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Senior Engineering Manager (f/m/d)

Contentful

Contentful

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
United Kingdom
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

About the Opportunity

Contentful is a modern content platform for businesses. Our mission is to enable digital teams across the world to quickly build the best digital experiences imaginable. We are only scratching the surface of our full potential and we have an impressive amount of work ahead of us. This means you have an incredible opportunity to join us on this journey and do meaningful, challenging work whilst growing your career.

You will be leading one of our Content Platform teams responsible for Discoverability and Semantics. The team is currently working on adding Taxonomy functionality to our platform. In the future, they will look into improving content discoverability by improving our search experience.

If you enjoy working on a broad range of complex and impactful Software Engineering problems for a rapidly growing customer base, this will be a great opportunity for your career.

What to expect?

  • Lead a large team of software engineers to efficiently solve business problems with high-quality software.
  • Obsess about software delivery, enabling your team to continuously deliver value to our customers
  • Instill a spirit of continuous improvement in the team’s code, architecture, and process
  • Build a team culture that is collaborative, inclusive, and respectful
  • Mentor and guide the professional and technical development of your team members
  • Work closely with the Contentful recruiting team to hire high potential engineers from diverse backgrounds across the world

What you need to be successful

  • You already have experience leading and managing a team of software engineers
  • You come with an in-depth, proven software engineering background that allows you to quickly establish credibility with brilliant engineers
  • You are enthusiastic about continuous improvement and the Agile software delivery process, particularly in collaboration with product
  • You have experience recruiting and hiring engineering talent, combined with bringing new starters up to speed
  • You care deeply about teaching and mentoring other engineers and managers
  • You communicate well in English and you know how to cultivate empathy and openness towards people from all over the globe

What’s in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital experiences
  • Full-time employees receive Stock Options for the opportunity to share in the success of our company
  • Comprehensive healthcare package health/dental/vision care package covering 100% of monthly health premiums for employees and 85% of costs for your dependents.
  • Fertility and family building benefits, including a lifetime reimbursable wallet to support your growing family.
  • We value Work-Life balance and You Time! A generous amount of paid time off, including vacation days, sick days, education days, compassion days for loss, and volunteer days
  • Company paid parental leave to care for and focus on your growing family
  • Use your personal annual education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career
  • Enjoy a full range of virtual and in-person events, including workshops, guest speakers, and fun team activities, supporting learning and networking exchange beyond the usual work duties
  • An annual wellbeing stipend to care for your physical, financial, or emotional health
  • A monthly communication phone/internet stipend and phone hardware upgrade reimbursement.
  • New hire office equipment stipend for hybrid or distributed employees. Get the gear you need to work at your best.

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Who are we?

Contentful is the intelligent composable content platform that unlocks all of an organization’s digital content to deliver impactful customer experiences, making content a strategic business asset. The Contentful Platform, Contentful Studio, and the Contentful Ecosystem combine the flexibility of composable content with the intelligence of AI, empowering digital teams to drive business momentum through collaboration, speed, and scale. Contentful powers innovative content experiences across brands, regions, and channels for organizations around the world, including nearly 30% of the Fortune 500. Nearly 800 people from more than 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, Denver and distributed around the world.

Everyone is welcome here!

“Everyone is welcome here” is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability, or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

If you need reasonable accommodations at any point during the application or interview process, please let your recruiting coordinator know.

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