for Typeform while paving the way for external developers to do the same.  We put fun at the heart of everything we do—and set ambitious goals to push things forward. Come help us shape the future of online data collection. 

As an Engineer Manager you’ll:

  • Support, invest in and develop an incredible team of talented and motivated engineers with clear expectations via practices such as 1:1s, goal setting, and feedback.
  • Be accountable for the overall health of cross-functional teams and for promoting a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Support the Director of Engineering, Product Owners, and developers in strategy, risk-management, planning and release management. When required facilitate cross-team and cross-department workflows.
  • Connect with engineering management and other teams to unblock dependencies, provide visibility and transparency to team progress on product initiatives.
  • Create a positive work environment based on our company values of empathy, accountability, and trust.
  • Understand and identify short and long term resourcing needs in your teams.
  • Work with the Director of Engineering, CTO and other Engineering Managers to implement best practices in processes and systems (e.g. onboarding, hiring, career progression, coaching, feedback etc) that will support our growing engineering department now and in the future.
  • Team up with developers, quality assurance engineers, designers, product owners, and agile coaches.
  • Grow—use your annual learning budget to take courses and go to conferences.
  • Recruit top-level talent to ensure adequate team staffing and provide consistent career guidance and growth for engineers. 

Main requirements

  • You have a technical background and have worked in a team lead or management role before
  • You are comfortable with our tech stack: Golang, Node.js, PHP or React.js 
  • You’re comfortable in the spot between software engineering, people management, and product development
  • Your passion for people is paired with a keen interest to understand and grow our business
  • You’re fluent in written and spoken English

Benefits & Perks

  • Great culture: we hire humble, creative, friendly and talented people
  • International team: over 40 nationalities
  • Make yourself at home: our office is designed for you. We’ll even buy you slippers to walk around in
  • Flexible working hours: some of us are morning people, some of us are night owls. We focus on results, not what time you arrive
  • Language courses: free Catalan, Spanish & English lessons
  • Private health insurance: as well as happy, we want you to be healthy
  • Fuel for thought: healthy balanced lunch, fresh fruit, juices, and coffee. Oh, and our reception’s a bar - with beer
  • Discounted gym access: access 200s of gyms around Barcelona for next to nothing
  • Resource library and a learning & development structure: you’ll have everything you need to help you grow 

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