At Showpad, we empower others to be at their best. As a business, that means the Showpad sales enablement platform allows revenue teams to engage buyers through industry-leading training and coaching software as well as innovative sales content and engagement solutions. We provide sales and marketing with the software and support they need to enable their teams, drive more revenue, and deliver incredible buying experiences.
Founded in 2011 in Belgium, Showpad is a team of more than 400 people working from our headquarters in Ghent and Chicago or regional offices in London, Munich, San Francisco, and Wroclaw.
As an employer that understands the importance of diversity, we are committed to proudly representing the various identities of the communities in which we work and the clients that we serve. We have been recognized as a top workplace by Built In Chicago, Built-In San Francisco, and Inc. Magazine, as a top 10 software company in the Inc. 5000 Europe list, and won the award for “Most Sustainable Growth Company” by Deloitte Belgium.
Please note, that although you can work remotely for Showpad, you must be based in one of the following countries: Belgium, United Kingdom, Germany, Poland, France or The Netherlands
About the position
An engineering lead has overall ownership on the performance of multiple engineering teams. He/she will focus on improving team and individual performance. We will look at you to make sure your teams are set up for success and have everything needed to excel in building the products our users expect from us, aligned with the business goals.
Being an engineering lead is not about being the smartest or most experienced member of the team. You’re not the team’s mobile expert or go-to for complex offline capability strategies. It’s your job to tackle challenges by thoughtfully leading collaborative efforts based on everyone’s strengths, describing the roadmap and driving the objectives of your teams.
As an Engineering Lead at Showpad you should be able to communicate well within your teams, across teams and towards senior management.
Key responsibilities as an Engineering lead at Showpad
- Lead your teams in the delivery of great products. Engineering leads are the first and the last person responsible for on-time delivery of products, with the greatest quality.
- Facilitates the self-assessment process in the context of building individual growth paths for each of the engineering team members
- Setting team objectives together with the teams
- Performance management of the engineering team members
- Ensures product metrics are in place to measure the success of the teams
- Point of escalation for the team coaches
- Ambassador of the 6 Showings and the Showpad engineering culture.
Skills and Qualifications we are looking for
- Leadership experience
The candidate has at least 3 years of experience in leading software engineering teams.
- Project/process management
The candidate has a proven record of managing multiple critical software projects. You live the process. Let’s face it, delivering software in teams is a tough job. You know that you can’t be successful without bringing order to chaos. SCRUM, issue tracking and continuous integration are all second nature to you.
- Problem Solving/Analysis
The candidate is able to distil the key success criteria for projects and programs by challenging the stakeholders. He/she approaches all negotiations with an open and collaborative mind.
- Technical Capacity
You have strong computer science fundamentals. You are an expert in multiple technologies. You will need to be familiar with data engineering, data science and cloud technologies (preferably AWS based technologies)
- Communication Proficiency
The candidate is an excellent communicator. He/she can effectively work with engineers but at the same time collaborate with product managers and salespeople.
What you can expect from Showpad
We welcome every voice and are committed to building a truly inclusive environment where your differences are not just welcomed, they are celebrated. We’re building a best-in-class experience for our employees and are always identifying opportunities to encourage our team to be their authentic selves. Whether that’s paid parental leave, paid holidays (including Juneteenth and paid time off to vote), paid time off to volunteer at non-profit organizations, personal development opportunities or professional stretch assignments, you can expect Showpad to support you.
We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organization and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other dimensions of identity.