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Senior Engineering Manager - Data Platform

Berlin, Germany · Engineering

Would you like to contribute to the success of the data platform that supports our wonderful colleagues and millions of businesses around the world? Here at SumUp we are looking for a supportive Senior Engineering Manager to guide multiple teams of talented data engineers in Berlin!

We are currently live in 33 markets globally and have over 3 million businesses who rely on SumUp to get paid. The Data Platform is a central to SumUp’s data driven strategy and growth plans and is responsible for engaging the entire SumUp organisation to set up, and adopt, data informed processes with a high degree of data usability. 

As a Senior Engineering Manager at SumUp, your main responsibility is to drive the delivery of the teams’ initiatives and to support, coach & grow the people in your teams. As a technical leader for these teams, your technical leadership and solid background in data engineering and software development will ensure you are able to appropriately support, challenge and help grow your team members. 

What you’ll do;

  • Support your multiple teams with engineers up to Principal level through regular 1:1s, continuous feedback loops and clear goals.

  • Contribute to your team's strategy and help your teams to set a long term roadmap. You’ll also help with defining, planning, and driving large-scale projects from start to finish.

  • Engage and improve your team's engineering culture by driving team-strengthening activities, such as offsites, hackathons, cross-team projects and knowledge-sharing sessions.

  • Collaborate with data engineers in your teams to break down large scale problems into deliverable projects.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the business to identify and define value adding initiatives.

  • Participate in hiring and onboarding of new engineers. 

You’ll be great for this role if;

  • Experience working within data engineering or data infrastructure - either previously hands on, or leading teams who focus in these areas

  • You have proven experience working in an agile development environment working with complex requirements and delivering great results

  • Experience with creating an environment that continuously improves excellence in engineering

  • Experience in people management, mentoring and career development of engineers

  • You are a humble, servant leader

Why you should join SumUp

  • We work in flat hierarchies, so every SumUpper has an opportunity to make an impact

  • You’ll work as part of a diverse, international team

  • SumUp was recognised as Europe’s fastest-growing company by Inc. magazine in 2018, and as one of Deloitte’s UK Technology Fast 50 in 2019.

  • A dedicated annual L&D budget for attending conferences and advancing your career through further education. 

  • An onsite gym at our new Berlin office in Koppenstraße

  • Dedicated time every other week for side-projects and open source initiatives as well as a yearly hackathon. 

  • Numerous other benefits such as Urban Sports Club subsidy, Corporate Pension Scheme, Kita placement assistance, relocation assistance, subsidised office lunches.

_SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy.

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