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Engineering Manager


About Us

ERGO Technology & Services S.A. (ET&S S.A.) was established in January 2021 following the integration of ERGO Digital IT and Atena into one entity, leveraging the strengths and best practices of both companies.
ET&S S.A. belongs to the ET&SM technology holding of ERGO Group AG, supporting millions of internal and external customers with state-of-the-art IT solutions to everyday problems. We are dedicated to bring a digital innovations to every aspect of the landscape of insurance. Discover how we are implementing AI, IoT, Voice Recognition, Big Data science, advanced mobile solutions and much more to accommodate our customers’ future needs around the globe. See how you can be a part of the digital revolution and apply to join us today!

How you will get the job done

As an Engineering Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that key projects and engineering duties are fulfilled. You will be responsible for solving any engineering issue that comes up in a project or within the organization. A few of the main duties of an Engineering Manager are answering technical questions, proposing budgets for projects, and working with various other departments (Strategy & Delivery, Architecture, Security, etc.).  You can expect to work on many projects at the same time, build and manage diverse teams of engineers from different disciplines, formulate and execute strategies, and coordinate with other managers. As Engineering Manager you will be responsible for researching and developing new designs and products, proposing budgets for projects, and overseeing all the activities related to each project.


  • be an active member of the Technology Leadership Team.
  • actively identifies problems and obstacles and proactively manages risk while striving to attain objectives
  • actively contributes towards the improvements regarding the Technology department and the company structure
  • maintains organization’s effectiveness and efficiency by defining and delivering strategic plans for projects implementation within Engineering Domain
  • analyzes Engineering Domain needs, identify vulnerabilities, and boost productivity, efficiency and accuracy to accomplish strategic goals
  • effectively influence Program Managers and Product Owners as well as the other team members (if necessary) to meet the project’s and the organization’s objectives
  • facilitates communication, coordination, planning and execution across ERGO Digital IT teams and business partners
  • acts as a Line Manager for all Software Engineers working within the relevant Engineering Domain
  • builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect across ERGO’s subsidiary
  • oversights of the team’s staffing within the Engineering Domain working with Budget Owners (Program Managers, Support Managers, etc.)
  • supports Teach Leads and Architects in the implementation of architecture’s targets and common engineering practices
  • takes ownership of the technical strategy for the IT platforms in the relevant Engineering Domain working closely with the Architecture team
  • provides support to Product Owners in the relevant Engineering Domain to enable them to successfully deliver the Product Backlog
  • provides support to Scrum Masters in the relevant Engineering Domain to ensure obstacles are being removed and Agile best-practice is being followed by Agile teams
  • ensures that Software Engineering teams in his/her domain at ERGO Digital IT are engaging effectively and proactively with the other relevant ERGO Business Units team members
  • acts as an escalation point for all delivery teams across ERGO Group, internally or externally regarding all relevant topics including on support/maintenance, project and service delivery, technical and process quality

Skills and experience you will need

  • 5+ years experience managing Software Development teams
  • ability to perform system/platform owner role and demonstrate strategic thinking
  • solid understanding of Agile and real experience working with multiple Agile teams
  • ability to understand complex technical issues and communicate these effectively with non-technical stakeholders
  • solid technical background including understanding of Object Oriented, System Integration and Legacy systems
  • good understanding of Large Organization IT processes e.g. Change Management, Security and other ITIL processes
  • Insurance Industry experience is an advantage
  • must have excellent verbal and written communication in English
  • experience managing application support
  • experience with Budgeting & Estimation

Technologies used by teams

  • JAVA 8/11
  • ReactJS
  • Adobe Experience Manager
  • Spring Boot 2.x (Boot, Cloud, Data, Security)
  • NoSQL (Mongo) & SQL databases
  • Kubernetes ecosystem, Docker, AWS, Cloud automation/management tools
  • API development: REST, GraphQL
  • Messaging platforms (Kafka) 
  • AWS – Kubernetes

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Why work with us?

Let&s be fit

We realize that most of us need assistance to stay in shape and good health. That's why we provide every employee with a medical package coverage and co-finance a sports card. Additionally, we support a number of sports sections, and, you can even join our yoga team in the summer to practice yoga on the roof!

Let&s be balanced

Work-life balance is essential for us. That's why we offer our employees flexible working hours, pet-friendly offices, and if you would like to stay with your pet at home, a remote work environment. However, it won't be easy to stay at home with our in-office gaming room.

Let&s be smart

Staying up-to-date with all the new systems and technologies is not an easy task. That's why we have an extensive training and workshops offer, both in-house and with external providers. We organize hackathons and meetups, which are an excellent opportunity for our specialists to showcase their expertise. On top of that, we offer digital learning platforms, language courses, and a library.

Let&s be responsible

We love to see the difference we make together with our CSR projects. That's why we are always open to new projects, and we would love to include you in our next charity event!

Let&s be fun

At ET&S we love not only to work but also relax together. Sports events like company-wide bike race, or maybe a film marathon in our cinema room? Don't worry; we got it covered! Maybe you have a passion and would love to make an event out of it? Sure! We will help you!

Let&s be diverse

At ET&S we create a working environment free of prejudice and exclusion. Each member of our team can experience being valued, regardless of his or her gender, nationality, religious beliefs, disabilities, age, and sexual orientation or identity. Your wide range of qualifications, experiences, and ways of thinking are of great benefit to us!

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