Role location: London
At Beamery, we believe that where you work is much more than just a job. For many of us, it's our livelihoods. It’s how we provide for our families and it shapes the legacy we'll leave behind. This is why our purpose is to create access to opportunities regardless of where someone is born.
We’re excited to have raised a $138m Series C backed by world-class investors from some of tech’s most disruptive companies.
Our products are helping the world's largest companies transform the way they attract, engage, hire talent with our industry first Talent Operating System. Global leaders like Nasdaq, Autodesk, AstraZeneca and Workday run talent on Beamery.
So, what are you waiting for? Join us and help us transform the future of work once and for all.
About the Team
After more than doubling our revenue in 2020 Beamery are creating two new Backend teams in 2021 to form a new Intelligence Vector. The first team will create an Analytics Platform to enable feature teams to build business intelligence with ease by making sliced and diced data readily available. The second team will focus on Enhanced Data Quality, making Beamery indispensable through reliable AI enhanced best-in-class rich talent data.
These teams will be operationally aware and have ownership of their product.
About The Role
We are looking for an Engineering Manager to build these new teams, support their growth and deliver on the roadmap for the Intelligence vector. You can expect to:
- Recruit two complete delivery teams, comprised of Tech Leads, Backend Engineers, QA Engineers and an Agile Delivery Manager
- Manage the engagement, performance and career growth of the people in your team
- Guide the teams towards project delivery aligned with the Product, Customer Success and Sales teams to build products that delight our users
- Ensure the teams continuously monitor and evolve their processes and guide them towards autonomy and high performance
- Create teams who are operationally aware of the features they own including 24/7 support, operational dashboards and alarms
- Collaborate with other Engineering Managers on organisation wide processes and initiatives
We’re looking for someone who has...
- Line management experience of at least one team of Software Engineers operating at scale in a cloud environment
- Prior experience as a Software Engineer using Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban) and practices (TDD, pair programming, code reviews, CI/CD, automation, etc.)
- Developed people via goal setting, career plans and creating an environment of continual improvement
- Extensive hiring experience
- Supported software in production in a 24/7 environment
- Cultivated relationships and wield influence with their team, peers, stakeholders and senior leadership
- Enabled teams and peers to make data-led decisions
- A passion for creating high quality products that meet customer needs
Beamery is a hive buzzing with excitement! We are one of the fastest-growing tech companies in the UK and London's top HR tech startup , disrupting recruitment with our Talent Operating System and building the world's smartest Talent Data Platform driving intelligence, insights and innovation around candidates, skillsets, diversity and more. Our customers include renowned brands (Nasdaq, AstraZeneca, Zoom, Zalando, Grab), undisclosed names (some of the world's largest organizations!) and many more coming on board in 2021.
Our team includes alumni from Spotify, PayPal, NVIDIA, DAZN, ORACLE, Starling Bank, etc. and everyone at Beamery brings something special. You could be just what we need. We seek and welcome people from diverse backgrounds who bring with them a variety of work and life experiences. We recognize there’s a lot of work to be done and we’re constantly looking for ways to bridge the diversity gap. We believe Beamery and the tech industry as a whole can only gain by providing opportunities to underrepresented groups and elevating their perspectives so that our culture, products and relationships are sensitive , inclusive and well-rounded.
Our tech stack includes Node.js, React, Golang, Kubernetes, GCP, Google Cloud Functions, Kafka, MongoDB, Istio, Terraform, etc. We believe in empowering teams to be autonomous and self-led to address our many interesting and meaty technical and organizational challenges.
People have joined Beamery for a variety of reasons: because of the category-defining product and the opportunity to disrupt how companies hire, because of the challenges and thrill of working in a fast-growing company while building out our engineering culture, or quite commonly because of the people they met in the hiring process and just resonated with.
Some of the things we’re working on this year include:
- Using artificial intelligence and a knowledge graph so recruiters can find the right candidates with the right skills faster
- Enabling data-informed talent transformation via dashboards that provide deep insights into efficiencies and bottlenecks in recruitment workflows
- Going from candidate-centric external recruitment to employee-centric internal mobility to help companies retain talent through internal opportunities
- Leveraging our Talent Data Platform to integrate with partners and enable them to use our refined enriched data to help our customers’ workflows, cementing Beamery’s place at the centre of the talent software ecosystem