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Senior Engineering Manager, Identity & Access Management - the UK or Germany

Personio

Personio

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Berlin, Germany · Munich, Germany · London, UK
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024
The Role: How you'll make an impact at Personio

This position is based ideally in London.

Second location - Munich, Berlin.

Personio is a modern all-in-one HR platform that customers love. As one of Europe’s fastest-growing technology companies, we are helping back-office teams across the continent become more effective, efficient, and strategic. Our core purpose is to enable better organizations by helping businesses put their people first.


The Identity and Access Management teams are at the core of Personio, providing capabilities that enable secure, scalable and intuitive controls for managing user identity and access rights across the product. Our customers rely on our products to securely access data and collaborate across the product, while internal teams rely on our platform capabilities to deliver a secure experience to our customers.

As a core platform team that owns the complete vertical, including customer-facing experiences, we are looking for an experienced Senior Engineering Manager who is passionate about the intersection of product and platform capabilities, deeply cares about customer impact and is experienced in building highly scalable and secure systems.

Role Responsibilities: What you'll do
  • Strategy: You’ll define and execute the objectives to drive business growth and user engagement.

  • Hiring: Recruit and onboard top engineering talent to build a high-performing and collaborative team.

  • Technical Leadership: Provide technical guidance to the engineering team, fostering a culture of innovation, learning, and excellence.

  • Innovate: Stay abreast of emerging trends, technologies, and industry best practices in development, and drive innovation within the team

  • Delivery: Ensure high quality and on-time delivery of customer impact.

  • Partnership: Collaborate cross-functionally with product management, design, and other stakeholders to align initiatives with business objectives and user needs.

  • Communication: Effectively communicate strategy, progress, and outcomes.
Role Requirements: What you need to succeed
  • You have 5+ years of management experience. You’ve managed and grown high-performing teams, and learned from your failures.

  • Your strong leadership skills attract, motivate, and inspire new engineers to achieve exceptional results.

  • You have the ability to lead and make decisions to push forward. You’re comfortable owning even the most ambiguous problems and defining the road ahead.

  • You manage complex development projects, including planning, resource allocation, and risk management.

  • Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills allow you to effectively present ideas, influence stakeholders, and build relationships.

  • You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve technical challenges and make data-driven decisions.

  • You have a passion for building delightful, fault-tolerant and scalable systems

  • (Bonus) At least 1-2 years of experience managing Managers.

Why Personio

Personio is an equal opportunities employer, committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We embrace uniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. We are proud to have an inclusive workplace environment that will foster your development no matter your gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, education level, or race.

Aside from our people, culture, and mission, check out some of the other benefits that make Personio a great place to work:


  • Receive a competitive reward package – reevaluated each year – that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • Enjoy 28 days of paid vacation, plus an additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • Make an impact on the environment and society with 2 (fully paid) Impact Days – one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative
  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares
  • Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! Most teams offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework
  • Invest in your development with an annual personal development budget to use on professional memberships, external certifications, conferences, and more
  • Connect with your fellow Personios at regular company and team events like All Company Culture Week and local year-end celebrations
  • Engage in a high-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
About us
Bring your best. Make your mark. We’re using technology to revolutionize the way HR operates so that we can transform the way millions of people experience work every day. We move fast, challenge the status quo, and support our people as they shape their careers.

With over 10,000 customers and a team of 2,000 in eight offices around the world, now is the perfect time to join! We believe in hiring driven people who want to make an impact. So bring your best, and let’s build the future of HR technology together.

Discover our Personio Principles, that guide our mindset, behaviours, and the ways we work together:

Exceed Customer Expectations: We anticipate, prioritize, and solve for the needs of our customers.
Deliver Exceptional Results: We dream big and move with urgency to make great things happen.
Elevate One Another: We work together as trusted partners to amplify our collective impact.
Care to Challenge: We care personally and challenge directly to unlock our full potential.
Ignite Positive Momentum: We embrace the challenge with a positive mindset and celebrate our wins together.