Head of Engineering

About Silvair

Silvair is a Kraków-based company developing innovative IoT technologies for the smart lighting industry. We provide advanced software solutions for wireless lighting control and commercial building automation. As a leading contributor to the Bluetooth SIG, we drove the development of Bluetooth mesh - a new communication standard for the Internet of Things. We were the first company in the world to develop a qualified Bluetooth mesh stack, and the first IoT business listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Now we aim to be the world’s no.1 provider of wireless solutions for professional lighting applications.


We’re looking for a servant leader in the software production area. Your job will focus on the creation and implementation of proper software development processes across all production teams and monitor progress and the outcome. 

You will manage over 40 people across 4 different areas - embedded solutions, platform (mobile and cloud solutions), technical support and internal IT infrastructure.


  • lead and manage software development processes
  • cooperate closely with the product team to integrate technical aspects with the business goals
  • implement proper software development processes in line with Agile principles
  • monitor projects from initiation to delivery
  • manage the individual performance of technical teams, which includes setting goals, reviewing progress, providing support and taking action on performance-related issues
  • always focus on choosing the best technical solutions in order to deliver the needed changes on time

Essential job requirements

  • solid experience as a Head of Engineering
  • experience in managing at least a couple of development/engineering teams
  • experience in building diverse organisational structures 
  • practical knowledge of different methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.) 
  • well-developed managerial skills (organizational skills, ability to set up priorities, decision making, etc.)
  • excellent people management skills, including communication, teamwork, open-mindedness, flexibility and proactive attitude
  • very good English, both written and spoken

Nice to have

  • experience in a startup environment
  • experience in a wide range of different technologies/solutions (mobile, cloud, firmware etc.)

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