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Solarwinds Inc. Engineering Manager in Krakow, Poland


Are you an experienced engineering leader with a passion for delivering great products in a fast-paced environment? Does directing a team of people that are smarter than you excite you? Do you chafe at bureaucracy and look for the most efficient way to get things done? If so, SolarWinds has an opening for a Engineering Manager that might be a good fit for you.

SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to more than 150,000 customers worldwide - from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. We believe that the IT pros who use our products everyday should be excited about them. That's why we put our users first in everything we do, and strive to deliver powerful functionality while making their jobs easier. We call it "user-centric software" and we believe that it's changing expectations for the enterprise software experience.

Our success begins with our engineering team's ability to consistently deliver quality software that is easy to install, easy to use, and that solves our customer's points-of-pain. If you have management skills that can help us build on that success, we'd love to talk to you!


What would you be responsible for in this role?

  • Direct the work with software development and quality assurance teams

  • Supervise, mentor and grow Developers and Testers

  • Foster and drive good software quality management practices

  • Work with Product Management team to deliver high-quality, technically sound products on schedule

  • Drive all aspects of recruiting including attracting, building and retaining a highly skilled Engineering team

  • Effectively collaborate in a fast paced environment with multiple business teams (Engineering Management, Product Management, Sales Engineering, Support etc.)

  • Promote good software development and project management practices

  • Communicate project priorities, quality strategy to product line quality teams


What is needed for this position?

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 3+ years of experience designing, developing and shipping commercial software

  • 2+ years of experience on similar role in Development and\or Quality assurance

  • Experience with multiple teams leading, mentoring

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Strong time management skills

  • Solid understanding and experience with agile development process (SCRUM) and Software Development Life Cycle

  • Demonstrated creativity, problem solving, and intelligent thinking

  • Programming experience

  • English on advanced level

Desired Skills:

  • Understanding of IT technologies (networking, virtualization, systems management, etc.)

  • Project management experience

  • Willing to travel internationally on occasion

  • Prior experience directing an engineering team including a history of developing leadership

  • JIRA project management/bug tracking system

What awaits you besides the top technology and great coworkers?

Among the many benefits are a competitive salary, bonuses, and growth opportunities.

We promote self-education and support you in learning new things – through conferences, learning tutorials and mentors. You can enjoy comfortable office spaces with free and tasty coffee, snacks, game room, soft chairs and PS4.

We invest into your growth - we give you an additional 10 days off for independent study every year.

You can bike to work and find colleagues who do same sports as you do.

We provide MultiSport, flexible working hours, private health insurance and fruits in the kitchen.

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2019-13617

# Positions 1

Category (Candidate Search) Engineering

Position Type Regular

Business Group Core IT

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