Senior Engineering Manager
Barcelona, BC, ES
hace 4 días

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We are happy to announce : Bumble engineering team comes to Barcelona! This is an exciting opportunity for a well-seasoned Engineering Manager to join us and help in the ongoing development of our large-scale backend and its modernisation.

At Bumble, we work in cross-functional business units with dedicated focus. These pods’ are co-led by product and engineering.

As an engineering manager, you will form a close partnership with your product counterpart to lead a team whose disciplines cover engineering (full stack including mobile), QA, product, data analytics, research and design.

This role will be focused on managing the engineering disciplines within the team. It requires a very strong, mature technical operator who is able to see the big picture and steward their team in the shaping of all development and execution aspects : service architecture, technical footprint, deployment pipelines, delivery lifecycle best practices.

Critically, it requires someone who can challenge, ask the right questions, and empower their team to come up with the answers.

Also, the Engineering Manager will be responsible for setting great culture, and supporting the growth and development of their team (both technical and emotional skills).

Alongside their product counterpart, we expect the Engineering Manager to be accountable for key success metrics and global business concerns (like InfoSec, commercial, legal) and has to build great relationships with the business and stakeholders.

Our current backend operation is huge, it serves around 70k rps across our data centers and we have thousands of servers executing different roles.

Several hundreds of those serve requests coming from our 600m global users. Our goal is to have a flexible platform, services and applications, enabling us to serve our existing products and build new ones.

This permanent role will be based in Barcelona.


  • Lead engineering for a product-focused team (pod) to develop and to deliver high-quality software with a strong focus on collaboration, effectiveness and playing a team game.
  • Guarantee alignment and collaboration with Product teams
  • Participate in global application layer design and architectureLead and work with service-owning teams to help them operate their applications in production using the tools and platform
  • Analyse with your team performance characteristics of the parts of our system and improve them.
  • Collaborate with other POD, teams and collectives in Barcelona and in other Bumble locations
  • Coach people in your team : progress, career, feedback, performance, aspirations, personal goals and in general, nurture future engineering management talent.
  • Practical approach to solve conflicts (both personal and technical)
  • Support engineers and help reach a resolution when challenges arise
  • Keep the passion for the product, team mates, goals and in general our day-to-day
  • We are growing fast so we expect you to mentor all new joiners and to participate proactively in hiring
  • Challenging mind

  • Experienced engineering manager
  • Proven experience in leading cross-functional teams
  • Experience in scalable distributed services for real-world use cases
  • Experience working with microservices and an understanding of both pros and cons of monolithic vs. microservice architectures
  • Experience splitting a large monolithic codebase into smaller services
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes, Kafka, Docker, circuit breaker, Prometheus, TeamCity, DDD, CI / CD tools and processes etc
  • Deep understanding of how software is built and deployed
  • Experienced in practical Agile & Lean principles and values, XP, OKR

  • You are comfortable in a fast-paced environment where you communicate daily with world-class talent from our global teams
  • You are positive and committed with a 'can-do' attitude and a flexible approach
  • You are a problem solver and a forward thinkerYou are a self-starter : you thrive on taking ownership of initiatives with limited oversight
  • You have excellent time management and you know how to manage multiple priorities, breaking large projects into manageable pieces
  • You have great communication skills, both verbal and written
  • You are deeply passionate about Bumble’s brand vision and values : kindness, growth, respect, accountability, courage and equality
  • You have positive attitude
  • You are looking forward to becoming part of a challenging project, creating your own team, solving imbalances coming from a fast-growing strategy

  • Employee Incentive Plan (EIP)
  • £2,000 annual personal learning & development budget
  • Private Medical Insurance (PMI)
  • Private Dental Insurance
  • Mental health support
  • With over 600 staff in 10+ countries all working remotely during the time of COVID-19, we’ve worked hard to adapt and support our teams during this challenging time, including : * Flexible working hours* Streaming free, live yoga & meditation sessions each week, as well as a full weekly timetable of free online exercise classes* Random Coffee’ - connecting staff across the globe in pairs once a week to get to know each other over a video chat* First Fridays’ - meal delivery for a remote lunch with your team once a month* Employee Support Fund for those whose households are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19* Written resources to guide employees through this challenging time* You will also be taken through a fully digital onboarding process! About Bumble : Bumble is the parent company that operates Badoo and Bumble, two of the world’s largest dating and connection apps with millions of users globally.

    The Bumble app was founded by CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd in 2014. Bumble is majority-owned by Blackstone and has over 600 employees in offices in Austin, London, and Moscow. Apply

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