What are we looking for?

Conductor is seeking a seasoned software engineering manager to lead the engineering team in Brno in the Czech Republic. This candidate must bring experience of building and delivering commercially successful data-driven SaaS web applications in Cloud, leading and mentoring engineers, and hiring and scaling engineering teams. 

The role will report to the Chief Technology Officer (based in the US) and will have a team of Engineers reporting to it. This engineering leader will:

  • Work with the Engineering Leadership team and other engineering leaders in Conductor R&D to set technical vision, strategy, and processes for R&D and help define and execute to a multi-year technical roadmap.
  • Partner closely with Product Management, UX, and other engineering teams to create, drive, and deliver innovative, high quality, high value, and user-friendly features and apps for our customers.
  • Hire, inspire, manage, and grow a team based in the Czech Republic through effective mentoring, coaching, training, and  career progression and retention strategies in a fast-paced competitive environment.
  • Break down barriers for your team and the organization, in particular those that span teams, functions, or departments. Create alignment to ensure successful execution of key initiatives.
  • Lead engineering-wide initiatives to drive successful outcomes now and over time.

Who you are?

The successful candidate must have deep technical expertise, managerial skills and acumen, a growth-mindset, data-driven operational skills, quality focus, bias-to-action, results orientation, strong sense of accountability, decision-making capability, and collaborative and empathetic leadership style to drive the desired outcomes across global teams across US, Ukraine and The Czech Republic. 

Conductor is poised for significant growth and this leader is a very important stakeholder in the next phase of our company’s journey. 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related technical field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 10+ years of professional experience in software engineering with 5+ years of managing software development teams and collaborating with other R&D teams across multiple geographies.
  • Experience creating roadmaps for execution (e.g. projection of timelines and engineering resources).
  • Solid understanding of product development lifecycle, engineering metrics, and automation tools such as Confluence, git, Jira, etc., or similar.
  • Experience of hiring and scaling software development teams. 
  • Experience of modern web application architectures using micro frontends, micro services, kubernetes, REST/GraphQL, ETL pipelines, data lakes, data warehouses, etc.
  • Experience of building and delivering SaaS software on public cloud platforms.
  • Fluent knowledge of English (written and spoken).
  • Must be authorized to work in the Czech Republic. 

Additional/preferred skills (but not required):

  • Experience developing applications using AWS services preferred
  • Experience developing applications in Java/ PHP/Scala/ Python/SQL programming languages preferred
  • Experience of applications using AI/ML technologies preferred. 

Why you should Join Conductor 

Conductor is a search and content intelligence platform that helps marketers create and optimize content to improve visibility online.

Conductor's forward-thinking customers include leading global and emerging enterprise brands Adidas, FedEx, Netflix, Shopify, and Vodafone. 

Conductor is a People-First and Customer-First company. We are looking for engaged and passionate technology leaders that can raise the bar. We have built a highly collaborative culture of technical excellence with tremendous opportunity to have an immediate impact in the day-to-day life of our employees and customers and drive the company's success and growth. We all share the same values, innovate, and motivate each other to attain ambitious goals, and celebrate each other’s success. 

Benefits offerings/perks

  • Monthly salary of 118 000 - 197 000 CZK based on your skill and experience and owning an equity stake in the company.
  • Unlimited paid vacation
  • 5 sick days
  • Vodafone mobile subscription with unlimited calls, text messages, and data. 
  • Comfortable office in the city center of Brno with a fully stocked kitchen.
  • Weekly lunches with the team paid by the company.
  • Personal development budget of 10 000 CZK per year for conferences, books, and online courses.
  • YOLO month - work from anywhere two months a year (March & August).
  • Brno or remote (if based in Brno, a hybrid schedule - 3 days in office, 2 work from home).

Are you ready to join us on our amazing joining of growth and expansion? Apply today.  

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Conductor is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Bringing in diverse perspectives and challenging our assumptions is the clear key to growth; it drives innovation, creativity, faster problem-solving, and stronger decision making. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, train, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.

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