Vilnius/ Klaipėda or remote

Head of Engineering

Indigroup is executive and specialist search company, whose quality of services is becoming a benchmark in Baltic states. Our client is a SaaS company Whatagraph, founded in 2015 in Lithuania. The company is preparing for a series A investment round, which is considered a serious milestone at any startup’s lifetime. Whatagraph has previously raised funding from the largest Lithuanian venture capital funds “Open Circle Capital” and “70 Ventures”. An influential Finnish venture capital fund “Inventure”, managing €230M assets with over 70 portfolio companies, including Wolt, has joined previous investors in 2020. 

During the past year, Whatagraph has doubled its revenue, and tripled the number of employees, with even more ambitious plans set for 2021. “We are looking to expand our operations at both development office in Klaipeda, Lithuania and sales and marketing hubs in Vilnius, Lithuania and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The largest expansion is planned for the sales and engineering teams”, – stated J. Malinauskas, the acting CEO of WhatagraphA company led by a businessman who is highly experienced in running digital marketing enterprises is one of the most successful Lithuanian SaaS (software as a service) startups. So far, an average year to year growth is as high as 250%, while their client list is full of well-known brands worldwide. For instance, Heineken, The New York Times, Ogilvy and even the Berkshire Hathaway – a company led by the famous investor Warren Buffet.

#2 Offices

Whatagraph is currently expanding its teams in 2 offices: Vilnius and Klaipėda

Phenomenal growth

So far, an average year to year growth is as high as 250%

Your team

You will be working with 2 product managers and 11 engineers and hiring many more to deliver best in class solutions that respond to the business objectives and help achieve key metrics.

64

Whatagraph currently has 64 members on board.

Description

With an expansion of our team, we are looking for an experienced Head of Engineering to take the lead of our Engineering team and help oversee processes and delivery aspects of the platform. You will be working with 2 product managers and 11 engineers and hiring many more to deliver best in class solutions that respond to the business objectives and help achieve key metrics.

This is a great opportunity for someone who comes from a tech background, possesses exemplary knowledge of cloud-based platforms (AWS, GCP), and has a deep understanding of software and data engineering (agile processes, release management, version control, ETL pipelines). If you are ready to work on an innovative and successful SaaS platform in an experienced team that will feel you welcome from day 1, this could just be your perfect career move.

This position can be remote, so feel free to apply if you are +/- 2 hours from the EET time zone.

In this role you will:

  • Work closely with the CTO and Product Managers to influence and build product roadmap.
  • Oversee frontend and backend engineering teams and provide day to day operational support and technical guidance.
  • Identify team hiring needs and work closely with the hiring manager to source, hire and train new talent.
  • Together with the CTO, develop scalable technology strategy and architecture.
  • Ensure proper change management policies are in place.
  • Maintain a high bar in Whatagraph feature quality, making sure it is measured and backed by data.
  • Review and update policies relevant to internal systems and equipment.
  • Oversee internal team training, development and motivational needs.

Company offers

  • International work environment: We are building our platform for markets like the US, Canada, Australia and the UK with the help of a young, talented and enthusiastic team.
  • A product that grows: We are big believers in creating what matters. With us, you will have no come-and-go projects, but rather work on a constantly growing and improving platform in a tight-knit team environment, which you will become an important part of.
  • A place for innovation and ideas: Become a part of our extraordinary W team that ideates and delivers next generation solutions enabled by new technologies and dips fingertips in the waters never explored before.
  • Professional growth: We hire people we trust, and we give team members autonomy to do their best work. We empower team initiatives and support professional development with training and regular feedback.
  • A connected team: None of us is as smart as all of us. That’s why we leave our egos at the door, and focus on collaboration in bringing out-of-box solutions to our customers. We encourage idea generation and celebrate our achievements in team events.
  • Flexible work environment: An option to hop between offices in Vilnius and Klaipėda, as well as an ability to work remotely.
  • Gross salary starting from 5700 to 7000 EUR.

Requirements

  • Has 5+ years of experience in managing technical teams of 10+ people.
  • Has 3+ years of hands-on experience in an engineering role.
  • Has extensive knowledge of cloud platforms (AWS / GCP).
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of a programming language (we use PHP / Laravel).
  • In-depth knowledge of web applications (we use Vue.js).
  • Has strong technical background and good understanding of software engineering – agile processes, release management, version control.
  • Experience and understanding with various RESTful APIs.
  • Experience working with micro service style architectures.
  • Experience with data warehouses and ETL architecture.
  • Has leadership abilities with a strategic mind.
  • Is excellent at project management

Contact information

Karolis Blaževičius

+370 654 74958
karolis@indigroup.lt

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