HEAD OF SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

(M/F/D – FULL-TIME)

As a leading specialist agency for the development of customer-specific software, processes and tools in software development are decisive for successfully developing replicable software. Our projects are realized by three teams of developers - iOS, Android and Web-Fullstack. We are looking for the person responsible for the definition, implementation and compliance of optimized software development processes. Your contact persons are primarily the 3 lead developers per team, with whom you can further develop and improve coding guidelines and the entire Continuous Integration approach. Test Driven Development is a principle that has top priority for our company and you have the chance to realize the benchmark for TDD in the agency world together with us. Automated UI tests, Unit_Tests, etc. are standard for you and you understand how to read the language of the team and how to overcome any existing reservations when introducing new test tools. Your leadership responsibility is an everlasting incentive for you to meet the daily challenges. Close to the team you are familiar with the important principles of a DevOps culture and love not to miss a day without improvements. What hinders your team, you simply put away. New tools, e.g. for the consistent implementation of Continuous Delivery, are the icing on the cake for you in order to continuously deliver perfect software to our customers.

Your tasks

  • Disciplinary and technical leadership of approx. 10 Lead Developers, who in turn lead approx. 150 Software Developers in a professional manner
  • Promotion of Test Driven Development Culture
  • Responsibility for tools and processes throughout the entire software development life cycle, from specification and quality assurance to automated deployment and operation
  • Responsibility for the operation of a state-of-the-art continuous delivery platform and the applications available via it based on Fastlane/Gradle, Jenkins/Visual Studio Team Services, SonarQube, HockeyApp/Testflight and other tools
  • Technical Synchronization and Release Management
  • Responsibility for test automation from unit testing to test specifications to automated UI testing using the AWS Device Farm

Your profile

  • Interest in career advancement and successfully completed studies - ideally computer science, business or media informatics
  • At least 7 years professional experience, of which at least 5 years as 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 result-oriented personality
  • Very good understanding of complex issues, high team and communication skills
  • Strong communication skills, assertiveness and resilience - even in time-critical situations
  • High self-motivation and ability to inspire and motivate others
  • Very good knowledge of English
  • Willingness to learn continuously

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/Hamburg/Erfurt/Munich 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