This role is part of our Keyword.com team, one of our growing brands at saas.group.

Keyword.com is a premier keyword rank tracker helping customers monitor their Google rankings with precision and accuracy. Our state-of-the-art real-time reporting tools empower businesses to optimize their digital presence effectively. As we continue to grow, we are seeking a visionary Engineering Manager to lead our technology division and elevate our product offerings.

Profile Overview

As the Engineering Manager, you will spearhead the development and technological innovations at Keyword.com. You will build and lead our engineering team, overseeing all aspects of software development, from strategic planning to execution. Your leadership will ensure that our technology not only meets but exceeds the expectations of our customers and remains at the cutting edge of the SEO industry.

Your immediate impact in the first 3-6 months will be:

  • Taking over the management of the development team and development processes
  • Consolidating documentation on the app
  • Take over the sprint planning and implementation in conjunction with existing Project Manager
  • Create a plan and implement the transition from an external agency to our new in-house development team.

Your responsibilities

  • Lead the engineering team during the development and implementation of software solutions, ensuring high-quality code and alignment with the company's strategic goals.
  • Collaborate closely with the Product Manager (the CEO for now) to define and execute the product roadmap, ensuring optimal alignment of technology with business objectives.
  • Make pivotal decisions regarding the selection, development, and deployment of technological tools and frameworks.
  • Manage sprint planning, allocation, implementation, and retrospective analysis to optimize team workflows and productivity.
  • Oversee the architectural integrity and maintain the high scalability and reliability of our systems.
  • Foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, encouraging the team to stay ahead of industry trends and explore new technologies that could enhance our product offerings.
  • Develop and manage the department’s budget, ensuring resources are allocated effectively to maximize innovation and productivity.
  • Establish and maintain high standards for code quality, documentation, and testing procedures.
  • Recruit, mentor, and develop a high-performing team, ensuring they are motivated and equipped to meet their goals.
  • Serve as a technical and business advisor to other departments, helping them understand and implement technology solutions in line with their objectives.

What You bring to the table

  • Experience as an Engineering Manager or Head of Engineering or similar leadership role in a technology-driven organization. Outstanding people skills and willingness to sharpen your leadership skills even without similar titles can be an option too. 
  • Strong technical background with hands-on experience in software development and web technologies.
  • Familiarity with our Tech stack: PHP, vue.js, Github, AWS, Kubernetes, Cloudflare, MySQL
  • Excellent leadership skills with experience managing cross-functional tech teams.
  • Familiarity with modern programming languages, tech stacks, and software development best practices.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and software development lifecycle management.
  • Exceptional problem-solving capabilities and strategic thinking skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, capable of working effectively with diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.

What’s in it for You

  • Ultimate flexibility: We’re 100% remote. You can work from wherever you like, whenever you like.
  • Freedom and autonomy: We’re a high-trust team, and you’ll be given lots of independence to solve problems in your own way — with plenty of help from the team when you need it.
  • Minimum bureaucracy: We don’t like to get bogged down with meetings and red tape. We like to be efficient and keep momentum steady & sustainable.
  • Small & friendly team: We help each other out, have fun, and joke around.
  • Our network: We are a community of entrepreneurial SaaS professionals that regularly exchange ideas, knowledge, learning and expertise with each other internally. 
  • Unlimited paid time off: We want you to recharge your batteries when needed.

Keyword.com is part of saas.group and we have a shared goal of succeeding together.

What is saas.group?

Think of us as the driving force behind your favorite software success stories. saas.group, established in 2017, is on a mission to turbocharge promising B2B SaaS ventures, unlocking their full potential. As a Software-as-a-Service portfolio powerhouse, we specialize in acquiring small software treasures and polishing them into industry stars. With a dynamic, fully remote team of nearly 300 colleagues spanning 44 countries we are truly global and we are rewriting the playbook on SaaS innovation and collaboration. We grow 17 exciting brands under our umbrella. Feel free to explore our Candidate's Hub to get an insider's view, dive into our culture, gain valuable insights into our teams and how we work.

We don’t just simply offer you to “take a job with us” but rather to “join us on this journey” to build the world's largest platform of independent SaaS companies. 

Sounds like something you’re up for? Feel free to apply even if you don’t check all these boxes. We believe in the power of diversity and fresh perspectives to spice up our team. Your application might just be the missing ingredient!

SaaS.Group is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you're passionate about working with a team that values innovation, excellence, and fairness, we encourage you to apply.

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