Engineering Manager

Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium

                                        We are a disruptive, leading and innovative SaaS company proposing software and services that are already starting to revolutionize the way that clinical trials are managed, and new drugs are brought to market. Established in 2012, we have taken the Pharmaceutical industry by storm and are looking for exceptional individuals to help us ride the wave of growth we are seeing. With CluePoints revenues set to increase by 100% year on year, it is imperative that your skills contribute to our ongoing success!


                                        Here at CluePoints, we do things differently. We understand that a fun environment can be highly motivating and productive. When smart people work on problems, and they enjoy coming to work each day, they accomplish great things together.


                                        CluePoints has its International headquarters located in Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, and its US affiliate located in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

                                        What you will be doing


                                      • We’re looking for an Engineering Manager to take part of the management of a fast-moving product engineering team. Via this opportunity, you can have a significant impact in one of our most critical business domains, in a role where you’ll develop engineers, guide careers, organize projects, be accountable for technical delivery, and empower the distributed team of engineers. 
                                      • The Engineering Manager will report to the VP Engineering and will manage a team of engineers with different seniority level and spread in different locations in Belgium and Europe.
                                      • The engineering Manager is first, and foremost, a people manager (a talented and diverse group of engineers) that provides feedbacks, listens to engineers, sets their goals, and provides them with challenging work that drives values for our users and business. 
                                      • You are a great team builder, a good recruiter, a great communicator, and a real issue resolver. You’re empathic, like to develop people and the team through coaching, mentoring, management support, and conduct regular 1:1's. 
                                      • You can be hands-on and lead by example.
                                      • You contribute together with the Principal Engineers and the VP Engineering for establishing the best in class engineering process. You also contribute to the product and technical roadmap of our platform in collaboration with engineering and product leaders.
                                      • You focus on continuous organizational improvement and are a great change manager.
                                      • You identify and remove roadblocks for your team
                                      • With the VP Engineering, you hire and manage a strong and unified technology team, develop, and motivate our talents.
                                      • You create a thriving and fun atmosphere within the engineers where you’ll have direct reports ranging from junior-level to highly experienced engineers. You’ll be responsible for their performance and career growth. 
                                      • You ensure good communication and knowledge sharing across the entire engineering organization as well as outside your organization.
                                      • Together with the VP Engineering and the Principal Engineers, you manage transversal engineering projects.
                                      • You are supporting the VP Engineering in managing the annual bottom-up budget for the engineering department & sourcing/technology providers.
                                      • You report to the VP Engineering.
                                      • We don’t expect you to write or review code on a regular basis, so this role may not be for you if you will deeply miss those things

                                        What you need for this position

                                      • Master’s degree (or equivalent) is a must-have, in Computer Science/Engineering is a plus
                                      • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience.
                                      • You have experience in building and leading an Agile team. This includes hiring, supporting employee growth, and performance management. 
                                      • Excellent project management skills: “Making things happen” mindset.
                                      • Experience working in an agile development environment and lean software development.
                                      • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to speak with stakeholders and communicate with different tech teams.
                                      • You are fluent in English.
                                      • You have a genuine passion and curiosity towards technology.
                                      • You’re comfortable with ambiguity and figuring things out as they evolve, change, and new requirements emerge. Our company and customer base are rapidly growing and this means new information can lead to new processes and outcomes. 
                                      • A first experience in SAAS/Cloud-based solutions is a plus

                                      • We don't expect you to write or review code on a regular basis, so this role may not be for you if you will deeply miss those things


                                        Top reasons to work with us


                                      • Flexibility is part of our DNA and you’ll find at CluePoints you can work 100% from home or chose to come to the office any day
                                      • If you choose to come to the office, you’ll discover a fun atmosphere with kicker, PS4, arcade machine, nerf battles, and our newly added dartboard
                                      • If you feel like a change of scenery, we have recently added the option to work at co-working spaces throughout Belgium.
                                      • Many activities are organized during the year, such as soccer, team lunches, happy hours, , LAN parties, board games nights! We also have running groups, languages lessons, and much more!
                                      • You’ll be working within a squad organization offering you ownership on projects, and utilize high quality equipment like powerful laptops with 64Gb of RAM, an i9, and a 2K screens
                                      • At CluePoints, learning, training and personal growth are part of the game: you’ll have access to online training materials, certifications sponsored by the company, personal growth plans, and career paths to explore new opportunities.
                                      • You’ll work with a fast-growing, multi-disciplinary and international team representing over 20 different nationalities, in an English-speaking working environment.
                                      • You’ll have a challenging and rewarding job in an ambitious and fast-paced technology scale-up that has received many national and international awards including “Scale-Up of the year 2019”!
                                      • Last but not least, we offer competitive salary and benefits, company car, bonus potential, employee referral program

                                      •  The role will be permanently based at our Belgium office. We will strictly only consider applications from candidates that are residents and/or hold a valid work permit for the location they apply for.