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Head of Software Development (m/f/x)

Permanent Hires, full-time
Munich, Germany

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The Role

As the Head of Software Development, you lead the software development team for our IIoT system and user interfaces. The team includes our frontend and backend developers as well as the quality team. As part of the engineering management team, you will shape the software platform of this exciting and dynamic railway industry startup, delivering predictive maintenance and empowering the industry to operate at the highest availability possible. You are passionate about delivering a secure scalable cloud deployed IIoT system for devices to connect, backend processing and state of the art user interfaces.

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead the Software Team in scoping, designing, implementing and maintaining our platform and user interfaces that empower the railway industry

  • Provide operational and strategic management to the Software Team

  • Guide the software in adoption and improvement of a development environment and toolset that allows us to focus on the Konux core and leverage products and technology to build the most efficient development setup for us

  • Motivate the Software Team to deliver best in class solutions on startup timelines

  • Grow the Software Team by hiring talented candidates and developing leadership and deep expertise in the team

  • Drive strategic decision for product and technology for the IIoT platform, DB System, technology stacks incorporating business requirements and knowledge of best practices

  • Establish development policies, standards, organization and governance

Your Profile

  • 5-10 years of relevant experience in a leadership role in software development, preferably in an entrepreneurial environment

  • Experience in recruiting, managing, training, and retaining a team of ambitious and highly skilled software developers and testers

  • Ability to collaborate with all stakeholders inside of the company to ensure all parties are aligned and supportive of the project's priority, requirements, timeline, and objectives

  • Advanced knowledge of message buses, pipelines, cloud deployments, containers, continuous deployment, UI stacks, development methods, and tools

  • Advanced experience with programming languages/environments such as C++, R, Python, Java, Scala, Go in Linux/Unix 

  • Demonstrable experience in the use of development and project management methodologies e.g. Agile and tools such as Jira

  • Extremely flexible and adaptive to changing priorities

  • Remain current on latest advancements in software trends, techniques, and tools

  • Full working proficiency in English

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About us

At KONUX we are working towards our shared goal of transforming the rail industry: We want to make trains run on time and make work easier, safer and more efficient for a lot of people. Our efforts are backed by several renowned investors who believe in the great potential of KONUX.

Equal opportunity

At KONUX, we focus on results. We believe that a diverse team achieves better results faster. So here’s the deal: You bring in your very own perspective. We promise to judge your qualifications and performance, not your age, sex, religion, skin color, gender identity, family status or disability.

What we offer:

  • Lots of opportunities to shape the company and grow personally
  • A highly motivated and diverse team with various cultural and career backgrounds
  • A competitive salary plus equity
  • Relocation bonuses for colleagues joining us from outside of Germany
  • Flexible working options
  • A strong team culture with regular team events, dinners and off-sites
  • Beautiful offices in Munich and Cluj that offer a variety of working environments
  • Free breakfast, snacks and gym membership

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