LucaNet • RO - Bucharest

Head of Engineering (All Genders)

Employment type:  Full time

Job Description

The Role

As LucaNet begin our exciting transformation to a cloud native SaaS platform, we are opening a Technology Centre of Excellence in Romania to drive the evolution of our Corporate Performance Management product and cement our place as a leader in this market.

You will lead our Romania-based technical team, responsible for setting a high standard of engineering and maintaining a focus on delivery. You will take the company’s high level architecture vision and translate this into development team priorities.

What does success look like?

  • Build a fully functioning Engineering team.
  • Establish a bridge between the local team and the wider business, promoting synergy and collaboration across regions.
  • Create and maintain a high-performance delivery culture, in line with our overall company strategy and values

Powered by uniqueness

Everybody’s different here and we like it that way. At LucaNet, we are powered by the uniqueness of our people and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment where everyone can grow and feels respected. The more voices we have represented in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking.

That’s why we only want to assess candidates based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. You are welcome at LucaNet for who you are, no matter your gender identity, sexual orientations, personal expression, racial identity, ethnicity, religious belief, and disability status.
People don’t fit into neat boxes, we know that. If you think you’d excel in this position, even if you don’t cover all points, we really want to get to know you and why you’re great for the role. Please avoid including your picture, age, and marital status in your CV.

What you'll do

  • Inspire confidence in our mission, through team mentoring and development.
  • Leadership of the local Engineering function, setting high standards of delivery
  • Build a high-performance team culture, aligned with industry best practices as well as LucaNet’s core values.
  • Understand our existing codebase and product offering.
  • Collaborate with the Engineering function to set our transformation strategy as we move to a SaaS solution.
  • Ensure all teams have the necessary resources & training in place to succeed.

What you bring to the table

Essential SkillSkill PurposeTeam leadership & mentoringThe ability to lead, develop and support your team is essential to create and maintain a high performing and inclusive culture. We want our teams to inspire others to join our mission.Software Engineering experienceWhilst you won't be "hands on“, a clear understanding of software engineering best practices is essential in setting the technical direction of the team.SaaS transformation or build experiencePrevious platform engineering experience is important (AWS microservices, DevOps etc). You will be able to use past experiences and lessons learned to guide our implementation.High attention to detailIn our industry, accuracy and security is extremely important. You will be responsible for ensuring the highest standard of delivery is achieved.

Perks at work

  • LucaFlex – We enable you to determine your work schedule and location according to your needs
  • Team Spirit – We work as a team and like to celebrate as a team, so we take any opportunity to get together, learn together, and celebrate together
  • Learning & Development – We encourage you to pursue knowledge and inspiration and give you the time, space, and budget to do so
  • Charity Time – We support you in taking the time to do some good
  • Health & Wellbeing – We care about your mental health and wellbeing and provide you with the programs to stay fit, productive, and get the support you need
  • Generous vacations – We encourage you to take time off to relax, travel, and recharge
  • LucaNet.Engage – We support your personal and professional development in a targeted manner with our employee development process
  • Compensation and Company Pension Plan – We are committed to Fair Pay as well as supporting our people also for their future with a company pension plan and/or pension allowance.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Work from anywhere scheme
Teambuilding days
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at LucaNet

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Berlin, Mönchengladbach, Munich, Vienna, Ghent, Shanghai, Paris, Amsterdam, Singapore, Madrid, Erlinsbach, Lausanne, London, Atlanta, Bucharest

Hiring Countries










United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

3rd – Medium companies

3rd – Medium companies

Flexa100 2024
Finance & Insurance

Finance & Insurance

Industry awards 2023