Engineering Manager - HRM

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 becoming the leading HR Platform in Europe!

The Human Resource Management Tribe is on a mission to empower organizations for employee self service and remarkable employee management, integrated across domains.
We are building our product around the employee lifecycle events, getting hired, getting promotions, getting married, leaving the company and following the direct implications of these lifecycle events - for employees, managers and HR managers.

Like all our tribes we are a cross-functional group of engineers, designers and product managers from many different nationalities and backgrounds, spread across different locations and we continue to grow in 2021. Join us and help shape the HRM Tribe journey for Personio.

Your Role: 

  • High-performing teams: build driven and high-performing teams by focusing on the development of our engineers
  • Maximising impact: collaborate closely with your partners in product and design to define and execute on the most impactful initiatives
  • Architecture: work closely with your team to provide feedback on architecture and approach. Enable your team to deliver scalable, maintainable and secure products
  • Engineering culture: build and influence a culture of ownership, autonomy and inclusivity, not just within your team but the whole department.
  • Technical excellence: leverage your technical skills to build engineering excellence within your team that promotes and implements engineering best practices

What You Will Get: 

  • Autonomy: you’ll have the freedom to not just build a vision but to make it a reality
  • Transparency: we’re very transparent about the decisions we make and the motivations behind them
  • Feedback: we firmly believe in learning from each other. We embrace the principle of giving and receiving feedback
  • Opportunity: you have the opportunity to directly contribute to the department, and not just your team, by being involved in processes like recruiting, performance and development, on-boarding and much more
  • Diversity: the best workplaces are diverse and we celebrate that diversity in all aspects
  • Flexibility: there is no one size fits all, so we do our best to understand and be flexible towards what makes you the most effective

What you need to succeed

  • Over 3 years of hands-on people management experience. You’ve managed and grown high-performing teams by focusing on the engineers.
  • Over 5 years of software engineering experience building and designing scalable distributed systems
  • You have a proven track record building teams that focus on impact, technical excellence and transparency
  • You have an ability to to lead and make decisions to push forward. You’re comfortable owning even the most ambiguous problems and defining the road ahead
  • You are data driven in your decision making
  • You lead from the front and are ready to roll up your sleeves to help your team in any way.
  • You have a passion for building reliable systems and have experience with microservices architecture.
  • You have excellent communication skills. Within the team and across the organisation you can communicate transparently and effectively
  • You have excellent English language skills

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 pre-IPO equity
  • 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
  • 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!)
  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.
  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)
  • Find your best way to work with office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! We offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework to suit your needs.
  • Flexibility to balance work between remote and in the office
  • Comprehensive healthcare scheme covered for each permanent employee (excl. taxes).
  • Pension scheme with up to 5% matching contribution
  • Discounts across a range of brands so you can save money while shopping at Adidas, LG, Bosch, Apple, Dia, etc.
  • Mental health support, as we know that mental wellbeing plays a major role in both our personal and professional success. #PersonioCares
You can find more information and impressions here: Kununu or Glassdoor

The well-being of our employees is paramount. Although we’ve recently opened our Dublin office in the City Centre area, all employees are currently working from home, the office or a combination of the two at their discretion due to Covid-19.
Personio is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, race or being a member of the traveller community.