Engineering Manager - (relocation to Cluj, Romania)

  • Engineering
  • Cluj, Romania

Engineering Manager - (relocation to Cluj, Romania)

Job description

As part of our team expansion, we are searching for an Engineering Manager to lead one of our cross-functional, autonomous, software development teams of 5-7 engineers from our office in Cluj, Romania.

Who we are
We’re Happeo - a team of passionate problem-solvers, working hard to build and provide the best social intranet out there. We managed to secure our Series-A funding right in the middle of a pandemic. That’s right, that’s how good our product is. It’s our dream to make work a happier place by bringing people together through a happy digital culture. Turns out a digital culture is especially desirable during pandemics. Happeo's talent is spread across locations, generations, and time zones, helping Happeo's continued growth of 280% year on year.

About the role and the team:

Our solution comprises a React-based web application and a React Native mobile application. On the backend, we are using Java and Node.js. Our services are deployed in Google AppEngine or Kubernetes. We’re using Google Cloud SQL, Google Firestore, and other cloud services offered by Google Cloud.
Our teams are organized around strategic product domains and work across the entire stack.

You will be doing

  • Lead, manage and mentor a team of high performing developers with a particular focus on career and professional development
  • Spend a large portion of your time hands-on - solving problems, coding and performing code reviews
  • Provide technical leadership within your team and contribute towards the wider engineering strategy
  • Collaborate closely with Product to ensure that the team understands what customer problems they are solving, why and to what timeframe
  • Own what you are building, from initial discovery and design through to production
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement and teamwork, and drive knowledge sharing across teams
  • Recruit other top engineering talent and build a diverse team

Job requirements


  • Experience leading and managing a team of developers
  • Background as a hands-on software developer, most likely working with Java, Node.js and/or React
  • Strong working knowledge of agile development methodologies
  • Modern approaches to software development, e.g. agile/lean methodologies, DevOps, CI/CD and TDD
  • Secure development principles
  • Customer-oriented attitude
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Indefinite contract (3 month probation period)
  • Competitive salary
  • Happeo options plan
  • Private Healthcare plan
  • Lunch card
  • Gym card
  • 24 days of paid holidays
  • Relocation and Visa application support if needed

We will be closing the role as soon as we find the right candidate. If you feel we can be a great fit for each other, apply to our role and we’ll be more than happy to review your profile :)

Come as you are!
At Happeo, we are committed to creating a diverse team that feels that they are valued at work. If you’re looking at our photos and don’t see your race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, mental or physical ability, ethnicity, or perspective represented, please apply and help us make our company even better – we need you. Each person who has taken a different path than us to get here makes us stronger. So join us and help us create happier people, one workplace at a time.