Group Engineering Manager - Enable (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Warsaw

Your Responsibilities
As an Engineering Manager at FRIDAY of the ENABLE group, you will drive, execute (company and group vision) and success by inspiring a team of 5-10 talented engineers divided in 3 teams to do their best work across our offices (Warsaw and Berlin). Your goal is to build a world-class software development organization through effective management of processes and people in your group, helping our engineers discover and grow into their full potential.
Your group, ENABLE, is responsible for creating the right platform to enable the rest of the engineering chapter to deliver software quickly, while maintaining high quality and staying within budget and for data management. The ENABLE group is not connected to a specific part of the customer's life cycle, but shares the same purpose of ensuring and improving the overall stability and scalability of our systems.

  • Develop people from your team using coaching, mentoring and feedback
  • Full responsibility for people processes in your team - Career Path, Feedbacks, etc.
  • Help align engineers in your teams and give guidance towards achieving goals and maintaining focus
  • Collaborate with other leaders across the Engineering chapter to recognise collaboration opportunities
  • Involvement in the technical aspects of the teams work when needed
  • Help develop and evangelize great engineering practices in the group and across the engineering chapter
  • Facilitate collaboration, communication, and decision-making between different engineering teams and business stakeholders/POs
  • Support the Director of Engineering and the CTO in tech strategy, process definition, and other possible topics when it is required
  • Work with our recruiting team to attract, onboard and retain our top talent
  • Responsibility for our Infrastructure Security, availability and costs

Your ideal background and skillset

  • 4+ years experience in mentoring and coaching people, ideally agile cross-functional engineering teams
  • In-depth, proven software engineering background that allows you to establish credibility with brilliant engineers quickly
  • Experience in managing multiple stakeholders successfully
  • Passionate about business results and people, not just technical excellence
  • Customer-centric prioritization and data-driven decision making
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure, ideally AWS

Nice to have :

  • Experience developing projects in a microservice architecture
  • Experience in the Insurtech/Fintech industry
  • Prior experience in startup environments
  • Experience with various technologies and curiosity for more

What you can expect from us:

  • Employment contract with a competitive salary, attractive benefits including 30 days of vacation, and Medical Insurance extended package with full dentist and medicine reimbursements.
  • Remote work opportunity, and to have a decent workspace at home we do have a once per year 
    Home Office Allowance paid out!
  • Development ecosystem comprised of the state-of-the-art technology stack, using microservices architecture
  • We know that smart people need freedom, an inspiring working environment and trust to thrive – we offer you that :
    • No dress code, bureaucracy or political crap.
    • Culture of diversity and creativity with smart people who take pride in what they do
    • International environment – Bases in Warsaw, Berlin, Paris and Luxembourg colleagues from 30 nations.
    • Office space in the heart of Warsaw for those who prefer working from office ! 
  • Learning is highly encouraged and required – We offer you a training budget.
About us

FRIDAY is the essence of over 180 individuals, who build a strong “we”. We are a technology company with an insurance license and have offices in Germany, Poland, Luxembourg, and France. Together we all pull in the same direction: In becoming the most popular digital insurer in Europe.


We are already one of the fastest-growing Insurtechs across Europe and care for our employees, their ambitions, dreams, and challenges. Together we build an environment where everybody feels empowered to explore, grow and shape a better future for us, our customers, and the world around us - this is what makes us a unique employer. Join us today and let’s shape our tomorrow.

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