• Senior Engineering Manager - Rancher Platform Bulgaria
  • SUSE in Bulgaria, , Bulgaria
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

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We are open in our roots and open in our approach, striving to be the most trusted open innovator in the World. Openness extends beyond our technology. Our vibrant community thrives on diversity and connectivity without borders.

Senior Engineering Manager - Rancher Platform

Job Description

We are seeking a Senior... Engineering Manager to join our team and lead our efforts in building innovative open source software in the container management space. As a key member of the Rancher Container Platform team, you will be responsible for managing managers and their teams, exploring new ideas, and working on new and developing projects. Your primary focus will be to deliver solutions that enhance the user experience of cloud-native platforms such as Kubernetes and simplify the process of running containerized workloads.

At SUSE, we are deeply committed to open source and actively contribute to numerous free and open projects and initiatives. We firmly believe in the open source innovation model. In this role, you will have the opportunity to contribute to and be part of various open source projects in the container ecosystem, like Kubernetes and Helm. You will collaborate with the communities for these projects and continuously strive to advance the state of the art.

Curiosity and teamwork are two of the values that drive us as a development team. If you are passionate about these values, you are likely a great fit for us. As a team, we're constantly finding ways to improve ourselves. We take pride in our communication and teamwork – we're all in this together!

• Provide direct and ongoing leadership for an organization of multiple managers and their teams, designing and developing new products, enhancements, and updates, and managing software projects.
• Manage headcount, deliverables, schedules, and costs for multiple ongoing projects and programs, ensuring that resources are appropriately allocated and that goals, objectives, timelines, and budgets are met in accordance with program and organizational roadmaps.
• Proactively identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency across teams.
• Oversee people-care management for indirect reports, including hiring, setting and monitoring of annual performance plans, coaching, and career development; drive and foster organization-wide performance standards, expectations, and practices to support ongoing team member and process development.

Education And Experience Required
• Bachelor or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent experience
• Typically 8 or more years of related work experience, including 5 or more years of people management experience, with at least 2 years managing managers.

Recommended Knowledge And Skills
• Experience with development in cloud or container technologies
• Hands-on technical knowledge, ability to work closely with the team and provide guidance
• Advanced leadership skills, including coaching, teambuilding, conflict resolution, and management in an agile environment
• Advanced project management skills including time and risk management, resource prioritization, and project structuring
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
• Experience in managing team members across geographies to drive workforce development and achieve desired results
• Advanced communication skills catered to a wide variety of audiences. (e.g., written, verbal, presentation)

The role is either remote or located in one of our engineering hub. Our team is split between Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific. For this position, we are looking for someone located around the US or European timezone, as reports will be in Americas & Europe.


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What We Offer

We empower you to be bold, driving your career to create the future you want. We celebrate and reward your achievements. 

SUSE is a dynamic environment that is evolving rapidly, thus requiring agility, strong entrepreneurship and an open mind.

This is a compelling opportunity for the right person to join us as we continue to scale and prosper.  

If you’re a big thinker, obsessed by execution and thrive in a dynamic environment in which you can tangibly create a lasting legacy, then please apply now! 

We give you the freedom to be yourself. You will work in a global community of unique individuals – like you – with different backgrounds, talents, skills and perspectives. A truly open community where everyone is welcome, has a voice and is encouraged to reach their full potential regardless of age, gender, race, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, religion, or any other characteristics.  

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SUSE Values
• We are passionate about customers 
• We are respectful and inclusive 
• We are empowered and accountable  
• We are trustworthy and act with integrity 
• We are collaborative 
• We are SUSE! 



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