Engineering Manager (M/F)

  • Feedzai
  • Coimbra, Portugal
  • Jul 20, 2018
Full time JAVA Management

Job Description

Feedzai is AI. We’re coding the future of commerce with a leading platform powered by artificial intelligence and big data. Founded and developed by data scientists and aerospace engineers, Feedzai has one critical mission: make commerce safe. The world’s largest banks, payment providers and retailers use Feedzai’s machine learning technology to manage risks associated with banking and shopping, whether it’s in person, online or via mobile devices.



The Engineering Manager role requires an engineer at heart that is able to lead and guide engineering teams to deliver Feedzai products. The role requires a deep technical knowledge allowing the teams to have a strong technical support at management level. Besides technical leadership, you will hire top class engineers as well as plan execution of product development driven by the product management team.

You need to be able to manage and lead by example multiple teams with a positive attitude bringing out the best of people. This role is key to achieve success at Feedzai making sure we always give clients the features we have agreed, in the perfect timing and with the correct tech quality desired.

Feedzai has 3 open positions for Engineering Manager in the following teams:
  • Feedzai Core Platform - Build a world-class enterprise platform for risk management. This team is responsible for the core architectural components of the Feedzai platform. Performance, Security, High Availability, Application Lifecycle are core characteristics that this team works. As an Engineering Manager, you are expected to lead the team to define and implement solutions that will be the foundation for every Feedzai deployment.


  • Feedzai Insights - Drive value out of the data processed with the best data visualization. This team is responsible to build the right data visualization components from dashboards to complex visualization so that customers are always up to date on new fraud trends.


  • Feedzai Solutions: Teams in this domain are the forefront of Product Engineering at Feedzai. The Solutions domain sits on top of the Feedzai platform, grows it and creates new technology to complement it. These multidisciplinary teams work towards packaging out-of-the-box solutions (with a strong focus on SaaS over AWS) for specific business lines that span across different use cases, covering Financial Services and Merchants. At the core, these teams focus on mastering the required business knowledge and follow an applied technology approach. As a manager of these teams, you will have a key role leading the team not only from a technical perspective but also the coordination of multidisciplinary efforts including Software Engineers, business SMEs, and Data Scientists.


Your day–to–day

  • Manage one or two teams of engineers from daily execution to performance and career management
  • Lead by example, care for your team and establish credibility with the quality of your and your team's technical execution.
  • Provide technical leadership to the team from driving architecture and design up to doing code reviews
  • Be responsible for the planning, execution and success of technical projects
  • Work with key stakeholders across all groups within the Engineering and Product Teams
  • Develop and empower top class engineering and technology practices in the teams
  • Closely work with recruiting team to find and interview engineers

Your know how

  • 2+ years of Team Leading and / or Management experience in managing technical projects and engineering teams
  • 5+ years of software development
  • Capable of leading by example not being afraid to take risks and to go beyond what’s expected


  • Advanced knowledge of one or more key technologies, platforms or areas used for software development at Feedzai (Java, Javascript, React, Cassandra, Spark distributed systems, concurrency, etc)
  • Experience working on projects that move quickly that have ever-changing process and structure
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, adaptability, problem solving, and critical thinking
  • Be able to handle stakeholder’s expectations and push-back when necessary to ensure the success of the project
  • Be solution oriented, and when issues arise, be able to roll up sleeves and tackle them with a ‘get it done’ attitude
  • Team player with a clear focus of taking the performance of teams to the next level

About Feedzai

Feedzai is an engineering company and committed to grow with high standards building its products. As an engineering manager you will help to guarantee that this engineering culture persists at management levels combining both technical leadership and people leadership.