Engineering Manager, Retail Tech at Too Good To Go

Posted on:
April 5, 2023

🔭 Our mission & vision

Job Description

At Too Good To Go, we dream of a planet with no food waste.

We can all do our part in fighting food waste and do our bit to tackle climate change by reducing the amount of food wasted.  

Too Good To Go is a food waste-fighting app and a certified B Corporation. Not only do we connect stores that have unsold, surplus food with consumers, but we have a new solution to support retailers in their efforts to combat food waste, and positively impact their sales: Did you know that between 1-3% of retailers' annual sales are lost due to food waste? 

The Retail Technologies team are working on our new software solution that is used directly by Retailers to identify and manage their inventory before it becomes food waste, and further extending our expertise and in-store solutions beyond our marketplace supporting stores in managing their unsold and surplus products.

The Role

We are looking for Engineering Manager, to be a part of our Product Teams that define, build and deliver our product features. Working in a product team means you will work towards specific outcomes with the freedom and responsibility to figure out the best route to achieve them together with the other Engineers and Product members of the Team.

Your mission will be to help refine, design, implement, deliver and maintain various product features. You will be one of several developers, working as part of a multidisciplinary team and will bring your knowledge and expertise to the table. 

As an Engineering Manager, it is your responsibility to ensure that the team delivers quality and maintainable international top-class products. As the Lead, you must facilitate productivity, by showing the way and developing your team through delegation and offering supportive growth.

The Tech Stack

You will be leading a cross-functional product team, working with multiple Tech Stacks Our backend team is a Django Application running on Python in Docker, a web Interface, and an Android App written primarily in Kotlin.


Manage a multidisciplinary Engineering Team

Ensures personal growth support for team members

Navigate the team’s agile development processes with a continuous improvement mindset.

Support the team in delivering their commitments by assisting with potential risks, how to provide transparent stakeholder management and communicating clearly.

Strive to deliver international top-class products with maximum quality, maintainability and scalability.

The Ideal candidate

You will have very deep knowledge in at least one of our tech stacks, however previous hands-on experience with several technologies is advantageous, as this will aid in guiding your team to design, break down and plan their work effectively.

Have previously managed an Engineering Team and understand the challenges and how to achieve maximum productivity.

Comfortable in being responsible for both People, Technical Quality and Delivery.

Enjoys actively participating in a cross-functional product team.

Takes pride in writing quality code.

What we offer

An opportunity to be a part of one of the Nordics’ most promising scale-ups, with offices in most European capitals.

An autonomous environment, with several opportunities to contribute, build on experience and take ownership of your work in a way that works for you. 

Running a team, who is working on our product suite that is used by millions of users every day who help save surplus food from restaurants and stores working towards our vision of a planet with no food waste.

A team of international co-workers, all on a global mission to reduce food waste.

Opportunity to influence our product, design and ways of working, every day.

Informal atmosphere.

Robust Developer Tooling and CI/CD support.


Now that we have caught your attention, it is time for you to catch ours. Please make sure to include your English resume and a simple 1-page cover letter telling us why you are the right fit for us. All applications are continuously evaluated.

Our values

We fight together: food waste is a big beast to fight. We can do it if we fight together as Waste Warriors with no ego. We believe in a #oneteam.

We raise the bar: we always push for more. We work smart, smash barriers, and elevate one another.

We keep it simple: our ambitions are bold but our solutions are simple

We build a legacy: we’re proud of the change we’re driving.

We care: we always look out for each other. Caring is also about the way we do business. We do the right thing.

How To Apply

We take recruitment very seriously, so please carefully read everything we have written above. Please also check our website and international media in order to get a good overview of Too Good To Go.

Submit your CV and Cover letter in English.

Please note that we only accept applications coming through our platform. No CV or Cover Letter will be accepted by email or LinkedIn direct messaging.

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A Movement for Everyone

We want to inspire and empower everyone to fight food waste together. With that mission, it’s only natural that we want to build a diverse and inclusive team of highly capable individuals who are passionate about doing things in a better way. We strongly believe we all excel and are more creative when we’re allowed to be ourselves, and we’re committed to a culture where all of us belong.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

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