Director of Engineering | Kraków | #1216

  • Type of contract: Perm
  • Salary: up to 40k pln/month on perm
  • Working model: hybrid

Our client builds tools for 100+ brands and retailers in the e-commerce space that help them offer free two-day shipping, same-day delivery, and product expansion into new marketplaces – keeping them several steps ahead of the curve in a rapidly changing industry. They are a purpose- and culture-driven organization that prides itself on connectivity, equality, diversity, and inclusion. They are headquartered in Chicago, with offices in New York, Conshohocken, PA (Philly area), and Krakow, Poland, and we operate as a subsidiary of one of the biggest logistics companies.


The Director of Engineering plays a pivotal role, one that spans managing skilled, technical teams, setting standards, staying abreast of key technical innovations, creating and driving culture, values, and engineering strategy, defining and building the organization and facilitating the delivery of key business initiatives. S/he acts as a “universal translator” between IT, business, software engineers, and data scientists, working hand-in-hand with these multi-disciplinary teams.


• Understanding in depth both the business and technical problems
• Scaling up from “laptop-scale” to “cluster scale” problems, in terms of both infrastructure and problem structure and technique
• Delivering tangible value very rapidly, collaborating with diverse teams of varying backgrounds and disciplines
• Codifying best practices for future reuse in the form of accessible, reusable patterns, templates, and code bases
• Managing a team of engineers, themselves spread across several simultaneous value-delivery and infrastructure-building initiatives
• Interacting with senior technologists from the broader enterprise to create synergies and ensure smooth deployments to downstream operational systems


• Extensive knowledge in product engineering and machine learning frameworks including design, development and implementation of highly complex systems and data pipelines
• Extensive knowledge in Information Systems including design, development and implementation of large batch or online transaction-based systems
• Strong understanding of the transportation industry, competitors, and evolving technologies
• Experience providing leadership in a general planning or consulting setting

• Experience as a leader or a senior member of multi-function project teams

• Strong oral and written communication skills
• A related advanced degree may offset the related experience requirements


• Great partners to work with – sharp engineering minds working on challenging projects
• Work in an atmosphere of mutual trust and an open, inclusive culture
• Benefits like life insurance, sports card, and private healthcare
• Nice equipment: strong Macs, two screens, and additional devices you need
• Development budget (6k PLN per person per year) to further grow your skills
• Work in a hybrid model- most of the time remotely, but we also come to the office (Krakow, Mogilska Street) 2-4 days a month





... and get up to 2500PLN refferal bonus!