Engineering Manager, Transactional Experience

  • 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 22 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. 

Information about the position

We’re looking for an Engineering Manager to join the Transactional Experience (TX) domain within Vinted Product Engineering. Our domain’s mission is to set the right promise so members initiate the transactions and meet that promise by enabling them to succeed in buying and selling. From an engineering perspective, we aim to do so by maintaining strong data consistency guarantees, ensuring resilient payment & shipping orchestration and maintaining best-in-class performance. In a nutshell, we want to ensure that every transaction that can succeed, succeeds.

In this position, you'll

Be accountable for:

  • Results of a team (delivery management and quality of engineering)
  • Processes and procedures in a 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: 

  • Work in a cross-functional team (±7 engineers that you would be leading, product manager, designer and data scientist) to shape features that make our members’ lives better
  • Ensure the team’s delivery according to the quarterly roadmap
  • Collaborate closely with other Engineering Managers to bring continuous improvements to your team and our domain
  • 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 team of people who trust each other, are not afraid of conflict, are committed and accountable, who care about results, and do a bunch of other great things

Your future fellow engineering managers in TX are defining what they do as follows:

  • “Taking care of product team “machine” and making sure it goes smoothly: making sure it’s well maintained, deciding when we need new parts or upgrades, paving the road, removing obstacles on the way, etc.” - Marius
  • “Inspiring people to become better versions of themselves, sometimes letting them fall and helping them get up or finding a way to get up themselves” - Gediminas
  • “Being part of exceptional colleagues and peers where we grow, make mistakes and learn from each other together” - Jurgita

About you

  • Like getting things done and done well
  • Have experience leading a software engineering team and delivering outcomes that you are proud of
  • Know how to improve team efficiency
  • Like working with people and helping them
  • Know a thing or two about stakeholder management
  • “Embracing uncertainty” is a phrase that does not scare you
  • You are not afraid to articulate the following terms: service-oriented architecture, monolithic vs modular architecture, tight vs loose coupling, technical debt, etc. You don’t have to know them in-depth, but a basic understanding will help you perform better by a mile

Work perks 

  • The opportunity to benefit from our share options programme
  • 25 working days of holiday
  • Newest MacBook models
  • 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.

Hybrid Work

We’ve adopted a hybrid workplace model where 2 days in office are recommended but not enforced. It’s up to you and your team to decide on the exact days you’ll spend working together in person.

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  6,200 - € 8,383 gross per month.