Team Leader for Engineering Teams

Job description

As a Team Leader, you work with up to 12 Software Engineers. Software Engineers are organized around products. Products are grouped in a business domain called Sourcing. Building on your experience of delivering software products and leading people, you coach your team on how to optimize a team’s effectiveness. You are assisting individuals in building a strategy for their personal development and supporting them in the execution.

Job description

  • You are aware of your role and act as a servant leader towards your teams’ members.
  • You create an inspiring environment with an open communication culture and an outstanding way of collaboration throughout the whole zooplus.
  • You are responsible for growing qualified and motivated people in your teams to meet business & tech expectations.
  • You ensure that your teams are in line with zooplus's business and technology strategy, operating models, and guidelines.
  • You contribute to the development of general strategic guidelines, organizational & technical frameworks, and the corresponding processes.
  • You support your teams as an agile driver & coach of the software delivery process (e.g., based on Scrum, Kanban).


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience in people management / leading teams
  • Expertise in Agile methodologies /practices
  • Experience of working in an internationally distributed environment
  • Experience and practical skills in working with JVM stack

What we are offering you

  • 4 extra days off
  • Training opportunities and professional development
  • English and German language courses on company premises
  • Benefit package (private medical care, Multisport)
  • Discount in zooplus shop
  • Mobile phone
  • Opportunity to work at product–oriented company
  • Table tennis, foosball, fresh fruits and beverages, company events
  • Central office location
  • Full time employment contract
  • Flexible working hours