Engineering Manager (f/m/d) in Barcelona


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Job Description

wefox is the world’s leading Insurtech that is reinventing insurance at scale, with a record-breaking Series C funding in 2021 and our Series D funding in 2022 wefox has raised over $1 billion US Dollar. wefox is on track to revolutionise the insurance industry by empowering the customer and delivering personalised experiences driven by data.

Our vision is to make insurance simple and 10x better. We provide our customers with 360-degree advice through our network of advisors and optimise each individual's risk coverage through innovative prevention, assistance and insurance products.

The wefox platform is a fully digital marketplace that connects insurance companies with brokers to give customers a simplified and easier customer experience. wefox has 2085 sales agents managing more than 500,000 customers with a premia under management of more than USD$300 million.

Our mission is to make insurance 10x better by providing our customers 360 degree advice through our network of advisors. We optimise each individual's risk coverage through innovative prevention, assistance, and insurance products.

The role:

We are looking for an Engineering Manager with experience building web applications to join our Tech team in Spain. The Engineering Manager, Web Applications will lead and grow an engineering team in the Digital Customer group at wefox. As an Engineering Manager you will be crucial to the success of the wefox Customer Applications strategy and will play a key role in managing team delivery and personnel.

What your responsibilities will:

  • Manage one or more domains, each with one or more squad.

  • Manage each domain’s Engineering Lead – understanding, documenting, and managing their growth, performance, expectations, and progress

  • Manage personnel and hiring within your domains using established priorities.

  • Have a data-driven approach to drive domain delivery, constantly using KPIs related to personnel, system performance, business metrics, and other available data.

  • Ensure that OKRs, technical initiatives, and other non-Product initiatives are being prioritised, and that the squads in your domains have bandwidth available to work on non-Product-driven initiatives.

  • Ensure that QA, Monitoring, Alerting, and product security are prioritised within your domains.

  • Use strong verbal and written communication skills in a positive, empathetic way.

  • Lead by example and living progressive leadership values.

  • Administrative and operational tasks like approving expenses, time off requests, and training and event budgets.

What you bring:

  • 3+ years of experience hiring and managing a team of software engineers building web applications.

  • Demonstrated ability to define, articulate and drive the vision, strategy, clean architecture, design and implementation of complex web applications.

  • Demonstrated ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a wide variety of audiences.

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams using agile methodologies, and a strong belief that everything should have a use case.

  • Experience working with UX specialists and designers to incorporate high-quality customer experiences into your web applications.

  • Experience leading a team building web applications making use of modern front-end frameworks connected to a microservice architecture.

  • A positive, can-do attitude with a proven ability to organise and move forward within a distributed team environment.

  • Strong knowledge of English is required; proficiency in Spanish or German is a plus.

  • Prior experience working in a regulated industry such as banking or insurance is a plus.

In our team, being tech-savvy and having great dedication to high-quality delivery are as equally valued as your authenticity, accountability, and team-player skills.

What we offer:

Now, we’ve gotten to the fun part, the part where you get to brag about your company, those perks your friends are so jealous of!

Here are some of them*:

  • Flexible working hours including hybrid working
  • Free access to a mental health and well-being platform for personalised care, such as 1:1 coaching and therapy sessions for life’s ups and downs — whether at work, at home, or in your relationships
  • A stack of the latest technologies and working gadgets
  • Training and Coaching opportunities
  • Free coffee, fruit, and snacks because we need fuel!

If you love a diverse, not too-formal work environment, flexible paid time off, a great compensation package and benefits offering - and most of all, the possibility to learn and grow and be authentic…: get in touch, we want to meet you!

To all the empathic leaders, misunderstood geniuses, rebels, and mavericks looking to change the world for the better. Come work with us!

* Additional Benefits vary between countries and can be explained in more detail by a TA Partner.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

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About Wefox

  • Insurtech

  • Berlin, Germany

  • 500 - 1,000

  • 2015


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