Engineering Manager

About Gnosis Safe Gnosis Safe is our unique open-source digital asset management solution built for Web, Android and iOS, currently used to manage >$60B in digital assets. You’ll be joining a g

About Gnosis Safe

Gnosis Safe is our unique open-source digital asset management solution built for Web, Android and iOS, currently used to manage >$60B in digital assets.

You’ll be joining a growing team that currently includes 30+ people. Most of our team is based in Berlin (Germany), but we also have awesome teammates in A Coruna (Spain) and Lisbon (Portugal).

About the role

As an Engineering Manager, your mission will be to lead a team of currently four people with a plan to grow in the near future, participate in a roadmap discussion and, potentially, take on more responsibilities to ensure that we, as a company, are moving in the right direction.

Our Tech Stack: Rocket (Rust), Django (Python), Redis, Postgres, Celery, Kubernetes

What will you be doing:

  • Being a team lead to the full meaning of these words: help your team to grow, set up goals, provide feedback including performance reviews
  • Coordinate team efforts by setting and running meetings: planning, retro, etc.
  • Coordinate and help the team to solve issues, solve blockers.
  • Evaluate hiring needs to continue building a strong team by participating in the hiring process
  • Continue enabling trusting and a friendly atmosphere in the team
  • Work closely with the HR team to improve existing processes and culture in your team and company

What you bring:

Leadership skills:

  • Experience leading a team or being an Engineering Manager in a startup and you were a part of a big team (company size of 100-300 people and more).
  • People describe you as a mentor and team lead, who deeply cares about their own and their team’s professional and personal development
  • You are familiar with performance review and goal-setting, but you also think about alternatives and how to improve these processes

Technical skills:

  • You had past experience as a Software Engineer
  • You have a good knowledge in Python or Rust or Typescript/Node (production-ready code)
  • Knowledge (at least theoretical) with Redis (or memcached), postgres (or similar database), celery (or similar task queues), kubernetes, kibana/ grafana (or other monitoring tools), aws (or similar hosting provider)
  • You know about Monolith vs micro services, Gateway service, VPN/ VPC

Nice to have:

  • Experience in public speaking

What we can offer you

  • Do you need resources to pursue your professional goals? -> We got you covered with a personal education and conference budgets
  • Is there something that you would like to try out within our projects? -> You can use your Friday afternoons on research or on a side project in our ecosystem
  • Our hierarchy is flat, so there is no chance to get lost in vertical looking organizational structure.
  • Not really an early bird? No worries! -> Flexible working schedules and flexible remote work policies are, for a long time, part of our culture
  • And do not worry about your equipment and subscriptions. We’ll equip you with the latest hardware and provide you with all the tools you need!
  • You’ll be working with us in the trendy kiez of Kreuzberg in Full Node, a co-working and collaboration space for blockchain projects.
  • Visa support for applicants outside the EU.

But most importantly – grow with us! We’re growing rapidly, the industry is expanding fast, and we have a lot to do. If you’re someone who loves taking initiative and getting things done, there are a lot of opportunities for you at Gnosis. We’re enthusiastic about our shared mission and enjoy spending time together!

  • Please be aware that this position has location requirements – Berlin (Germany).

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