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Head of Engineering - Full-Time (m/w/d)

What’s in it for you:

LocalHeroBox is a value-driven small start-up where your creativity and ideas are not only welcome, but valued and expected. We evolve every day by trying new things to make our customers, partners and of course our team happy and successful. With us you have the opportunity to go your own way, to follow your talents and to do so with a combination of freedom, personal responsibility and variety.

We want our employees to learn and develop - with a lot of fun and joy at work.

As we are in a rapid growth phase, you can be part of an exciting journey with above-average development opportunities for you - both horizontally and vertically. Together, we are building a successful and unique company whose product brings a lot of joy to its customers and partners.

Start-up without chaos: Things are not chaotic at our company. Our structures and processes are well developed, as is the joint work with our customers and partners. You can expect very good working conditions and a cool team that is looking forward to meeting you!

Your role

As Head of Engineering you are responsible for the development of our gifting platform. You are the lead for the entire software & architecture development and find the best solutions for our 100+ B2B customers.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Drive agility and speed-of-market and increase productivity without neglecting quality,
  • Drive technical decision-making and make final decisions
  • You will design and implement components and features for our platform from scratch
  • You can shape our development culture by applying modern software engineering practices
  • You will work closely with our CEO, developing our roadmap and translating it into functional specifications and making software architecture decisions.
  • Mentoring developers and shaping their technical career paths.
  • If you feel like it: Get involved in more topics, build your own development portfolio, we will support you on your way!

You are a good fit:

  • 4+ years of experience in frontend & backend development.
  • Expert in React, NodeJS, Postgres, MongoDB, Express, NextJS.
  • You have technical expertise and experience in leading diverse teams Software development, deployment, architecture and operation of enterprise level systems
  • You are a SaaS lover who can approach problems in a holistic way
  • You are familiar with web-based software architecture
  • Startup mindset and pragmatic hands-on attitude
  • Proven experience as a technical lead and hands-on software architect on a team or multiple teams in an agile environment
  • Master in architecture trade-off and efficient decision-making
  • For us, one of the most important things is to work independently - self-directed and motivated to make a difference every day. The rest we master together
  • Talented communicator with the ability to make complex topics understandable for a broad audience
  • You value quality and know what it means to deliver high-quality code quickly
  • Most importantly, a willingness to learn. We're constantly growing and learning new things, and that's a lot of fun. Since the technology landscape is changing rapidly and we're keeping up with that change, we don't expect to find people with experience in all of those technologies. If you are excited about our technology and think you can learn quickly, don't hesitate to apply!
  • Optional: Experience in enterprise software (an advantage, not a requirement)
  • Fluent in written and spoken German and English

Perks & Benefits:

💸 Above-average earning potential thanks to an attractive remuneration model (basic salary, monthly target bonuses, sales-related commissions with no upper limit).

🧠 Plenty of room for own ideas ... Room to try things out, fail and learn!

🛳 Comprehensive 30- to 90-day onboarding plan from day one to help you seamlessly integrate with the rest of the company and understand your new responsibilities

🏝 As a digital company, you can choose to work in our office or you can work in your suitable mix between office and home office.

🪴 Use your budget for everything you need to work optimally, all together with the latest MacBook or PC.

🚀 Career opportunities, including available budgets for continuing education and access to learning platforms

🏠 Office in WERK1 including start-up network and space for exchange with experts and mentors

🎉 Regular company retreats, LocalHeroBox events (in-person and online), local and regional meetings

🌏 Join a motivated, diverse team, and with a five-star rating for company culture and employee experience on Glassdoor & Kununu. You'll love working for us.

Equal Opportunities:

LocalHeroBox is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not accept any form of discrimination or harassment. We believe that diversity enriches our employees and enables each of us to do the best job possible.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment regardless of color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability status or other life experiences.

Be part of our growth - contribute your ideas and become part of our success.

Join us

LocalHeroBox is a startup from Munich, Germany, that has created a digital connection between local businesses and companies. Our digital shipping platform allows businesses to send high-quality, personalized gifts to their employees. Our goal: to create an emotional experience that helps build strong and trusting relationships with our loyal customers.

As we continue to grow and evolve into the leading shipping platform for physical impressions, we need support. That's why we're looking for someone who wants to take LocalHeroBox to the next level with us.

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LocalHeroBox ist ein Start-Up, das eine digitale Verbindung zwischen lokalen Geschäften und Unternehmen geschaffen hat. Unsere digitale Versandplattform ermöglicht Unternehmen, ihren Mitarbeitern hochwertige, personalisierte Geschenke zu senden.

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