finn.auto - VP Engineering (m/f/x)

Join finn.auto to make car ownership fun & sustainable and play a key role to fulfill our mission to build the most popular car ownership provider in the world. We launched in 2019, offering an all-inclusive car-subscription in Europe.

// Mission

As a member of the engineering management team, working together with the CTO, the VP Engineer will lead up to 4 engineering teams, to ensure a vision and technical strategy together with Tech Leads. This includes the best-of-class engineering recruitment and personal development of every single engineer.

// Objectives

  • Lead a world-class engineering team: You are responsible to build and lead a world-class engineering team. You will go the extra mile to coach and develop the team members on a daily basis.
  • Enable the growth of finn.auto: Best software to support business. Together with your cross-functional engineering teams, you ship new features for our cloud platform. Thereby you actively participate in delivering the best software possible for our customers and business units
  • Strive for excellence: You strive to deliver the best possible experience for our users by empowering them through effective software.
  • Ensure fast and scalable architecture: You are still hands-on and able to hold a technical discussion with our engineers. Just people management is not enough.
  • You build it, you run it: Together with your team, you build features with an “you build it, you run it” mindset and are responsible for testing, deployment and monitoring of your code. Yes, we believe in Serverless.
  • Contribution to finn.auto’s overall strategy: Being part of the executive team you contribute to finn’s overall strategic planning to support its future growth.

// Your Profile

  • You graduated top of your class with a Master’s degree in computer science or equivalent from a top-tier university.
  • You have a proven track record (5+ years) in software engineering of larger projects, preferably with B2B, B2C, or SaaS products in technology-based companies or startups
  • Experience (3+ years) in a (multi-) team lead role. More than 6 direct reports required. Managing people is just as exciting as managing software.
  • Ability to constantly see the bigger picture and manage to inspire others with your visions. You are always one step ahead through anticipatory action.
  • You are building and working in high-performance, strong cross-functional software development teams (Coding skills are a must)
  • Profound knowledge of React, Python, NodeJS or Go
  • Passion for shipping CI/CD is a must. Putting code live every day is a given
  • “Never-stop-learning” attitude and a desire to develop and grow
  • Passionate about people, and improving the environment in which they work
  • You are fluent in English

// Values We Share

  • Customer first - Always focus on our customers’ needs. Reduce complexity, increase quality.
  • Own it - Be entrepreneurial in everything you do. Take responsibility for your individual and finn's overall goals.
  • Embrace the struggle - Apply attention to detail and don't shy away from tough decisions. Never stop getting your hands dirty.
  • We grow and succeed together - We help each other to succeed as a team and grow as individuals. We love to fight and to win together.
  • Be honest and open-minded - Always speak out the truth, even if it hurts. Dare to be authentic and embrace others' authenticity.

// Our Profile

  • Founders who focus on product and developer needs while building the most popular mobility provider
  • We are a dynamic team in the heart of Munich (Poccistraße) that strives to make mobility fun & sustainable
  • We live a culture of trust and ownership. Every idea and every opinion is welcome.
  • We believe in DevOps, continuous integration, and testing
  • We love and live agile as a SCRUM team, with open boards, regular retros and daily stand-ups.
  • Join an open-minded tech organization with a “best tool for the job” attitude. You have the freedom to choose your equipment, accessories, editors, tools, and technology and are given plenty of room for learning and experimentation.
  • We value our joint lunches and team activities and will make sure that every team member feels welcome!

// Compensation Package

  • Excellent fixed salary
  • Virtual equity share of the company
  • Full visa support for you (and your family)!
  • 1,500€ yearly personal development budget: We constantly motivate and fund you to learn, grow and advance your potential

// Interested in Joining?

Please upload your CV and transcripts online. Our Hiring Manager Andreas Wixler is looking forward to your application.