Software Development Team Manager / Head of Software Development (f/m), Berlin at Younicos GmbH (Berlin, Germany)

 Stack Overflow ·  13.06.2018


You will bring in operational management expertise and dedicated team management capacity for the SW Development team. Your main responsibilities are:


Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments

Manage the day-to-day activities of the software team within an Agile/Scrum environment

Working closely with the teams of developers, the agile coach and the Product Owner to develop the best solutions applying the best process and tools

Owning the planning and project management for development projects, creating value for our internal and external customers

Communicating effectively with senior management as well as with colleagues from other teams

Regular reporting on the status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management including the Director of Engineering and Group Director of Manufacturing and Technology

Hiring, developing, and mentoring developers as well as developing a skill and technology roadmap together with the Product Owner

Managing and representing the teams internally and externally

Resource and budget planning in close collaboration with Product Owner and Director Engineering

Carry out appraisal interviews with your direct reports


Your profile:


Completed university degree

Strong expertise in building excellent teams, team management and mindful leadership (SIY, MBSR)

At least 4 years of experience managing international software development teams

Experience recruiting staff and building development teams

Established background in building software products, managing the development of existing code, scaling systems with large data sets, automation, developing customer-facing experiences, and delivering results in a fast-paced environment

A track record of leading and developing software development teams enabling self-organization and agile productivity and providing and environment to evolve talent and leadership among the teams

A strong track record of software delivery for large, cross-functional projects, with evolving requirements

A track record of communicating well with executives, senior leadership and non-technical leaders

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences

Ability to stick deadlines and meet KPI’s

Goal oriented and solution oriented approach

Fluent language in English, verbal and written; German is a strong plus


Our offer


The opportunity to build the technology facilitating higher renewable energy shares

Motivated, passionate colleagues who love to get things done

Open discussion culture and the opportunity to shape every aspect of your work

Participation on trainings, meetings, conferences, etc.

Bright, spacious and comfortable offices in the lovely city of Berlin

Flexible working hours

Permanent contract




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