Director of Engineering - Remote (EU / South Korea)

Germany, Berlin, Berlin

Job description

We are looking to hire a Director of Engineering, a critical and visible role at ChartMogul. You will report to the Head of Engineering, and your main responsibilities will be to help set the technical direction for your teams and scale our architecture. Initially, you will support and mentor 2 separate engineering teams, and play a pivotal role in shaping the direction of our product. As you grow into the role, you can expect to support additional teams and/or functions.


  • Build, guide, scale, and mentor our high-performance engineering teams.
  • Support the creation and execution of delivery plans and quarterly team goals, deploy best-in-class processes, and innovate in software engineering
  • Proactively identify, prioritize, triage, and resolve issues as they arise while working closely with the other engineering leaders.
  • Collaborate with Product Managers, Designers, Customer Success, Sales, and other teams to help ship the technology needed for product and architectural enhancements.
  • Initial responsibilities are approximately 60% team management/people support, 30% hands-on coding, and 10% architecture. The expectation is to skew towards less hands-on and more strategic as the teams and company grow.

Job requirements


  • At least 8 years of experience in web development with at least 3 years of experience managing multiple engineering teams
  • Experience managing engineering managers
  • Strong database knowledge and understanding of commercial services on cloud providers
  • Strong technical leadership skills, including architecting robust distributed systems
  • Successful track record recruiting, retaining, managing, and onboarding software engineers
  • Empathetic, with a preference for servant leadership, and respected as a team builder and mentor
  • Next to speaking English fluently, you can understand and translate business requirements into clearly articulated technology solutions
  • Excellent communication skills

Nice to Have

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with PostgresSQL
  • Experience with Rust
  • Experience with AWS (especially Kubernetes clusters)
  • Experience with CI/CD systems and AWS Data Science-related infrastructure
  • Familiarity with working / building Data Engineering infrastructures


  • You're passionate about what you do
  • You're pragmatic; you know when to be hands-on and enjoy taking the lead in challenging situations; you know when it's best to build and when it's best to buy
  • You're eager to learn and inspire change
  • You thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment

What is it like to work at ChartMogul?

  • You’ll join the adventures of an early-stage company and experience what it means to have an incredibly impactful job
  • You’ll become part of a team of nice, awesome, and highly dedicated people who all have the same mission: Helping companies build better businesses
  • Flexible hours with a healthy work-life balance
  • All employees, including contractors, receive sick days, paid holiday days, and paternity leave
  • You’ll receive a great salary pack (market or upmarket)!

Application Process

  1. Application is reviewed
  2. Interview with our Head of Engineering
  3. Technical interview (you'll have a chance to meet some of the people you'll be supporting)
  4. Interview with our Director of Engineering
  5. Interview with our CEO
  6. Reference checks
  7. Offer

This is a full-time remote position. Please note that we can only consider applicants who are eligible to work in the EU or South Korea at this time.