Junior Engineering Manager

Lead as Junior Engineering Manager in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Drive technical excellence, personal growth, and collaboration in a fast-growing company revolutionizing electric vehicle charging with renewable energy.

Amsterdam, Netherlands  UTC+01:00   Hybrid   Full Time   101-250   9 days ago

Join a fast-growing, listed company with a purpose! Fastned owns and operates a network of 300 fast charging stations across Europe, allowing electric vehicle drivers to charge their car with 100% green energy in just 15 minutes. Our goal is a European network of 1000 fast charging stations in prime locations, where all electric vehicles can charge with renewable energy from the sun and wind. We have recently been voted best charging network in the UK, France and the Netherlands. If you want to make a difference and work in an informal, international scale-up environment with future prospects, then read on!

Your role

As the Engineering Manager, you will be at the forefront of our mission, responsible for leading and empowering a dynamic and diverse engineering team dedicated to delivering innovative applications. You will be the driving force behind the technical excellence, personal growth, and the way of working within your team. If you're a leader with a passion for engineering and driving the transition to electric mobility, this role is your opportunity to make a meaningful impact.

In your role as Junior Engineering Manager, you won't just be leading your team in isolation. You will be working closely with Product Management, fellow Engineering Managers, and Management Team to align on team goals and collaboration, and shape our collective technical vision.

Your overall responsibilities include

Technical Leadership

  • Foster technical excellence within your engineering team by setting high standards and fostering a culture of innovation and problem-solving.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design the technology for delivering product and technology solutions that redefine the charging experience.
  • Provide guidance and expertise in the development of charging technologies, ensuring our products remain at the forefront of the industry.

Personal Growth and Development

  • Coach, mentor, and inspire your team members to reach their full potential, both technically and personally.
  • Create an environment that encourages continuous learning, skill development, and career advancement.
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive team culture where diverse perspectives are valued and celebrated.
  • Performance evaluation of your team members and follow up conversations.

Way of working

  • Ensure that your team operates efficiently, delivering high-quality work while adhering to Agile principles and delivering value.
  • Lead your team in executing engineering projects with a focus on quality, scalability, and security.
  • Identify and help remove impediments to your team's success, promoting a smooth and efficient development process

Who we are looking for

  • A strong foundation in engineering principles and expertise in relevant technologies, ensuring the ability to guide the team effectively
  • At least 5+ years of demonstrated leadership experience with current technical competency in Java, Kotlin
  • You have worked with AWS or other cloud platforms
  • It's a big plus if you are familiar with Maven, Spring Boot, and Postgres, or some equivalent
  • Experience in nurturing talent, providing guidance, and fostering a collaborative learning environment within the team
  • Align technical strategies with overall business objectives, contributing to the company's long-term goals and growth
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively convey ideas, provide feedback, and liaise between technical and non-technical stakeholders. Ability to analyze data and metrics to make informed decisions, driving process improvements and team performance
  • Collaborate across departments, fostering a sense of unity and shared purpose within the organization
  • Commitment to our mission of delivering freedom to electric drivers
  • Experience with payment systems is a plus

Join us in building a better future

We work hard to change the world, but we don't forget to recognise & celebrate our successes, big and small. We put a focus on work-life balance, provide you with genuine work flexibility, and have family-friendly policies in place. Our benefits include:

  • Stock option plan -> we believe in shared value creation;
  • A training and development budget of €3,000 per year per employee, because development and training are important to us and our sector offers endless opportunities;
  • Daily vegetarian lunches, snacks & drinks are provided at our office locations;
  • Full access to our electric vehicle fleet with all charging expenses covered;
  • Next to fun events year-round, we throw notorious Christmas parties and organize an amazing yearly trip abroad with all employees;
  • Other perks include flexible working hours, full travel compensation and the working gear of your choice

Interested in making an impact?

We would love to have a conversation with you! Apply now, send us your CV and explain in your motivation letter why you’re excited about joining Fastned. Here’s the next steps of the hiring process:

  • Screening call with Recruiter
  • Take-home assignment and technical interview with our Senior Engineers
  • Chat with the Head of Engineering and Product Manager
  • We will end the process by having a Coffee Chat with the Director of Product & Engineering

Then, it’s time to welcome you on board to Fastned!

If you have questions or need further information regarding your application, please contact our recruitment team via recruitment(at)

Fastned stands for equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, neurodiversity, disabilities, parental status or any other protected characteristic that makes you unique.

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About the role

Jul 04, 2024

Full Time


Jan 01, 2025



Amsterdam, Netherlands

5+ years


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