Engineering Department Manager

We are Netguru, a software services and consulting company, ranked for the third time in the top five of the fastest growing IT companies in Central Europe. We maintain an unshakable passion for developing web and mobile applications on behalf of our clients worldwide. We’ve managed to build an outstanding organisational culture based on strong values of transparency, team spirit, regular feedback, and continuous learning.

In order to achieve the next level of our technological development, we are looking for a highly motivated individuals who would like to build and then lead our development team. We are looking for someone who has a deep understanding of the software delivery process and is willing to manage a growing team.

Why is it worth to join our team as an Engineering Department Manager?

  • Enjoy a high degree of autonomy in decision-making
  • Build the software engineering team (Python or Node.js) and increase its size to up to 50 people within the year
  • Work directly with the Head of Technology & Product Design and in close cooperation with the senior management team

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Building and overseeing the software engineering department
  • Planning and implementing growth and business strategies
  • Mentoring, motivating and coaching the team you’ll build on a daily basis
  • Working closely with senior technology management and managers of other departments
  • Sharing knowledge with the rest of our technology management
  • Supporting sales, marketing and recruiting efforts
  • Building and scaling internal processes
  • Overseeing the quality of our projects and software delivery


  • Minimum two years of experience in a leadership role
  • Experience managing a team of 10+ people
  • Deep understanding of software delivery processes
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English (minimum C1 CEFR)
  • Entrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to achieve ambitious goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical abilities - you don’t accept the status-quo and assertively strive to implement new solutions
  • Optimism and can-do attitude
  • Business mindset - you actively search for new opportunities to grow your team


  • Experience in B2B (pre-)sales
  • Background as a Python Engineer or Node.js Engineer
  • Experience in a relevant role in a growing start-up, software house or an international corporation
  • Strong personal network of engineers
  • Polish C1 CEFR
  • Experience in building a team-development strategy from scratch

Perks & benefits: 

  • MacBook – we work with the best equipment;
  • Additional accessories for your computer;
  • Private health insurance + multisport card;
  • Individual co-financed educational plan;
  • Free sandwiches and half-price lunches;
  • Team Retreats and Team Meetups.

Sounds like a perfect job?

Don't hesitate & apply now! 

PLN 13,750-18,125 + VAT (B2B)
or PLN 11,000-14,500 gross (UoP)
Deadline: ONGOING
Poznań, Warszawa, Gdańsk, Kraków, Wrocław, Remote
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