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Head of Engineering


Competitive salary



XL Engine are exclusively working with one of Berlin’s success stories, helping the CEO to build up a new part of the Senior Management team. We are now looking to take on a Head of Engineering reporting directly into CEO to lead an engineering team. We are a Global Brand in over 25 countries worldwide and are still in a stage of growth.

The Head of Engineering with take the overall responsibility of running an entire engineering team composed of Backend, Frontend, DevOps & QA Engineers. They currently sit at about 8 people with a huge potential of growth in 2017.

Fundamentally you will be positioned in a strategic seat but coming from a hands on background to really fulfil the technical requirements of the positon. The core focuses will be on leading the engineering team, maintain high levels of scalable code & best practices, working closely with the business strategy & overall being accountable for everything technical with their brand.

Our head of engineering is expected to come from a solid python backend engineering background alongside leadership experience. You will be the point of contact for all technical issues, maintaining the right balance in delivering fast and delivering quality. You are someone who loves to be hands on designing, coding and reviewing features, and have already led teams in the past.

You should consider yourself to be enthusiastic, innovative and able to tackle any challenge. They offer a fast moving multi-disciplined environment, full of passionate people that needs someone (possibly you) to take us to the next exciting phase.

Skills and Experience:

  • Strong experience software architecture and development
  • Solid experience with Python backend engineering and technologies like Django, PostgreSQL, cloud technologies
  • Experience/knowledge of front end technologies
  • Relevant experience in leading teams

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