About us At Cabify we aim to make cities better places to live by improving mobility for the people living in them, connecting riders to drivers at the touch of a button.
Maybe one day cities will be places where nobody needs a private car. But we’ve still got a long way to go...fancy joining us?
Founded in 2011, we have become the first Spanish tech unicorn’. Our HQ is in Madrid but you can currently find us in 68 cities across Spain and Latin America.
Every month, new members join our world-class team of passionate, smart and talented individuals with a hunger to challenge the status quo.
But no matter how quickly we grow or how big we become, we’re determined to keep our start-up’ spirit. We are a confident, professional, charismatic and focused team, young at heart and proud to do things the right way.
We like to think of ourselves as an ethical and innovative tech company that has created a business where everyone is treated fairly and respectfully, from our engineers to the drivers that use our platform.
Moreover, we always comply fully with government regulations and respect local laws.It’s been quite a ride so far, but in reality, our journey has only just begun.
About the role As an Engineering Manager at Cabify, you will be responsible for leading and guiding the most important part of our engineering organization - our people.
They have high interaction with other teams and business areas. This means nurturing our culture of collaboration, communication, and coordination between and within teams.
All these tasks deeply impact Cabify ability to be a profitable business, and they involve processing data in high volumes with precision and speed, offering a unique challenge from a purely engineering point of view.
We practice have strong ownership of our services, continuous integration, strive for high observability, engage in constant peer code reviews & pair programming, and work hard to give back to the software community through open-source contributions.
Prior to taking on engineering management, you likely were a senior individual contributor with a comprehensive understanding of complex systems that you were a vital part of developing & launching over the years.
This has given you the perspective to help other engineers prioritise their tasks, shape their career decisions, and face tricky challenges.
Responsibilities : Lead a team of diverse and talented software engineers with different levels of expertiseDrive technical projects to success and provide leadership in a fast-paced environmentThink critically about the long-term career development of team membersConduct regular check-ins and 1-1s with team membersCommunicate across cross-functional teams such as Product, Analytics, Marketing, Creative, and DesignContribute technically to projects by being a hands-on coder as necessary and removing roadblocks.
We expect Managers to code a part of their time, this is not a pure management position.Lead prioritization efforts and provide mentorship to othersBe the Best Friend of team’s Product Manager, working in tandem to analyze problems and execution plansDeeply care about the happiness of othersDirectly report (and get support from) the Head of Engineering of your groupYou should have : A knack for effective and clear communication in all circumstancesHands-on people management and / or technical leadership experienceA passion for bringing great products into our world through collaboration and ingenuityExtensive professional experience in software development, working on robust, complex systems that serve a high volume of usersAn appreciation for engineering best practices and quality over quantity of workBonus Points : Ability to handle ambiguous problems and make the tradeoffs without compromising qualityExperience working with remote and partially remote team membersAbility to understand, diagnose, and effectively articulate technical challenges and solutionsExperience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, microservices, and relational / NoSQL / cloud databasesExperience in Ruby, Go and / or ElixirExperience in modern frontend development using some framework and library like React, Angular or Vue.
Experience with distributed system communication, performance analysis, and optimization What’s it like to work at Cabify?
We’re a company full of happy, motivated people and we never want that to change. Here are some more reasons why it rocks to be part of our family.
Excellent Salary conditions at Engineering : 48k-69k. We also offer a very competitive stock options plan. Work from our Madrid office, remotely or bothFlexible work environment & hoursA well-defined Career Path, personal development programs and personal budget for conferences and trainingCabify staff discountFlexible remuneration : subsidized restaurant tickets, transport tickets, healthcare and childcareA pet room so you don’t have to leave your furry friend at homeRegular fun team eventsAll the gear you need - just bring yourself.
Cabify is proud of being an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees regardless of background, gender, religion, orientation, age or ability. Join us!