Munich, DE

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We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Head of Software Engineering to join our dynamic team in Munich. As the Head of Software Engineering , you will be responsible for leading the software development teams of one of four Realms and driving the technical vision for the organization. You will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and collaborate with a talented group of engineers to build innovative solutions for our customers. Give your career a workout and apply now.

  • You head the EGYM Core Software Realm, containing services and functionality like handling hundreds of thousands of user profiles, millions of exercises and thousands of connected gym and many more artifacts that are used across the whole EGYM Software Ecosystem
  • You provide technical leadership, guidance, coaching, and mentoring for the four Engineering Managers and 24 engineers in your Realm. You identify talent within the department and constantly develop our people
  • You align and collaborate with your peers from the other three Realms: Machine, Apps and Wellpass
  • You are responsible for establishing processes within the department, driving and supporting technical key decisions and engineering best practices
  • You discuss technical issues at eye level with our software Engineering Team Leads and support the teams by understanding their needs in building robust and scalable technical solutions
  • You work closely with Product Management for a better understanding of our technical requirements, options and connected costs and to ensure technical solutions are aligned with business goals and user needs
  • You have at least 2 years of professional experience as an Engineering Manager / Team Lead, perhaps even leading multiple teams
  • You are passionate about software engineering with extensive backend experience working with technologies such as - but not limited to Java and Golang
  • You are familiar with building a service oriented architecture and with the concept of microservices and Domain Driven Design. You have first hand experience with the challenges and approaches to master such an environment
  • You are excited about guiding, mentoring and coaching your smart and talented team instead of "doing everything yourself". Especially working in a distributed environment with offices in Munich and Berlin and Service Providers in Europe and "hybrid teams"
  • You are able to influence and engage with key stakeholders and establish a professional and inspiring relationship between the department and stakeholders
  • You have very strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills and an entrepreneurial mindset
  • You are an excellent communicator in English
  • You will be traveling once a quarter to meet and greet your team members on a regular basis. More frequent travel is of course always possible
  • You completed orientation, became familiar with the codebase of the Realm, the EGYM products, and learned EGYM's habits and Engineering Principles
  • You understand our existing technical initiatives and provide your insights and ideas
  • You take ownership of one of our Technical Leadership Goals and help advance the progress
  • You contribute to creating an environment of knowledge exchange within the Realm. Public talks and publications are a plus
  • You handled escalations for severe or long running service disruptions
  • Use 10% of your time on learning topics of your choice (conferences, hackathons, internal and external events, videos, books or innovation projects)
  • Work with our modern tech-stack such as: Go, gRPC or PubSub. Curious? Then see all the technologies we use here: Also, to know more you can read our tech blog here:
  • Be part of a motivated, ambitious and international team that uses English as a working language - get some team insights
  • Freedom to choose your equipment between Windows, Linux and Mac 
  • Enjoy a hybrid workplace model with a combination of home office and office days and 30 days of vacation 
  • Benefit from flat hierarchy structure & little bureaucracy
  • Stay active and use our leasing bike offer or train in our inhouse gym for free and register for our corporate fitness program with several thousand fitness and health facilities around Germany
Apply now with your documents (CV, certificates, references, salary expectations, and earliest possible start date) and specify the job ID #1129.    
Contact: Marina Lambrecht

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Become part of EGYM!

EGYM is a global fitness technology leader providing fitness and health facilities with intelligent workout solutions. EGYM makes exercising smarter and more efficient with its comprehensive suite of connected gym equipment and digital products that integrate seamlessly with 3rd-party-hard- and software. The result is a fully connected training experience that drives measurable business and health outcomes on and off the training floor.

EGYM also offers subscription-based corporate fitness- and wellness solutions built on a combination of gym-access and EGYM fitness programs that directly target costly chronic conditions and boost employee health, leading to higher productivity and well-being. 
EGYM's global headquarters are in Munich, Germany, with North American offices in Denver, Colorado. 
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