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Senior Engineering Manager - Data Platform

Berlin, Germany · Engineering

Over 3 million businesses in 30+ markets rely on SumUp to get paid and we are now looking for a supportive Senior Engineering Manager to guide talented Data Engineers across multiple Data Platform teams to help support this growth.

The Data Platform is 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.

As a Senior Engineering Manager at SumUp, your main responsibility is to drive the delivery of the team initiatives and to support, coach & grow your people. Your leadership and experience in the data engineering domain will ensure you are able to appropriately support, challenge and help grow your team members. Does this sound interesting to you?

What you’ll do:

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

  • Support 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.

  • 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 engineering experience, or having led teams who focus on data engineering

  • 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 should you join SumUp?

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

  • 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.

  • 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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