11 Aug 2019

Vollzeit Head of Engineering (m/f/x) IT / Product Management

über Campusjäger GmbH – Posted by campusjaegerAnywhere

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Job Description:

We are a software company that develops an online electronic lab notebook (ELN) for scientists. By transforming the traditional paper lab notebook into a productivity & collaboration platform, we make it easier for scientists to create, find, share, discuss and validate research data. Our diverse team of scientists, technologists and entrepreneurs is building the operating system of the lab, connecting researchers, data, devices and processes.As the Head of Engineering (m/w/x) of our product, you will provide technical direction, coaching and leadership to your agile engineering team. You will own the delivery of our product roadmap, and work closely with our product team.

Your Responsibilities:


  • You recruit, retain and develop a team of outstanding engineers.
  • You help your team continuously improve the quality of their work by coaching them to make the right decisions fast.
  • You know what it takes to build a mature team, that can work as independently as possible.
  • You can turn business objectives into team OKRs and lead your team with purpose.

Technical expertise:

  • Together with the CTO, you provide the right guidance to your team and help them solve their technical questions, such as choice of tech stack, system architecture, security implications, code quality and performance.
  • You have a clear mid- and long-term technical vision for the product and foster close collaboration with your colleagues to be in line with our overall strategy.  
  • You enjoy coding and don’t mind rolling up your sleeves and help your team get things done.

Results-driven mindset:

  • You’re ultimately responsible for what is being delivered by your team.
  • You make sure that the delivery is reliable with high quality and care for the continuous improvement of the team.
  • You will conduct regular planning and tasking sessions with the team and identify risks and address them before they become an issue.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience including designing and operating large-scale applications. Direct experience in Cloud / SaaS solutions is a plus.
  • You’re a full-stack professional with experience in REST APIs, JavaScripts, Java applications using the Spring framework.
  • You understand SQL database schemas and think in terms of maintainability, scalability, and performance. Previous experience with Elasticsearch and/or Docker is a plus.
  • 3+ years of experience in a team leadership role using agile development methodologies. You’ve established a track record of developing and mentoring software engineers managing projects with stakeholders throughout the company.
  • You effectively manage conflicts and priorities towards solutions.
  • You are passionate about well-structured, readable and testable code and strive for continuous improvement.
  • You are comfortable working in an international and distributed team (working language is English).

What we offer:

  • Our product matters. We simplify the work of scientists and help them make great discoveries.
  • We are a small and friendly company (25 people) that supports and believes in self-development: we like to see our colleagues grow.
  • You will work in a dedicated and fun team of colleagues from 10 different nationalities across four countries.


Interested? We are looking forward to your application via Campusjäger!A cover letter is even more important for us than your CV. You don’t need to overthink it, just tell us with your own words why you would like to do this job, why you would be good at it!Do you have a previous project that you are really proud of? Any open source contributions? A public GitHub profile? Please include any of these you feel relevant with your application!

How to Apply

For more information or to apply visit: https://www.campusjaeger.de/s/i5Gh8-head-of-engineering-m-f-x-it-product-management

Job Types: Vollzeit. Job Tags: festanstellung, it & development, and management & wirtschaft.

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