Perks included, loot on top!
Software must fulfill its purpose as well as serve and inspire people. As Project Lead you are responsible for delivering—in terms of software—brilliantly simple results in time, scope and budget.
To master challenging software projects, you will have to enable your team of up to five software engineers through servant leadership, involve highly skilled experts (e.g., for UI/UX and QM/QA), take ownership, and work closely with end-users, customers and other stakeholders.
Key responsibilities & tasks
Lead an in-house software development team of up to five teammates
Involve technical or business specialists (e.g., UI/UX design, QM/QA, strategy or technology) where useful and coordinate a cross-functional team
Be a servant leader to your team and promote the Yatta spirit: Enable, develop and form your team in accordance with our culture code, mission, vision and values
Maximize your project team’s output by enabling and developing your teammates and team
Develop software products, systems and services with your team—and deliver high-quality results
Take ownership of your project team’s goals (e.g., for fulfilling all technical and business requirements) through thorough project management, planning and controlling
Deliver in time, scope and budget—and exceed your customer’s expectations
Be in charge of project revenues and budgets as well as the quality of results
Become a software project wizard—and don’t rest, but evolve
Master your project management skills from team setup, organization and delivery to reports and controlling
Become a strategic technical advisor to your stakeholders and clients, and help create value
Serve and inspire end-users by building human-centric software, ideally at scale
Contribute to the company-wide development of the entire Yatta team of teams
Promote and share positive results, but also knowledge and understanding
Connect with clients and stakeholders and create long-term value
Participate in training and development (Yatta Academy)
Recruitment, onboarding and offboarding in your own team
Evangelize and live our company culture
Education & skills
Degree in computer science with above average grades (preferably M.Sc., diploma or PhD) or similar qualification
First leadership experience as part of an agile development team with two or more engineers
Several years of experience in professional software engineering, preferably across the software lifecycle (i.e., from requirements engineering to software design, architecture, programming and implementation to deployment and operation)
Solid understanding of software technologies and trends (e.g., tools, frameworks, libraries, programming languages and methods) including their limits and use cases, ideally for various target platforms, domains and applications (e.g., cloud, server, mobile, embedded)
Personality and way of working
Strong team and leadership skills without hierarchical thinking
Great conceptual and analytical understanding
Fast comprehension of technical topics and empathy for human dynamics
Ability to perform under high pressure; highly organized with a strong sense of ownership—and a pinch of idealism
Good communication skills with high levels of German and English, both written and spoken
Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills with good judgment and appreciation for feedback to develop and grow
An entrepreneurial mind with a hands-on attitude to achieve long-term quality results through short-term actions, ideally with a basic understanding of lean management—and human-centric software design.
Take heart — apply
It’s not just your qualifications that matter, but who you are and what you want to learn and achieve in the future. Come by and get to know us. Drinks are on us! \o/
Drive > mastery
Of course, we don‘t expect you to have mastered all these technologies and frameworks. All you need is a passion for tech with the right potential and ambition: Seeking deep understanding in software engineering and working on meaningful applications. We will figure out the rest together.