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Lead Engineer Backend (m/f/d)

FREE NOW DE
We are the leading e-hailing app in Europe. Our vision is to create everyday magic in city movement.

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Intro

FREE NOW was founded as mytaxi in June 2009 and was the world’s first taxi app that established a direct connection between a passenger and a taxi driver. In July 2019, mytaxi rebranded to FREE NOW as part of a global mobility brand family and set itself up as a multiservice mobility provider. With 14 million passengers and more than 100,000 drivers, FREE NOW is one of the leading ride-hailing providers in Europe. Since February 2019, the service is part of the FREE NOW group, the ride-hailing joint venture of BMW and Daimler. FREE NOW today works with more than 700 employees in 26 offices and is available in over 100 European cities. Eckart Diepenhorst is leading the operational business as CEO Europe of FREE NOW. More information is available at: www.free-now.com

About You

So, coding is your passion, right? And now it just happens that you lead a team of developers too.

However, you didn’t let your programming skills go rusty and are still great at writing code. Why? Because you love coding.

We know that finding a role that balances between coding and leading your own team can be challenging.

Well, at FREE NOW we have it.

As Lead Engineer Backend (m/f/d), you will act as a coach for your team in order to help them with their weaknesses and foster their strengths. You will also set their goals and motivate to achieve.

Being part of an agile interdisciplinary team, you will also work closely together with other product teams in Hamburg to lead the development of your chapter.

You will be responsible for the development of a high-quality product capable to stand our fast growth and evolution.

And all this, while you code!

Is it challenging? Of course.

Is it fun? Absolutely!

Main requirements

So…

  • If you are experienced in team leadership and backend development
  • If you dream in Java rather than in your mother tongue
  • If you know how to use Java and Spring-Boot in microservices
  • If you have worked with Docker, Kubernetes, AWS or similar
  • If you are a software craftsperson

Jump in to FREE NOW and show us what you can do!

Perks

What can we offer you?

  • The chance to bring in your own ideas
  • A strong team spirit
  • A monthly mobility allowance for free taxi rides
  • Have your birthday off!
  • ...and all the usual start-up goodies like fruit, unlimited soft drinks, after-work beers and many more

Oh, and the opportunity to work with the best team in the world (we know, everybody says so, but at FREE NOW it’s true)!

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