Director of Engineering - Milan

  • Tech
  • Milan, Italy

Director of Engineering - Milan

Job description

Join Infinitec as Director of Engineering to lead our growing senior team of engineers in Milan and ensure communication and alignment with Infinitec’s other Tech locations. Our ideal candidate demonstrates strong leadership skills with a background in Engineering.

Infinitec Solutions is reinventing software development for Banks and Enterprises to create a revolutionary Financial Customer Experience for their Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) clients across Europe. Our innovation platform revolutionises the Financial Customer Experience and allows partners to deliver financial management solutions (banking and non-banking) tailored to SMEs at the very forefront of the digital frontier.

Based on the latest microservice technology, our platform provides our partners a quick time-to-market, easy platform configuration and out-of-the-box integration to third-party products or modules developed by themselves.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Keeping team members of different functional skills, seniority levels and backgrounds motivated and challenged

  • Supporting management and team in nurturing a creative and excellence-driven work culture

  • Enabling team to set goals in line with company objectives, including ensuring communication of such goals to the management team and rest of the company

  • Supporting Engineers in personal development via trainings, knowledge transfer, career path preparation and other measures

  • Assisting management with our hiring process, including external presentation of company for recruitment purposes

  • People-managing all Engineers in the Milan office on a daily basis and setting up related processes, incl. onboarding of new team members, 1-on-1s, feedback cycles, conflict resolution and team meetings

  • Promoting a performance-driven setup with clear objectives, performance measurements, transparency and celebration of success

  • Developing strategies to promote team member adherence to company rules and performance goals

  • Ensuring proper communication between the Engineering and management team, and across Engineering locations

Our Stack:

Back End:

Java 8 and 10, Spring (Boot, DI, MVC, Cloud), Postgresql, Docker, Microservices, AWS (EC2, ECS, SQS, RDS, Lambda, Cloudwatch, Cloudfront)

Front End:

React.js, Redux, Redux-Saga


What will make you succeed?

  • Demonstrable Team Leadership experience of multifunctional engineering teams

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English;

  • Ability to motivate engineering teams of varying seniority levels

  • A results-oriented mindset and a hunger to push projects to completion

  • Enthusiasm for team development with experience in delivering personalised and effective trainings

  • Experience with building and hiring the very best engineering teams; screening, interviewing, selling and closing candidates with an eye on skill and team dynamic

  • Ability to build strong relationships with team members from around the business including management, product, operations and sales

What do we offer?

  • Permanent contract, competitive salary and restaurant tickets

  • Top-notch technology equipment

  • Part of the Infinitec management team to drive strategic decisions

  • Senior and international team with leading experts in their field

  • Flexible work hours

  • Fast-paced, entrepreneurial and tech-driven work environment

  • Engineering team following latest Agile methodologies

  • Culture of candour, passion for the product and getting-things-done (whilst having fun)

  • Modern office space in the heart of Milan, with free coffee, drinks and fruit available

  • Strong network of companies and experts as part of the finleap family, Europe's No.1 fintech ecosystem (with office in Milan)