People Lead Engineering (m/f/d)

About us

Have you ever clicked on a Facebook ad? Or seen a product listing on Google Shopping, Amazon, or eBay? That’s where Productsup comes into play!

With our tool, it’s easy to centralize and export product data to any online shopping or marketing channel. Thereby we help brands and retailers increase the visibility of their products online.

Our extraordinary and dedicated team has turned Productsup into a global player and the proud winner of 10 industry awards.

To continue our rapid expansion, we’re looking for the best talent who want to take Productsup to the next level.

This is your chance to be part of our success story. Come join us!

Your role and goals

We’re looking for a People Lead Engineering (m/f/d) to manage our Backend Core Team of 5 developers. You’ll lead the effort to extend our data processing pipeline, which processes over 5 billion products a day.

In your first 3 months you will:
  • Build an understanding of our product, customer use cases, processing pipeline, and software architecture as well as infrastructure

  • Take over management of a 5-person Backend team and get to know each team member’s role, tasks and areas of expertise

  • Champion agile development methods: learn what agile processes are already in place and get team buy-in for implementing improvements

  • Use your coding skills to support your team in solving complex technical challenges

In your first 6 months and beyond you will:

  • Guide your team to implement new features, collaborating closely with our VP Engineering, product team and other backend team leads

  • Prioritize and delegate tasks in order to ensure timely delivery of projects

  • Coach each of your team members and help them develop their key skills and technical knowledge

  • Attract, hire and onboard top tech talents who actively contribute to Productsup’s product and culture


What you bring to the team

  • 2+ years of demonstrated tech leadership experience 

  • 5+ years of experience in PHP (good knowledge of Slim, Silex or Symfony  frameworks) and MySQL 

  • Deep knowledge in APIs, web services, command line programs, TDD and SOLID design principles

  • Good understanding of B2B SaaS products and experience dealing with big data

  • Extended database experience in Elasticsearch, MongoDB or Couchbase

  • Outstanding communication skills in English

  • Educational background in business informatics or computer science is a plus

What we offer you

  • Permanent position with an attractive salary
  • Many professional growth opportunities, for example Head of Backend Development
  • Awesome workplace in the heart of Berlin at Alexanderplatz
  • Healthy working environment including fresh fruit, drinks and Urban Sports discount 
  • Relocation & bureaucracy assistance
  • Ongoing internal and external trainings
  • Home office options & flexible working hours
  • A highly motivated, international and dynamic team
  • Two big company events + two individual team events annually
  • High level of personal responsibility and impact

Do you have what it takes? We'd love to hear from you!

Send us your online application including CV, salary expectations and earliest possible starting date. We know CVs don't always tell the whole story, so feel free to let us know why you're interested in this role in a short cover letter (~100 words).

Curious about our culture at Productsup? Take a look at our Kununu (4.63/5) and Glassdoor (5/5) ratings!