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Senior Manager Software Engineering (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Leipzig

About us
Verivox is part of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group and is one of the leading, independent online consumer portals in Germany. Since 1998 it is our mission to help consumers get the best deals for electricity, gas, DSL, mobile phones, finances, insurances, real estate, cars, motorbikes and travel. More than 8 million happy customers have compared prices, and then changed their provider - thereby saving more than EUR 1.6 billion. We are a fast-growing and profitable company and continuously strive to improve our services. Whether at any of our ten locations in Germany or in Switzerland: we are one team aiming to give our customers a better experience every day. A flat hierarchy and innovative and dynamic processes help us in achieving this aim - while still having fun being part of the team.
Become part of the Verivox Team!
For our location in Leipzig we are looking for you - fulltime (40h/week) at the earliest possible date:

Senior Manager Software Engineering (m/f/d)
Your Mission:
  • You lead and develop multiple teams and empower them to become high-performing teams
  • As people manager you are responsible for hiring new highly motivated and experienced developers as well as keeping the entire team motivated and efficient  
  • As technical manager you ensure consistent architecture- and development-standards within the teams
  • You are a passionate and hands-on coder (approx. 30-40% coding)
  • All your decisions and doings are always focused to fulfill our customer’s needs as well as our company goals
  • Guide and coach your team-members in their technical and personal skills to bring them to a higher level
  • Make sure the development efforts are always aligned with the product vision
  • Optimize for speed of delivery as your key metric
Your Profile:
  • As ideal candidate you have several years of experience in developing complex web-based systems
  • You are also experienced in running distributed systems in a production environment
  • Furthermore, you have an extensive experience in developing object oriented software - preferably in PHP and JavaScript
  • You have a hands-on leadership personality, which also means that you are close to our developers with the ability to identify, grow and develop top technical talent
  • You need to be familiar with Clean Code, TDD, Continuous Integration/Delivery as well as with Micro Services and Cloud technologies
  • We are working in an agile environment, so you should have experience in agile development – it does not mean you have to work in a Scrum framework but we need an agile mindset
  • You are a strongly driven and ambitious teamplayer with an egoless behavior and way of working
  • You have a distinctive hunger and passion for new technology trends to be constantly aware of new solutions and opportunities to improve
  • Fluent in speaking and writing English is required, German skills are a bonus
  • Your communication skills are also important for this position: You have to be able to explain technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences 
  • Interested in promoting new ideas and technologies
Our Benefits:
  • High-Performing Colleagues in an agile environment
  • State of the art technology
  • Possibility to learn something new every day
  • High trust environment
  • A great culture of promoting new ideas
  • Freedom to shape your working environment
Are you up to meet these exciting challenges?
If so, then we would love to talk to you. Tell us how you will contribute to our success story!

Please send your application (including your salary expectation and the earliest possible date of starting to work) via “Apply now” to

Verivox GmbH
Marlen Blaube (Senior HR Business Partner)
Am Taubenfeld 10, 69123 Heidelberg

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