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Engineering Manager

Hybrid
  • London, England, United Kingdom
Technology

Hi from the Instapro Group 👋🏼

We're the technology company behind a home services revolution. Our mission is to help tradespeople get the work they want and homeowners hire the tradespeople they need.

At Instapro, every team member’s perspective and experience advances our mission. We are committed to creating a workplace that reflects the communities we serve. We work hard to mitigate biases in our recruitment process and foster a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Job description

As an Engineering Manager, you will be empowering our engineers and serving them, making sure that their goals are clear, facilitating decision-making within the teams and ensuring that nothing prevents them from working. Furthermore, you will delegate as much as possible to your teams and focus on monitoring progress and identifying possible risks. You will also develop your teams by reviewing performance and supporting the growth of each engineer. You will contribute to our technology vision and strategy and to the success of the company autonomously and proactively with the aid of our agile approach to work. You will support the team in the direction and technical solution thinking. Next, you will coach each member in learning, experimenting, and improving their skills while working in a team environment.


Your role includes the following:

  • Leading engineers in a cross-functional team and growing high-performing inclusive teams

  • Creating growth plans for engineers and coaching them to further develop technical and people skills

  • Hiring and retaining the best engineers for your team to ensure the best team composition

  • Bringing context and data to teams to help them understand the direction the company is taking

  • Contributing to our technology vision and strategy and helping engineers make decisions in line with it

  • Become an advocate of our vision and support executing it together with the team, Product, UX and other department managers

Job requirements

  • You have strong experience in leading, developing and mentoring cross functional engineers in an agile environment

  • A solid background in software engineering

  • Experienced in object-oriented and/or functional programming languages

  • You are proactive, organized and goal-oriented

  • Very good English skills complete your profile


Why you’ll enjoy working at the Instapro Group

You can make an Impact. Joining Instapro Group is an opportunity to help crack the code in one of the last big industries to become digital-first. We’re leaders in our markets, yet small enough for everyone to make a real difference.
We care. We don’t believe in one size fits all. Whether it’s flexibility in your working hours, your location, or opportunities to advance and grow, you’ll find a supportive and open culture designed to help our team members thrive.

These are the benefits you'll enjoy:

  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) + 1 annual bonus leave day after 5, 8, 10, 15 and 20 work anniversaries (capped at 5 bonus leave days)

  • Up to 5% matched employer pension contribution

  • Eligibility to receive stock appreciation rights

  • Comprehensive private medical insurance with AXA

  • Routine treatments health cash plan

  • Enhanced parental leave

  • Hybrid work environment

  • Training support

  • Generous hybrid allowance

  • Commuting allowance for office days


These are the values that guide everything we do:

  • We put integrity first. We are authentic, transparent and respectful.
  • We are all stewards. We are stewards of the company on behalf of all stakeholders.
  • We follow the evidence. We are objective, evidence-based and pragmatic in our decision-making.
  • We never stop learning. We are open-minded and curious.
  • We win together. We collaborate and earn trust with our colleagues.
  • We are inclusive. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company.

Read our values in full here

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Good to know...

What is our working model?

You need to based in one of our office locations or be willing to relocate to one of them.

We have a hybrid-work model, which means that it’s up to you whether you prefer to work onsite or feel more comfortable working from home. However, in some roles, we might be looking for people to come to the office more regularly. You can have a look at what locations we are active in via the button below.

How should you prepare for an interview?

Please go through the job description once again and be ready to ask your questions to help yourself better understand if our environment matches your expectations.

You can visit Instapro Group's other web spaces, such as our LinkedIn page, to get a feel for our vibe.

What does an interviewing process generally look like?

Our interviewing processes can differ slightly depending on the department. The three steps that are consistent for every vacancy are a talk with the hiring manager at the beginning, a team interview in the middle, and an elevator interview at a later phase of the process. The best way to prepare for an elevator interview is to go over our values.