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Engineering Manager

Brainly, Poland

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NOTICE: ONLINE RECRUITMENT PROCESS

LOCATION: KRAKÓW OR REMOTELY FROM POLAND 

SALARY: 18 000 - 26 000 PLN gross/monthly 

 

There are more than 300 million reasons to join Brainly — one for every student you’ll help go from questioning to understanding. Team up with us as we build and continue improving one of the most popular ed-tech products on the planet. In a world of questions and uncertainty, you can be part of the answer as we shape the future of learning and change lives, one student at a time. If this excites you, you know what to do next.

Let’s get to know each other. And get ready to make a difference!

 

ROLE OVERVIEW 

The Brainly Engineering Management Team's mission is to maximize the value delivered by Brainly Production Teams by building, leading, and growing a world class group of production engineers through the improvement of production engineering practices, engineer hiring, and partnership with all department leaders at Brainly where production engineers are installed.

The Engineering Manager will be a member of the Engineering Management Team.  The role will contribute through assessment of SDLC and software engineering practices within the assigned Product Teams and across the Product Department as a whole.  The Engineering Manager will also be responsible for professional development of engineers in the respective area, including building upskilling and mentoring programs.
They will cooperate closely with Delivery Managers, Product Managers and Director of Product to identify opportunities, forecast hiring needs and build efficient, motivated and happy product teams.

Read more about Brainly model and work of Engineering Management Team in the article written by Bill Salak (Brainly's CTO).

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

  • Collaborate with team to develop process, policy, protocols, and solutions within the team and company-wide as it relates to work process and SDLC best-practices
  • Is co-responsible for engineering-skills needs assessment in the engineering practice across the assigned Product Department
  • Is co-responsible for performance review cycles for engineers
  • Is co-responsible for upskilling and mentoring programs for engineers
  • Is co-responsible for hiring needs forecasts, assessments, and logistics for Engineers within the Product Department
  • Work with the Product organization to identify opportunities for Engineering Manager initiatives
  • Collaborate with the team to make decisions regarding platform level needs, capabilities, and investments

WHAT MAKES YOU THE PERFECT CANDIDATE

  • At least 5 years of relevant management / IT / engineering experience
  • At least 2 years working with engineering teams on a daily basis, with exposure to their organizational, personal and engineering-related problems
  • Experience with hiring, sourcing, recruiting and onboarding software engineers
  • Experience with professional development support of engineers through mentoring and coaching
  • Previous accountability/responsibility for the team’s SDLC processes
  • Technical background (Software Engineering - related studies, or on-the-job equivalent experience)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in Polish and English
  • Agile project management background (and related)
  • Interest in an engineering discipline
  • Ability to learn fast
  • Maturity and high level of self-organization

WHAT WILL BLOW OUR MINDS

  • Previous experience as a Software Engineer would be a plus
  • Hands-on experience with managing engineers and/or engineering teams
  • Previous experience working with Mobile Teams
  • Prior experience managing direct reports

 

WHAT YOU GET BY JOINING BRAINLY

  • We want to see you grow along with us – you will have 800$ per year for personal development, extra time for attending conferences and workshops, and unlimited access to an online learning platform (courses from Coursera, Udacity, Udemy, Harvard ManageMentor, and many others!)
  • Health is important, which is why at Brainly, we fully cover private health & dental care packages for you and your family and provide you with a sport card (Multisport Plus in Poland, Andjoy in Spain) 
  • You will also get an access to online individual psychological consultations with professionals in English & Polish via the Mental Health Helpline
  • Flexible working hours – working requires communication, so we work within the European business hours, but we also know that life may be unpredictable, so if you need to jump out of work (doctor’s appointment, emergency, anything) – no problem!
  • Your personal concierge AskHenry will support you in your daily duties, eg. planning your dream vacation
  • We will provide you with all the necessary equipment & tools, including an additional budget for accessories which will make your remote setup even more comfortable.
  • You can join internal communities and contribute to charity, diversity and inclusion initiatives, take part in great internal events or represent Brainly at conferences or meet-ups.

 

WHAT IS BRAINLY

Brainly is the online learning platform where over 300 million students and parents go from questioning to understanding. With their smartphones, users can snap a photo to instantly solve any problem or homework question and be matched with a Brainly product such as Community Q&A, Brainly Tutor, Math Solver or Textbook Detective. 

Brainly is built to provide students, parents, experts, and teachers with a collaborative platform and tools needed to succeed in any educational environment. Based in Kraków, Poland, with U.S. headquarters in New York City, Brainly apps and websites are visited by users from over 35 countries.
Backed by Prosus, Point Nine Capital, General Catalyst, Runa Capital, Learn Capital and Kulczyk Investments. Learn more about Brainly at www.brainly.com

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About Brainly

About us WHAT IS BRAINLY? Brainly is the place to learn, for students, by students. We are the world’s largest social learning community bringing middle school and high school students together to make learning outside the classroom highly engaging, effective and rewarding. Students connect to their peers to help strengthen their skills, from math, to science, to history and beyond. Founded in 2009, Brainly is one of the most promising and fastest growing internet businesses in the EdTech space with over 80 million monthly users. Based in New York City and Kraków, Poland, Brainly is currently available in over 35 countries. Brainly has closed a $15M Series B round of funding led by the global internet and entertainment group, Naspers, to bring total funding from existing investors including General Catalyst Partners, Point Nine Capital, Runa Capital and Learn Capital to $27M.

Want to learn more about Brainly? Visit Brainly's website.