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17 Jan 2019

Full-timeEngineering Manager

Personio – Posted by Miriam Eder Anywhere

Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to play a decisive part in shaping a company’s rapid growth and to learn from your tasks? Get inspired by our enthusiastic team and help us build the leading HR platform in Europe!

Job Role

  • Personal development and regular feedbacks of a team of five engineers
  • Close collaboration with a team’s Product Owner
  • Being a go-to person for tracking and improving overall team performance
  • Hiring of new engineering team members across the teams
  • Promotion of engineering best practices and tie-breaking of technical discussions
  • Direct participation in product feature development as a Software Engineer

Join one of our Mission-based interdisciplinary product teams as an Engineering Manager to enable high performance of a group of passionate, international Engineers on the path of building best-in-class HR Operating System! Your primary focus is people management and hiring within a team, seconded by day-to-day development of Personio.

Required Skills

  • Over three years of direct managerial experience in engineering teams (supervisor responsibilities and reporting structures)
  • Great presentation and communication skills in written and spoken English (at least level C1 on a CEFR scale)
  • Experience of working in interdisciplinary teams with Agile/SCRUM
  • Over five years of professional Web Software Development experience as a Backend or a Fullstack Engineer
  • Knowledge of OOP and system architecture, profound knowledge of aweb application development lifecycle
  • Experience with PHP and one of the popular MVC frameworks (Laravel is a plus)
  • Experience with MySQL, Redis
  • Advanced multitasking and prioritisation skills
  • Enable engineering team members to concentrate on what they do best
  • Willing to relocate as the position is onsite-only


About Personio

Personio is a fast growing HR SaaS startup founded in Munich. It offers a flexible and holistic HR and Applicant Management software to bundle all HR processes digitally into one solution and is designed for small and medium businesses from 10 to 1.000 employees. To date, Personio has been awarded several times and plays an essential role in making the day-to-day operations of more than 1.000 HR teams across the globe more effective and transparent. We are a dynamic and international team whose goal is to build the leading HR platform in Europe.


  • Carry the full responsibility for your working area, engage in a creative working environment and enjoy short decision-making paths
  • Work in our central and modern office in the heart of Munich and enjoy delicious Fairtrade coffee, various cold drinks, fruit and muesli for free
  • Use your annual development budget of € 1.500 to improve your knowledge and develop your career
  • Become part of our unique Personio Community and celebrate our success in regular team events (office dinners, hackathons, skiing trips, oktoberfest, etc.)
  • Decide whether you want lightning-fast electric UNU electric scooter as a company vehicle or an additional payment for your monthly MVV ticket
  • Through a subsidised Qualitrain membership, you can train for just € 25 a month in 90 fitness and yoga studios, swimming pools and other facilities in Munich
  • Flexible home office regulation, relocation support and 26 paid vacation days

How to Apply

Please apply online or send your CV to

Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: #startup, engineer, manager, Munich, and software.

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