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Senior Software Engineering Manager (m/f/x/d)

Valencia Seville Madrid Bilbao Barcelona
IntermediateFull time
English - Upper intermediate
DatabasesSQL Server Management StudioReact.jsJavaSoftware DevelopmentMachine LearningJavaScriptEngineeringPython



Thank you for considering a career opportunity with Symanto and expressing interest in our current job opening. Before you proceed with your application, we'd like to inform you that this position is with one of our sister companies, Genaios: 

While Symanto and Genaios share a common vision and values, each operates independently with its unique focus and expertise. Your skills and contributions will directly contribute to Genaios' success and growth.

Please review the job description and ensure that your qualifications align with the requirements of the position at Genaios. If you find that your skills are a good match, we encourage you to submit your application through the provided channels.


Are you a seasoned Software Engineering Manager with a fervor for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Natural Language Processing (NLP)? If your passion is matched by a keen awareness of the inherent risks and a genuine concern for the broader societal impact, Genaios invites you to be at the forefront of pioneering change.

At Genaios, we're on a mission to provide a safeguard for the responsible usage of Generative AI – a technology that's both powerful and potentially perilous. Our goal is to empower companies and individuals to harness the transformative power of Generative AI while ensuring it remains safe, fair, ethical, sustainable, and reliable.

We are currently in search of a dynamic Senior Software Engineering Manager (m/f/x/d) to lead our Research team in the vibrant city of Valencia, Spain.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Collaborate with the code and production teams to achieve a world-class quality product.
  • Lead and coordinate the technical team, development process and resources planning.
  • Ensure the constant progress on the product roadmap, meeting deadlines and delivering on time.
  • Deliver scalable and maintainable solution using the latest technology, responsible for the DevOps setup and management.
  • Identify and evaluate strategic innovations (concepts, tools/languages, technologies, services), mainly in the artificial intelligence/machine learning/data science fields.
  • Support the product team as well as the commercial activities of the company with technical issues; best technology implementation and advise.
  • Tackle bugs and understand the best way to approach and solve them
  • Constant personal and professional development in new technologies, yours and of your team.
  • Play active role in hiring process
  • Set the yearly goals and do the performance reviews
  • Actively communicate with the team members to early detect problems and how to improve workflows

Education, required experience and skills: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, telecommunication technologies, or similar.
  • Experience required:
    • +5 years as a developer.
    • +2 years as a technical team manager and coordinator.
    • +2 years of managing development teams (in person and remotely).
  • Experience in Python, Java and Javascript(ReactJS) coding language, one relational DBMS (MySQL, MSSQL, Postgres), code sharing and versioning technology (e.g. Mercurial, Git), cloud computing environment (e.g. Azure, AWS, GCloud),
  • Good knowledge of concepts of TDD and Software Design Patterns (e.g. SOLID).
  • Experience in working in a team with an agile software development process.
  • Languages: Fluent in English with Spanish/German as optional but good to have.
  • Critical thinker, good interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player with ability to work individually.
  • Digital and user-centric mindset and attention to detail and quality.

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Knowledge in ALM-Tools as well as Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • Knowledge in Continuous-Delivery-systems
  • Knowledge in NoSQL databases like MongoDB, Elastic etc.

What we offer

  • A well-funded early-stage startup with the opportunity to build from the ground-up
  • Great people to work with in an international environment
  • Work on Innovative projects and solutions
  • Training in new technologies and domains
  • Flexible working time
  • 28 vacation days
  • Home Office possibility
  • Chance to develop and grow with the company
  • Out-of-office events
  • …and to be a part of something that is going to change the way we use AI forever!