Engineering Manager, Marketplace Technologies

  • Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Engineering
  • Vinted Marketplace

Brief info about Vinted 

Vinted Marketplace is the largest online international C2C marketplace in Europe dedicated to second-hand fashion, with millions of registered members spanning 20 markets in Europe and North America. With a mission to make second-hand the first choice worldwide, Vinted enables people to sell and buy second-hand clothes and lifestyle items from each other, helping give those items a second or even third life.   

Vinted Go launched in 2022,  with a focus on developing products and solutions for more seamless shipping and delivery across Europe. Vinted Go has connected more than 40 carriers and more than 200,000 PUDO points across Europe to support the delivery of millions of parcels per year.  

The Vinted Group, composed of Vinted Marketplace and Vinted Go, is headquartered in Vilnius, with workplaces in Germany, Lithuania, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and over 2,000 employees. It is backed by six leading venture capital firms: Accel, Burda Principal Investments, EQT Growth, Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Sprints Capital. 

In this position, you’ll 

Be accountable for:

  • Results of the team (delivery management and quality of engineering)
  • Processes and procedures in the team (working in the right ways on the right things)
  • People in the team (ensuring that we have great people working in true harmony)

In practice, it means:

  • Lead a backend-focused team of around 8 engineers
  • Ensure the team’s direction and delivery
  • Collaborate closely with Backend Staff Engineer, Infrastructure, and Marketplace leadership, to deliver on backend strategy for Marketplace
  • Drive crucial cross-domain initiatives in backend and ensure their timely delivery
  • Apply Agile and Lean principles in your work and ensure the team has a set of processes that enables them to be effective
  • Focus on the professional and personal growth of your team and yourself, including conducting performance and compensation reviews
  • Work on team’s maturity: a group of people who trust each other, are not afraid of conflict, are committed and accountable, and care about results

About you 

  • Proven experience leading a software engineering team and delivering results
  • With previous backend engineering experience, we expect you to be technical to a degree 
  • Project management experience delivery on cross-department initiatives
  • Know how to make teams effective, manage scopes and deliverables
  • Have experience building teams & hiring new team members
  • You possess strong people management skills - have experience ensuring the development of team members
  • Solid proficiency in communicating with both technical and management levels
  • “Embracing uncertainty” is a phrase that does not scare you
  • Able to adapt to changing priorities and requirements
  • Excellent at communicating in spoken and written English

Work perks 

  • The opportunity to benefit from our share options programme
  • 25 working days of holiday
  • Mental and emotional health support through the Mindletic app
  • Home office support: we provide IT workstation equipment and a personal budget of up to €540 for home workplace furniture
  • A daily lunch allowance
  • Private health insurance
  • Frequent team-building events
  • A personal monthly budget for shopping on Vinted
  • The opportunity to spend up to 90 days per year - 21 of which can be spent working outside of the EU - on workation
  • A dog-friendly office

Working at Vinted 

Individual Learning Budget

Vinted will set aside a yearly sum equal to 13.2% of your annual salary to be invested in your continuous professional development. You’ll be able to take the initiative to use it for covering relevant learning activities that benefit your role.

Equal Opportunity

The Vinted Group is committed to building an inclusive workplace where people from all walks of life feel a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, identities and life experiences. At Vinted, all applicants are treated fairly without regard to their race, age, religion or belief, sex, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

The salary range for this position is  7,000 - € 8,500 gross per month.