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Job Description

Mission:

As Senior Engineering Manager for Adevinta Spain, your mission will be to develop high performing multidisciplinary teams that deliver value continuously and maximizes it in the long term, as well as to help engineers with their career development in order to achieve their maximum potential as fast as possible, while keeping their contribution at the highest level.

Part of your responsibilities will be planning and executing long term business and tech strategies, further you will be representing the technical area in a Business Cluster, acting as an influencer and change driver to each initiative.

Main responsibilities:

  • You will be the line manager for 2 teams doing 1o1s, dev talks, performance reviews, hiring, holidays, onboardings and other personnel actions. All the engineers in your teams will be your reports.

  • Your teams will be preferably inside the same cluster (cluster is a team agrupation sharing business goals).

  • You will be autonomous to manage the cluster teams composition, aligned with the cluster team and the Engineering Director and other EMs when needed.

  • Acting as a Servant Leader and using our SST framework you will make your teams to be high performant and reach high levels of autonomy and self-sufficiency  (solving conflicts, managing dependencies, achieving business goals, improving continuously, increasing performance, etc.)

  • You will be accountable for the projects where your teams are involved even when the scope is broader than only tech and requires collaboration with other stakeholders. You will need to help with project coordination and provide guidance from the tech perspective, involving the right people at the right time, but not acting as tech expert or consultant to all technical aspects. In some projects that accountability would be shared with other key players, like EMs of other involved teams, Product Managers or Project Managers.

  • Agile best practices fostering and adoption inside teams will be part of your accountability. 

  • As Engineering Manager (EM) you may be a member of the cluster team, being responsible for aligning business needs with the tech strategy participating in OKRs and cluster roadmap discussions. 

  • You will plan and execute long term strategies that benefit your team, cluster and Marketplace.

  • You will have to balance with pragmatism the short term needs with long term sustainability of your teams' tech stacks aligned with Product needs (i.e. keep technical debt under control, ensuring that teams react on health metrics, etc). 

  • You will foster a feedback culture based on Radical Candor creating a psychologically safe environment.

  • As EM, you will shape and protect Adevinta's culture using day by day communications, team dynamics, sharing and asking for feedback and being a role model in our behaviors.

  • You will not make deep technical decisions, we don’t expect you to be the strongest technician. Those decisions will be made by senior individual contributors instead, but you will need to be up to date with the industry technical standards.

 

Qualifications

Desired skills:

  • People management: Assertiveness, empathy, fairness, honesty, humbleness and “win for team, fail for the manager” mindset.

  • Extensive written and oral communication.

  • Knowledge and experience working with Agile frameworks, lean startup, scrum, kanban, OKR, etc

  • Leadership: influencer, change driver, people & org developer, strategic thinker

  • Technical skills: Be familiar with the concepts of accelerate metrics and capabilities, testing, AWS, distributed systems, SOLID, java, kotlin, reactjs, microservices, kafka, etc.

Additional Information

Still there? We have more to tell you

At Adevinta Spain, we believe in the power of a fair and equitable benefits policy. And we do everything we can to make it so. Therefore, we pay special attention to all aspects that are key in your day-to-day life:

  • Our work model prioritizes remote work combined with face-to-face dynamics in the office that help us connect and make strategic decisions as a team. There are a minimum of 5 face-to-face days per quarter that you will pick with your team, that is, a minimum of 20 days a year, of which there are 8 days that we have chosen for everyone because they are meetings that reinforce our culture as a company (development conversations with managers, the creation of objectives or the summer celebration and Christmas party)

  • Furthermore, you have the option of working up to four weeks a year from wherever you'd like. To do this, you must have a good internet connection and be able to follow the team's schedules.

  • Every year we engage in benchmarking against the external market in order to create competitive compensation packages. Moreover, we do have plans that allow you to "flex your gross salary" in order to purchase benefits such as meal vouchers, commuters card, training and child care.

  • We have Apple, Dell and Samsung options to choose the hardware that helps you most in your daily life. Choose between a Macbook Pro (14" or 16") or Lenovo X1 laptop and an iPhone 12 or Samsung S21 phone. 

  • Do you travel by car or motorcycle? We subsidize part of the parking cost

  • Your well-being is our priority. We cover fully for your medical insurance and we allow family members to be added to the policy for a discounted price.

  • At the Barcelona office, you can enjoy sessions of 1 hour of physiotherapy 

  • Do you like going to the gym? We sponsor 70% of the monthly fee of your chosen centre/ studio and we have agreements with both Andjoy and McFit for discounted membership prices. 

  • We enjoy 23 days of paid-time-off a year.

  • We offer free breakfast and drinks at our Barcelona office every day of the week. You can also choose to enjoy the freshmade set daily menu in our canteen for an economical price. In Madrid on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays you can enjoy free breakfast.

  • Last but not least, you have 5 extra days to attend conferences and we offer one entrance ticket per year.

Company Description

What we want to achieve, together

At Adevinta Spain, we work hard so that millions of people can find what they are looking for through our six marketplaces, building new connections that help us make a positive impact on the planet.

We are Fotocasa, habitaclia, InfoJobs, coches.net, motos.net and Milanuncios. Every day, 1 in 2 people search for a new opportunity in one of our marketplaces in Spain. And they find it.

And to do so, at Adevinta Spain we create an environment where you are your best version of yourself every day, where you can give your all, and where your uniqueness adds to our diversity. Diversity in every sense of the word, in our people, in our products and our community. Because equality is at the heart of everything we do. Better as equals.

Adevinta is so much more than just a workplace. We have obtained the Great Place to Work certificate and 91% of our employees say that Adevinta Spain is an excellent place to work. An international accreditation that shows that we are one of the best companies to work for!

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