Engineering Team Lead

Lisbon | Engineering | Full-time

Job Description

Hibob was founded to modernize HR tech. Hibob's intuitive and data-driven platform, bob, was built for the way people work today: globally, remotely, and collaboratively.

Since its launch in late 2015, Hibob has achieved consecutive triple-digit year-over-year growth, and become the people management platform of choice for more than 1300 modern, midsize and multinational companies who understand that a powerful, agile HR tech suite is mission-critical and a key driver of organizational success. Fast-growing companies across the globe such as Monzo, Happy Socks, Gong, Fiverr, and VaynerMedia rely upon bob to help HR and managers connect, engage, develop, and retain top talent.


Hibob is a vibrant, dynamic, happy place to work. A start-up with an amazing culture, and bright and resourceful people in Lisbon, London, Amsterdam, New York, Sydney, and Tel Aviv.

● Disruptive SaaS Organisation 

● Series C funded $274 M 

● Offices in New York, London, Tel-Aviv, Amsterdam, and Australia

Why join as our Engineering Team Lead in Lisbon?

  • This is an opportunity to be our first Lead for Engineering in Portugal
  • 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 this role involve?

  • As an Engineering Team Lead, you will be in charge of hiring, onboarding, growing and mentoring our team in Lisbon 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.


  • 8+ years of professional experience in software engineering.
  • 3+ years of experience as a team leader or Scrum Master, preferably on a dynamic, fast-paced startup.
  • Excellent knowledge of software design and scalable web architecture.
  • People’s person with strong leadership skills who can motivate and build a winning team.
  • Experience with testing methodologies - unit-testing, TDD, mocking, etc.
  • Independent, resourceful, and proactive team player with a desire to impact our team, our product, and our customers.
  • Great communication skills in English.

The following are a big plus

  • Having both backend and frontend development experience.
  • Experience with Kotlin, Scala, Java, Ruby on Rails and/or Angular.
  • Experience leading offshore engineers.
  • Experience with AWS or an equivalent cloud platform.

Why work with us

At Hibob we are committed to creating an excellent employee experience. Our employees, culture, and additional benefits all make Bob a great place to work, come join us! We offer a competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity. We have a fun office in Lisbon, located in the central business district, including a fantastic rooftop.

  • Competitive compensation
  • Company share options plan
  • Health Insurance for you and your kids
  • We have a flexible hybrid working model
  • Work from home allowance- to get your home office set up!
  • 2 Social Impact days per year for volunteering
  • Prepaid meal card (~€7.50 per day for 12 months)
  • Awesome employee referral program- $2,500 for each successful referral with an additional ambassador programme
  • Temporary remote work from anywhere in the world for up to 2 months (after 6 months of employment)
  • Fun company and team social events (locally and virtually with our global teams)
  • Bob balance days - 4 additional days within a calendar year - Enjoy a company-wide long weekend at the beginning of each quarter

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