Join us in changing how pet care is provided worldwide.

We are now recruiting our first Engineering Managers to join our tech team, reporting to our CTO, that will continue to grow our tech department. As an Engineering Manager at FirstVet, your main responsibility is to build high-performing teams by establishing effective ways of working and develop individual team members. You will lead and manage five to ten software engineers, making sure that they have what they need in order to be successful. 

A key part of your job is to build a collaborative, inclusive, and supportive culture of psychological safety. You promote an environment where the team feels autonomy and ownership within their domain. In case of failures, you facilitate blameless learning opportunities and make sure that these are shared across the organization. When we succeed, you make sure that we celebrate and feel proud of our achievements. 

Who we are: 

We are a young and fast-growing start-up, working passionately to build a high-quality service and an expansive global company. We value personal qualities at least as much as background and experiences. We put a lot of effort into building a trusting culture where we collaborate to achieve our high goals and have fun together, yet in a professional environment. We know the importance of talking about our mistakes to learn from them. By doing so we constantly develop as individuals, as a team as well as a company. 

About the role:

This will be a key role to ensure our future growth and that we are developing an amazing product to help pets and pet parents globally. You have previous experience managing teams of software engineers and are passionate about your direct reports' professional and personal development. 

While writing code is not your main responsibility, you have a solid engineering background and you still spend around 20% of your time on technical tasks. 

You have: 

  • A passion for leadership and experience in building and leading high-performing software development teams.
  • Minimum one year of managerial experience, preferably from a scaling organization.
  • Strong technical background to be able to coach your teams in their way of working.
  • Solid experience of agile methodologies and modern software engineering best practices.
  • Experience in planning and driving projects involving multiple teams and stakeholders.
  • A strong drive to understand your team's challenges and continuously improve.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, other languages are not required. 
  • A collaborative, open, curious, and supportive mindset.

We’re a pet-orientated organization and it’s not unusual for a dog or cat to join our video calls! So, if you want to take part in changing how pet care is provided worldwide – FirstVet might be the right place for you!

Interviews are held continuously so don’t wait too long with sending us your application.

 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Stockholm

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114 56 Stockholm Directions info@firstvet.com View page

Workplace and Culture

You will be part of a fantastic group of people, based in several countries, who believe that having fun together in a professional environment will build a long-lasting company culture where everyone gives 100%. We are a young and fast-growing start-up, working passionately to build a high-quality service and an expansive global company. We value personal qualities as much as background and experiences.

We’re a pet-orientated organization and it’s not unusual for a dog or cat to join our Zoom calls!

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