Head of Engineering

Empion

Berlin, Germany

Full-Time

Submitted on 2022-08-15

Summary

Empion is looking for a head of engineering for building our tech stack, our architecture and leading our tech team.

Contact Person:
Larissa Leitner
Languages:
  • English
  • German
  • Job Type:
    Full-Time
    Responsibilities
    • As Head of Engineering you are responsible for our tech stack, building our architecture and leading our tech team
    • Build, expand and lead our tech team
    • ontribute to our technical culture and be responsible for the success and personal growth of our engineers
    • Work with the product team to plan and oversee the execution of the product roadmap and contribute to designing strategies for future developments
    • Be part of the operational software development - as part of a young startup, you will be actively involved in the development of our software
    • Continuously develop and improve our technologies, from early stage to scalability
    • Be an innovation driver within the company and become our technical chief
    Technical Knowledge

    Tech stack tbd; Currently using Ruby, but open to change AWS Javascript

    Required Experience
    • A high level of technical understanding, as well as a quick grasp of technical problems
    • Relevant experience in software development (min. 5 years)
    • Thereof min. 2 years of leadership responsibility, ideally in agile teams
    • Extensive experience in object-oriented programming
    • Experience with common JavaScript frameworks
    • Experience in the setup of common cloud providers (e.g. AWS)
    • Strong communication skills, team spirit, and an innovative mindset Knowledge in one of the following areas: Web-based development, B2B software development, building SaaS solutions
    • Excellent written and spoken English Pluses: Experience in Ruby / Ruby on Rails, knowledge in Machine Learning/ German
    Preferred Educational Qualifications

    A degree with a technical focus (e.g. computer science, industrial engineering, electrical engineering)

    More Details

    **Head of Engineering @Empion ** Do you love technical challenges? Are you looking for a fast-paced working environment? Do you have great technical understanding paired with a pragmatic view for the big picture while motivating and guiding our rapidly growing tech team? Yes? Then you are perfect for our Head of Engineering role! Join us in taking on the challenge of building the first AI-driven HR robo- advisor and making headhunting accessible to everyone. Help us revolutionize the recruiting market. We just raised 2.4M with leading European VCs to take on this challenge. We are looking for a person who takes responsibility, demonstrates team spirit, and treats all colleagues as equals. As a fast-growing startup, we often make decisions pragmatically, but always with the necessary appreciation for unconventional ideas and other opinions. At the same time, personal growth and development are very important to us at Empion. **Your Profile **

    • A degree with a technical focus (e.g. computer science, industrial engineering, electrical engineering)
    • A high level of technical understanding, as well as a quick grasp of technical problems
    • Relevant experience in software development (min. 5 years)
    • Thereof min. 2 years of leadership responsibility, ideally in agile teams
    • Extensive experience in object-oriented programming
    • Experience with common JavaScript frameworks
    • Experience in the setup of common cloud providers (e.g. AWS)
    • Strong communication skills, team spirit, and an innovative mindset Knowledge in one of the following areas: Web-based development, B2B software development, building SaaS solutions
    • Excellent written and spoken English Pluses: Experience in Ruby / Ruby on Rails, knowledge in Machine Learning/ German **Your Role **
    • As Head of Engineering you are responsible for our tech stack, building our architecture and leading our tech team
    • Build, expand and lead our tech team
    • ontribute to our technical culture and be responsible for the success and personal growth of our engineers
    • Work with the product team to plan and oversee the execution of the product roadmap and contribute to designing strategies for future developments
    • Be part of the operational software development - as part of a young startup, you will be actively involved in the development of our software
    • Continuously develop and improve our technologies, from early stage to scalability
    • Be an innovation driver within the company and become our technical chief **What We Offer **
    • Young, innovative startup with a focus on corporate culture and machine learning
    • Have a lasting impact on our company's culture
    • Tech team rapidly growing up to 10 people within one year
    • Awesome office in Berlin Mitte, right below Angela Merkel
    • Plenty of room for personal development
    • Real participation in our startup journey
    • Flexible working hours because we care about your outcome and not output
    • Ownership as one of our core values
    • Attractive salary and you even get a stake in the company
    • Perfect timing with renowned investors to build something great
    • Very strong team cohesion with daily and weekly activities Do you want to become part of our first-class team? Then you absolutely have to send us your application.
    Benefits and Compensation
    • Awesome office in Berlin Mitte, right below Angela Merkel
    • Plenty of room for personal development
    • Real participation in our startup journey
    • Flexible working hours because we care about your outcome and not output
    • Ownership as one of our core values
    • Attractive salary and you even get a stake in the company
    • Perfect timing with renowned investors to build something great
    • Very strong team cohesion with daily and weekly activities
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