Engineer Manager (m/f/d) - Logistics

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 and on the blog

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
  • Working closely with Product and User Experience Organisation and embracing 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 
  • Translating product and business vision and strategy for the team 
  • Creating a healthy culture of collaboration and inclusion, leading by example 
  • Inspiring the organisation by exceeding expectations of customers, stakeholders, product and engineering teams
  • Focusing 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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