Engineering Manager (focus PHP, Front-End)

Job description

Are you interested in working on a website that has 35 million unique visitors per day? Does the thought of working with Scalable Web Architecture intrigue you? Over 200 developers are working around the world (and clock) always ensuring that our service maintains its highest standard at all times. If you would like to join a diverse international team and work on interesting projects that challenge your knowledge and expertise, you’re the kind of person we want! Come and join us at our headquarters in Luxembourg!

 

What you will really be doing

  • Provide technical direction for the development, design, and systems integration from definition phase through implementation
  • Apply significant knowledge of industry trends and developments
  • Easily recognize system deficiencies and implements effective solutions
  • Create and executes development plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Keep Project Management well informed of status of development effort and serves as liaison between development staff and Project Management 
  • Ensure technical teams are contributing to our code library
  • Own the development lifecycle and is responsible for managing technical risks throughout the project
  • Perform technical plan reviews and code reviews
  • Mentor and evaluate developers
  • Track and measure performance of individuals and groups in the Development department
  • Inspire and motivate co-workers to attain goals and pursue excellence
  • Participate on team and client meetings effectively
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change
  • Effectively utilize each team member to his/her fullest potential
  • Keep track of lessons learned and share those lessons with team members
  • Suggest areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions
  • Review the reports of teams and address issues as appropriate
  • Comply with, communicate and help enforcing of standard policies and procedures

Requirements

Management

  • Strong people management skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to analyze various inputs to help prioritize work
  • Ability to communicate effectively to different levels of the organizational roles
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, time-compressed and dynamic environment
  • Expert in Agile methodologies
  • Understands the benefits of the various programming languages
  • Significant knowledge of client/server and internet systems architectures
  • Understands browser / client specific compatibility issues
  • Other competences according to primary role

Tech skills

  • BSc or Master in Computer Science or related field
  • 8+ years of experience in coding
  • Work with multiple technologies: PHP, MySQL, MSSQL, MongoDB, Memcache, Redis, RabbitMQ, FMS, other distributed and in-house built systems
  • High availability systems
  • High traffic systems (35 million daily visitors)
  • 2000 servers distributed among 4 data centers worldwide
  • Take part in the research of new technologies and solutions

Coding

  • Modular ADR and MVC system development OOP principles (Design patterns, SOLID, DRY, Yagni)
  • Clean code, covered by unit, integration and UI tests (including TDD)
  • Long life-cycle application development (evolution of applications)
  • Design, develop and test software
  • Development methodology
  • Agile development process in Scrum
  • Continuous Integration and Deployment Systems for daily based deployments, Git and GitHub Workflow
  • Contribute to OpenSource projects


What we offer

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation package and moving assistance from HR if relevant
  • Meal vouchers
  • Private health insurance
  • „Double Yearly Salary” Bonus Program 2018: as per the applicable terms and conditions in the Bonus Policy
  • Additional holiday entitlement based on length of service with the company
  • Free gym membership
  • Sympass discount card

Company culture

  • Dynamic and friendly atmosphere
  • A multi-cultural environment made of 30 different nationalities, with English as the official language
  • Daily breakfast in the office
  • Free coffee, tea, and fresh fruit every day
  • Fantastic events, including Christmas Parties, Family Days, Hackathons and other surprises
  • Chill rooms, creative areas, and LAN parties
  • Company branded merchandise (goodies)
  • High quality of life offered by Luxembourg

Professional growth

  • Opportunity to attend conferences, certifications, technical workshops, trainings, and meetups
  • Free language courses in the office
  • Enthusiastic professionals to learn from
  • Possibility to advance in the company