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People managementScale-up
Paris   Permanent contract  

  • Technical management role in an international environment on a strategic and fast-growing scope
  • Managing and scaling a team of 80+ people organised in Tribes & Squads
  • Take part in an ambitious, innovative and meaningful project
  • French scale-up with high social and environmental impact.

    The company is looking for a VP of Engineering to join a fast-growing Tech & Product team of 150 people (250 by the end of the year), with 25+ teams grouped into 4 tribes, 6 guilds & chapters.

    • Leading the product engineering tribes (Each tribe is from 4 to 8 squads): Bucks (payment domain), Customer experience & Merchant experience.
    • Leading a collaborative team in delivering great software that the customers will love!
    • Collaborating with the product group and other tribes to align the team with company objectives and initiatives across engineering and the wider business
    • Scaling these tribes to reach around 400+ people in 2023/2024:

    o Scale the hiring process

    o Identify the right leaders to help & support BM Growth

    o Ensuring the development of people and teams through ongoing coaching and mentoring

    o People management (career, mobility…)

    o Define the strategy to improve the efficiency of the teams spreaded on multiple sites (Paris, Bordeaux, Berlin, Barcelone, Full remote)

    o Launch multiple teams all over the world

    • Working with the team to identify and make improvements in our processes, practices and product with the support of the Chief of engineering staff.
    • Working in an agile « build it and run it » environment where engineering teams build, launch, monitor and support the sections they own
    • Own the production:

    o Define QoS / SLX on every teams

    o Be responsible for maintaining the applicative up & running

    o Identify the tech debts that could block the business & set up action plan to avoid such scenarios

    • Delivering great software that the customers will love!

    o Working closely with the product leaders, you will be responsible of defining the roadmap

    o Being the key tech stakeholder to ensure that tech epics are well ventilated in the squads.

    o Developing standards and procedures to ensure that quality standards are met and consistent.

    o Being responsible in delivering the roadmap with a state-of-the-art execution

    • Working closely with the CTO, Platform tribe (Data engineering, SRE, IT, Cloud infra) & the Architecture Committee, you will be defining the future tech of Back Market.

    o Be spreading the tech NorthStar within your various teams

    • Being responsible in a good part of the tech P&L, and responsible in preparing & optimizing this budget.
    • Creating a team environment where team members feel like they belong and are supported do their best work
    • Establishing open communication and a culture of feedback between team members
    • Supporting teams in increasing the delivery proficiency by creating a learning environment.


    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, French is a big plus

    • Previous experience in leaders’ positions (CTO/SVP/VP) & a strong knowledge on scaling teams (500+ people) in a scale up environment

    • Experience and passion for growing, developing and guiding people

    • Openness to receiving and giving feedback in a safe workplace

    • Interest in working in an environment where leaders support their teams to do great work, through removing impediments, finding improvements, and facilitating effective decision making

    • Enthusiasm about reaching new levels of effectiveness (and quality!)

    • A background as an individual contributor and willingness to help when the team needs it

    • Excitement for learning about how our industry works and the impact we bring to our customers and the world

    • Experience working in agile development teams with some knowledge of our following tech stack: AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, RestFul API, Python, Django, VueJs, Nuxt, Algolia, Datadog, Spinnaker, SQS, ElasticSearch, Nginx, UWSGI

    Référence: 2070

    Recrutement géré par :

    Benoit Guerisse


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