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Engineering Manager

PayfitFull-timeBerlin, GermanySep 7, 2021
PayFit vereinfacht die Gehaltsabrechnung und HR-Prozesse für KMUs. PayFit ist eine automatisierte SaaS-Lösung, die Geschäftsinhabern und Personalverantwortlichen hilft, Zeit und Geld zu sparen, damit sie sich wieder auf das konzentrieren können, was wirklich wichtig ist: ihre Mitarbeiter.

Seit 2015 haben wir es uns zur Aufgabe gemacht, die digitale Transformation des HR-Managements durch unser ständig wachsendes Angebot an Produktfunktionen und Dienstleistungen zu unterstützen. Wir haben eine starke Präsenz in Frankreich und sind in Deutschland, Spanien und Großbritannien schnell gewachsen. Mit 8.000 Kunden in 4 Ländern sind wir eines der am schnellsten wachsenden SaaS-Unternehmen in Europa.

Heute sind mehr als 1.000 Mitarbeiter bei PayFit beschäftigt, und wir alle teilen vier Grundwerte:

- Füreinander sorgen
- Immer bescheiden bleiben
- Streben nach Spitzenleistungen
- Mit Leidenschaft leben und arbeiten

Wir engagieren uns für eine Kultur der Inklusion und ein Umfeld, in dem man sich in Freiheit und Verantwortung entfalten kann.

✨ Make work a source of fulfilment for everyone!

PayFit simplifies payroll management and HR processes for SMBs. PayFit is an automated SaaS solution to help business owners and HR professionals save time and money, allowing them to refocus on what really matters: their employees.

Since 2015, we have set ourselves a mission to support the digital transformation of HR management through our ever-growing range of product features and services.
We have a strong presence in France and have been quickly growing in Germany, Spain and in the UK.

With 7,000 customers in 4 countries, we are one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in Europe.
Today, we are more than 1,000 employees at PayFit and we all share four core values:
Care for each other
Always stay humble
Strive for excellence
Live and work with passion
We are committed to a culture of inclusion and an environment that enables fulfillment in freedom & responsibility.

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Your Mission:
As an Engineering Manager you’ll report to the Head of Product and Engineering Germany. We are scaling the team from 10 to 24 people, and you’ll manage one out of 3 squads within the local product tribe.
You’ll work closely with the dedicated Product Manager for your squad to build a scalable product architecture that fulfills the needs of our customers, ensures compliance and data security, and sets our business up for growth.
You’ll manage, coach and lead a team of Product Builders.
It is your mission to master and leverage our in-house low-code software platform JetLang (for more info feel free to read our blog article) to build viable payroll technology for our German customer base.

Your Challenge

  • Manage and develop a team of 3-6 Product Builders (a hybrid function merging engineering, product, and design elements; for more context please have a look here)
  • Be responsible for technical implementations of your squad and support your squad in developing high-quality and scalable solutions  
  • Establish best practices for coding, quality assurance, and incident management 
  • Work together in a cross-functional product and design team to develop the short- and mid-term vision and strategy for your squad
  • Work closely with the global “Jetlang Platform Tribe” (JLP) and our German Product Architect to support JLP in further development of our low-code coding platform
  • Set clear goals and provide feedback to team members on a regular basis
  • Coach and encourage the product builders in your squad with regular 1:1 meetings, performance reviews and development discussions
  • Motivate and empower the team to achieve a high level of quality and reliability
  • Participate actively in the recruitment processes for the further expansion and growth of the team

Your Profile

  • Experience in people management (for at least 1 year) with several years of experience in tech environment e.g. Software Development, Engineering or Information Architecture 
  • Knowledge in designing software systems for large-scale businesses
  • Experience in applying best practices to ensure that the software is functional and scalable
  • Solid understanding of security by design
  • Experience in SaaS B2B, especially for HR, tax solutions or other regulated sectors, is an advantage
  • Highly motivated to develop outstanding solutions together with your team
  • Strong analytical thinking and the ability to make decisions based on data
  • You lead according our PayFit values passion, excellence, care and humility
  • Understanding and knowledge of the benefits and challenges of low-code solutions is an advantage
  • You are fluent in German and English
Our offer

Permanent contract
Benchmarked compensation
30 days of vacation plus 2 additional days per year for Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve
Anniversary gifts
Personal development budget and team workshops
Modern Berlin office in the it-district Kreuzberg
Possibility to work from anywhere in Germany permanently and around the world for up to 3 months at a time / 6 months per year in total
BVG public transport ticket in the amount of 40,50€ per month
150€ annual personal budget for equipment when working from home
Membership with Urban Sports Club for a personal contribution for only 14,90€ per month
Lunch vouchers of 6,67€ each for 15 days per month
Free drinks in the office
Transparent and modern company culture
Being part of an international and dynamic team with opportunity to visit our different offices in Paris, Barcelona and London
You have a real impact on your own processes and on the entire company

Hiring process

30 min - First General Interview - with our Talent Acquisition Specialist
45 min - Hiring Manager Interview - with our German Product Director
On-site in Berlin on the same day:
120 min - Hands on JetLang exercise - with one of our Product Builders
60 min - PayFit Values and Leadership Fit Interview - with our German Head of People

Background check to verify your identity, diploma and past professional experience in the context of your ISO27001 certification

Unser Angebot 

Werde Teil eines dynamischen und internationalen Teams, erlebe die Atmosphäre einer schnell wachsenden und innovativen SaaS Company und sichere dir: 

- Unbefristeter Arbeitsvertrag
- Attraktive Vergütung 
- 30 Urlaubstage plus 2 weitere Urlaubstage an Weihnachten und Silvester
- Jubiläumsgeschenke
- Regelmäßiges Coaching, Team Workshops und Budget für Weiterbildung
- Modernes Büro im Berliner Szene-Viertel Kreuzberg (mit leckeren Snacks!)
- Die Möglichkeit, regelmäßig im Home Office bzw. dort wo du dich wohlfühlst zu arbeiten #workfromanywhere
- Kostenlose Getränke
- BVG Firmenticket (dein Anteil beträgt lediglich 15 Euro pro Monat)
- Mitgliedschaft im Urban Sports Club (dein Anteil beträgt lediglich nur 14,90 Euro pro Monat)
- Mittagessenszuschuss (6,67€ für 15 Tage im Monat)
- Transparente und moderne Firmenkultur 
- Du bist Teil eines dynamischen und internationalen Teams und hast die Möglichkeit unsere Büros in Paris, Barcelona und London zu besuchen
- Du hast einen echten Einfluss auf deine eigenen Prozesse und auf das gesamte Unternehmen

Werde PayFiter und bewirb dich jetzt! Wir freuen uns dich kennenzulernen!