Head of Software Engineering eCommerce (m/f) // Project A

January 20, 2017

Project A is an operational VC that provides its ventures with capital, an extensive network and exclusive access to a wide range of operational expertise. The Berlin-based investor makes use of the €220m in assets under its management to back early-stage companies in the digital technology space. With its unique organisational structure featuring 100 operational experts, Project A offers its portfolio companies hands-on support in the areas of IT, Marketing & Brand Building, Business Intelligence, Sales and Recruiting. The portfolio includes companies such as Catawiki, WorldRemit, Tictail, Contorion, nu3, Lostmy.name and ZenMate.

  • You have full resposibility for the architecture, its conception and its implementation through the development teams
  • You have full responsibility for the selection of the tech stack as well
  • In close collaboration with the CIO you will manage and guide the teams and are in charge of the personal and professional development of your mentees
  • You are involved as the key contributor in all discussion regarding architecture patterns, data-architecture, MVP, design
  • You pay attention to details and identify potential performance weak spots
  • You have several years experience in managing different crossfunctional teams
  • You have at least 4+ years experience with large scale architectures, ideally gained within eCommerce
  • You have experience in working with more than one language, ideally you are an expert with object-oriented languages like PHP and Java
  • You know the advantages of agile methodologies and you are ideally a certified Scrum Master/Product Owner
  • You are creative and have a sense for good design and user experience
  • You speak German on a native level and English fluently


  • You will become part of a highly professional and motivated team
  • You gain the unique opportunity to experience and shape the development of a recently founded company by bringing in your own ideas
  • You can grow ideally due to a high level of planning freedom
  • You work at a modern, excellently equipped workplace in the heart of Berlin
  • You profit from a communicative, creative and stimulating environment

Are you willing to be part of an expert team?

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