Engineering Manager, Frontend

Europe / Remote


About the opportunity

Engineering Manager, Frontend

Magnolia is building up Frontend expertise with engineers focusing primarily on evolving and innovating our user interface! Are you an experienced Frontend engineer who is also a passionate leader? Are you able to ideate and create new frontends for large-scale applications? Do you enjoy working and collaborating across the department and helping guide the architectural direction of the product?

Magnolia is looking for an experienced frontend leader to start and lead the new Frontend team, which will be focused on helping us re-work our current (legacy) UI integration, creating a design system, and enabling us to take our UI & UX further.

This is a hands-on role; part of your time will be spent developing in the trenches alongside your team.

If you're ready to strive to create value in newer ways and to think outside of the box, you're the perfect match for us - so please read on!

The details

What things you’ll be doing?

  • Use your excellent collaboration and communication skills to: work closely with our Design Team, PM team, and technical experts across the departments and collaborate with other teams on cross-department initiatives
  • Empower & motivate your teams with a humble, servant leadership approach: mentor & coach engineers; help team members grow their skills & expertise; motivate, inspire & drive innovation; cultivate a continuous improvement culture; resolve conflicts & build trust
  • Cultivate a customer-centric approach with outcome-driven & discovery-focused development over output
  • Grow the globally distributed team by leading its hiring and expansion
  • Drive the future of our UI: use your technical experience to drive the architecture and specifications of the new UI initiative; guide the team with your leadership and architectural experience in a fast-paced environment while coaching and enabling the team in design and architectural decision making; be innovative and push technical boundaries

What do we need from you?

  • Technical know-how: expertise in Frontend technologies & architecture in large-scale applications
  • Expert comprehension of core web and browser concepts
  • Worked either on or alongside a Design System
  • Have good knowledge of UX principles and practices
  • Operational experiences such as monitoring, metrics, and analytics
  • Some experience with Java is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated progressive experience in a leadership role with current technical experience

So, who are we?

  • We are a fun and open-minded bunch of colleagues spread across the globe.
  • Aside from work, we are parents, gamers, bookworms, athletes, adrenaline junkies, philosophers, and so much more.
  • Yearly company trip. We’ve just been to Interlaken/Switzerland - we’d love to see you at the next one!
  • Constant learning and knowledge sharing with some of the best professionals in the industry.
  • Lateral and vertical growth opportunities.
  • Flexibility, flexibility, flexibility.
  • Remote-friendly vibes.

We are for you if you like to...

  • take charge: You are in the driver’s seat and set the direction according to what customers, colleagues and cultures need. No matter the roadblocks you see ahead, you take charge in (re)shaping the destination.
  • connect: You never drive alone. Building meaningful connections means creating experiences together that form a foundation of trust so next time there’s a bump in the road, you know someone else has your back.
  • be you: Choose your own ways and means. You make every perspective count so that everyone feels safe enough to follow their purpose and at the same time pursue one common goal. Your way of growing is to mutually question yourself and others.


  • Please submit your application in English; it’s our company language so you’ll be speaking lots of it if you join
  • Please click on the link below in order to proceed
  • We treat all candidates equally: If you have any questions, please reach out to our contact
  • We’re on a mission to make everyone feel valued at work. We embrace and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.
  • Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? Please apply anyway!

About Magnolia

Founded in 1997 with a vision to create the first truly open content management system, Magnolia is a world-leading digital experience company. Brands who want to move fast and stay flexible choose Magnolia because the company blends the power of an enterprise DXP solution with headless agility. Magnolia operates globally with offices on five continents and more than 200 Magnolia-certified partners worldwide.

To learn a bit more about our team and who we are, make sure to visit our About page.