Technology Director

Saidler & Co. Management s.r.o.

Place of work
Contract type
Start date
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Základný plat 3000,- eur + variabilná zložka mzdy (bonusy)

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Who we are looking for
We are seeking an independent technology-focused professional manager who has built teams and companies from their early stages to scale. You must be instantly credible with the Hi-Tech eco-system in Slovak Republic and able to bring, hire, mentor and inspire first time and seasoned software engineers to help them build top-class, scalable and efficient technology products. This role will report directly to the Head of Technology of the company.

What you are going to do

Build and Grow
Be the first to lead and build a world class team of cross-functional software engineers, by attracting, hiring and retaining top engineering talents.
Coach the team members and facilitating their personal development by proactively requesting their input and feedback.
Create clear communication channels of tasks and expectations in line with the company values, culture, goals, vision and mission statement.
Ensure high quality standards of your team's output and continuously enabled motivate them to reach higher goals.
Lead Technology and Deliver
Work closely with our product, project, and business teams, from different locations, to translate requirements into sustainable features.
Drive the development and timely delivery of interrelated, highly technical services and technology-driven products within the areas of finance.
Evaluate engineering efforts, estimate realistic time frames and come up with lean alternatives.
Collaborate and coordinate closely with the QA and Security departments.
Ensure proper workflow tracking using JIRA and Confluence documentation.
Roll up your sleeves and help code when your team is in a crunch.

Collaborate and Expand
Be the technological link between the mother group in Switzerland and the company in the Slovak Republic.
Collaborate and coordinate closely with the group’s Tech Directors from around Europe.
Be proactive and offer ideas and ways to realize the technological vision and needs of the other portfolio companies.

Employee perks, benefits

- Personal development within the company
- Regular special team events
- Invitations to local events

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Advanced (C1) or German - Advanced (C1)

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

What you need to have

Knowledge and Experience
University degree in computer science
Several years of hands-on coding experience with modern programming languages (Java, Scala, GO, or C++) and expertise in distributed systems, micro services, and high volume production systems.
10+- years of work experience in international technology companies.
A minimum of 5 years experience leading and managing technical team and software projects.
Experience with ‘agile’ methods, project management and fundamental IT knowledge.
Excellent communication skills in both English and Slovak.

High quality standards for every work output, Internally motivated by quality results.
Versatile and eager to tackle new problems with a ‘can-do’ attitude, fast to adapt to changing environments
Linking between business requirements and technological advances in the market.
Exceptional organisational ability with experience of managing several projects at once under high stakeholder demands.
Desire to keep up-to-date with current technology trends, tools and market developments.
Grasping complex issues easily and breaking them down into lean processes, in an extremely analytical and structured way.
Direct and straightforward style of communication
Willingness to travel in favor of cooperation and ongoing work with the portfolio companies.


Brief description of the company

Please refer to our website

Number of employees

10-19 employees

Company address

Saidler & Co. Management s.r.o.
Mierové nám.4
911 01 Trenčín
ID: 3439332   Dátum zverejnenia: 4.7.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Základný plat 3000,- eur + variabilná zložka mzdy (bonusy)