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Director of Engineering in Barcelona

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Position in Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain (The Knot Worldwide) is looking for a motivated engineering leader with a passion for building strong teams and great culture. This person will manage and grow our engineering organization in Barcelona and partner with our US teams. The right candidate will have proven experience in creating a global engineering organization, attracting top talent, and leading high performing teams. You will love to work within an agile environment that includes colleagues from multiple locations around the world. 


  • Manage, motivate, and provide career opportunities for a talented set of engineers within Barcelona
  • Build the engineering brand and create sustainable hiring capabilities within the upcoming year
  • Empower our engineering teams to perform at a high level while delivering high quality solutions
  • Partner with US engineering teams and continue to foster a collaborative environment
  • Continue to develop a culture that embraces our global product and engineering values
  • Leverage a data driven approach to improve processes and metrics within the organization
  • Actively participate in OKR planning and resourcing process


  • 10+ years overall experience of leading high performing software engineering teams
  • Experience manage an organization with fifty or more people
  • Proven ability to inspire a talented team to perform at the highest level
  • Experience and expertise in growing software development teams, including hiring, developing, and retaining top talent within the industry
  • Experience working within the context of a global organization with teams distributed across the world
  • Experience working within an Agile environment and participating in quarterly OKR or KPI processes
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent in English and Spanish


  • You Dream Big. You iterate and experiment to drive innovation.
  • You Love Our Users. You keep our global community at the center of everything you do.
  • You Do the Right Thing. You strengthen your team through respect, fairness, and inclusion.
  • You Hustle Every Day. You favor urgency and own your outcomes.
  • You Win Together. People are at the heart of our success and you play as a team.


  • E Commerce

  • Barcelona, Spain

  • 600-700 employees

  • 2008 is the leader for the wedding market in Spain. It was founded in 2008 to help couples on the best day of their lifes. Now the team is formed by more than 250 people and it is present in 12 countries (Spain, Italy, Brazil, Mexico, France, UK, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Perú and Uruguay).

In 2015 it was acquired by WeddingWire. Toghether they are worldwide leaders of the wedding sector with a global team of 700 people, helping organize more than 5 million weddings in the US, Europe, Latin America and Canada.

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