Engineering Manager

job description

We build successful and important marketplace applications and platforms in Switzerland, and our engineering team plays a crucial role in this success.

As an Engineering Manager, you are to be responsible for our engineering team and drive the team to the next level of excellence in product delivery and technical competency.

In more concrete terms, you are responsible for the following:

  • Recruit and onboard great people for our engineering team.
  • Ensure members have sufficient resources and support to do their best work.
  • Ensure the team follows processes and the defined best practices and meets expectations of their roles.
  • Mentor and coach individual team members to achieve functional excellence and personal growth.
  • Ensure a continuous feedback process and a strong feedback culture.
  • Manage and deliver performance review of team members in a fair, accurate and timely manner.
  • Ensure team members have a strong understanding of the business, product, organization and technology landscape in the area relevant to their work.
  • Ensure the motivation and engagement of members towards the success of the team, of the business verticals and company.
  • Act as sparring partner to Director of Software Development in Switzerland (CH) to enhance collaboration, team setup and performance.
  • Collaborate closely with Lead Engineers, Delivery Leads and Product Members and Designers to support the performance and engagement of NVG team members.
  • Reinforce the One team vision and Unity across VN-CH.
  • Setup and organize informal and formal reporting lines within your unit that supports and enhances the alignment and collaboration across VN-CH.
  • Report directly to NVG Director

your skills & experience

  • Excellent command of English skills (both written and spoken)
  • Formal educational background in software engineering or computer science.
  • 3-5+ years of experience managing an organization as a second level manager, especially in remote and offshore in-house product software development or ODC context with strong collaboration to oversea partners.
  • Experience in successfully building and shipping software products
  • Strong background in agile software development practices and leading agile teams
  • Experience in leading remote and distributed teams
  • Strong SW development background
  • Strong sense for business context
  • Data driven mindset
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, highly skilled in giving and receiving feedbacks
  • Ability to articulate and gain engagement for ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Have the ability to multi-task and stay organized and focused in a dynamic environment
  • A passionate expert practitioner of servant leadership
  • A strong team relationship builder
  • Preferable hands-on experience in marketplace/e-commerce domain or online consumer products.

why you'll love working here

  • Attractive salary you’ll love!!!
  • 13th-­month bonus.
  • Opportunity to travel to Switzerland.
  • Create value by involving in high impact products.
  • Private health insurance coverage for your peace of mind.
  • Flexible working time.
  • Cool, modern spacious office.
  • Modern iMac or Macbook Pro, High-end PCs.
  • Regular team vacation trips in Vietnam and abroad.
  • Lots of release celebrations, food and snacks.
  • Training & talks covering wide range of topics.
  • Operate in full continuous integration software development setup with the latest and popular technology stacks.
  • Work in collaboration directly with talented European tech professionals to grow your technical, English communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Work in an open-­minded, friendly, positive, transparent and agile environment.

About NVG Technology Co. Ltd.

NVG is part of Scout24 AG, a joint venture of Ringier AG and Die Mobiliar AG. Scout24 operates biggest online marketplaces in Switzerland (Car, Real Estate, Finance, General classifieds) and Mobiliar is one of leading Insurance companies in Switzerland. We develop products for our parent company businesses.

At NVG we believe in having a “GREAT PLACE TO WORK", where everyone:

MAKE IMPACTS: Our products & solutions are important and have been helping the lives of several millions of people. We have top rankings in Apple App Store, Google Play Store as well as web traffic.

LEARN & GROW: Working in an distributed agile product team each member to take more responsibility, learn many new skills and knowledge. Having a great team in HCMC and working with Swiss international colleges help us grow everyday.

BE HAPPY: We work hard to create a positive working culture where the working condition is comfortable, employee contribution is valued and work-life balance is supported.

Drop by office and see it for yourself, you will feel it.

Active Tech Stack & Tools

This is a list of technology currently used in our teams:

  • Backend: .NET core, .NET MVC, Entity Framework, Web API, NHibernate, IdentityServer4, Hangfire, Node JS, Firebase, Swagger, Restful APIs, JPA, JAX-RS.
  • Frontend: JavaScript, React JS, Typescript, Jquery, HTML5, SASS/LESS, Bootstrap, Styled Components, Custom UX frameworks, React Router, React Redux.
  • DB, Data & Search: MSSQL, Oracle, Flyway, Postgres, SQLite, SOLR, Elastic Search, Cassandra, Kafka, Redis, Spark, Hadoop, Neo4J.
  • Native mobile development: Java, Kotlin, Objective-C, Swift, Android SDK, iOS SDK.
  • Architecture: MVC, MVVM/Reactive, MVP, Clean Architecture, Microservice, Enterprise architectures.
  • Automated tests / Quality: Cypress, Selenium, native mobile e2e tests (XCUITest, Espresso), Protractor, Jasmine, NUnit, JUnit, SonarQube, Postman.
  • Monitoring: Kilbana, Sentry, Stacktify, SqlMonitor.
  • Server: Rancher, Docker, Kubernetes, IIS, JBOSS.
  • DevOps: Jenkins, Octopus, CircleCI, GitHub Enterprise, Bitbucket enterprise, Maven, Gradle, Grunt, Gulp, Webpack, npm, nuget, cocoapod.
  • Data Tools: GA, GTM, Cross-engage, Informizely, Intercom, Sitespect,, PolyBase, Sql Server Analysis, Qlik, Power BI, Google BigQuery, Tensorflow, Pytorch, SparkML, Squooba.
  • IDEs & Editors: IntelliJ, MS Visual Studio. Android Studio, XCode, Webstorm, Microsoft Visual Studio Code, Resharper.
  • Testing infrastructure and Mobile devices: One dev per dev, testing device pool, also Microsoft Azure Mobile Test Service.
  • UX & Analysis: Figma, Sketch, Zeplin, Whimsical, Google Analytics, GTM, Google DataStudio, Hotjar, Informizely, SiteSpect, Firebase, Streamline-icons, Refactoring UI.
  • Collaboration and Communication tools: Jira, Confluence, Slack, Zoom, Miro.
  • Hardware: iMac, Macbook Pro, Powerful PCs and Laptops with screens (2550 x 1440 screen).
NVG Technology Co. Ltd.
+84 28 6256 0990
Level 18, Block B, Viettel Tower, 285 CMT8, District 10.