VP of Engineering

Wunder
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Intro

Join our Wunder team as VP of Engineering.

Are you an enthusiastic and experienced tech leader, looking to have a significant impact on millions of peoples lives, solving a basic need for them in an innovate way?

We build apps, that help people in emerging markets to easily get to work everyday by sharing rides with their neighbours. What we do for them, matters to them. We take great pride in our work and are continuously working on improving ourselves and how we work together.

Most of the team meets at our beautiful offices in downtown Hamburg. Within the team, backlog refinements, weekly planning meetings, daily standups, product reviews and retrospectives keep us agile, accountable and reliable. Continuous integration with automated testing allows us to ship frequently and deliver quality code.

Main responsibilities

  • Attract, excite and retain technical talent for Wunder
  • Lead, inspire and influence to make sure we are continuously shipping quality
  • Play a central role in architectural and strategic technology decisions
  • Advocate for software development best practices
  • Grow the technical expertise of the team on mobile development, performance, scalability and maintainable architecture
  • Work closely with the product owners, agile coach and leadership team to ensure that we deliver value and innovation to our users

We're looking forward to getting to know you!

Main requirements

  • Being experienced with leading, coaching and mentoring teams
  • Having a strong international network of world-class engineers
  • Love for interviewing, developing and growing people
  • Understanding of scalable systems serving millions of users, and the development of them
  • Being experienced with software development in an Agile environment
  • Significant experience in technologies and platforms such as Android, iOS, Rails, Elixir, Node, AWS or redis
  • Having a strong opinion on what a good API looks like, how to work with legacy code, deal with technical debt and when to rewrite vs. refactoring incrementally
  • Knowing how you best balance between feature delivery and tech debt amortisation
  • Hands-on experience with a modern mobile technology stack
  • Good long-term vision and technology watch
  • You should know how to work with international, remote and distributed teams
  • Speaking English fluently

Perks

  • Daily Team Breakfast
  • Gym or Transportation Pass
  • Team Events & Trips
  • Free Language Courses
  • Great Office & Colleagues
  • Visa and Relocation Assistance

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