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Software Engineering Manager

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, AmsterdamTechnology

Job description

The role

As our software engineering manager, you are responsible for leading one or multiple independent teams of software engineers. You will work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. The role will be mainly hands-off but you are expected to keep up with the latest technology and use your engineering knowledge and experience to lead and guide your teams. Your role is to support and empower these teams in moving towards their objectives and you are an expert at knowing when to listen and when to influence.

Maximizing the value and impact of each individual is your bread and butter. You will be in close communication with the numerous stakeholders inside of the company, aligning their needs and requirements with the direction of your teams. You will report directly to the Director of Technology.


In Tech & Product, we are organised in quite independent teams that deliver value to customers on their respective domains. As our teams are tasked with very specific challenges to solve, the teams are also empowered to use the technology that best fits the challenges. We have an open culture, in which we, among others, value openness, respect (for each other and our customer), diversity and humility. We empower ownership, responsibility and continuous personal development.

Job requirements

What you'll do

  • You'll create scalable, available technology. This is your #1 goal driving your team towards delivering mind baffling technology

  • Inspire and lead a group of small and independent development teams

  • Growing the teams by hiring new engineering talent;

  • Coach and evaluate team members in their professional growth;

  • Work with company-wide stakeholders on aligning priorities;

  • Promote creativity and continuous education


What you need to succeed

  • 7+ years experience in software engineering
  • 5+ years experience in leading development teams, preferably working on highly available software systems
  • People person - you are an inspirational leader who would love to bring its team to the next level
  • Experience building complex applications that have been successfully delivered to (external) customers
  • Experience and knowledge of operating large systems at scale
  • Experience in product development with cross-functional teams
  • Experience with microservices architectures
  • Experience developing RESTful services
  • Experience with continuous integration, unit and integration testing
  • Knowledge of Scrum and agile principles


What are you getting yourself into?

In Tech & Product we are organised in quite independent teams that deliver value to customers on their respective domains. As our teams are tasked with very specific challenges to solve, the teams are also empowered to use the technology that best fits the challenges. We have an open culture, in which we, among others, value openness, respect (for each other and our customer), diversity and humility. We empower ownership, responsibility and continuous personal development.


What we offer

  • Working with one of the most exciting tech stacks in the business

  • Be part of a company fundamentally transforming the live streaming landscape in sports and beyond on a global scale

  • 25 holidays + Flexibility over your bank holidays. If you want to work on Netherlands public holidays and use them another time, that’s fine

  • Flexibility where you work


About ELEVEN


ELEVEN is a global network of LIVE and non-live sport and entertainment content – from the world’s biggest sports events to the best longtail sport, to award-winning original programming.


The state of the art technology available via our newly launched global sports platform ELEVENSPORTS.com (previously MyCujoo.tv), which allows anyone to stream from a device as simple as a mobile phone, revolutionised football broadcasting. Our crazy idea to transform every single match into a live broadcast became the world's largest live football streaming platform. With an initial focus on niche-premium and longtail sports, our ambitions are now even bigger.


In 2020 we also delivered our newest product, MyCujoo Live Services (MCLS), a highly scalable live streaming solution built on the tech stack powering ELEVENSPORTS.com. Developed for rights owners in sports and beyond, MCLS equips content creators with the technology and tools to provide their fans with the most powerful, authentic, and engaging live streaming experiences.

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