Lead Backend Engineer (m/f/d)

Engineering · Munich · Full-time · Head of

Job description

Job description

We are looking for:

A new team member for our latest Portfolio Company that is single-handedly revolutionizing the global customer service experience by connecting companies with a pool of over 30,000 accomplished support agents across the globe. With their innovative and market-changing platform, the Venture already provides a large number of people around the world access to well-paying jobs in telecommunications while offering a completely virtual customer service for all B2B customers.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Being responsible for the establishment and further development of a cross-functional team of currently five backend developers who are responsible for the entire software lifecycle
  • Strong understanding of the craft to make architectural decisions and to ensure scalable state-of-the-art technology for the further development of the software solution
  • Fostering a motivating and pleasant team culture, recognizing the development potential of each team member and responding to their individual needs
  • Supporting as a hiring manager in professional interviews and identifying modern technologies, working methods, exciting further development measures such as hackathons or participation in trade fairs
  • Closely cooperating with the product team in order to develop challenges into new features
  • Integrating additional interfaces to partners and service providers for a smooth process

Tech Stack

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Linux
  • understanding of HTML and JavaScript

Which traits contribute to your success?

  • Completed computer science degree or comparable qualification
  • +7 years of experience as a backend developer and as an empathetic manager
  • Ability to solve problems with efficient algorithms
  • Having a solution-oriented, responsible and pragmatic approach as well as a hands-on mentality
  • Enjoying to work in a cross-functional team and having high quality standards for one’s own work
  • Fluency in German and English
  • Please note that we are looking for support in the Munich office of our portfolio company. Eligibility to work within the EU is required as well.

What to expect working with our portfolio company:

  • Creating your own area of responsibility and expanding it through quick decision-making processes and a lot of creative freedom
  • Developing in a performance-oriented and motivated team and with the latest technologies
  • Working with the three global trends: Future of Work, Sustainability and Sharing Economy 
  • Remote option and flexible hours

Apply below and become a part of our success story!

Project A is one of Europe's leading venture capital firms, with offices in Berlin and London. Founded in 2012 as an Operational VC, we have backed more than 100 startups across 17 countries and 15 industries, including digital health, Fintech, and mobility. Our dedicated team of 120+ professionals supports our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, hiring, and other business-critical services.

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