Engineering Manager - Global Experience (m/f/d)

About us

Enabling Better Organizations.

Personio is a fast growing HR SaaS start-up based in Munich. It offers a holistic HR and applicant management software designed for companies with 10 to 1000 employees. Personio plays a critical role in making the day-to-day operations of more than 700 HR teams more efficient and transparent. We are a bunch of fun, international people striving to build the leading one-stop HR platform in Europe.

The Role

At Personio we are on the amazing journey of scaling to meet our exponential growth in customers. After our recent $125M Series D funding we are the most valuable HR tech company in Europe and our company goal is to be the leading HR Platform for SMEs in Europe by 2023.

Product Platform Tribe is fueling this growth by building out the platform strategy for Personio’s product. We are an enablement tribe and strive to create secure, reusable, scalable and extensible systems that make the beating heart of our product capabilities. The work that we do enables other teams at Personio to do more by doing less and creates more consistent user experiences for our customers.

We are looking for an Engineering Manager who can lead a new area of Global Experiences at Personio. The team owns the user journey that enables our customers to find and navigate even the most complex information structures in Personio easily. A simple and predictable navigation system will support the fast paced growth of our product catalog. You’ll work closely with your design and product peers to create the systems and principles that allow our users to flow through the Personio application with ease. You’ll also collaborate with other teams to focus on creating an efficient developer experience. This is a great opportunity if you are passionate about building high-performing teams, and as a leader drive excellence and impact across the entire department. 

Your Role
  • Lead a cross-functional team to maximise impact and technical excellence

  • Focus on continuous growth and development of your team

  • Collaborate with peers in design, product and other teams to lead change across the org

  • Work closely with your team to define its mission, goals and roadmap

  • Build and influence a culture of ownership, autonomy and inclusivity, not just within your team but the whole department

What you need to succeed

  • Over 2 years of hands-on people management experience - leading teams to deliver a scalable user experience

  • Over 5 years of software engineering experience building and delivering a world class user experience

  • You have a proven track record building teams that focus on impact, technical excellence and transparency.

  • You have an ability to lead and make decisions to push forward. You’re comfortable owning even the most ambiguous problems and defining the road ahead.

  • You have excellent communication skills. Within the team and across the organisation you can communicate transparently and effectively.

  • You have excellent English language skills (level C1/C2), German is a plus.

  • You’re willing to relocate to Munich.

Why Personio

Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive:

  • Competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and virtual shares

  • 26 days of paid vacation + 2 days off for Christmas and New Year's Eve (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)

  • Inclusive, equal opportunity, and multicultural workplace

  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.

  • High-impact work environment with short decision-making processes

  • Opportunity to invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme

  • Choose between three mobility options: UNU electric scooter, JobRad® bike or monthly public transportation ticket

  • Subsidised Qualitrain membership gives you access to 90 fitness studios and sports facilities across Munich for €25 per month

  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)

  • Find your best way to work with an office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! We offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework to suit your needs.

  • Mental health support, as we know that mental wellbeing plays a major role in both our personal and professional success. #PersonioCares

  • Two Impact days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society. One day is for an individual project and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility