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Head of (Backend) Engineering

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

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Deine Aufgaben
  • You will lead and develop the Backend, BI, QA and SRE teams, ensure they are supported by the right structure, talent, process and technology 
  • You actively manage key technical development partners (e.g. manufacturing, service and software partners) and you will be responsible for all technical decisions such as third party integrations, lead generation, etc.
  • You make recommendations on integration strategies, enterprise architectures, and application infrastructure required to successfully provide best practice advice to internal and external stakeholders
  • You make sure regulatory standards are met; we keep our competitive advantage in being a leader in security and compliance
  • You are responsible for the development of IT architecture, cybersecurity and GDPR measures, etc.
  • You lead and support your team in overcoming bottlenecks and communicate our technology strategy and amazing technology stack to our partners, investors and other stakeholders (including authorities and official bodies)
  • You use your technical knowledge to provide expert support to your team when needed
  • You bridge the gap between our engineering, product and business development teams
  • Technical project management and ownership of analysing and optimising of IT architecture
Dein Profil
  • You have completed a degree or comparable education with a focus on computer sciences or engineering plus minimum 7+ years relevant work experience
  • You have experience in leadership culture & leadership development
  • You have a background in backend engineering 
  • You are an expert in IT and system architecture and can use this knowledge to develop and advance your team and the company
  • Comfort with ambiguity and an ability to learn quickly and thrive in a complex, dynamic environment
  • You will bring commercial experience, ideally in a 2-sided marketplace or the combination of B2C and B2B or B2B2C
Was wir bieten
  • Be part of an international, ambitious and successful team, working with experienced people from the start-up-world
  • Flat hierarchies, as well as short and open channels of communication
  • Latest tech stack, including Spring Boot reactive applications using Java 14, automated deployment process and the highest security standards in code and processes
  • High degree of freedom and responsibility
  • An opportunity to shape the face of a product that may enhance the life of millions of people  
  • Work in a modern office in Berlin Mitte with great coffee and a daily selection of soft drinks including Club Mate. Regular team and company events
  • Hands-on practical experience in an early-stage start-up
  • All the equipment you need like a brand-new Mac or Windows Laptop, screens, etc.
  • Ergonomic chairs and standing desks
  • Budget for your professional development on the Udemy platform 
  • Discount on Allianz insurances and pension scheme (we are a start-up,  but under a  corporate umbrella)
Über uns

Vivys Ziel ist es, die führende digitale Gesundheitsplattform für personalisiertes Gesundheitsmanagement zu entwickeln. Wir verbinden Menschen mit den Dienstleistungen, die ihnen dabei helfen, ihre Gesundheit in die Hand zu nehmen und zu verbessern. Vivy ist ein Berliner Startup. Mit Unterstützung der Allianz (der weltweit größten Versicherung), wollen wir die Zukunft des Gesundheitswesens gestalten.

Unser internationales Team im Herzen Berlins ist immer auf der Suche nach ambitionierten und talentierten Mitarbeitern.

Lust mit Vivy die Zukunft digitaler Gesundheit mitzugestalten?

Your Role
  • You will lead and develop the Backend, BI, QA and SRE teams, ensure they are supported by the right structure, talent, process and technology 
  • You actively manage key technical development partners (e.g. manufacturing, service and software partners) and you will be responsible for all technical decisions such as third party integrations, lead generation, etc.
  • You make recommendations on integration strategies, enterprise architectures, and application infrastructure required to successfully provide best practice advice to internal and external stakeholders
  • You make sure regulatory standards are met; we keep our competitive advantage in being a leader in security and compliance
  • You are responsible for the development of IT architecture, cybersecurity and GDPR measures, etc.
  • You lead and support your team in overcoming bottlenecks and communicate our technology strategy and amazing technology stack to our partners, investors and other stakeholders (including authorities and official bodies)
  • You use your technical knowledge to provide expert support to your team when needed
  • You bridge the gap between our engineering, product and business development teams
  • Technical project management and ownership of analysing and optimising of IT architecture
Your Profile
  • You have completed a degree or comparable education with a focus on computer sciences or engineering plus minimum 7+ years relevant work experience
  • You have experience in leadership culture & leadership development
  • You have a background in backend engineering 
  • You are an expert in IT and system architecture and can use this knowledge to develop and advance your team and the company
  • Comfort with ambiguity and an ability to learn quickly and thrive in a complex, dynamic environment
  • You will bring commercial experience, ideally in a 2-sided marketplace or the combination of B2C and B2B or B2B2C
  • Valid working visa/permit for Germany
Our offer
  • Be part of an international, ambitious and successful team, working with experienced people from the start-up-world
  • Flat hierarchies, as well as short and open channels of communication
  • Latest tech stack, including Spring Boot reactive applications using Java 14, automated deployment process and the highest security standards in code and processes
  • High degree of freedom and responsibility
  • An opportunity to shape the face of a product that may enhance the life of millions of people  
  • Work in a modern office in Berlin Mitte with great coffee and a daily selection of soft drinks including Club Mate. Regular team and company events
  • Hands-on practical experience in an early-stage start-up
  • All the equipment you need like a brand-new Mac or Windows Laptop, screens, etc.
  • Ergonomic chairs and standing desks
  • Budget for your professional development on the Udemy platform 
  • Discount on Allianz insurances and pension scheme (we are a start-up,  but under a  corporate umbrella)
About us
Vivy is on a mission to build the leading digital health platform for personalized interaction towards better health. We connect people to the services they need to manage, improve and optimize their health. Based in Berlin/Germany, backed by Allianz (the world’s largest insurance company), we want to shape the future of healthcare. 
Our international team is growing and we’re looking for talented new team members ready to be pioneers in digital healthcare. Is that you? Then join us!


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