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offices around the world

700+

Employees strong

51%

Senior Engineers

1400+

Projects Completed

30+

Programming Languages

100+

tech & non-tech trainings per year
Overview

Note: We offer flexible working models for all open positions. You can choose from three options: a combination of work from home and office, work only from home, or work from anywhere in the world.

A custom development company, MentorMate is a design and software powerhouse with mature and established practices in Enterprise Web & Mobile Development, Human-Centered Design, Cloud & DevOps. 

We are looking to hire a motivated individual with strong leadership potential, expert technical skills, and desire to step into a key role in one of the biggest software engineering organizations in Europe. This role is a blend of technical expertise, consulting, and people management and is a unique career opportunity to become a Software Development Manager in a fast-growing, global software development company with offices in the USA, Sweden, and 5 cities in Bulgaria. 

As a top engineering employer, run by engineers, MentorMate provides challenging careers in a friendly, people-oriented environment. We value our employees and share our success through competitive pay and benefits, advancement opportunities, and flexible working models. 

Responsibilities inside MentorМate

Organizational responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain relationships with all team members
  • Collaborate with the management team
  • Initiate and support company initiatives
  • Deliver announcements to the team from the business
  • Responsible for requests for financial investment and being aware of what the return will be

People management responsibilities

  • Develop the team, understand their drivers, facilitate their career objectives
  • Coach individuals in terms of process, personal and technical development
  • Responsible for the line management of the individuals in your team including Software Development Leads
  • Accountable for performance management

Hiring responsibilities

  • Аnalyze the business demand and communicatе it with the recruitment team
  • Be involved in the department hiring process. 
  • Interview and assess candidates to find the best fit for the company 
Responsibilities related to clients and the business of MentorMate

Project teams leading responsibilities

  • Build cross-functional and self-organizing teams
  • Facilitate teams to become a high performing
  • Observe, sustain, improve morale and motivate the teams
  • Take action to remove strategic risks impeding the teams

Project estimation responsibilities

  • Аnalyze the business needs and deliver ballpark estimates
  • Help the Solution Architects team with research and advice
  • Negotiate scope in proposals
Job requirements to consider before applying
  • 9+ years in the software development area with strong technical knowledge
  • Proven track record of successfully delivered projects (5+)
  • Previous experience in leadership or management role 
  • Hands-on experience with Java and Java-related technologies 
  • Ability to settle into a new environment quickly
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple streams of activity shifting focus regularly
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong analytical, communication, and collaboration skills
  • Delivery focused, self-motivated with a can-do attitude
  • Excellent spoken and written English
We offer

Career Development

  • Professional growth in a global company
  • Variety of meaningful projects
  • Latest technologies to choose from
  • Work side-by-side with top engineers
  • Challenging problems to solve
  • A career path with regular salary increases
  • Individual learning budget
  • Internal technical and soft skills trainings
  • Leadership program
  • Business English classes
  • Knowledge sharing

Work & Life Balance

  • Flexibility to work from home, office, or anywhere else
  • Opportunity to work from one of our five offices in Bulgaria
  • Additional paid time off for loyal employees
  • Regular team buildings and initiatives
  • Employee Referral program with bonuses
  • Gamification program
  • Modern offices with implemented health measures and chill out zones
  • Internal communities of interest such as sports, hiking, etc.
  • Charity and volunteer activities
  • Diverse working environment
  • Metro Station next to the office (Sofia)
  • MentorBike to use

Flexible Benefits

  • Additional health and dental insurance
  • Investment plan
  • Additional voluntary pension insurance
  • Different types of insurances to choose from
  • Covered transport expenses
  • Parking (Sofia)
  • Multisport card
Career Path
6
Software Development Manager
Delivery Manager
Technology Principal
5
Software Development Lead
Software Architect
Delivery Lead
4
Senior Software Developer
3
Software Developer
2
Junior Software Developer
1
Intern Software Developer
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