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Vice President of Technology

Aklamio is looking for a VP Technology to take a leading role in shaping our incentives platform. You will take part in forming our product vision, translating it into technological vision and leading the team in driving towards a modular, flexible, and scalable architecture.

WE OFFER

  • Challenge: an international and fast-growing company that develops with you
  • Flexibility: working from home is the new normal, but our office is available, whenever you need it
  • Development: Yearly budget for training
  • Balance: 28 days of vacation and a gym subscription to take care of yourself
  • Belonging: team events, workshops, in-office lunch. Team building is fundamental for us

 YOUR MISSION

  • Lead, shape and constantly improve the tech vision of Aklamio.
  • Take the reins and have responsibility for the overall tech approach of Aklamio; work closely with the VP of Engineering, product leadership and the management team. You will be reporting to our CPO.
  • Lead the team in developing an architectural vision and a roadmap to reach that vision.
  • Keep yourself and the team current. Make sure that you understand and utilize state of the art knowledge regarding software architecture and make it clear in the company.
  • Lead the tech leads and collaborate with the leadership team to make sure that together, we can drive our product forward.
  • Lead the engineering teams in sketching out solutions for their individual projects and make sure that they conform to the overall system architecture.
  • Be responsible for the overall technical documentation of our system, and make sure that it keeps up with running projects.
  • Work out KPIs that measure the current state of the team and system and constantly help us improve.

 YOUR SKILLS

  • Over 3 years of experience in a technical leadership role.
  • At least 5 years of experience in Software Architecture and Software Development of complex systems.
  • Strong Abstraction and Modeling skills: You are able to derive generic requirements from specific needs and have a good understanding of how to split modules in a meaningful way.
  • Modeling Tools: You have working experience with Modeling languages like C4 or similar and you can create meaningful and understandable models with them.
  • In depth understanding of interfacing/integration technologies such as: GraphQL, REST, and Kafka
  • You’re an avid problem solver that can come up with pragmatic solutions fast and in collaboration with others.
  • Architectural Mind: You can ideate and write down technical solutions that are modular, scalable, and maintainable, and can integrate them into existing systems.
  • Communication Expert: You are able to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical people and you can understand and integrate product and business related requirements into your solutions.
  • Agile Development: experience working as part of agile development teams that frequently release with confidence.
  • Pragmatic: You build quick prototypes of your ideas to foster understanding and buy-in from your teams.

At Aklamio, we believe that a company’s best assets are its customers, their networks, and the power of incentive marketing. Our mission is to empower brands to succeed in a customer-centric world by building the world’s #1 platform for customer incentivization. Founded in 2011, Aklamio has become Europe’s most successful referral marketing solution, trusted by companies such as Virgin Media, Vodafone, PayPal, Endesa, o2, and over 300 international brands. Our 80+ employees work in our HQ in Berlin and London, with teams in Madrid and Paris. Aklamio was ranked 2nd fastest growing technology startup in Germany (Financial Times, Europe’s 1000 Fastest Growing Companies, 2019) and continues to expand internationally.

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