Engineering Manager (Backend)

Linz or Vienna | Engineering & IT | Full-time


Want to support hundreds of millions of people in their fitness journey? Join the Runtastic team and work for the adidas Running and adidas Training apps.

As one of our Engineering Managers (Backend), you’ll lead and develop two teams of talented backend engineers.

You’ll contribute by:

  • Leading, coaching and inspiring up two small teams of backend engineers
  • Encouraging a learning and knowledge-sharing environment
  • Teaching team members how to explain technically complex situations to non-technical experts
  • Guiding the teams through the development lifecycle
  • Ensuring engineering best practices are followed and improved over time
  • Working with colleagues to identify opportunities or needs for alignments
  • Managing salaries and the team’s learning & development budget
  • Attracting and hiring new talents for your teams

What makes you the right match:

  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering on backend systems; ideally in an agile environment
  • Proactive attitude to improve processes as well as drive collaboration and team maturity
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation and creating an understanding of technical needs and investments
  • Openness to feedback and interest in working in a multicultural environment
  • Experience in leading experts and teams is a plus
  • Empathetic, people-centred mindset and a passion for leadership
  • Excellent English skills


Salary information

And here’s the fine print: Our salary range starts at EUR 63,000 gross per year. Your actual offer depends on your skill set and experience.


Your contact

Sarah Koblmüller 
Talent Scout
+43 660 661 60 69