Tech Lead - Android/iOS (m/f/d)

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating unforgettable experiences - from city breaks, hotels and holidays to theatre and spa days. lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink".

lastminute.com is part of lm group, a publicly-traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Each month, our websites and mobile apps (available in 17 languages and 40 countries) reach 43 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences.

More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to providing our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel-related products and services

Job Description

We are looking for an inspiring and experienced Tech Lead - Android/iOS to guide one of our cross-functional engineering teams.

You will be part of the technology leadership, ensuring the realization and delivery of the product vision and establishing processes that enable everyone in the engineering team to be successful.

In other words: ship high-quality software efficiently and on a predictable schedule. You don’t have to do all this by yourself, it’s your job to set up an environment so that execution gets more efficient and productive over time. You will lead a team of mobile and backend engineers: get to know all people, council each of them, inspire them to grow and support them to reach their personal goals.

You will report directly to the Director of Product Development.

Qualifications

Our definition of a Tech Lead - Android/iOS includes the mastery of these 5 areas of expertise:

  • Engineering: You are a dedicated Engineer and have good knowledge of mobile development and functional programming.
  • People Management: You have experience managing a development team and helping them reaching their full potential. 
  • Communication: You are an good communicator ensuring expectations are clear and everyone being on the same page.
  • Leadership: You support your team in their professional and personal growth. You are able to foresee, detect and handle blockers and conflicts.
  • Execution: You have a strong practical experience with agile methods and you want to improve our ways of working together with the development team on a daily basis
  • Technology: Your experience in either Android or IOS is at proficiency level. You also have a strong knowledge about functional programming. 

On top of that:

 You are a motivating and inspiring Engineer.

  • You are organized. You have a very clear idea of how to support your team to establish successful processes.
  • You are humble. We all believe in our Product, not only because we have built it, but because we test it every day with our customers.
  • You are nice. You will be surrounded by very nice people, and we really don't want to break this trend.

What We Offer:

  • Working in an international agile environment
  • Continuous learning program with internal didactic units
  • Possibility to join conferences around Europe for continuous improvements
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote working
  • Possibility to join the Erasmus program (temporary relocation among our offices)
  • Complimentary fruit, beverages, coffee and a dedicated lounge area 
  • Preferential prices reserving through our platform
  • Discounts from external partners
  • Join a team of passionate and fun people keen on developing new ideas and learning from each other
  • Choose the tools and work methods you are most comfortable & effective with
  • Almost no hierarchies and quick decision-making process
  • The usual suspects: an attractive compensation package and amazing office in Berlin-Kreuzberg 
  • Work and live in Europe’s most creative city
  • ... and many more !