Engineering Manager


We embrace a 4-day work week, ensuring our team enjoys a healthy work-life balance while making a meaningful impact.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Europe ⚠️

Simprints is a nonprofit tech company with a mission to radically increase transparency and effectiveness in global development. We build ethical, inclusive digital ID powered by biometrics to verify that health, aid, and services truly reach people. Simprints partners with organizations like Gavi to boost immunization rates in developing countries, Ministries of Health like Ghana on pandemic response, and NGOs like BRAC to deliver maternal healthcare. Studies have shown Simprints increases impact through real-time, precision data, for example increasing maternal health visits by 38% in Bangladesh or accurate HIV tracing by 62% in Malawi. Today we’ve worked in over 17 countries helping deliver health, aid, and finance to >2.5M people. Our goal is to transform the way the world fights poverty, ensuring that every vaccine, every dollar, and every public good reaches the people who need them most.

About the Role

We are looking for an Engineering Manager to join our growing tech team. You will work in an agile, collaborative team with a commitment to clean code, robust design, and a strong continuous learning and improvement culture. If supporting and empowering a team to build technology for global health sounds exciting, we want to meet you!


This is a remote job; we are currently only able to take forward applicants based in the UK, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Poland, Croatia, Ukraine, Latvia, Spain, Netherlands and Germany. The candidate must have the right to work in one of these countries.

We are unable to support relocation or visa sponsorship.

If you are not based in one of these countries, please do not apply for this role.


UK Grade 7: £65,000 - £75,000 with a cost-of-living and employer cost adjustment for non-UK residents

Your Impact

At Simprints, we want everyone to feel ownership of the tasks they are working on, starting from your first day. Within the first month, we’ll get you access to all of our systems, and you will be familiar with the team and our processes in no time. By your third month, you will be working with the team in designing, implementing and refining our ways of working. In six months, you will be line managing engineers and will be responsible for their personal growth and development.

Role Responsibilities

  • Supporting, coaching and leading in a fast-paced, cross-functional product & engineering team to deliver high-impact and high-quality work.
  • Building a strong and enjoyable engineering culture.
  • Guiding the personal and professional development of individual engineers.
  • Evolving our ways of working, designing team processes and developing us into an outstanding engineering organisation.
  • You'll be deeply involved with expanding the team and helping us hire the right people from all backgrounds.
  • A passionate problem solver who can help us find a way to achieve our mission.
  • Experience and enthusiasm to lead, support and develop our team towards success in their projects and individual careers.
  • A background in engineering that enables you to understand technical challenges and help the team push through them.
  • You care about helping others to achieve their goals, mentoring & coaching them.
  • You believe great communication is key and are able to articulate yourself through both excellent written documentation and conversation.
  • You thrive when given a high level of responsibility and autonomy and are comfortable with the pace and uncertainties of a startup environment.

5 Reasons to Join Simprints

Life is short. We believe work should be inspirational, meaningful and fun. At Simprints, we’re taking on global development’s biggest challenges, powered by an amazing culture and incredible people. Work with us, and you will grow faster, learn more, and take on great responsibilities with the potential to make lasting change.

  • Genuine Impact. Work directly with our partners and users to deliver technology that has the potential to impact millions of lives across the globe. At Simprints, you’ll be part of a team that is passionate about driving real change.
  • An incredible, diverse team. Our work is at the intersection of technology and global development, and we’ve managed to build an amazing team drawn from all over the world. But don’t take our word for it—we’re an externally recognized Great Place to Work, part of the Flexa Top 100 Most Flexible Companies and a 2023 Best Workplace for Women.
  • Mutual Flex. We champion a work culture where autonomy and trust are paramount, steering clear of mere face-time metrics. Whether it's managing life's essentials like healthcare appointments or adapting work hours to match your peak productivity times, we've got you covered. In return, we count on your reciprocal flexibility when mission-critical moments arise, like stepping up for a crucial client discussion on a Friday or tackling unexpected technical glitches beyond regular hours.
  • Ultimate work-life balance. a. We offer a 4-day workweek, meaning everybody has the option to have Fridays off. b. We also offer unlimited paid annual leave which allows you to prioritize your well-being. As long as you're driving results and fostering teamwork, we encourage you to strike that perfect balance between your professional and personal life. Our commitment to this model's success is solidified through semi-annual productivity assessments with our board, ensuring that our high standards of performance are consistently met.
  • Professional development. We promote continual learning and put our money where our mouth is with development plans and access to global experts through the GLG network. We also have a generous professional development budget for each colleague – “Eduprints”. Is there some training you’d like or maybe you could benefit from professional coaching? Simply provide a business case that shares your aspirations and the resources you need, and we'll do our best to support you. We care about both your development in Simprints and your holistic long-term career goals. Simprints Alumni have gone on to work for Google, USAID, Gavi the vaccine alliance, Save the Children, and other top players.

Simprints is a nonprofit tech company creating ethical, inclusive digital IDs with biometrics to ensure effective delivery of services in global development.

Working Week

We embrace a 4-day work week, ensuring our team enjoys a healthy work-life balance while making a meaningful impact.

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 28 PTO, offering flexibility and encouraging a healthy work-life balance.

  • 28 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 80 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

We work remotely, primarily targeting those based in the UK, Ghana, Ethiopia, Poland, Bulgaria, or Romania.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous parental leave
  • Company retreats
  • Equipment allowance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 59 across 9 departments:

  • engineering
  • data science
  • finance
  • entrepreneurship
  • human resources
  • operations
  • marketing
  • information technology
  • media and commmunication

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Technical leadership
  • Team mentoring
  • Engineering process improvement
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Autonomy

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