Lead Engineer (Out-of-Home) (f/m/d)

About us

Data is transforming the world. It changes traditional businesses and enables innovation which helps create better products, services and customer experiences. At adsquare, we created a neutral and transparent marketplace to enable companies make better marketing decisions that result into more relevant customer engagement. Our real-time platform brings together buyers and sellers of data in a fair, secure and privacy-friendly way. We empower our partners and clients with sophisticated, yet easy to use self-service instruments, putting them in control and ensuring full transparency.


Our platform processes billions of data points, adds a layer of intelligence and helps making data actionable. To achieve this, we gathered international talent sharing the same vision and passion for cutting-edge technology. Founded in 2012, adsquare is a global company with headquarters in Berlin and offices in London, Paris, New York, Madrid and Milan.


Join our mission and have a real impact on the digital marketing landscape.



Your Mission

As a Lead Engineer for our OOH team, you will be responsible for managing the most complex integration projects and their technical infrastructure, and provide expert consultation in developing an ever-growing web based product together with our Product Owner. 

In this role you will: 
  • Be responsible for translating business objectives into technical execution for your engineering team as well as for development and implementation of strategies for technological growth.
  • Drive Backend projects directly or indirectly and provide architectural and technical leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Review implementations and provide in-depth technical guidance for improvements.
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to Frontend engineers and encourage them to constantly reach new heights within their career.
  • Work closely with the rest of the tech leads and senior engineering leadership team to ensure we're building a highly reusable codebase.
  • Successfully partner with team members from Product, UX, Backend, Frontend and Data to support building smart web products.

Your Profile

  • High proficiency in fullstack engineering, profound knowledge of Java and a deep understanding of the surrounding technology ecosystem.
  • Solid experience in building microservices and distributed systems, as well as an understanding of web tech.
  • Proficiency in NoSQL and SQL databases and in high-throughput data-related architecture and technologies (e.g. Kafka, Spark, Hadoop).
  • Passion for writing clean, well-maintainable code and eagerness to provide regular code reviews to your peers.
  • Experience with continuous delivery systems and in building tools (Jenkins, Git, Gradle, Maven, SBT).
  • Passion for learning new technologies and ability to take pragmatic  and adequate choices regarding tools for different tasks.
  • Experience working in agile development (Kanban / Scrum) in multi-functional teams, and eagerness to own the project from the draft to its completion.
  • Excellent communication skills, willingness to provide leadership to a small team of engineers and to maintain a collaborative and friendly atmosphere where everyone can learn and grow. 

Our Software Stack

Java 11+, Spring (Boot, Config, Cloud), Terraform, MongoDB, Postgres, Kafka, AWS (Batch, Lambda, SQS, SNS), BitBucket, Jira, Git, Teamcity…

Why us ?

  • You work together with a highly motivated and skilled team of top performers.
  • You have a sensible impact on our strongest product and therefore the success of the growth of the company.
  • You combine success and fun within a great company culture together with people from all over the world.
  • You can work within flexible working hours / home office regulations and have an opportunity to work in our charming office in the heart of Berlin. 
  • You enjoy a competitive remuneration package.