Head of Engineering

Posted 03 January 2023
Salary €100000 - €120000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Development
Contact NameMia Partridge

Job description

Job Role: Head of Engineering

Salary: €100k - 120k (dependent on experience)

Location: Cologne – Offers Remote Working

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Engineering to join a Cologne-based Environmental start-up that partners up with other businesses to help them become carbon-neutral via their software and services. In the New Year, the company hopes to grow its already diverse and dynamic team rapidly. The business is looking for an individual experienced in leading a team and is passionate about helping with the current climate crisis. In this Head of Engineering role, you will be managing your team via Scrum, hiring new team members, scaling company products, developing code, and working alongside Co-Founders and Product Managers.

The client is looking for a creative individual who can work in a structured manner and ideally has some start-up and SaaS experience from previous roles. You will be responsible for leading the next 10 major releases of the company too. If this is something you feel comfortable with, this may be the role for you...

Skills you should hold (with minimum of 6 years experience):
  • A tech background and use in some of the following: Node.js, Javascript, React, React Native, and other modern SPA frameworks
  • Knowledge of some cloud-based architectures
  • Skills within a variety of databases, for example, MongoDB, MySQL, or others
  • Team Leadership experience and a passion for the current climate crisis
Further company benefits:
  • A junior team ready to collaborate with
  • Flat hierarchies with close cooperation with colleagues and short-decision making paths
  • Join an extremely fast growing start-up with a clear company mission and hands-on mentality
  • Opportunity to own company shares
  • Your personal CO2 emissions will be offset by the company meaning you are climate positive – for free!
  • Remote and home office working options
  • Monthly meet-ups for team activities and workshops

If this sounds like the kind of company you dream of joining, please do apply or message Mia Partridge and I will be in touch!