Engineering Manager

Budapest, Hungary

Meet Chemaxon

Chemaxon is an open and friendly science-driven company working with world-leading life science researchers to progress the value and utility of chemistry information. We provide a unique and transparent environment in which you can consider and create the best possible technical solutions for demanding users.

Location: Budapest, Váci Greens Office Park


  • Managing 1-2 development teams depending on experience level.
  • People management of the developers and support engineers in the team including performance management and mentoring duties.
  • Operational efficiency and effectiveness of teams.
  • Ensuring the timely delivery of their products in good quality.
  • Ensuring the production operation of their products.
  • Developing and maintaining the team's culture (including development culture).
  • Coordinating and collaboration with other teams and departments.
  • Short-term planning of the operation and resource needs of their teams.
  • Contributing to department planning.
  • Collaborating with product management to translate company strategy and department goals to the team level.

Required skills and experience:

  • At least two years of experience in leading software engineering teams.
  • Ability to see the big picture - someone who has tackled difficult engineering problems together with a team.
  • Understanding business - ideally you have been working in environments where they expected engineers/managers to understand your users/businesses and with that, you have strategic thinking about delivering products.
  • Good operational/execution skills.
  • Good understanding of software development process, working knowledge of development practices and principles - ideally you have worked as an individual contributor which helped you to understand the SW engineering practices.
  • Understanding of agile, ability to work iteratively - we believe in servant-leadership management style empowering others in your team
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills - you have been great at managing peers and stakeholders in your organizations
  • Good role model (champion of Chemaxon culture) - we strongly believe in our culture and we expect you to represent these values through your operations.

Further experience that might be beneficial:

  • Hands-on software engineering experience.
  • AWS and SaaS knowledge.

Benefits we offer:

  • Competitive salary in a growing and continuously improving company
  • Hybrid-way of working (8 days/month home office + remote work contribution)
  • Private health insurance
  • An inspiring working environment (entertainment area, kid’s corner and a fully equipped kitchen)
  • Annual training budget for off-site training and ebooks
  • Possibility to sign up for “All you can move” membership
  • Ability to work with global Top500 client companies

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