Director of Engineering (f/m/x)

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Permanent, Full time. 

You will get the chance to work on a revolutionary product which has the potential to fundamentally change the relationship between companies and employees. As a Director of Engineering (f/m/x)  you will be leading an international, talented and agile engineering team. 

You will be responsible for growing our engineering team, up-leveling standards and maintaining an agile and delivery focussed culture at scale. 

Our goal @ Zenjob is to match people with work that interests them by giving them the freedom to decide when and where they want to work through automation and digitalization. Are you curious? Welcome on board!


Our goal @ Zenjob is to match people with work that interests them by giving them the freedom to decide when and where they want to work through automation and digitalization. Are you curious? Welcome on board!

You will 

  • enable cross-functional and self-organizing teams to execute on OKRs in a highly autonomous way.
  • lead one of our three customer value streams each consisting of multiple cross-functional teams.
  • facilitate collaboration, communication and decision-making between different engineering and cross-organizational teams and stakeholders. You will work together with Senior Product leaders and other Engineering leaders to build the best possible solutions.
  • transform existing teams of engineers, architects and development managers into a highly effective engineering function via practices such as 1:1s, goal setting, and constant feedback.
  • enable continuous improvement and help to move the monolithic system towards service and microservice oriented architecture.

You are

Proactive:  monitor all feedback, sense problems, transparently report them and plan to ensure timely resolution.

User-driven:  you can contribute to building successful technologies, paying strong attention to the “user’s voice”.

Natural leader: you are an excellent role model for our engineers and you have the ability to build a collaborative, transparent engineering culture based on trust. 

Big Picture Thinker: experience in microservice transitions in a growing startup environment. 

Can-do person: drive timely shipping of products and giving the rest of the organization transparency of the delivery process.


If this sounds good, then we’d love to hear from you

Please send us your CV and any other important documents. Rather than attaching your standard cover letter, please outline (in one page) why this position is of interest to you, what you feel you can contribute to the team and what you're most passionate about (not only work-related - we want to find out more about you!).

We are looking forward to your application!

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Zenjob Berlin HQ

Stromstraße 15
10551 Berlin Directions service@zenjob.de 030 22957495

Perks and benefits


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  • Flexible working hours

As a family-friendly company we know that juggling your personal and work life can get complicated. We want to support you as much as we can to reduce this stress by offering flexible work and hours. We understand that childcare issues come up, therefore you can bring your children along when needed.

 

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  • Learning opportunities

We're hungry to learn. As well as our internal Zenjob university platform, which enables us to exchange skills and expertise with one and other, we also encourage ongoing development opportunities such as our internal mentoring programme and external training. Additionally, we offer the opportunity to improve your language skills with in-house German and English lessons.

 

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  • Dog friendly office 

Our Zennies have a soft spot for dogs; so much in fact, there is even a slack channel dedicated to Dogs of Zenjob.

 

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  •  Keeping active

We believe moving is important. We encourage you to take a walk rather than rely on Slack and emails, get active with table tennis and for something to really get the blood pumping, we offer discounted Gym membership for FitX below us at our Berlin Headquarters.

 

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  • Keeping fueled 

It's not only important what you do with your body, but what you put into it. Twice a week fresh fruit is delivered to the office and every Friday we also have our yummy company lunch. That said, the customary birthday cake or treats brought back from holiday are definitely hard to say no to.

At Zenjob, we want everyone to feel valued and comfortable to bring their true self to work every day. The collective team spirit is an important part of who we are, in fact, it’s one of the main things that people say they love about working at Zenjob. We see ourselves as being supportive, dependable, imaginative and ambitious. We enjoy working on interesting and challenging projects with autonomy, knowing that our work has a direct impact on our fast-growing and innovative startup.

 

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