Remote, but you must be in the following locations

Annual Salary
EUR 70k - EUR 75k

Engineering Team Lead

Sherpany is the Swiss market leader for meeting management software. Since its founding in 2011, it has pursued the goal of creating a world in which every meeting counts. Over 400 European companies and 12,000 decision-makers are already using Sherpany with the aim of making their business relevant meetings more productive and thereby increasing corporate success. With headquarters in Zurich and 130 Sherpanees from 27 different nationalities, we are an international company with a flat hierarchy, in which you can take lot of responsibility and your ideas are always welcome.


What you will be doing:
In this role you will be responsible for providing a clear direction, leadership, and mentorship to a cross-functional squad of frontend, backend, and mobile developers, with a total of six direct reports and other attached functions, like QA engineers or UI/UX designers. Your mains tasks include:

  • Provide regular feedback, coaching, and support to enhance your team’s performance while promoting a positive team culture and cohesion within the squad through team-building activities, recognition programs, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.

  • Foster collaboration and communication among team members, as well as with other departments or stakeholders, promoting a positive and respectful work environment

  • Acting as a primary point of contact providing updates on project status, addressing concerns, and managing expectations to ensure alignment with business goals.

  • Oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of projects within the squad, ensuring alignment with business objectives and deadlines. Identify potential risks or obstacles to project success and develop strategies to mitigate them.

  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the squad, including process optimization, skills development, and adoption of new technologies or methodologies by staying up to date with industry trends.

  • Encourage knowledge sharing and cross-training within the squad, fostering a culture of learning and development to enhance overall team capabilities.


What we will love about you:

  • You look forward to inspiring, coaching and supporting our team with your solid technical know-how and practical experience as a leader.

  • You have strong project management skills, including planning, scheduling, and tracking progress using methodologies such as Agile Scrum or Kanban.

  • You’re familiar with software development best practices, including testing methodologies, code reviews, and debugging techniques.

  • You have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and able to effectively convey ideas and information to team members and stakeholders.

  • You have experience in building and fostering a collaborative team environment, while building rapport and resolving conflicts.

  • Knowledge or previous experience with our tech stack and developing cloud solutions is a plus (our tech stack: React/Next.js, Python/Django, Postgres, Docker/Kubernetes, etc.)


How you can imagine us:

  • You are part of a company with people working from everywhere in the world, in which you can take lot of responsibility and your ideas are always welcome

  • In order to maintain your work-life balance we offer flexible working hours, home office and/or remote-working

  • Your personal and professional development is important to us which is why we offer financial support for further education, trainings etc.

  • We work with modern Apple products; every employee receives an own MacBook

  • Last but not least: Our corporate culture means a lot to us, which is why we organize regular team events and cultivate a value-centric cooperation

Our recruitment process:

  1. Send your online application πŸš€

  2. First interview with our Talent Acquisition Specialist πŸ’¬

  3. Interview with VP of Engineering and Chief Product Officer πŸ’¬

  4. Final interview: Get to know the squad and the other Squad Leaders πŸ‘‹

  5. Offer πŸŽ‰