We're looking for a motivated and driven Engineering People Manager who will help us to shape our Network Planning Domain, drive the company to the next level, and have the most direct influence on our success.
As Network Planning Domain, we create and grow the technical products for our network planners to offer demand oriented, profitable and high-quality schedules for our bus & train network, for every region in the world. We consist of five passionate product teams – ranging from planning applications, data science and optimization products to our inventory – and one leadership team.
Your Tasks – Paint the world green
Leadership You are a servant leader in an agile environment with distributed power and leadership. You lead, shape and grow two high performing IT product development teams. Together with senior engineers, product owners and agile coaches you strive for technical and product excellence, and autonomous decision-making respectively. You can connect lateral and disciplinary leadership in your role of being a coach and servant leader at the same time.
Mastery You are responsible for the individual mastery and enable your people to grow and foster their mastery skills and career. You identify improvement areas in their functional, non-functional or soft skills by supporting them in their professional development.
Setup You are accountable for setting-up teams for success. You shape the structure around teams and individuals. You hire the right people to make teams and the organization more successful. You manage the budget, controlling and strategic planning of hiring. You care about tools or even the office environment, when necessary. You are hands-on removing all impediments in the organization to make our teams successful.
Alignment You are part of our domain leadership team and together with the team, you shape our people practice in the domain. You align with peers and leads in order to move the company as a whole to the next level. You ensure fairness and career development across teams, locations and organizational setups.
Communication You live a transparent feedback culture and are eager to lead by example. You reflect and continuously improve yourself and everything around you.
Labor Law You own the disciplinary power for your people and serve as an escalation point, e.g. for the Product Owner, Engineers and anyone else who needs support.
Your Profile – Ready to hop on board
2+ years of experience in managing technical teams and individuals.
You enjoy supporting people and find satisfaction in facilitating the success of teams and individuals.
You understand people as the highest value in the company.
You have a growth mindset towards concepts like agile, scrum, and related concepts.
You are a team player, full of empathy.
You have worked several years in a digital product development organization before, with any of the common agile practices and understand the complexity of this endeavor.
You have a background in a technical role (engineering, data analytics, data science, product ownership, system architecture, DevOps work, etc.).
Knowledge and understanding of German labor law aspects of disciplinary leadership is useful.
Excellent English is mandatory, German welcomed.
Our Perks – More than just a job
You have an impact. With innovation and smart technology, we are creating the easiest way to travel. We want your ideas and give you autonomy to make them reality.
Flix is flexible. Organize your own schedule, and balance work between the office and home as it’s best for you. We give you trust-based hours and a flexible smart working policy.
Travelling is our passion. Discover the world with your free Flix rides and bring along your friends and family for half price.
Teamwork makes the dream work. Our FlixTeam has people from over 80 different nations. We work in a multicultural environment where we can challenge and support each other.
Your well-being is important to us. To treat your mind and body we will give you a competitive paid time off package, mental health support including 1:1 consultations with a psychologist, and a neat discount on UrbanSportsClub memberships.
Want to rewrite the history of mobility with us? Then join our ride and apply now. We're excited to hear from you!
Flix – A place to enjoy work and have an impact
The future of transportation is Green. Here at Flix Tech, the R&D group, we develop software with the brightest minds from around the world to engineer new experiences for our millions of customers across our apps and websites. Every day we solve challenging problems, like how to scale rapidly around the world and how to make an experience that delights our customers. We have a culture of sharing ideas, contributing to open source projects and being an active member in our technical communities.
Flix is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity), national, social or ethnic origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, competence and merit.