Head of Engineering

About the job Head of Engineering

Manatal is an HRTech software service (B2B SaaS) company headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand. Manatal is one of the fastest-growing start-ups in the region and is backed by Surge and Sequoia Capital. Manatal has a global presence and is trusted by thousands of businesses in over 130 countries.

Our goal is to transform the entire hiring process by making it simple, efficient, and enjoyable for recruiters, hiring managers, and candidates alike.

Our mission is to offer the best-in-class AI-powered technologies to empower small, medium, and large businesses in their staffing & recruitment transformation.

Head of Engineering

Key Responsibilities:

  • Spearhead technical initiatives
  • Manage end-to-end project lifecycles, ensuring seamless execution, high quality, and timely delivery.
  • Provide hands-on guidance as a full-stack developer, contributing directly to our innovative projects.
  • Mentor and lead a team of engineers, fostering their growth and ensuring the team’s success.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, aligning technical efforts with our business objectives.
  • Thrive in a startup environment, embracing agility, creativity, and a proactive approach to problem-solving.


  • 5 years of experience with hands-on experience in building backends and frontends and deploying to the cloud.
  • Proven track record as a full stack developer, demonstrating expertise in both frontend and backend technologies.
  • Hands-on experience with the following technologies, frameworks and languages: Cloud Engineering (AWS, GCP, etc.), Kubernetes, Docker, Python (Django or FastAPI, etc.), Javascript Frameworks (React.js or Vue.js, etc.) in a startup setting.
  • Experience managing and mentoring engineering teams in a startup environment.
  • Strong communication skills, adaptability, and a passion for technology innovation.
  • Willingness to relocate to Bangkok, Thailand, and work in a multicultural environment.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Ability to fluently communicate and comprehend high-level spoken and written concepts in English

What You’ll Get:

  • Be part of one of the fastest-growing B2B SaaS start-ups in the region
  • A competitive salary and many new opportunities
  • More responsibilities and recognition for the work you do
  • The opportunity to be a part of a lively and international engineering team
  • A pioneering mindset shaped by a challenging and innovative work environment

Hiring Process:

  • You can expect in our hiring process some or all of the following rounds:
  1. Introduction interview with the HR team
  2. Introduction interview with CTO and/or Director of Engineering
  3. Technical Interview with study case preparation
  4. Cultural fit interview with top management team

Our Tech Stack:

Our engineering team leverages a variety of modern technologies. While working at Manatal, you can expect to be exposed to the following stack:

  • Infrastructure: Amazon Web Services; Kubernetes; GitOps (ArgoCD), Github Actions
  • Backend: Language: Python; Web Frameworks: Python frameworks including Django, Flask, Fast API; Databases: PostgreSQL, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, and Redis among others; Other: Celery, RabbitMQ among others.
  • Frontend: Javascript & Vue.JS

Get to know more about us and our product: http://www.manatal.com Watch a product demo of Manatal product: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlJAk71H-_s

How to Apply: If you are a fit for this role and are excited to join Manatal, please follow this link to apply:


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