VP Engineering (m/f/d) - Digitalization

Engineering · Koblach · 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 Vice President of Engineering for one of our portfolio companies, to lead the engineering capabilities and help to implement a digital business model.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Building and growing our portfolio company’s inhouse tech team for a digital business model (platform and eCommerce)
  • Building and mentoring the inhouse tech team by driving engineering quality and excellence while also building a productive engineering culture
  • Advocating and advancing modern, agile software development practices
  • Adopting state-of-the-art software engineering algorithms, infrastructure, and system design in order to build world-class applications for our portfolio company 
  • Overseeing the engineering organization, including technical strategy, architecture, best practices and technology stack
  • Applying pragmatic solutions, finding the right tradeoffs and seeking to reduce complexity to help teams deliver and increase the impact on the organization  
  • Creating a healthy culture of collaboration and inclusion for people to fulfill their potential and, aligning your leadership with company values 

Tech Stack:

  • PHP
  • C#
  • Javascript
  • AWS
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker

Which traits contribute to your success?

  • At least 6 years of experience as a software engineer in the development of production-ready web applications either Java, PHP, Python, C#, Javascript or other languages in smaller and bigger teams
  • Proven leadership skills with smaller and bigger teams, experience with remote teams and working in collaboration with agencies
  • Strong  understanding of team structures and behaviours, culture approaches and recruiting processes
  • Expertise  with the modern development lifecycle from ticket prioritization, to CI/CD processes and production monitoring
  • Experience in developing and running platform and eCommerce applications
  • A hands-on, pragmatic and professional mindset
  • Familiarity with modern frontend stacks, AWS, Kubernetes, Docker and Infrastructure as Code, as well as prior experience in budgeting and planning are a plus
  • Experience with monitoring and gathering metrics of web applications
  • A data-driven approach
  • Very strong  communication skills in English and German

What to expect working with our portfolio company:

  • Make a true impact in the digitalization process of our portfolio company
  • Well equipped and modern office 
  • Thrive from an inspiring, creative, and diverse environment with amazing and smart colleagues from all over the world
  • 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
  • Being part of an instant network within the Project A family

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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