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Engineering Manager with Node.js
Romania (Brasov, Iasi, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Craiova, Timișoara)

Date posted: 27.03.2024

Job type: Full time

Romania (Brasov, Iasi, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Craiova, Timișoara)

Remote work

Full time

Job perks: Agile environment; Digital Transformation Projects; Multicultural Teams

About the project

How we hire:
At Pentalog, excellence is what you'll do. We're guided by a mission to positively impact the software development world.

Our client is one of the largest tech unicorns in France, an online and mobile booking platform that helps users find doctors and make appointments.

As an Engineering Manager specializing in Node.js, you will hold a dual role as both a Technical leader and a People manager. Your responsibilities will include coaching and training team members, fostering a high-performing engineering organization. You will play a crucial role in implementing best practices in software development and working closely with other departments to steer the project's technology strategy towards success.

Job requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of software development experience, including at least 1 year in a leadership or management position. Demonstrated expertise in developing applications using Node.js is crucial;
  • Proficiency in Node.js and related frameworks such as Express and NestJS;
  • Demonstrated experience in designing, implementing, and managing microservices architectures. Familiarity with best practices for developing microservices, including inter-service communication, containerization, and orchestration using tools like Docker and Kubernetes;
  • Understanding of the importance of testing code, both individually and functionally, for each new feature or bugfix;
  • Proficiency in database technologies, encompassing SQL and NoSQL, and solid knowledge of API design principles;
  • Familiarity with cloud services like AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud, along with containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes;
  • Understanding of front-end technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and popular frameworks such as React or Angular;
  • Knowledge or familiarity with Ruby on Rails is considered advantageous;
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate a team, exceptional problem-solving skills, and the capability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders;
  • Fluent in English.


  • Take the lead in managing, mentoring, and nurturing a team consisting of web and backend engineers. Provide them with the necessary guidance and resources, ensuring that the team collectively achieves business objectives;
  • Collaborate closely with a product manager to establish the roadmap for your team. As the end-to-end owner of the team's production, quality, and delivery, you will be responsible for ensuring the successful execution of projects;
  • Supervise the planning, execution, and timely delivery of projects, ensuring that they align with the company's strategic goals. Maintain a focus on meeting deadlines and driving project success;
  • Collaborate with the Talent & People teams to recruit, develop, and retain top talent. Additionally, work closely with the Engineering Director, Engineering Managers, designers, and other stakeholders to define project requirements and establish realistic timelines.


  • Healthcare benefits (Private Medical Insurance, various extra medical advantages);
  • A more active lifestyle with the help of our PentaSport activities;
  • French and English classes;
  • Free pass to learning platforms;
  • Meal vouchers;
  • Mentorship programs that encourage and enable your professional development;
  • Access to a technology roadmap;
  • Full support to upgrade yourself (conferences and certifications);
  • New-born maternity grant;
  • A front-row seat to PentaBARs – our after-work tech events with a twist.

About Pentalog

As a leading European Software Services company operating internationally in France, Romania, Germany, Moldova, UK, Vietnam, Mexico, Morocco and USA, we employ over 1,300 engineers and IT experts who work in a very dynamic, multicultural working environment.

At Pentalog, your talents & ambitions are recognized and rewarded; we offer plenty of opportunities to develop, both individually, as well as a professional, and we reward our collaborators who understand the importance of self-improvement.

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