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Engineering Manager

IT Human Resources

Posted on Apr 15, 2022 by IT Human Resources

Paris, France
Immediate Start
€70k - €90k Annual

My client's mission is to solve the climate crisis - one of the most exciting problems to be working on in tech.

They are a passionate, impactful team based in Amsterdam but working remotely, with people living all over Western Europe and in the U.S.

Their mission is to help solve the world's climate crisis by providing Real Time intelligence about the planet's vegetation.

They are applying machine learning to satellite imagery to track forests and vegetation, helping to reduce the risk of wildfires and power outages.They've just raised a large funding round and have over a dozen paying clients, they have already proven their business model and the team are all united behind their ambitious vision to scale up this model to help humanity and the planet.

They operate a 100% remote model - they have a physical base in Amsterdam, however the team is spread across Europe (Amsterdam, Lisbon, London, Milan, The Hague). Ideally, you're in a time zone +/- 1 hour from CET.
As the tech team grows, they are hiring for their first Engineering Manager.

You will manage 5-6 people from the tech team, guiding them in their careers, mentoring, coaching, sponsoring them, and giving them feedback.

Reporting to the VP Technology, you will be working closely with him on planning the work of their tech team, balancing business requirements, customers' needs, and the needs of the tech team. You will observe team processes and work with the teams to adjust them as needed to help us deliver. As they scale up our efforts and grow the team, you will work with the tech leadership on creating and executing the hiring plan.


Experience managing engineers in a product-led startup environment.
Experience working in an agile environment.

Strong communication, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills.


Understanding of Data Science and Machine Learning principles.
Experience working in a B2B environment.

About you

You are empathetic.
You practice servant leadership.
You know how to solve problems with multiple stakeholders and multiple inputs.
You don't have to have a technical background, but you should be technical enough to understand the work of the tech team.

About our team

The company is a group of 19 people from all over the world (Netherlands, Portugal, Italy, US, France, Russia, Australia). They are all united behind a big vision to help humanity and the planet. They work remotely, and occasionally meet for in-person collaboration.

What's on offer

Generous stock options and competitive salary.
The chance to be a part of truly mission-driven work that reduces wildfires, protects earth's natural resources, and reverses climate change.
Flexible working environment with a lot of autonomy.They build our work days around our lives, not the other way around.
The chance to build something from scratch and put your mark on it. Creating a product that solves real climate-related problems - one that is fast and a joy to use - is the exciting opportunity.
To be surrounded by an excellent, vibrant, smart team who have each other's back and believe in a culture of openness, tolerance, and respect.

Diversity & Inclusion

My client place enormous value on diversity and inclusion with regards to gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, education, disability, disciplines and skillsets. They believe that the best ideas emerge when people with different perspectives and approaches work together on a problem.

They're always looking to diversify the team further, but are proud of the fact that four out of the six people on their leadership team are female or non-white males, 38% of the overall team identifies as female and 25% of the team are people of color. Eight nationalities are represented in our team, and they speak eight languages: English, Dutch, French, Italian, Indonesian, Portuguese, Cantonese and Russian.

For immediate consideration, please send me your latest CV

ITHR Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. ITHR Group is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Reference: 1566607894

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