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Engineering Manager / Director in Barcelona or Remote


55,000 - €85,000
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Job Description

Factorial is building the company's operating system. We started by automating human resources, but our goal is to allow companies to gather all their data in a single place to make better decisions. This unique and massive opportunity has accelerated with the digital transformation companies have been through due to Covid-19. The company is five years old, and we've recently raised 80M to keep expanding and building the best product in the market.

We're currently looking for Engineering Managers and Directors for the People Recruitment and Platform Identity teams. As an Engineer Manager / Director in the team, you will be responsible for hiring and coaching the engineers and/or managers in order to achieve the team's goals: to automate all processes for the different roles of the companies that use Factorial.

Being a relatively small team means we are looking for humans who can take real-world problems and find creative solutions with technology. This means that we don't hire specific parts of the stack (we use Rails / React if that's important to you) since we don't want people to feel on a conveyor belt.

Ownership and accountability are our core values: We trust you and your team to decide what to work on and how to deliver it. We believe that the only way to get a fantastic product is to hire the best and fully empower them to make and execute their decisions. After interviewing hundreds of engineers, we've learned that the number #1 reason why people leave companies is that they are not trusted, and therefore they can't make an impact. We do whatever it takes to avoid that at Factorial with culture or failing that, through the process.

Diversity is part of our culture, we have more than 25 countries in our teams and we are infused in an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates. Please feel free to apply in the way it suits you better! (blind resume, identity pronouns, cover letter, etc). We do not discriminate in any aspect, in fact; Factorial encourage everyone to join us!

Despite being a fast-growing startup, we promote a healthy work-life balance. We are a remote-first company, and we understand that work may not be your priority at all times. We expect people to manage their own time and ambitions, we all have good and bad moments, and work shouldn't feel like a burden.

About you:

  • You have 5+ years of relevant experience in companies building web products (backend and frontend).
  • You have participated in product development from beginning to end as an engineer: from writing an architecture document to coding the implementation details.
  • You have managed people before and have experience guiding engineers into a successful career.
  • You have participated actively in hiring processes, bringing top talent to the organization.
  • You are comfortable cooperating with other teams who work on related domains: the different Payroll teams need each other!
  • Whenever you disagree with a peer, you engage in a Socratic exchange, prioritizing finding a solution over winning arguments.


What will work be like?

  • You will start the onboarding with a buddy that will guide you through some non-critical tasks to get used to the codebase.
  • After two weeks, you will get the first initiative that you will do pairing with a colleague.
  • You will participate in weekly meetings with your team to discuss what to work on next and propose new ideas.
  • You will participate in reviewing the RFCs your team produces, giving feedback, and proposing alternatives in order to achieve the team's goals.
  • You will hire members of the team, ensuring that we bring talented and good-hearted humans.
  • You will think of goals with your team members to plan a quarterly roadmap.
  • You will engage in weekly 1:1s, focusing on the development of the members of the team and their well-being.
  • You will engage with other engineering managers to coordinate initiatives that impact several teams.

What do we offer?

  • 55.000€-70.000€-85.000€ Salary (Manager-Sr Manager-Director)  
  • ESOP plan regardless of your location.
  • Remote-first work environment, the team is distributed.
  • 1.000€ of annual Learning and Development budget.
  • A safe and diverse environment to grow and make an impact.

About Factorial

  • Human Resources

  • Barcelona, Spain

  • 50-200

  • 2016

Discover everything that Factorial has to offer for improving the management of your business and your employees:

- Quickly and easily manage your employees’ holidays and absences

- Easily manage your employee’s hours and know how much time each one works

- Every company and employee documentation in your document management

- A customized space for every employee from where they can manage all their personal information, documents, holidays and other features

- Generate customized reports based on your company data and make better decisions about your workforce and your business

- Assign different managers to your employees and automatically generate your organizational chart

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