In this role you will be leading a strong and diverse Fullstack team of 9 Software Engineers. We have 8 different nationalities in the team! You're working side by side with the Technical Lead Engineer, and very closely with the Product Manager dedicated to your team.

Your role is to create direction and clarity, nurture trust, and foster our culture of moving fast, iterating and learning to deliver the best outcomes. You will monitor progress and intervene if necessary. In general you will be removing blockers from the team's path. You don't need to do everything on your own but make sure that everything happens. We expect managing the team to take roughly 80% of your time and the rest hands-on reviewing and writing code. 

The culture here at is something we're very proud of. Take a look at our Culture and Leadership Handbooks.


Team Dynamo

Your team Dynamo is focused on Facebook Dynamic Ads, where the ad content changes for each user based on Facebook's recommendation engine. These ads are most commonly used by our big customers who want to advertise large amounts of products.

We're currently building a new user experience that enables our customers to scale up their social advertising by combining's automation capabilities and the power of highly personalised Facebook Dynamic Ads. This new tool is built on top of multiple microservices that provide APIs for handling different entities in Facebook.

Tech stack TypeScript, Node.js, React, Redux, PostgreSQL, Kubernetes.


What You'll Do

  • Lead an autonomous Fullstack development team. Lead by example.
  • Facilitate the team at team level. Enable them.
  • Care about your team members' growth and development through coaching and 1:1s. Go far together.
  • You will define the team's quarterly OKRs and drive them to completion.
  • Ensure that the team grows and diversifies.
  • Tackle ambitious technical problems and add your mark to our Engineering culture. Help us grow.


What we're looking for

  • Experience throughout the full software life-cycle in an environment with multiple teams.
  • You have built and maintained large-scale, high-availability web applications with an active and growing user base.
  • Background in various agile development practices as well as the pragmatism to know which tradeoffs are acceptable and a sharp focus on delivery.
  • Ability to deliver constructive feedback that leads to meaningful changes and growth.
  • Empathetic and user-focused: you care deeply about the product experience, you understand users' motivations and frustrations, and you genuinely want to help them.

In summary, what we offer you...

  • Significant personal impact on co-creating a smart leadership culture.
  • Extensive onboarding to your new role as an Engineering Manager.
  • Your team is in full control of how they work and what tools and technologies they use.
  • You'll have an opportunity to work with some of the most advanced online marketers out there, like Uber, eBay, Zalando.


At the office, fully remote or a bit of both - it's your choice! offers lots of flexibility to harmonize work and personal life. Along with flexible hours you can choose to work at the office, fully remotely, or a bit of both. Our teams operate in ways that are productive and inclusive regardless of where Smartlies are physically located.

For the moment, our Product & Engineering Team is located in Finland and Germany, with physical offices in Helsinki and Berlin and fully remote Smartlies living anywhere in the two countries. Smartlies can also work from other countries for 30 or 60 days a year.


What to expect from our recruitment process...

  1. First meeting: we're getting to know each other.
  2. Meeting the Team Lead: learn more about your future team.
  3. Technical interviews: you take part in an interactive coding interview with one of our developers followed by a discussion around Systems Design and Architecture.
  4. Explore and Expand: we'll dig deeper into your main interests and core skills.

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Bringing brands and people together smartly. We are building a platform that combines media buying, creative, and data to automate every step of digital advertising.

We manage 2.5B€ in ad spend and serve more than 650 brands worldwide, including eBay, Uber and TechStyle. Our technology liberates marketers from manual work and allows them to focus on what matters. 

As a fast-paced growth company, offers opportunities to maximize your learning and amplify your impact. With colleagues from 62 nationalities, you'll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment built on a culture of trust, transparency, and feedback. Join our global team of over 600 Smartlies in reshaping the future of marketing. Learn more at and

We are a hybrid workplace where Smartlies have the flexibility to work at the office, from home, or a bit of both. We also offer programs for short-term remote work globally. 

We are currently running fully remote recruitment processes due to the global pandemic. Read more here.

Reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities or special needs in our job application procedures and working environment. If you need assistance or have any questions please contact us at

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