At Glovo, we are expanding our engineering team significantly as we aim to make everything accessible to anyone, anywhere. We will be creating new teams, new technologies and taking our engineering capabilities to the next level. To help us on this mission, we are looking for a strong engineering manager for the Courier Experience team that will help provide leadership and drive the delivery of projects within the team. 
 
This is a senior, high impact position as you will be responsible for a key area aiming to deliver on the priorities and projects while growing your team and their capabilities. Your priority is your team and you will be their backbone of support. We don’t have much hierarchy at Glovo as we want teams to be autonomous and drive their own decision making so you will need to be self driven yet understand when to reach out for help. You will have strong leadership skills and understand what makes engineers tick. You also enjoy seeing your team members grow and helping them achieve their goals and enjoy mentoring and coaching. Coming from an engineering background, you will also have the technical chops to design & architect systems that are scalable and maintainable and thrive on seeing good, high quality code. 

Team overview

The Courier Experience team is responsible for improving time efficiency for our customers, couriers, and partner stores. The team leverages machine learning and operation research techniques to build services that make smart dispatching decisions and minimise the staleness of couriers.

You will:

  • Lead a team of 8-10 engineers and be responsible for the growth and happiness of the team members
  • Be accountable for all things in your team including delivery of projects, quality of the implemented solutions, hiring and the performance of your team
  • Work closely with the product manager of your team to prioritise the right things and ensure engineering needs are also being worked on
  • Make sure your team is building things the right way and always keeping quality at the forefront of what you do
  • Be the contact point for your team and ensure you shield your team from distractions while still keeping them informed of the priorities
  • Lead by example and motivate your team while bringing in new ideas on how to improve their way of working

Requirements:

  • A degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering or relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience in leading teams and coaching/mentoring engineers  
  • At least 5 years of experience in software engineering role and agile environment
  • You have delivered on complex, large scale projects
  • You are data driven, self motivated and understand the importance of owning the work you do and its quality
  • You are capable of being hands on when needed and can help the team in technical discussions where it makes sense
  • Our core values are very important to us:

    Gas: We think big and take calculated risks to go for all business opportunities, no matter how challenging they are! We work hard as a team and execute fast.

    Everyone Wins: We are here for the long run. Glovers, Partners, and Users are in the very center of everything we do. If they win, Glovo wins. So for every decision, we make sure we are positively impacting them.

    Good vibes: Our teams are built of people that radiate positive energy and managers that are honest and fair. No assholes allowed! We stay optimistic no matter what, infecting each other with positivity, joy, and the desire to spend time together.

    Stay Humble: Always act humble: Everybody must roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty to make our big plans a reality. We are tiny! We are conscious of how big the opportunity is and how much we’ve got left to do.

    Glownership: Act as one company—one team: Care first about Glovo, not your role or your department. Own your stuff, no question, but go beyond your role; help before you are asked. Everything you need to make things happen, you do it. Glow it!

    If you believe you match these values, we look forward to meeting you!

Benefits:

  • A ticket to the moon sitting on the fastest rocket - an adventure filled with challenges and professional growth
  • Social benefits (such as fresh fruit every day, free lunches from our yummy partners once a week, beers on Fridays, Culture Days every 6 weeks, the best coffee machine in the world,...)
  • Unlimited Glovos (zero delivery fee on your Glovo orders)
  • Attractive compensation and equity plan
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Back to School Fridays (it’s all about learning and sharing knowledge)
  • Team building activities
  • Relocation package
  • International and talented team, used to working in a fast paced and vibrant way!

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