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Engineering Manager - Pollux

RemoteGermany, Hamburg, 10405Engineering

Job description

The Publisher Team at Smaato is looking for a skilled Engineering Manager. As part of this team, you will own the application platform that is the core to the publishers. We have a lot of publishers using this platform directly with the classic omnichannel UI which is a self service platform. Our ultra efficient exchange is capable of processing more than 30 billion ad requests daily. Our exchange uses configurations created by the publisher portal for making decisions at runtime. We are one of the biggest AWS users with a presence in four different regions. If you want your code to make an impact this is the place to be.

This position would be reporting to the Director/VP of the department.

You will be managing two engineering teams:

  • Team Pollux - Responsible for Publisher side portals

  • Team Cebinae - Responsible for Demand side and Market Quality portals

This is both a hands-on engineering and management position (40/60)

Technologies we use: Java, Angular, React, Python kubernetes, docker, s3, redis, RDS, etc.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead onshore and offshore teams, planning, executing and tracking multiple projects/tasks schedules and scope.

  • Manages a team of 2 to 15 individual contributors.

  • Develop and publish comprehensive plans that meet the business objectives, seek efficiency and timely completion.

  • Regular team and project-level updates up, down and side-to-side

  • In collaboration with other areas, identify and manage the risks associated with projects and programs to achieve project success.

  • Drive the adoption of key engineering practices like Innovation, CI/CD, Monitoring, etc. to improve the quality and reliability of the team's deliverables.

  • Get into Day-to-day objectives, run the stand-up meetings.

  • The interface between customer success, product, and delivery teams.

  • Identify gaps and discuss with stakeholders and developers how to fulfill the same.

  • Good communications skills, with customers, team and stakeholders

  • Authors the team charter and evolves the responsibilities of the team

  • Developing ICs showing growth potentials and enabling stretch opportunities

  • Ensures 24/7 support of products and features related to the codebases under management

  • Defines, tracks and drives KPIs in conjunction with business team

What We'll Need

  • 10-14 years of experience with 3+ years of experience in handling projects with small to medium complexity.

  • Able to mentor and coach team members.

  • Proven track of managing projects using Agile, JIRA and Confluence.

  • Proficiency with at least Java, Angular or/and React.

  • Must have an understanding of Microservices concepts and implementation.

  • Doing performance reviews

What We’ll Appreciate:

  • Experience in Digital Advertising is a plus.

  • Degree or equivalent preferred.

  • Thrives in a collaborative environment

  • AdTech knowledge would be a plus

Job requirements

  • 10-14 years of experience with 3+ years of experience in handling projects with small to medium complexity.

  • Able to mentor and coach team members.

  • Proven track of managing projects using Agile, JIRA and Confluence.

  • Proficiency with at least Java, Angular or/and React.

  • Must have an understanding of Microservices concepts and implementation.

  • Doing performance reviews

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