DIRECTOR OF DEVOPS

As a leading specialist agency for the development of customer-specific software, processes and tools in software development are crucial for successfully developing replicable software. Our projects are created by three teams of developers - iOS, Android and Web-Fullstack. We are looking for someone to take on responsibility for the determination, implementation and compliance of optimised software development processes. Your contact persons above all are the 3 lead developers belonging to each team, with whom you will jointly develop and improve coding guidelines and the entire Continuous Integration approach. Test Driven Development is a principle that is a top priority for our company, and together with us you have the chance to implement the benchmark for TDD in the agency world. Automated UI tests, Unit_Tests, etc. are standard for you, you know how to read the language of the team and you know how to overcome any potential problems when introducing new test tools. Your leadership responsibility is a continuous incentive for you to meet daily challenges. Being close to the team, you are familiar with the important principles of DevOps culture and love to ensure improvements are always being achieved. You simply remove anything that’s slowing down your team’s progress. New tools, e.g. for the consistent implementation of Continuous Delivery, are the icing on the cake for you in continuously delivering perfect software to our customers.

Your tasks

  • Disciplinary and technical leadership of approx. 10 lead developers, who in turn functionally lead approx. 100 software developers
  • Support of Test Driven Development
  • Responsibility for the tools and processes of the entire software development life cycle, from specification to quality assurance up to automated deployment and operation
  • Responsibility for operating a state-of-the-art continuous delivery platform and applications based on Fastlane / Gradle, Jenkins / Visual Studio Team Services, SonarQube, HockeyApp / Testflight and other tools
  • Technical synchronization and release management
  • Responsibility for the test automation, from unit testing to test specifications up to automated UI testing by using AWS Device Farm

Your profile

  • Interest in career advancement and successfully completed studies - ideally informatics, business or media informatics
  • At least 7 years of professional experience, including at least 5 years as a software developer
  • Understanding of DevOps cultures and experience with self-organized and autonomous teams
  • Knowledge in the use of test automation technologies
  • Team player with a strong delivery and results-oriented personality
  • Very good understanding of complex issues, high degree of teamwork and communication skills
  • Excellent communication, assertiveness and resilience - even in time-critical situations
  • High degree of self-motivation and ability to inspire and motivate others
  • Very good knowledge of English
  • Willingness to constant learning

We offer

  • Exciting projects with one of the most innovative technologies
  • Collaboration with people who want to make a difference
  • Superb office location in the heart of the Leipzig city centre
  • Relaxed startup atmosphere (incl. table football, air hockey, mini golf and table tennis) with great colleagues
  • Attractive salary based on performance and experience

Job for the location

  • Office Leipzig

We are pleased to meet you!

Please send us the following documents as PDF by e-mail:

  • Current CV
  • Qualifications
  • List of projects and references
  • Earliest possible start
  • Salary expectations