Engineering Manager

Milan, Italy

Role description

At Cardo AI, our mission is to build the best technology empowered by AI algorithms for private market investments. Our engineers don’t just make things – we make things possible. We provide speed and precision to institutional investors, servicers and credit originators in solving the most challenging and complex investment problems.

This time, we are recruiting for an exciting role, an Engineer Manager to join our team and support Cardo AI’s rapid growth in private debt markets. The Engineer Manager, in collaboration with the Tech Lead and the Product Owner, will manage a high-performing and agile software team with the objective of facilitating deliveries.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing and inspiring his or her team to achieve their objectives. Your role will involve strategizing, project management, and staff management. Your collaborative attitude and interpersonal skills will help you thrive as an Engineering Manager.

What you will do

  • Build, hire, and lead a world-class team of software engineers
  • Coach and mentor engineers on the team to further their professional development
  • Be actively involved in recruitment strategies, performance reviews, 1:1s
  • Craft a growth model for the units of the team and an operational, digital-first model for how they can effectively partner with geographically distributed set-up.
  • Constantly monitoring performance and delivery and detect opportunity to increase team efficiency
  • Contribute to department-wide initiatives promoting technical excellence, innovation, engagement, and diversity that help each member of the team to grow.

    You’ll Succeed With:

    • Proven track record of supporting technical teams
    • Strong problem solving skills and background in coding is a big plus
    • Demonstrated ability to manage technical teams
    • Knowledge of growing teams and/or organizations
    • Experience supporting product engineering teams
    • A passion for delivering value to customers via agile software development
    • Excellent knowledge of SaaS software technologies, best practices, and design patterns
    • Excellent time management, prioritization, and decision-making skills driving high- impact, rapid, and iterative change in a fast-moving environment
    • Excellent communication, documentation, and presentation skills
    • Experience hiring, onboarding, and developing strong engineering teams
    • Experience with coaching and mentorship to elevate team performance
    • Ability to take initiative and make an impact on the larger organization
    • Ability to work remotely and manage your own time

    We offer

    • An opportunity to work on real challenges of private market investments. Every day, our software is making a difference for our clients, supporting them to do their job better and empowering everyone to make better decisions. We are improving the way private markets are operating.
    • A good work life balance. We know that solving big problems can keep you up for long hours, but this is not the way to go. We have assigned a WORK-LIFE balance officer, that is responsible for our engineers in finding solutions and avoiding any situation of potential stress and burnout. After all, why do we even bother with Scrum time boxes?
    • Flexible and Remote Work. Remote opportunities, work from home days, and flexible vacation policies allow everyone to optimize their work-life balance. We are a results oriented business – face- time not required, although you might just want to spend your entire day with our great team. You choose when and where you want to work!
    • An Entrepreneur friendly environment. You can participate in “Intrapreneurship in Cardo AI”, a project where ideas come to life from team members, or “Cardo AI Startup Incubator” where you can invest alongside Cardo AI and become an entrepreneur.
    • Team Outings & Events. We bond outside of work over games, happy hours, concerts, chess, play-station, karaoke, the game of mime, volleyball, yoga, and more. We love to organize team retreats in the beach and mountains
    • Become our shareholder. We offer a stock option plan to all our key people so that you can become an integral part of the company and benefit from a potential exit event.

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