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Platform Engineering Manager



Software Engineering
Tampere, Finland · Remote
Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2024

** This role can be based remotely in Finland, Switzerland, Poland, UK, Italy, France, Germany or Spain **

At Scandit, we develop smart data capture technology that enables businesses to use smart devices to extract data from barcodes, ID documents, text and objects.

Our products span across a variety of technological infrastructure. As an Engineering Manager leading our Platform Team, you'll be the leader of our DevOps and SRE operations, critical not only to the entire engineering organization but all of the company. This role is pivotal in ensuring the development of our entire suite of products runs seamlessly and efficiently. You'll oversee our cloud-based services, and continuous integration and delivery pipelines, ensuring they're robust, scalable, and secure.

In this position, you'll lead a talented team of DevOps specialists, and site reliability engineers, guiding them in implementing best practices in system reliability, scalability, and performance. Your leadership will directly contribute to optimizing operational costs across the company and enhancing the value we deliver to our customers. This role offers the unique opportunity to influence the technological direction of a scale-up company at the forefront of retail innovation. If you're a manager with a passion for DevOps, SRE, and leading high-performing teams, we're eager to hear from you. Join us in shaping the future of retail technology and driving excellence across our entire product ecosystem.

What You Will Do

  • Lead a team of DevOps specialists and Site Reliability Engineers.
  • Own roadmap development, quarterly and yearly planning, goal setting, and prioritization.
  • Collaborate closely with product development teams to understand their needs and translate them into platform features.
  • Own the operation of our mission critical cloud and build infrastructure end to end.

Who You Are

  • You take pride in work, demonstrating a high level of craftsmanship and a commitment to quality in all projects undertaken.
  • You are committed to staying ahead of the curve in technology trends, particularly those that can accelerate product development.
  • Experience in managing and optimizing engineering platforms (SRE/DevOps) within a product-oriented company, using state-of-the-art technologies like AWS, GCP, and GitLab.
  • Experience in leading distributed teams, excellent communication skills.
  • Broad technical expertise to engage effectively with engineers at all levels.
  • At least 3 years of software development experience and 5 years managing teams.

What We Offer

Here are just some of the reasons why people choose to build their career at Scandit:

  • The opportunity to shape an interesting and growing product line with many technical challenges. Still in its nascence, there are many aspects to optimize and new features to build
  • A highly skilled team and a fun environment where you can put your enthusiasm for cutting-edge technologies to use
  • Excellent office infrastructure, optimized for hybrid working in Zurich, Warsaw, Tampere, and London
  • Excellent support for remote work across the UK, France, Italy, Spain, and Germany
  • Innovation hackathons
  • People-first culture
  • Global team outings
  • Festive/end of year all company celebrations
  • Extra vacation day off on your birthday
  • An attractive individual equity plan in a high growth company
  • Do good and give back with two impact days where you are able to give time to one of our trusted nonprofit partners
  • Specific benefits related to the location you are joining

Who We Are

Could your code give superpowers? Whether enabling delivery drivers to make quicker deliveries, matching a patient with their medication or allowing retailers to make store operations more efficient, our technology automates workflows and provides actionable insights to help businesses in a variety of industries. This means we have no shortage of technical challenges for engineers like you. Join us, as we continue to expand, grow and innovate, and help take Scandit to the next level.

“Everybody is welcome here” - Is a celebrated component of our DNA.

At Scandit we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be a safe space for all.

All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability or length of time spent unemployed.