Lausanne, CH

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Nexthink is the global leader in digital employee experience management. Our products allow enterprises to create highly productive digital workplaces for their employees by delivering optimal end-user experiences. Through a unique combination of real-time analytics, automation and employee feedback, Nexthink gives IT teams the insight they need to empower and even delight people at work.

Headquartered in Switzerland with US headquarters in Boston, Nexthink also has offices in France, UK, Germany, Spain and UAE. Our growing team of Nexthinkers is proud to be making the digital work lives of nearly ten million employees across 1,000 customers more productive.

At Nexthink, we believe actions are stronger than words when it comes to diversity, inclusivity, and equity in the workplace. Nexthinkers are multinational and multilingual, and come from all walks of life. We are committed to hiring a genuinely representative workforce that can create solutions and foster innovation for the modern digital employee experience. Join us today

Job Description

As a Technical Engineering Manager, you will play a key role leading engineering teams that will be at the heart of Nexthink’s product, our cloud-native data platform.

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate should have a very strong mix of people management and technical skills, ability to work in an extremely fast paced environment, going from high level strategy roadmap and architecture to implementation technical details. We are looking for an outcome (as opposed to output) oriented professional.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Build and manage high-performing engineering teams including hiring, onboarding, coaching, performance improvement and career progression of the engineers. You will be the lead and go to person for your teams.
  • Attract and retain the best talent.
  • Drive and lead the engineering processes, architecture implementation and technical roadmap within the team in alignment with the Engineering leadership team.
  • Manage the technical debt, security, quality and technical decisions in an efficient and structured manner.
  • Evangelize, drive and continuously improve our agile methodologies for software development to continue building our product iteratively and in a lean way.
  • Instill Nexthink values as a building foundation for your team.
  • Work with Product management and UX team to help writing effective user stories, to build effective product roadmap with your technical inputs and ensure the smooth and close collaboration with the engineers from discovery to delivery.
  • Ensure coordination and full alignment between different agile teams across multiple locations as well as cross-departments collaboration such as Marketing, sales, HR or customer success.
  • Ability to contribute technically within the team as required by bringing your experience. E.g., architectural decisions, code reviews, prototypes.


  • MSc in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Previous experience and excellent track record in a similar technical engineering management role, building and leading several engineering teams in an Agile environment.
  • Strong leadership skills to drive excellence and passion in engineering teams.
  • Experience dealing with internationally distributed teams will be highly valued.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural and hypergrowth paced environment, managing effectively cultural gaps and embracing change.
  • Strong knowledge around the technology stack and processes for full stack development, microservices and cloud architecture and deployment.
  • Prior experience as software engineer or architect with excellent understanding of coding, software architectures, cloud-native platforms and with the ability to discuss technical details and provide insightful inputs.
  • Experience collaborating with the product managers and engineers to align product and engineering roadmaps to generate the highest business value.
  • Experience in leading, managing, coaching and mentoring software engineers towards delivering timely and high-quality software while growing them to the next level.
  • Strong get things done mindset, willing to do what it takes to get concrete outcomes.
  • Profound know-how in agile practices and frameworks.
  • Teamwork and collaboration are part of your DNA.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficient English (spoken and written).

Additional Information

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a fast-growing, successful and innovative company. Nexthink allows you to thrive in a unique work environment where the emphasis is on excellence, innovation, openness and collaboration

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