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VP of Engineering (m/f/d) PHP

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I am looking for a VP of Engineering in Germany. Together with the Product Lead, you will lead a team of 15 to 25 developers. You will be 20% hands-on to ensure your team creates the best infrastructure & tech applications.



  • Grow together with one of the fastest growing eCommerce companies in Europe
  • Flexible working times
  • Language courses (German & English)
  • Free sports courses & reduced price for gym membership
  • Subsidized public transportation ticket
  • Free choice of hardware and operating system (Mac, Windows, Linux) also for private usage
  • State-of-the-art tech stack running on AWS
  • Modern office in the city center of Hamburg
  • Home office on Mondays and Fridays
  • International working environment and English as company language
  • Company flats (subject to availability)
  • Agile work environment (MOVE) and cross-functional teams
  • Free access to Germany’s greatest developer conference code.talks
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free access to online learning platforms like Laracast, Egghead and A Cloud Guru
  • Help in relocation and VISA process




  • Build complex & highly scalable technical solutions in close cooperation with our Managing Director and the Product Lead
  • Draft architectural decisions and ensure reliable and state-of-the-art products
  • Lead a world-class team of engineers, product managers, QA’s, and collaborate with designers to ship new components and features
  • Work within a dynamic & international environment with an agile working culture using methodologies such as SCRUM or Kanban
  • Work in an agile & international team with flat hierarchies and a very short decision-making process




  • Backend: PHP
  • Frontend: Vue.js, Nuxt.js, typescript


  • Deep understanding of Software Architecture and Infrastructure setups in the cloud (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud)
  • Able to write well-structured, efficient and maintainable code and actively keep the quality of the codebase in check
  • Deep understanding of data messaging and microservices
  • Comfortable with people management topics and have worked in a leading role in a fast-changing environment before
  • Think and act like an entrepreneur and take decisions based on important business metric


If you're interested, please reach out to Eva Sassnick.

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