Head of Engineering - Berlin (DE) - E-Commerce




E-commerce, Product Management


Salary negotiable



Contract Type:

Full Time

Talk to us
Simon Richardson - Practice Manager - Data Science & Engineering simon@digitalsource.io

Looking for an opportunity in Berlin, Germany? Expert in e-commerce and team management? Experienced in engineering and willing to have an impact in the e-commerce scene?


Then, our opportunity of Head of Engineering in Berlin is made for you!

Who is our client

Major actor in the e-commerce field, our client specialised in providing fashion as a service. Active all across Europe, their Technology department counts offices in Germany, Ireland, and Finland, and develops more than 40 different products in-house and open source, covering Logistics, Brand and Warehouse Management and many more.

The tasks

As the Head of Engineering in Transaction Handling, you will:

  • Be responsible for your respective Technology product: leading the different functions (product managers, delivery teams, architect) to make the product successful, providing technical directions and being a leader for them
  • Collaborate with the engineering leadership team of the Fashion Platform
  • Manage performance of your team in a landscape where large amount of data are handled and make sure teams are as well ready for a high pace of change and innovation. Also, you drive continuous improvement in the teams you manage
  • Create and maintain strategic goals, resource plans, and priorities for the team
  • Ensure the collaboration between the different stakeholders and contribute to the product development roadmap
  • Attract talents in the team, helping them develop their autonomy and mastery

Who you are

  • Holding a BS or MS in Computer Science or related field. If not, you justify of at least 15 years experience in a relevant field.
  • An expert in coaching, team-building, conflict management, and team management. You justify of 5 to 7 years experience in management in an Agile development environment.
  • Knowledgeable in the newest development technologies (object-oriented) like Java/Scala with relevant framework
  • Experienced in designing, coding, operating large-scale applications on a Paps/SaaS cloud. You know how to face data integration challenges and possess analytical skills for complex structures and problems
  • Experienced in delivering products on-time, respecting budget and details
  • Creative, able to recognise innovation opportunities, and engaging everyone in vision and strategy

What they offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Great perks package: discounts on public transport, internal/external partners products, help for relocation, flexibility, holidays, sports/health offerings, family service
  • Tech talks, product demos, coder dojos
  • International working environment


Still with me? Then, what are you looking for?

Apply now, and show us that you are the one we are looking for!

Talk to us
Simon Richardson - Practice Manager - Data Science & Engineering simon@digitalsource.io