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Engineering Manager (F/M/D)



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Join EcoVadis and lead in the tech-driven transformation towards global business sustainability


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Berlin, Germany

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EcoVadis, the pioneer in business sustainability ratings, is on a mission to drive companies towards a more sustainable future. With its expert team and advanced technology, EcoVadis provides critical data analysis and sustainability scorecards, offering actionable insights into environmental, social, and ethical risks. It's an opportunity to be at the forefront of global change, grow professionally, and work alongside a passionate and dedicated team. Find out more about the EcoVadis culture and team here.

Role Summary:

  • Lead a dynamic team of 6-8 engineers focused on platform services and innovation.
  • Guide team performance to meet ambitious business objectives and timelines.
  • Implement best practices to ensure quality delivery and continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize development processes.
  • Drive operational excellence and foster a positive work environment.
  • Play a crucial role in hiring, mentoring, and professional growth of the team.

Role Requirements:

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in software engineering.
  • At least 3 years in a software engineering leadership role.
  • Strong communication, mentoring, and conflict resolution skills.
  • A passion for team development and growth.
  • Expertise in Agile methodologies and modern web application development.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a diverse, multicultural environment.
  • Fluency in English, with exceptional verbal and written communication abilities.

Located in Berlin, EcoVadis offers a culture of trust, respect, and empowerment. The company supports personal growth, competitive salaries, and a plethora of benefits including hybrid/remote work options, wellness allowances, performance bonuses, and much more. EcoVadis is committed to inclusivity and encourages a diverse pool of applicants. Any necessary hiring process adjustments will be accommodated.

Company Description

Work smart, have fun and make an impact!

EcoVadis is the leading provider of business sustainability ratings. Our solutions are backed by an international team of experts and powerful technology. We analyze data and build sustainability scorecards that give companies actionable insights into their environmental, social and ethical risks.

Why apply to EcoVadis? Be a part of the global sustainability change in business. Grow your career. Work with extraordinary people. Feel valued for your contribution.

Learn more about our team and culture on EcoVadis careers page.

If you have questions about the company or open roles you can chat with an insider.

Job Description

Our Technology and Platform Services department designs and secures the platform that underpins all of our offerings, achieving scalability and continuous improvement through innovation and collaboration.

EcoVadis is currently seeking a motivated Engineering Manager to join our growing product engineering team. The Engineering Manager is responsible for the good functioning and performance of the team, from both an individual and collective view. The role will manage and support the team to meet challenging business goals and time frames.

You are also responsible for the quality of what the team delivers, and must therefore introduce good practices as necessary, for various aspects of the job. You will collaborate with other engineering managers to ensure that development processes are optimal.

Some of the responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Build, mentor, and grow a team of 6-8 engineers
  • Maintain and improve the development process with operational excellence in mind
  • Set clear expectations and create a positive work environment¬†
  • Work with Product Owners & Product Managers to understand business needs and priorities
  • Coordinate and communicate seamlessly across engineering and product leadership teams
  • Follow evidence based approach when taking decisions
  • Maintain an on-going overview of staffing and teams technology capabilities
  • Work closely with tech leaders, promoting craftsmanship, availability and scalability¬†
  • Identify and manage risks throughout product development process


  • 8+ years in software engineering
  • 3+ years as a software engineering leader/manager
  • Excellent communication skills including mentoring, coaching and conflict handling¬†
  • Experience and passion for hiring, growing and guiding people
  • Experience working in Agile environments
  • Good knowledge of modern web application development (Azure, .NET & React is a plus)¬†
  • Self-driven and team player
  • Ability to work well in an international and multicultural environment in a fast-growing company
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English

Additional Information

Location: Berlin 

Everyone at EcoVadis contributes to a culture of trust, respect and empowerment. Our growing team in Germany is full of talented professionals from various sectors who all share a desire to make an impact.

We offer competitive salaries and support personal growth from day one with extensive onboarding, mentoring and a brand new e-learning platform bursting with courses and modules so you can learn new skills and fine-tune old ones.


  • Support with all the necessary office and IT equipment
  • Hybrid for colleagues who live near our offices (4 days per month) otherwise remote in the country you are¬†hired in
  • Wellness allowance for mental and physical wellbeing
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Remote work from abroad policy
  • Flexible working hours
  • Health coverage and optional pension scheme
  • Internet and electricity bill allowance
  • CSR activities
  • Subsidized travel and BahnCard 50
  • Community service day when volunteering

Our hiring team looks forward to reviewing your CV, in English, with a guaranteed response to every application. A new job with purpose awaits you! 

Don’t fit all the criteria but still think you’d be a good candidate? Please apply anyway to give our hiring team the opportunity to assess your skills and to learn more about what you could bring to EcoVadis. We’re interested in hiring from a diverse and skilled talent pool, regardless of professional and educational background.

Can the hiring process be adjusted to suit my needs? Yes. We want everyone going through the hiring process with EcoVadis to feel confident that you are able to demonstrate your full potential. We welcome applications from disabled people, people with long-term health conditions, and neurodiverse candidates. If you need any adjustments, including the provision of interview questions, please let the hiring team know.

Our team’s strength comes from everyone’s uniqueness and is founded upon mutual respect. EcoVadis commits to equity, inclusion and reducing bias in our hiring processes. EcoVadis does not accept any form of discrimination based on color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, beliefs, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, neurodiversity, disability, parental status, or any other protected characteristic that makes you unique. In your application, we encourage you to remove personal information such as: photographs, marital status, number of children, religion, gender, residential postal code, university graduation date, past medical or parental leave(s) taken, nationality (instead, please state if you are legally eligible to work in the job region/country), university name (instead, please state any degrees obtained and the study major).


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