Engineering Team Lead

Croatia | Engineering | Full-time

Job Description

About Us

HiBob helps modern, mid-size businesses transform the way they manage people, giving HR and managers all they need to connect, engage, develop, and retain top talent. Since 2015, we’ve achieved consecutive triple-digit year-over-year growth, all backed by our amazing team of Bobbers from across the globe, making us the choice HRIS of over 3500 midsize and multinational companies.

Our HR platform is intuitive, data-driven, and built for the way people work today: globally, remotely, and collaboratively. Fast-growing companies across the globe such as Monzo, Happy Socks, Gong, Fiverr, and VaynerMedia rely upon Bob to help them create the best work experiences for their people.

Come and be you with us 

Being a Bobber is all about being you. We want you to bring all parts of yourself to work, giving you the freedom and confidence to be the best you and do your best work. If that’s bubbly, shy, precise, funny, bold, kind, honest, brilliant, or anything in between, we’re waiting with open arms. Come join us.

Why join as our Engineering Team Lead in Croatia?

  • You will get to lead, mentor, develop and grow your own team
  • You will lead the full development lifecycle of brand new greenfield projects at Hibob

What will you do?

Hibob is a vibrant, dynamic, happy place to work. A start-up with an amazing culture, and bright and resourceful people in London, Amsterdam, New York, Sydney, and Tel Aviv. We’re growing fast and looking for talented and passionate Engineering Team Leaders to join us!

As an Engineering Team Leader, you will be in charge of hiring, onboarding, growing and mentoring your team of backend and frontend engineers, while working closely with our Product team to build and execute on a roadmap of exciting features. You should be passionate about people management as well as software engineering and building a product end-to-end, as your team will be responsible for owning the dev cycle from the technical design, through coding and testing, to deployment and monitoring. We work in a true continuous delivery environment with fully automated QA processes on a microservices architecture, deploying to production dozens of times every day. 



  • 7+ years of professional experience in software engineering with strong backend background.
  • 3+ years of experience as a team leader, preferably in dynamic, fast-paced companies.
  • Experience with Kotlin / Scala / Java.
  • Excellent knowledge of software design and scalable web architecture.
  • Experience developing SaaS products hosted in a cloud platform like AWS or equivalent.
  • People person with strong leadership skills who can build a winning team.
  • Great communications skills in Croatian and English.
  • Independent, resourceful, and proactive.
  • Based in the Zagreb area - our team works in a hybrid model and meets at the Zagreb office.

The following are a big plus

  • Experience developing a payroll / payments / HR related product.
  • Experience developing a product from scratch.
  • Experience collaborating with an R&D site based in Israel


Join our village

HiBob is a village filled with amazing people and we’re especially proud of that. It’s a place where Bobbers can be themselves. We’re about fun, dreams, hopes and ambition, just as much as we are about precision, growth, and top performance. Becoming a Bobber means you’ll receive competitive compensation, benefits, and pre-IPO equity.

If this sounds like something you’ve been looking for, we’d love to have you. Come on, join our village!

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