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Engineering Manager

London, UK or Aachen, Germany
Full time

We are looking for an individual to join our Engineering leadership organization and become part of a team of highly respected industry experts, contributing to some of the most interesting multimedia products for broadcast and production.

In this position, you are responsible for the technical implementation of the end-to-end solutions in consultation with product management. This includes coordination and cooperation with our teams in Europe and Asia. You will also help improve and maintain engineering and build processes, research new technologies and products and occasionally work with customers. You will actively promote development standards and drive adoption of innovation and technologies with the scrum and DevOps teams.

Required skills and experience:

  • English as the primary language of communication, German or Russian are a plus.
  • 5+ years of experience working in a software engineering organization as an engineer or engineering manager.
  • Solid knowledge in object-oriented programming languages, especially C++, and scripting in Python.
  • High social and communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of agile development methodologies is a must. Experience in continuous integration, version control systems, build automation and test tools.
  • Active promoter of development standards.

Additional qualifications:

  • Code coverage and other tools to create robust and stable code.
  • Experience with development using CMake, MS Visual Studio, Apple XCode or equivalent and Linux development. Android, iOS or general cross-platform a bonus.
  • Experience with SIMD optimization beneficial.

General requirements:

  • Desire and ability to work in a team.
  • Professional initiative.
  • Work directly with off-shore engineering teams including some overlap with the GMT and UTC+7 time zones.
  • Occasional travel to other office locations.

This is an office position located in London, UK or Aachen, Germany. A remote work option is possible for the right candidate.

MainConcept is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Please submit your complete application in English along with your salary requirements and availability by email to:

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MainConcept is one of the leading providers of high-quality codec technology for the broadcast, film, consumer electronics, computer software, medical imaging and security markets worldwide. We are renowned for leveraging new technology and innovations to deliver optimized media solutions for various platforms including PCs, set-top boxes, portable media players and mobile phones.

We share a grand vision and a belief in the positive power of digital media, as well as a sense of humor. We work together as a tightly knit team, bound by our desire to change the world through technology. 


Working for us means being part of creating products that shape the future of the broadcast universe.