Head of Engineering (m/f)

at CheMondis GmbH (view profile)
Location Köln, Germany
Date Posted February 9, 2019
Category European Union - EU Blue Card Jobs
Germany - Residence Permit Visa Jobs
Job Type python


CheMondis is a startup building an online marketplace for the chemical industry. You will have the opportunity to work with a young and diverse team of chemists, software developers and industry experts building a company in its early stage.

Started in 2017, the company is backed by a significant investment from LANXESS, a leading German chemical company.

Your mission:

  • Lead and design the engineering organization and represent engineering company-wide.
  • Grow and manage high-performing engineering teams and ensure sustainable technical success for all teams.
  • Lead the overall technology strategy of the company.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an agile environment.
  • Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management.

Who are you?        

  • Bachelor or higher education in relevant fields.
  • 10+ years of software engineering experience (development & operations).
  • Proven record of leading and developing engineering teams of 10+ people.
  • Deep understanding of distributed systems, computing performance, scalability tactics, and security concerns in cloud environments.
  • Outstanding analytical skills and a creative, performance-driven mindset.

Why work with us?

  • You will have an opportunity to be at the frontline of an innovation in the chemical industry.
  • You will work on modern tech stacks, and within a cross-functional group of developers, data scientists, and product people.
  • A friendly working environment located in the heart of Cologne and an ambitious team of individuals with unique backgrounds and expertise.
  • We have an open-door work culture where ideas and initiatives are encouraged and appreciated.
  • We offer a unique combination of a startup flexibility with the stability of a corporate investor.
  • We offer a competitive salary.

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