Sensys Gatso

Software Engineering Manager

Do you want to be part of a team with a purpose? We at Sensys Gatso are driven by a passion to develop and implement automated traffic enforcement solutions that change behavior in traffic. Sensys Gatso is committed to making the world a safer place by helping to reduce fatalities on the global roads. 
Sensys Gatso is a group of companies that together build, sell and maintain our automated traffic enforcement solutions. One of the companies in the group is a pure software development company that develops the two back-office products for sensor management, event processing and citation handling. 
We are now looking for a Software Engineering Manager to lead and extend a team of Java and Golang developers as well as a DevOps team. 
The group currently has around 275 employees worldwide where twenty of those are software developers working for Sensys Gatso Software. The company has identified its Software products as a key growth potential for the company. The Group has therefore committed significant investments over the next few years.
About the products
The product lines at Sensys Gatso Software consists of the products Puls and XIlium. Puls is the data backend where data from roadside systems is collected, analyzed and enriched. Xilium acts as the frontend where processing on violations is handled. The products are written using modern technologies and frameworks based on Golang and Java language. Deployments of our solutions are primarily done in the cloud (GCP) with Kubernetes. 
Each product has their own dedicated product manager and product owner. Together they form the foundation of a strong product driven development team. Our product teams closely collaborate with the business on customer projects, which entail delivery of solutions containing both software and hardware. 

The Job

We are looking for an Engineering Manager who will lead, empower, challenge, and coach Software Engineers. Due to rapid growth in the past years you will be instrumental in creating a healthy Development culture and support product and project related objectives. The teams work according to Agile and Scrum principles in two weeks sprints. 
Sensys Gatso Software’s products are deployed globally through subsidiaries. In this role you will also participate in planning and strategy meetings to support future growth. 
As the Software Engineering Manager, you will be part of the management team of Sensys Gatso Software and report directly to the General Manager. For technical guidance and input you will closely work together with the group CTO. You will find yourself in a product driven organization with the product managers also being part of the same management team. 
The company is located in Amsterdam, where teams meetup at least 2 days a week. The teams come in on various days. The Engineering Manager is expected to have meetings at the office with the teams to build the Engineering culture. 
What You'll Do
  • Directly manage the Software engineers who are organized in teams around the products
  • Deliver on our OKRs and roadmaps, in partnership with our Product Managers
  • Drive quality initiatives and develop an engineering metrics program with DORA metrics & LinearB 
  • Foster a culture of inclusion and healthy engineering practices with in person interaction  and regular 1:1s to support and guide employees
  • Build a development plan together with the employees and conduct mid-year and year-end reviews together with the Chapter leads
  • Recruitment, onboarding and retention
  • Benchmark, measure, and communicate the impact of your team’s work to any stakeholder. 
Qualifications and skills
  • Experience in managing Software Engineers and leading multiple engineering teams
  • Excellent leadership and relationship-building skills
  • Fully proficient in using English in business communication
  • Interest in modern software development leadership and product driven development
  • Experience working with agile product development and teams adhering to the SCRUM methodology
  • Expect a rewarding and high paced environment, we expect you and others to deliver amazing results


We offer

We offer
  • A company with a tangible purpose
  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus structure
  • Hybrid working
  • An environment that empowers all employees
  • Regular fun activities with your colleagues
  • An international working environment
At Sensys Gatso we value diversity and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, irrespective of their background, gender or any other trait.

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