Lead JavaScript Engineer (future Head of Engineering, B2B2C SaaS)

Job added:

04 February 2021

Application closes:

30 April 2021




Full time


Head of Engineering

We have been retained by an exciting SaaS B2B2C StartUp in Munich to help them find an experienced Lead JavaScript Engineer (future Head of Engineering) who will be reporting directly to the non-technical CEO / Co-founder and help take the company to the next level.


Our client is a highly innovative International B2B2C SaaS company based in Munich who is looking for a Lead JavaScript Engineer (future Head of Engineering) to join their quickly growing Tech family. You will take charge of an experienced engineering team (4 engineers) 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 of the company and have more than just technical influence. 



  • Designing, implementing, and deploying scalable micro-services
  • Implementing monitoring and quality assurance mechanism
  • Code Reviews and Feedback
  • Maintenance of system landscape
  • Build integrations with other systems (API)
  • Managing of cloud environments, DevOps
  • Collaborating with other teams (e.g., design, sales, or service) to better understand how customer input can be translated into technical solutions


Current tech stack:

  • Frontend: ReactJS, Redux
  • Backend: Node.js microservices 
  • Database: PostgreSQL
  • Infrastructure: Google Cloud



  • 5+ years of professional software engineering experience
  • Hands-on experience with JavaScript (min 3-4 years), API design, Event-Driven Architecture.
  • 1+ years experience as Lead Engineer or Team lead and the ambition to grow into a Head of Engineer role
  • Experience with SQL, PostgreSQL - is a plus
  • Microservices in Cloud data centers (distributed systems, AWS, Google Cloud or Azure) - is a plus
  • Fluent spoken and written English language skills