Director of Engineering (m/f/d)

  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Full-time

Job Description

We are currently looking for a skilled & passionate Director of Engineering (m/w/d) to become part of and direct one of our Tech Units at ABOUT YOU! 

Our Tech Department is the heart of ABOUT YOU, driven by the passion to develop the best infrastructure & tech applications. As our Director of Engineering, you will direct a team of 15 to 25 developers and product owners together with a Product Lead. With your deep understanding of building digital products and software development, you will constantly optimize our complex applications in consideration of all requirements and stakeholders.

Contribute to one of the fastest-growing eCommerce infrastructures in Europe and become part of ABOUT YOU as a Director of Engineering!

What you will do

  • Build complex & high scalable technical solutions in close cooperation with our Managing Director and the Product Lead
  • Draft architectural decisions and ensure reliable and state-of-the-art products
  • Lead a world-class team of engineers, product managers, QA’s, and collaborate with designers to ship new components and features
  • Work within a dynamic & international environment with an agile working culture using methodologies such as SCRUM or Kanban
  • Work in an agile & international team with flat hierarchies and very short decision-making process

Who you are

  • You are very proficient in developing high-scalable software products, preferably in PHP, NodeJS or Go 
  • You have a deep understanding about Software Architecture and Infrastructure setups in the cloud (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud)
  • You write well-structured, efficient and maintainable code and actively keep the quality of the codebase in check
  • You have a deep understanding of data messaging and microservices
  • You feel comfortable with people management topics and have worked in a leading role in a fast-changing environment before
  • You think and act like an entrepreneur and take decisions based on important business metrics
  • You have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • You have very good written and spoken English skills

Benefits

  • Grow together with one of the fastest growing eCommerce companies in Europe
  • Flexible working times
  • 40% discount on our online shop
  • Fresh fruits + drinks everywhere
  • Language courses (German & English)
  • Free sports courses & reduced price for gym membership
  • Subsidized public transportation ticket
  • Free choice of hardware and operating system (Mac, Windows, Linux) also for private usage
  • State-of-the-art tech stack running on AWS
  • Modern office in the city center of Hamburg
  • International working environment and English as company language
  • Company flats (subject to availability)
  • Agile work environment (MOVE) and cross-functional teams
  • Free access to Germany’s greatest developer conference code.talks
  • Company pension scheme
  • Help in relocation and VISA process

 

YOU ARE THE CORE OF ABOUT YOU. 
We take responsibility for creating an inclusive and exceptional environment where all genders, nationalities and ethnicities feel welcomed and accepted exactly as they are. We believe that a diverse workforce essentially contributes to the ABOUT YOU culture. In order to maintain talent and diversity, we emphasize the care for physical health, mental health and overall well-being. Our values and work ethics essentially contribute to our brand mission: empower acceptance and shape an inclusive, fair and circular fashion culture.
 

We are looking forward to receiving your application – preferably via our online application portal! Thus, we can ensure a faster process and for you, it is very easy to upload your application documents. :)

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