Head of IT (B2B, 30 engineers) - German speaking

Job added:

04 February 2021

Application closes:

30 April 2021

Location:

Berlin

Type:

Full time

Role:

Head of Engineering

We have been retained by an exciting established and highly profitable German B2B Digital Service business (400+ employees) in Berlin to help them find an experienced Head of IT that will be reporting directly to the COO and help take the company to the next level.

 

Our client is a highly innovative German market-leading B2B Digital Service company based in Berlin who are looking for a Head of IT to join their quickly growing Tech family. You will take charge of an experienced engineering team (30+ engineers divided between two offices) and help them grow both in numbers and in effectiveness. You providing coaching, guidance and help them scale their systems and technical operations. You will be part of the core management of the company and have more than just technical influence. 

 

Responsibilities:

Help form, validate, and challenge the overall product strategy, as well as transform it into a technical road map

Shape the engineering team by hiring and retaining critical talent, coaching, guidance, and helping the team become better both as individuals and as a team 

Strengthen existing development processes and enable the engineering team to deliver excellent quality for the entire organization

Provide leadership on and make far-reaching architectural decisions

 

Requirements

5+ years of leadership experience in a technical executive capacity (Head of IT, Director of Engineering, VP of Engineering, Head of Engineering) and have experience in managing a technical team of 20+ members (ideally experienced with remote, distributed teams) 

Experience with building B2B Software solutions 

You have deep technical expertise as a software architect

Near-native level of German is a MUST (board meetings are in German) 

Fluent English is a MUST (Engineering team is English speaking)