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Head of Engineering (m/w/d)

  • Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Product & Development

Job description

This is us

At straiv, we are an ambitious team with diverse backgrounds. Our common goal is to digitize the hotel experience for the guest - from check in to check out and beyond. Our customers include more than 3,000 hotels in over 29 countries. To grow further and become Europe's leading provider in our segment, we are looking for you!


Ambition: We have a strong forward drive - through our continuous development we achieve the best for our customers. With our solution, we set new standards for digitalization in the hotel industry.

Growth: We grow quickly, but always with a long-term plan. We shape the environment together - each individual is part of the process.

Authenticity: We value the individuality of each person - for us, motivation counts more than a straightforward resume.


These are your tasks

As Head of Engineering (m/f/d), you will lead our development team and ensure the scalability and quality of our solution. This means in detail:

  • You will lead our development team (backend, frontend, QA and fullstack), continue to expand the team and drive the culture of innovation and continuous improvement.
  • You will bring our product roadmap to realization by defining requirements in collaboration with our Head of Product and ensuring that products and features are developed on time and in high quality.
  • You will monitor software performance, identify potential issues and ensure that our software meets security and compliance requirements.
  • You ensure smooth scaling by implementing software development practices and processes, as well as relevant metrics.
  • You foster open communication and collaboration with other teams, such as our Customer Success and Sales teams.

Job requirements

What you bring

  • You have at least 10 years of experience in software development, preferably in a SaaS company.
  • You have already led a team (ideally with more than 50 employees) in a growing, international software environment.
  • You have experience in implementing agile development methods (Scrum, SAFe).
  • You have solid technical skills in software development (Ruby on Rails, Ruby, Angular), architecture and design.
  • You have excellent communication skills and fluency in written and spoken English. German language skills are an advantage.


What we offer you

  • Hybrid working model (onsite/remote) and flexible working hours
  • Regular team events (Summer and Christmas parties, Family & Friends, etc.)
  • Free drinks like coffee, beer, water and tea
  • A modern office with a roof terrace, gigabit connection and ergonomic workplace
  • A direct subway connection, bicycle parking and free parking spaces

...and last but not least a cool team and the chance to help build a software champion!


You want to get more information about us?


Do you have any questions about the position or the company?

Feel free to contact Lena from our People & Culture team by email or phone.
Phone: +49 711 25 24 73 15
Mail: l.roller@straiv.io


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