Zaelab Careers

Backend Engineering Manager

Office in Ukraine,

The Role

As a Backend Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for managing Java Developers who are building engaging customer experience for eCommerce stores around the world. You will lead and be part of a team that is delivering large and complex projects to clients in different industries around the world. This role is pivotal in Zaelab’s aim and ability to deliver quality medium and large-scale digital commerce projects to meet and exceed client expectations. In this position, you will help secure cross-department resources, manage trade-offs for delivery, keep stakeholders accountable, meet deadlines, communicate at the executive level on project status and risk, and measure team impact and needs. If you thrive in helping Engineers succeed and grow, then this is for you.

Your Responsibilities

  • Manage Java Engineers to enable them in the growth of their careers
  • Participate in recruiting process to attract world-class talent
  • Design, develop, and validate eCommerce user experience web and application solutions for clients
  • Partner with other Managers and Leadership Team to solve problems, work on strategy, and architecture
  • approaches for product development
  • Participate in stand-up meetings, conference calls, track your time, and work through story assigned to you
  • within a Jira instance


  • Experience in managing and growing both early career and senior engineers
  • Experience with backend Java frameworks, Spring
  • Can rapidly earn the trust of a technically adept team through your rare mix of intelligence, charisma,
  • integrity, and technical skills
  • Focus on maximizing impact, for yourself and your team
  • Ability to provide valuable input to any technical or product discussion such as design documentation and
  • white-boarding sessions
  • Kind and intellectually mature
  • Experience with agile/scrum process and continuous deployment
  • Good verbal and written English communication skills
  • Transform visual designs and wireframes into working products
  • Test and QA your work with a high level of attention to detail
  • Troubleshoot and solve technical issues as needed
  • Consistently deliver high-quality products on time
  • Nice to have eCommerce experience
  • Nice to have SAP Hybris experience
  • Comfortable researching and adopting new web technologies


  • Competitive Compensation
  • Annual Bonus Program
  • Remote
  • Unlimited PTO