Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Engineering Manager (m/w/x)



Berlin, Germany
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

About Grover

Unlock the future of tech with Grover! We're revolutionizing access to cutting-edge technology, offering affordable and sustainable solutions through flexible tech rental subscriptions. No deposits, no commitments—just the latest tech on-demand, exactly when and where you need it. Join us in transforming the tech landscape across Germany, Austria, Spain, and The Netherlands. Your journey to limitless possibilities begins with Grover!

Our Mission & Vision

To date, Grover has circulated over 1.2 million devices, employs over 400 people, and stands as one of the fastest-growing scale-ups in Europe. We hit Unicorn status in 2022, and are scaling internationally!

We're proud to champion a more sustainable way to use tech. With an average of 3-4 rental cycles per device depending on the category, we estimate that the rental of our portfolio from 2015-2021 resulted in 160,000 fewer e-waste products and about 250 tons of e-waste.

To continue this incredible adventure, we are currently looking for a passionate Engineering Manager (m/f/x) full-time in our Berlin HQ.

🎯 What you will contribute:

  • Lead 3 to 6 engineers in a cross-functional team
  • Motivate and grow a team of engineers, structure their career goals, and be responsible for the team's health
  • With your product counterpart, work with stakeholders to plan the deliverables
  • Support your product counterpart in being data-driven when setting goals for the team
  • In collaboration with our CTO, our Engineering Managers steer the organization toward maturity, transparency, and excellence
  • Shape the future of our architecture and tech ecosystem while we grow and expand in new countries

To spark your curiosity, we currently work with the following Tech stack:

  • Node.js (NestJS, TypeScript) for our services
  • Ruby (Rails) for our eCommerce application
  • Data: Postgres, ElasticSearch and Mongo / DocumentDB
  • GraphQL and REST APIs
  • Messaging: Kafka (Confluent)
  • Infrastructure as code: Terraform to maintain our AWS infrastructure (Microservices - ECS with EC2 and Fargate, as well as serverless with API Gateway and Lambda

🤝 What you bring:

  • 3+ years experience in a similar leadership role in a fast-paced environment
  • System design expertise and knowledge of modern micro-service architectures
  • Experience using and implementing engineering best practices such as CI/CD, TDD
  • Self-direction and maturity. You are able to question the status quo, and you can make strategic decisions by yourself when needed
  • Business acumen. You can see the big picture from both tech & business angles, and shape your strategy and communication accordingly while keeping stakeholders aligned
  • Leadership skills: You are a dedicated leader, who inspires your team members and engages them in our vision and goals, fostering an autonomous environment

A plus if you have:

  • Background in payment domain
  • Experience with HTTP integration
  • Experience with fintech

❤️‍🔥 What you will love about us:

  • Hybrid model with 30 days per year to work abroad
  • 28 days of paid vacation, plus another additional day after 3 & 4 years
  • BVG monthly discount to drive you anywhere in Berlin
  • Company Pension Scheme and a top-up to Parental Leave (for both parents)
  • Online Mental Wellness support with Nilohealth
  • Urban Sports Club or ClassPass Corporate Discount
  • Annual learning budget of 1000€
  • 1 Paid Volunteering Day per Month
  • Online German Classes through LanguageHero and Babbel subscription
  • Exclusive Grover Tech discount for you & your loved ones
  • Engaging, open office located in Berlin-Schöneberg with a diverse global team of 72 nationalities (and counting!)

Embark on a rewarding journey with the Grover Rocketship, where your impact is felt, and together, we cultivate a more circular world. 💚

We are looking forward to e-meeting you! 🚀