Logo of Umbra

Engineering Director

Helsinki, Finland
Photo of Artem Rastoskuev
Recruiter
Artem Rastoskuev
Roles:
Management
Nice to have skills:
AWS
Scala
C++
Considering candidates from:
Worldwide
Work arrangement:
Onsite only
Industry:
Virtual reality
Language:
English
Level:
Lead
Visa sponsorship:
Provided
Company size:
11-50 employees
Trial period:
4 months
Logo of Umbra

Engineering Director

Helsinki, Finland
Umbra empowers 3D graphics designers and engineers to create, optimize, share and view their designs in real-time on virtually any device. As the established gaming industry standard in graphics optimization for more than a decade, this company is now redefining rapid visualization for all industry ecosystems utilizing complex 3D models.
As an Engineering Director, you will be managing their seasoned and ultra-talented team of 15 developers. You will report directly to the CEO and work together with product management to define what the team is building at any given time. They expect you to be an experienced people manager, but you will also need to be prepared to occasionally roll up your sleeves and put in some light programming, for example by fixing bugs, improving the build system or writing critical tests, to help the team to succeed.

Must have skills:
  • At least 5 years prior experience as a programmer
  • 1+ years of proven experience in managing a software development team
  • Domain expertise in one of our core fields: backend (AWS, Scala), 3D graphics, C++ (highly preferred)
  • Good command of English, both written and spoken
  • Being able to take initiative and to make things happen
  • A proactive can-do attitude and team player spirit 
Good to have skills:
  • Passion for video games is a plus 

Position closed, but we can still help

Check out our current open positions