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Head of Software Engineering

Engineering | Berlin, Germany | Full Time

Job Description

Fit Analytics — the world’s leading size advisor solution for online clothes shopping — is looking for a motivated Head of Software Engineering with a hands-on approach to join our team. You will help our CTO orchestrate the work of 5 software development teams. You should have a desire to lead, oversee development processes, ensure code reliability, and suggest efficient and effective solutions.


Who We Are

Based in Berlin, San Francisco and New York, we’re a team of data scientists, fashionistas, physicists, designers, and hackers, working together to tackle a single problem: making it easy for online shoppers to find the right clothes size. We’re helping some of the world’s largest clothing brands solve sizing issues, boost conversions and slash returns.


What We Do

Our Fit Finder helps companies instantly access the power of machine learning to deliver a perfect fit for customers, optimize e-commerce performance, and add risk-free retail intelligence to their operations. We work with major global retailers and brands such as Asos, Puma, Zara, Hugo Boss, The North Face, Tommy Hilfiger and many more!


What The Role Involves

  • Prioritize tasks and orchestrate implementation of new features

  • Take responsibility for allocation of cross-team development resources

  • Own production versions release process and ensure its reliability

  • Identify problems with development processes and ensure that they're addressed

  • Own a couple of projects where you will participate in actual coding and code reviews; the role is hands-on!


What We're Looking for in You

  • Experience in leading a team

  • Relevant Computer Science degree

  • Strong fundamental knowledge in data structures and algorithms

  • Experience with backend technologies, such as Golang / C / C++ / Node.js is a plus

  • Knowledge of Linux / Unix systems is a plus

  • Experience with cloud system (Google Cloud / AWS / Heroku / Microsoft Azure) is a plus

  • Familiarity with a Git workflow is a plus

  • Experience with databases, such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, Google Bigquery, Redis is a plus

  • Familiarity with frontend technologies is a plus

  • Experience with Machine Learning is a plus

  • Innovative and self-motivated, with strong problem-solving skills

  • Fluency in English

  • Resident of Berlin


What We Offer You

  • A competitive salary / remuneration package

  • Hands-on experience building a revolutionary e-commerce product

  • A spot in our smart, creative and motivated international team

  • Daily breakfast and lunch plus regular team events


Why We’re Different

We're not sitting around wondering what the product is and burning other people's money while expecting everyone to work ridiculous hours for little reward. We're profitable, organised, and already providing a unique solution that delivers huge value to our partners while helping millions of people shop better online.

If you're excellent at what you do and want to apply those skills to solving a genuinely hard problem together with a great bunch of people, you've come to the right place. To take the next step, send us your CV and a brief message explaining why you’re the perfect fit!