CTO (Chief Technology Officer) // Ecosia

November 14, 2017


We at Ecosia are looking for a passionate Chief Technology Officer to join us in Berlin. This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a great team and shape a meaningful product, which is used by millions of people.

About us

Ecosia, the search engine that plants trees, is one of the leading social businesses in Germany. Our vision is to cultivate a more environmentally, socially and economically sustainable world. To achieve that, we want to plant 1 billion trees by 2020. So far our 6 million users have already planted over 16 million trees. With over 150 million monthly searches and we are growing and planting worldwide.

What you’ll be doing

  • Develop the technical vision of Ecosia together with our developers & help implement it
  • Work with our Head of Product to define the direction of our products
  • Nurture an amazing agile engineering culture
  • Guide and empower our engineering team to do great work
  • Facilitate the personal and professional development of each of our engineers
  • Push for code-quality and ensure knowledge transfer between engineers
  • Guide architectural decisions and review code
  • Lead the communication with our main technology partners


  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar position
  • Strong management and interpersonal skills
  • Solid technical knowledge
  • You share our core values and deeply care about our mission
  • You can speak and write English fluently (German not required)

We recognize that you may need further development in some areas, and we encourage you to apply even if your profile does not meet all of the requirements for the role. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical disability or length of time spent unemployed.


  • Chance to be part of a really meaningful challenge
  • Opportunity to work on a product used by millions of users
  • Be a member of a highly skilled, cross-functional team that’s eager to collaborate
  • Fair compensation package to reflect your skills and experience
  • Fantastic office in the heart of the Berlin
  • Flexible working hours and location
  • Weekly team breakfasts
  • Oh, and coffee, and organic snacks and fruit, we have plenty of both
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