Head of Engineering (m/f/d)

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Passionate people for sustainable software

Quentic is one of the leading solution providers of Software as a Service in the European EHS and CSR market. The company is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and employs more than 250 people. Branch offices are located in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Spain and Italy.

70 of them work in our Development Center in the departments Software Development, Software Testing, UX Design and Technical Editing. As Head of Engineering (m/f/d) you will report directly to our CTO.

Your challenge

  • Lead, coach, and support a team of passionate developers to foster a high-performance culture
  • Build trusting relationships and collaborate across departments to execute on company strategy
  • Manage the delivery of software using agile best practices including continuous deployment, continuous integration, and test-driven development
  • Responsibility for the entire software development lifecycle: perform day-to-day project management in coordination with the Product Owners to ensure successful, on-time releases; demonstrate ownership and accountability for the team’s delivery
  • Lead and coordinate our team leaders and ensure effective collaboration 
  • Implement and optimize (agile) processes and metrics in collaboration with our Agile Coaches to ensure that the team is extremely efficient and focused
  • Enable a culture of creativity, collaboration, speed, innovation, and excellence while continuously elevating the quality and caliber of our engineering organization
  • Work effectively with product managers, engineers, and the engineering leadership team to allocate engineering resources appropriately across various projects, including balancing customer needs with longer-term product roadmap needs
  • Recruit engineering talent and participate in the recruiting flow including attracting, screening, and closing high profile candidates
  • Create a productive work environment and keep the teams focused, informed and fulfilled
  • Ensure the team fully understands the goals and objectives of Quentic as a company and how their work fits into the bigger picture

We offer

  • Usage of agile approaches and use of state-of-the-art technologies in high-performance development environment 
  • An appreciative and collaborative corporate culture 
  • Structured onboarding phase, creative freedom as well as varied project work 
  • Regular training and development opportunities (e.g. with a focus on architectures, planning and development) 
  • Flat hierarchies with open doors in a relaxed but professional atmosphere 
  • Regular team events as well as special attention to work-life balance (home office, flexible working hours, workplace massage, use of fitness studio, parent-child room, and much more) 

Your qualification

  • Studies in Computer Science or related technical discipline or several years of experience as Scrum Master (m/f/d) or Agile Coach (m/f/d) or Product Owner (m/f/d)
  • Proven experience leading software development teams
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully hiring, directly managing, coaching, and retaining software developers
  • Perennial years of hands-on software development experience building enterprise SaaS, cloud-based solutions, or consumer web platforms
  • Recent experience using and implementing agile methodologies
  • Knowledge of release management and deployment workflow processes, from development release through staging and production deployment
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build productive cross-departmental relationships and motivate team members. Must have a positive, can-do attitude and value collaboration
  • Fluent German and English language skills


If you want to make the world a little bit safer and know more about environmental protection, occupational safety and sustainability, we are the right place for you! Find out who we are and how we work on YouTube and jobs.quentic.com

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Temporarily remote

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Headquarters Berlin, Germany

Gürtelstraße 30
10247 Berlin Directions

What we offer

  • Caring, Health & Support

    Your health and well-being are important to us. Ergonomic office equipment, monthly massages at the workplace, fresh fruit and drinks are available for our Quentics. We also offer numerous discounts for employees, a company ticket as well as cooperations with different sports clubs at the main location. In addition, we also participate in different public sports events to boost team spirit and individual fitness.

  • Work-life Balance & Family-friendly

    Early bird or night owl, dentist appointment or children's school play - we know that everyone has their own rhythm and with our flexible working hours we make it possible to balance work and private life. In addition, we offer generous home office arrangements, full- and part-time solutions as well as a spacious parent-child office at our headquarters. We know that balancing work and family life can be a challenge. Many of us have children and we support families as much as we can.

  • Training & Development

    We are constantly growing as a company, as a team and in our tasks, so your development is also our development. Whether it's educational leave, online courses, coaching for our leadership positions, internal language courses and e-learning through our new internal platform, we invest in you to help you reach your full talent and potential.

  • Social Events & Networking

    We are Quentic. And that's why we believe that getting to know each other personally improves cooperation and togetherness. Accordingly, we regularly offer smaller and larger team events to get to know your colleagues better, to promote cooperation and to strengthen your networks. We don't just work as Quentics, we also celebrate together.

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