Your role in our Team

At Workrise, we believe it’s more than just a job, we invest in our people & encourage you to choose the path for your career. It’s truly about you, your future & where you want to go.

People sometimes refer to the role as a Development or Engineering Manager - we don't get too caught up on titles at Workrise in Belfast, we care about finding the right people with the passion for enabling Engineers to develop great Product experiences.

Our main tech stack includes : Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes & Docker, React.js, Typescript, Material-UI, Apollo, Graph QL, Node.js, NestJS, Kotlin, Kafka, MongoDb, PostgreS

What you'll be doing

In Belfast our Engineering Teams are focussed on building great Products & Technology, developing experiences & feature capability integral to our next generation marketplace.

We are focused on domain driven design, organised into agile cross-functional teams composed of Engineering, Product & Design. 

We’ve been growing as a team and we are not done just yet, there is plenty of opportunity to shape how we deliver together.

You'll have the scope to coach and develop our capability, we like to leave things better than we found them & to improve how we deliver as a Team. 

  • Coach one or more domain teams of software engineers (5-10) - dedicated engineers in Belfast & technology partnerships in Ukraine
  • Partner with distributed Product Managers & Designers on product experience & feature capability refinement and translate into our teams technical delivery roadmap
  • Own the delivery outcomes on product commitments, represent delivery on business reviews with shared insight from our team
  • Guide continuous evolution of software development & delivery processes, facilitate the building of tools & best practices to make it easier for engineers to get stuff done
  • Contribute on platform direction, support roadmap & delivery planning iterations, solicit feedback loops to support our teams success
  • Develops opportunities to experiment & innovate, fosters research, prototyping & evaluation of new capabilities to improve the platform experience (relative to investments & scale)
  • Mentor career growth & development of our engineers, guide our goals & performance review life-cycle in coaching for success
  • Support our growth & hiring plans (internal & external), collaborate on interviews & candidate engagement, foster diversity & inclusivity in our approach

Who you are

You’ll have a solid grasp of the application of technology at scale, and are accustomed to partnering with Product & Design teams to get stuff done - importantly you’ll foster collaboration for shared outcomes.

  • You get servant leadership - you believe in fostering an inclusive culture where everyone can be their best selves, you nurture the growth & craft within others
  • Know when to do the right thing - balance the desire to deliver business outcomes with the responsibility for quality & scalable solutions 
  • Passionate & curious - inspire others to develop engaging Product experiences, encouraging creativity to improve what we do & how we deliver
  • Cultivate trust - partner with others to set a clear direction, giving people what they need to be successful, and getting out of their way
  • Take the initiative - own results & shared outcomes, you value learning & growing together

So, what is important to us

We’re looking for a servant leader with a growth mindset that enjoys guiding software engineers with diverse technical backgrounds & experiences.

  • All candidates must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK
  • Demonstrable experience leading Engineering teams - it is not about the number of years but more about the type of exposure in developing high performing teams
  • Track record in building & deploying production scale platforms - you partner with distributed Product & Design teams to deliver engaging Product experiences
  • Proven success in growing & developing others - have coached engineers on developing their craft & supported their career progression
  • Self-directed & motivated - open-minded & resilient, embracing change and iterating rapidly
  • Strong delivery capability - you collaborate to get stuff done, are comfortable navigating conflicting priorities & deadlines, developing shared delivery roadmaps
  • Technology - while this is not a hands on role, sound exposure in & solid grasp of software development is key (familiarity with Cloud Native, Continuous Delivery, Developer Velocity, Development Methodologies, DevOps concepts etc

What we will offer you

We can promise that every day will be a little different with new ideas, challenges & rewards.

We’ve been growing as a team and we are not done just yet, there is plenty of opportunity to shape how we deliver together.

You’ll receive a benefits package that is one of the most competitive in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

  • Competitive base salary & market leading equity package (pre-IPO)
  • Annual performance related bonus opportunity (cash & equity)
  • 25 days of annual leave plus 11+ statutory days
  • Premium Medical & Dental - day 1 cover for you & your family
  • Pension - positive employer contribution
  • Group Critical Illness & Life Cover
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible approach to working
  • Excellent WFH office contribution of £500

We embrace diversity in all of its forms and foster an inclusive environment for all people to do their best work with us. 

We recognise that women are currently under-represented in the Technology sector, we would particularly welcome applications from women.

We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status

All appointments will be made on merit.

Who we are:

In 2014, we set out to create a better way to get work done in the Oil & Gas industry. The goal — to build the most reliable and cost-effective workforce solution, using technology to make it easier to manage and deploy workers at scale. Over time, we’ve grown to serve construction, wind, solar, and defense. 

We’re a Series E startup, backed by industry-leading investors Founders Fund, Bedrock Capital, Andreesen Horowitz, Baillie Gifford. To date, we’ve placed over 26,000 skilled tradespeople with over 500 businesses and are poised to grow exponentially over the coming months and years.

We’d love to share more through the interview process!


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