Software Development Team Lead at ZAGENO GmbH (Berlin, Germany)

 Stack Overflow ·  11.07.2018

ZAGENO is looking for a Software Development Team lead to Manage a talented and motivated team of developers in Berlin.

Our online biotech marketplace,, is successfully scaling, and so is our tech team. We need an experienced leader that can help us manage, coordinate and code the core parts of our platform.

You will be leading the website for our marketplace and grow a development team to deliver on the assigned goals.

Your responsibilities will include:

Take responsibility for the website ( and lead the team of developers working on it:5 developers, growing quickly

Interact with all internal teams (product, digital growth, scientists, customer satisfaction) to gather requirements, wishes and translate them into planned technical goals

Take care of the whole implementation lifecycle: from goals to customer satisfaction

Drive and grow your development team to achieve all of the above goals

We are looking for you if:

You have lead web development team in fast-growing environments

You are a user-first individual: you understand how a website needs to be architected and deployed to deliver the best experience to our customers

You understand the ins and outs of Python and can work very well with highly skilled frontend teams

You have experience working on Postgres on large scale systems

You understand how to maintain appropriate web security and troubleshoots any issues

You have excellent communication skills, and understand how setting the right expectations (internally and to customers) is key to meeting them

You can analyze, plan and execute on significant projects

But also, you will find the team a great fit if:

You understand that *trust* (goes both ways) is vital for a healthy professional relationship with both your team and lead

You are honest and a selfless player in a fair and selfless team. We will help you whenever you need, and we would expect you to do the same with us. It's not about you. It's about all of us (all for 1 and 1 for all)

You bring your ideas to the table, and you stand your ground when you believe in them. But also, you give others the chance to discuss their ideas

You are excited about pushing forward for code optimization, scalability, performance

Last, but not least, you are passionate and motivated about what you do and *why* you do it.

Some of the things you will experience and work with:

Large-scale python development, deployment, and testing

Machine learning platform on our products database and users behaviors

Automation (python + shell scripts) as key to qualitatively scaling our team

A continuous delivery infrastructure on the cloud (Jenkins is our friend)

How to store, perform queries & reports and manage big data on/to different data sources (ElasticSearch, Postgres, our data warehouse, ...)

All of the technologies we use. While each of us focuses on specific areas, we help each other and learn from each other

Compensation & Benefits

"Competitive salary". To clarify what competitive is: we will offer you a salary based on your market rate + an extra 10 - 15%.

Your choice of hardware. Workstation or laptop? Debian or OSX? DAS Keyboard? We got you covered with whatever helps you get your work done.

Flexitime, the real deal: after the first three months you can work from home 20% of the time (1 day a week) and, after the first six months, we can decide on a work routine that better fits with you and our office communication needs. After the first 6 months, we can determine a work routine that better fits with your likes (and our office communication needs).

What you'll find at ZAGENO:

Welcoming English speaking international team of 60 people from more than 20 countries

The possibility to work together with some of the most talented minds in IT, Science, Business and Marketing

The opportunity to grow into your role and to develop a career with the company

A fantastic new and spacious office in TechSpace (Moritz Platz), right on the U8

The usual cool stuff: free drinks, coffee - I mean proper coffee! - team events, etc. (and donuts!)

Looking forward to your CV! — ein Projekt von DIPLANET Digital Solutions Impressum