Engineering Manager

Dublin, Dublin 8

"<p><span><span>About Distilled SCH</span></span></p> <p><br></p> <p><span>Distilled SCH combines Irish-owned Distilled Media Group and </span><span><span>Adevinta</span></span><span> from Barcelona. Together we command No. 1 position in real estate, motors, and general buy and sell with our hugely popular online marketplaces, and</span></p> <p><span>Our goal is to win in our core markets and grow our positions as the leading Irish websites for our advertising brand partners. By working closely with brands we aim to connect advertisers with our broad audience and deliver on their key marketing objectives in a smart and engaging way.</span></p> <p><span>&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span><span>What’s the opportunity?</span></span></p> <p><span>We are looking for an Engineering Manager to join the Daft engineering team, reporting to the Head of Engineering. We have some big aspirations for our products and some interesting challenges with our technology. We’re looking for an Engineering Manager to help bring these products to life and set your teams up for success along the way.</span></p> <p><span>&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span><span>What you will be doing?</span></span></p> <ul> <li><span>Partnering with Product, Sales and Design/UX to define a vision and strategy for your team</span></li> <li><span>Owning the execution of your team’s roadmap and pragmatically solving bumps along the way</span></li> <li><span>Help coordinate delivery priorities, unblock teams, align solutions to our technology strategy and guide new feature development.</span></li> <li><span>Leading by example to set a culture of empowerment, accountability and ownership throughout the engineering team</span></li> <li><span>Monitoring team cadence and efficiency, surfacing operational insights and driving continuous improvements</span></li> <li><span>Developing and mentoring the engineers on your team, with a focus on career and personal growth</span></li> </ul> <p><br></p> <p><span><span>We’re looking for someone who has:</span></span></p> <ul> <li><span>A track record in running engineering teams, with experience in leading through ambiguity and uncertainty</span></li> <li><span>Technical background and is familiar with modern approaches to software development and architecture</span></li> <li><span>Excellent communication skills with the ability to set clear goals and the right context</span></li> <li><span>A results-oriented nature and is passionate about continuous improvement - of people, process and technology</span></li> <li><span>Successfully recruited and retained great people and championed a great team culture of development, growth and technical excellence</span></li> </ul> <p><span>&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span><span>What’s it like to work here?</span></span></p> <p><span>You will have the opportunity to work with one of Ireland's fastest-growing Internet companies. You will get the opportunity to make a significant contribution to our future direction. Projects are exciting and employees are given wide scope for creativity and innovation.</span></p> <p><span>&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span><span>Our Values</span></span></p> <p><span>Our values give us a framework for leadership and daily decision-making, they are what make us an excellent place to work. Although we hail from all walks of life and speak dozens of languages, our staff share and work towards a common goal and vision for the company. These values are the embodiment of how we as a company and individually behave and present ourselves both internally and externally for our colleagues, our users and our customers.</span></p> <p><span>We have a blackbelt mindset, we like to simplify things, we make things happen, we collaborate across teams, business divisions &amp; brands, and we're passionate about what we do.</span></p> <p><span>&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span><span>Our benefits</span></span></p> <ul> <li><span>Competitive salary in a dynamic and technology-driven environment</span></li> <li><span>We help you plan for your future by offering a 5% contribution towards your pension</span></li> <li><span>Peace of mind with life assurance and fully paid healthcare</span></li> <li><span>Focused career development and progression opportunities</span></li> <li><span>If you’re commuting or cycling, we’ve got you covered with tax saver tickets and the cycle-to-work scheme.</span></li> <li><span>Employee wellbeing is top of our agenda, we have lots of talks and events</span></li> <li><span>MacBooks are our standard, but we’re happy to get you whatever equipment you need to do your job</span></li> <li><span>Our biggest benefit is our friendly and hardworking people!</span></li> </ul> <p><span>&nbsp;</span></p> <p><em><span>We are a diverse bunch of people here in Distilled SCH, and we want to continue to attract and retain a diverse range of people into our Company. We do not discriminate based on gender, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, race and membership of the Traveller community.</span></em></p>"

Dublin, Dublin 8



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"I found my first rental property ot the tender young age of 17 when I was at the very first stages of my professional career making the big move from Galway to Dublin. Daft has continued to play an important role in my life ever since, having rented every property I’ve ever lived in on Daft and eventually using it to buy our home.When the role with Distilled was advertised I immediately felt connected to it. During the interview process I was immediately sold. Everyone was so friendly, I loved the ethos and the culture of the company and the passion that everyone displayed for the company was infectious."

Orla Ryan
Key Account Director

"Everyone in Distilled is on one team, and you don't get that in a lot of other companies"

Fergus Mc Hugh
Product Team Manager

"From the interview I knew that the Distilled culture was exactly what I was looking for. You get to work on projects that you would want to use, and you can see clearly how it will benefit the end user. Getting that kind of real-time feedback from your users as a tester is knowledge that you can not buy."

Enda Brody
Mid Level QA Engineer

"The support I received from my managers when I decided to apply for an internal role was second to none. My manager did interview prep with me, gave me great career advice and even made sure to give me a pep talk before the interview!"

Lauren Battersby
Customer Success Executive

"I have loved working for Distilled over the years, especially during the pandemic when our “Housing Heroes” initiative provided accommodation for our doctors and nurses who needed somewhere to isolate during the Covid crisis. Feeling like I could be involved in something so important and worthwhile really made me feel honoured to be a part of such a fantastic team."

Val Sorohan
Senior Marketing Manager

"I enjoy the culture, the diversity and character of the people I work with and variety of work. At Distilled, I'm surrounded by a lot of smart and technically adept people - both brilliant software engineers and also non-technical employees who are excellent in their roles. I enjoy that it never gets boring and there are plenty of opportunities to add value. There is a rewarding feeling working together and helping each other to create software products which really help and empower people in their daily lives."

Shane Lilly
Engineering Manager

"I’ve been given all the tools and guidance needed to further my career in Distilled, but the most important thing has been the support given by my managers and leadership team with communication and confidence I could perform well in my new role."

Sayo Bittencourt
Product Designer

"I chose Distilled because it’s an Irish Company and its strategic direction is driven from Ireland, in terms of career development this was important to me."

Linda Farrell
Senior HR Business Partner