Head of Software Engineering & Development (m/f/x)

Job description


About us

CopeCart is a fast growing start-up with headquarters in Berlin and our Product Development & Support Center in Lviv (Ukraine). Our focus is on selling digital products like e-books, coaching, online seminars, tickets etc. With our diverse and international team, CopeCart is already present in many countries to provide our customers with best-in-class e-commerce solutions and the best possible customer experience.
We enable our vendors to forget the tedious and time-consuming paperwork and focus entirely on their business goals. Our sales platform sees itself as a full-service provider that supports the vendor in all phases of the process - from setting up the product, through sales, payment processing and accounting, to the subsequent analysis of comprehensive statistics. We stand for flexibility, creativity and a start-up mentality.

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Head of Engineering & Development (m/f/x). Together with the Technical Lead you are responsible for our Tech team and you drive the development and implementation of a tech vision for our company. 


Your Responsibilities 

  • Lead an engineering team, shaping it for success in terms of product and technical excellence
  • Set goals for your team and team members
  • Understand the big picture of what the team is doing and why
  • Communicate proactively with the Product Owner
  • Participate in regular performance reviews
  • Bring up difficult and/or systemic challenges and impediments to the attention of the management
  • Collaboration with management for the technical conception
  • Researching new technologies to ensure to use the best approaches
  • Team leadership and daily communication with developers
  • Ensure that every function in the product development organization is led by a unified and cohesive vision and shared priorities

Job requirements

Your Profile

  • Based in Germany, ideally in Berlin
  • Degree in Computer Science, a similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience
  • 8+ years of professional experience as a lead software developer or in a similar role
  • Speak the language of software developers, you deal intensively with new trends and technical possibilities and bring together different points of view
  • Very good knowledge of agile software developments
  • A team player who feels very comfortable in a collegial environment
  • Enjoy working in an interdisciplinary and multinational team
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate in an empathic and confident way
  • Fluency in English and ideally Ukrainian, German and Russian language skills are a plus

Your Benefits

  • Working in a fast-paced environment and be part of the exciting journey of a fast-growing company
  • A highly motivated international team of internet professionals 
  • 100% Remote Work
  • Flexible working hours without time trackers
  • Self-responsibility, autonomy, and flat hierarchy
  • 30 calendar days of paid time off

We are looking forward to your application incl. salary expectations and earliest possible start date.