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Head of Engineering

Hybrid
  • Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Development

Job description

We are looking for an experienced Head of Engineering to lead our Engineering department and to drive the evolution of our SaaS ecosystem.


Who are we?


KUBUS has been supplying the architecture and construction industries with BIM (Building Information Modeling) software since 1992, from design software to tools for model checking, issue management and document management. With BIMcollab, our flagship product suite, we are the market leader in BIM quality control with modelchecking and issuemanagement, stimulating BIM-based collaboration throughout the whole lifecycle of buildings or infrastructure. Our platform enables users to create and use a Digital Twin that becomes the single source of truth, from design and construction to management and maintenance.


We empower users to create and maintain high-quality buildings that are circular, energy efficient, and offer a safe environment. We shape the construction industry by facilitating an integrated BIM process with fast, innovative, and user-friendly solutions that integrate with all popular BIM tools. Through high-quality, service-oriented support we let our users experience the power and joy of a smooth BIM process.


We are a firm believer in the circular economy and are an advocate of circular construction. Our software solutions contribute to the responsible use of our scarce resources. Enabling more sustainable decisions to be made from design to construction and then repurpose these materials during demolition. In our internal operations, we strive to be CO2 neutral. For example, the headquarters is virtually carbon-neutral and KUBUS offsets all CO2 emissions by planting new trees in cooperation with Trees For All, of which we are a forest partner.


About your role


The aim of the Head of Engineering is to lead the charge in advancing the BIMcollab ecosystem and engineering standards, collaborate closely with management to define strategy, improve internal practices and cultivate a culture of innovation and excellence, and take responsibilities for the software deliveries. As the right hand to the CEO in all technical matters, you'll play a crucial part in driving forward our product-related initiatives but also in elevating our organizational maturity.

Job requirements

Key responsibilities:

  • Engineering leadership
    • Lead and inspire a dynamic technology department to drive the evolution and continuous improvement of our SaaS ecosystem BIMcollab.
    • Lead and mentor a team of 45+ engineers, setting goals, providing guidance and support to drive continuous improvement in engineering practices, quality, and delivery speed, and ensuring the team meets delivery commitments.
    • Play a leading role in resource allocation, team topology, and recruiting of the engineering department.
    • End-responsible for people management within the Engineering department, including recruiting, evaluating, growing and coaching of Engineers.
  • Collaborative Strategy
    • Work closely with the CEO, Head of Product and Chief Architect to define and execute the engineering roadmap, aligned with organizational goals and market trends.
    • Measure, improve, and maintain the quality of the BIMcollab software architecture and implementation in terms of reliability & resilience, maintainability & flexibility, scalability & performance, and security & compliance, actively balancing software delivery needs with software quality needs.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align work streams and establish a reliable and predictable release model for BIMcollab.
    • Ensure the optimal application of engineering resources to meet product development and organization requirements.
  • Development practices
    • Implement and continuously improve development practices, including DevSecOps and DataOps, to ensure high-quality software & data solutions.
    • Implement and continuously improve software quality and security processes to ensure the integrity, resilience, and regulatory compliance of our software & data solutions.
  • Innovation and excellence
    • Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration and continuous improvement with the engineering team to deliver cutting-edge solutions and drive excellence in all aspects of our technology ecosystem.
    • Evaluate and recommend innovative technologies, tools, and platforms to enhance the engineering process, security, and software quality.

Our offer

We offer a pivotal role within our organization where you can have a massive amount of impact. You work on an innovative platform that is used daily by the world’s largest building companies globally. We cherish continuous learning and improvement and take pride in our diverse and inclusive company culture. You can count on the following:

  • A competitive compensation package.
  • Profit sharing, on average 1,5 gross monthly salary.
  • 27 vacation days with an opportunity to buy additional days.
  • Above-average secondary employment benefits like a generous pension scheme and employee participation.
  • Green benefits: compensation (extra vacation days) for all personal green home investments, electrification of the vehicle fleet and a bicycle scheme.
  • Yearly learning budget of €1500 and an environment where learning and growth is encouraged.
  • Contemporary extras such as vegetarian catered lunch, fresh fruit, etc.
  • Hybrid work model, with 2 days a week in our nearly energy-neutral work environment at the office, located in the center of Eindhoven (walking distance from the Central Station).
  • A monthly home office allowance.
  • Opportunity to work fully remote for up to 4 weeks a year!

At KUBUS, we strive for an inclusive and diverse work environment where everyone is welcome, regardless of their background, gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or disability. We encourage applicants with diverse perspectives and backgrounds to apply and believe in equal opportunities for all. We value the unique contributions that each employee can make and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone is respected and appreciated.

Hybrid
  • Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Development

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