Director of Engineering (m/f) at Applift (Berlin, Germany)

 Stack Overflow ·  11.02.2019

At Applift we develop a real-time platform at scale, with million of users events daily and response time of a few milliseconds. Applift industry require innovation and reactiveness to the rapid industry changes.

We are looking for a Director of Engineering to lead our Engineering team. Besides being an amazing team player and motivator, you are an excellent Software Engineer and technical Project Manager. You will be working in a startup atmosphere with a dynamic team and you will have major impact on the company future. We run our systems in AWS. Our techstack includes Kubernetes, Docker, JavaScript, React, Kotlin, Vert.x, Kafka, Aerospike, Postgres, and Elasticsearch.


Manage teams of 10+ engineers comprising of frontend, backend and DevOps engineers located in Berlin and remotely

Ensure operational excellence for high availability systems

Attract, hire and grow top engineering talent; actively mentor and motivate your team

Be data-oriented and know how to design metrics to measure delivery quality, code quality and technical systems’ operational performance

Setup software development standards, guidelines, and processes for efficiency

Choose technologies; build a path to their adoption and communicate trade-offs

Provide assessment of system and application design as well as code quality

Work with Product Management on Project Management including risk, timeline, features prioritization, capacity management and roadmaps

Represent your team to senior leadership and across other groups


Be tech savvy with 3+ years experience in a people management role and 10+ years of overall experience in software development

Track record in delivery and operations of complex high-scale distributed platforms in the cloud

Solid prior experience as a Senior Software Engineer or Architect in JVM-based stack

Skillable Project Manager and multiple Technical Project Coordinator within multi-disciplinary team setup and skill around agile development

Understand DevOps culture and orientation and role of DevOps engineers in the delivery team

Great communicator and thoughtful technical leader

Who we areApplift is a leading mobile ad tech company that empowers businesses to connect and activate customers in a mobile-first world by creating the next-generation platform for advertisers to reach and convert their audience on mobile.

What we offer

Join one of the top mobile advertising companies worldwide

Benefit from working with some of the most experienced professionals of our industry and constantly grow with us

Enjoy startup perks (our lounge area, gaming in the office, team events, and many more) in a stable and profitable company

Be part of a multinational team (35+ nationalities) that will bring mobile advertising to the next level

Take responsibility from the first day and manage projects that will have a significant impact on Applift’s success

We are looking forward to hearing from you! — ein Projekt von DIPLANET Digital Solutions Impressum