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Pi Labs
Pi Labs

Engineering Manager



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Friday, July 7, 2023

Plentific is one of the fastest growing property technology companies in the world, backed by renowned investors including Brookfield, Highland Europe, A/O Proptech, Target Global and Mubadala.

We are headquartered in London, UK, with offices in Germany, USA and Turkey. Our mission is to improve lives by making property work better for everyone. We do so by streamlining how repairs, maintenance and compliance services are delivered.

Our platform gives clients rich insight into management, operational and performance data, helping them deliver their customer service promise, while optimising supplier costs and adhering to their environmental, social and governance goals.

Come and be a part of:

  • A leading Proptech with a global footprint and an HQ in heart of London’s bustling centre
  • A diverse, multicultural workplace with over 30 nationalities amongst our employees
  • A stimulating atmosphere and a fast-paced growth environment
  • A flexible work culture and a number of programmes built around your physical and mental wellbeing

Developing acclaimed technology is only possible when we’ve got a great team on our side. Our culture is open and empowering. If you are passionate and driven, you will fit right in.

The Role

We’re looking for an experienced Engineer Manager to join the engineering team. You’ll be leading a highly technical and motivated team of engineers, alongside our Engineering Senior Leadership team. You’ll have direct line management of a number of engineers, as well as being responsible for growing the team when needed, focusing on Quality throughout, in an intellectually stimulating environment.

The engineering team sits at the centre of everything we do at Plentific and is constantly tackling challenging problems, such as online payments, quoting, invoicing, booking, search / scoring algorithms, ETL, data pipelines, in-app messaging, real-time notifications and fraud prevention. Our mobile engineers mostly work with Flutter. The rest of the tech stack includes Python/Django REST Framework, PostgreSQL, AWS, ES6, React.js, React Query, TypeScript, Express, Kubernetes, Docker, Redis, Celery, Pandas, Numpy, Scrapy, Git, Jenkins, Elasticsearch. We have a very large but clean code base as we put significant emphasis on design patterns, code readability, testability, maintainability and extendability.


Team Leadership and Management:

  • Provide strong leadership, including coaching, guidance, and support, to a diverse team of engineers across multiple disciplines.
  • Set clear goals and expectations for individual team members, aligning them with the company's objectives and key results (OKRs).
  • Drive the implementation of performance management processes encompassing regular performance evaluations, feedback sessions, performance improvement plans as needed, and facilitate career development discussions.

Technical Strategy and Execution:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (product management, design, and data) to ensure alignment with business objectives.
  • Help to drive the execution of projects and initiatives ensuring timely delivery of high-quality products.
  • Implement and promote engineering best practices, coding standards, and quality assurance processes to maintain high standards of software development.
  • Champion the adoption of modern engineering methodologies and technologies to drive efficiency and innovation within the team.
  • Identify potential risks and develop contingency plans to mitigate their impact on project timelines, ensuring timely delivery of initiatives.

Resource Planning and Team Growth:

  • Manage resource allocation, capacity planning, and recruitment efforts to ensure adequate staffing levels and a balanced skill set within the engineering team.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to define and implement talent acquisition strategies for attracting top engineering talent at different seniority levels.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and professional development, providing opportunities for skill enhancement and promoting a growth mindset within the team.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Collaborate closely with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to understand business requirements.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, providing regular updates on project progress, risks, and mitigation plans.
  • Act as a technical advisor, leveraging your expertise to support decision-making processes and influence the growth and development of the engineering team.


  • Strong technical background with hands-on experience in software development .
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages and familiarity with modern software development frameworks and tools.
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams of diverse backgrounds and skill levels.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a track record of resolving technical challenges and mitigating project risks.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.


  • Proven experience as an Engineering Manager, leading teams of 15+ engineers in a fast-paced software development environment.
  • Coaching or mentorship experience, with a passion for supporting the professional growth and development of team members

As you can see, we are quickly progressing with our ambitious plans and are eager to grow our team of doers to achieve our vision of managing over 2 million properties through our platform across various countries. You can help us shape the future of property management across the globe. Here’s what we offer:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • A flexible working environment + 25 days annual holiday
  • Private health care including discounted gym membership
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Life insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Company volunteering day and charity salary sacrifice scheme
  • Learning management system by SAP Litmos
  • Learning and development fund
  • Referral bonus and charity donation if someone you introduce joins the company
  • Season ticket loan, Cycle to work, Electric vehicle and Techscheme programs
  • Pension - 3% employer contribution, 5% employee contribution
  • Lunch of your choice once a week for office based employees
  • Regular company-sponsored lunches, dinners and social gatherings
  • Fully stocked kitchen with drinks, snacks, fruit, breakfast cereal etc.