Engineer Manager - Logistics (m/f/d)

Engineering · Berlin · Full-time · Head of

Job description

Job description

Project A is the operational VC that provides its ventures with capital, an extensive network and exclusive access to a wide range of operational expertise. The portfolio includes companies such as Artisense, Catawiki, Horizn Studios, KRY, LIQID, Spryker, uberall and WorldRemit. You can find more information at project-a.com and on the blog insights.project-a.com.

We are looking for:

A new team member for one of our portfolio companies which connects customers with carriers through their software - digitalising logistics. They are driving for Europe’s largest e-commerce companies, mostly highly demanding clients.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Building, growing and guiding the full stack engineering team to solve difficult problems in the logistics space
  • Driving the hiring process 
  • Developing the engineers into new challenges and roles by supporting their career improvement and personal growth
  • Setting and executing a technology vision and architectural direction for the team
  • Work closely with Product and User Experience Organisation and embrace lean and agile product development practices and data-driven decision making
  • Seeking to reduce complexity by encouraging pragmatic solutions to help teams deliver and increase leverage for the organization
  • Applying advanced, agile software development practices 
  • Translate product and business vision and strategy for the team 
  • Create a healthy culture of collaboration and inclusion, lead by example 
  • Inspire the organisation by exceeding expectations of customers, stakeholders, product and engineering teams
  • Focus on learning, applying, and extending best-in-class industry practices 

Technology Stack

  • VueJS
  • ES6
  • Sass
  • Bootstrap
  • Python
  • Django
  • REST Framework
  • GraphQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • Docker
  • AWS etc.

Which traits contribute to your success?

  • Confirmed engineering leader to provide mentorship, vision, and motivation for teams and transform it into a successful execution strategy
  • Significant, sound, and proven experience in understanding different frontend and/or backend architectures patterns like microservices, event-driven systems, etc.
  • Advanced at programming languages such as Python, and / or JavaScript.
  • Proven track record of taking a pragmatic approach while solving problems and passionate about code quality
  • Being a good listener, but also argue for the cause when needed
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment and able to deal with change
  • Highly self-driven, professional personality 
  • Capable of taking a helicopter view of things to get the big picture while getting into details when needed
  • Fluency in English

What to expect working with our portfolio company:

  • Make a true impact in the Mobility & Logistics Industry
  • Well equipped and modern office in the heart of Berlin
  • Encouragement for a healthy lifestyle with in-office gym, and opportunities to relax in a cozy sleeping cabin
  • Transparent culture with flat hierarchies where every person is highly valued
  • Thrive from an inspiring, creative, and diverse environment with amazing and smart colleagues from all over the world
  • Having fun together as a company with regular team events
  • Getting challenged and developing your professional skills by taking over responsibilities, and a guaranteed steep learning curve from day one
  • Choose from a variety of drinks and healthy snacks available to keep you energized throughout the day
  • Be part of an instant network within the Project A family with access to regular events, knowledge sharing, and meetups

Do you want to be part of our portfolio company's success story?
We are looking forward to your online application.

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