A plant event for your team in the Rhine-Main area?
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A plant event for your team in the Rhine-Main area?

Engineering Manager* / Head of Engineering

Cologne - remote optional -

We are Planted.

The climate crisis is in full swing - now is the time to act. We are working on an innovative solution that enables companies to greatly reduce their CO₂ emissions. In addition, we offer CO₂ compensation for the remaining emissions, as well as the planting of climate-stable trees. Companies like Gerry Weber and Flaschenpost are already working with us. Many smaller ones are joining us every day.

As a brand-driven startup, we are breaking new ground in communication and want to make it as easy as possible for our customers to get involved in environmental protection. Next to politics, companies are the biggest lever to curb the climate crisis. We act now.

We are looking for a Head of Engineering (alternatively: Tech Lead, Engineering Manager*in, Senior Developer*in, Vice President Software Engineering)Who understands how to build an excellent development team. You are able to combine technical supervision and management of projects with the role of a functional manager. You are a good communicator and partner who enjoys working closely with our Product Managers and Business Heads, getting into the code yourself, and leading the team.

Tasks 🎇

  • You take responsibility for the technical product and solution architecture with a focus on further development, quality control and code optimization
  • You derive a technical strategy from our corporate vision and adapt it interactively to meet market needs
  • You introduce KPIs for your area and continuously optimize them
  • You work closely with our product managers, founders and other stakeholders
  • Communication with the customer and sales support
  • You will be independently responsible for building and developing the engineering team through recruiting, individual performance reviews and development meetings

Requirements 👤

  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Computer Science/Mathematics/Physics or related field.
  • Experience building and leading a significant software development team in a scaling organization
  • Strong software architecture skills
  • Hands-on experience with React, NodeJS, MySQL, and Heroku (or cloud-based infrastructure).
  • Bonus: You have experience with TypeScript
  • Experience building and scaling high-performing development teams
  • Holistic thinking - correct diagnosis of problems and development of innovative solutions
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work closely with product owners and business managers

Benefits ✨

  • Become climate positive free of charge
  • You use your work meaningfully and for a future fit for grandchildren
  • You can expect a friendly, dynamic and cool working atmosphere
  • Insights about environmentally friendly actions & climate issues don't come up short
  • High level of responsibility and self-realization
  • The possibility to grow along early
  • A great, diverse team with highly motivated people who all give their best every day for our sustainable mission
  • Fast growing B2B start-up
  • A dynamic hands-on corporate culture
  • Remote / home office and "workation" opportunities
  • Office space in Cologne
  • VSOP

Want to make the world a little better? Then spread some wood vibes with us! 🌳
send us your application to jobs@planted.green.