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Lead IAM Engineer (d/f/m) | Hybrid in: Germany or the United Kingdom

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich, Remote Germany, London, Remote UK, Berlin, Remote Berlin

The Role: How you'll make an impact at Personio
This position can be office-based or hybrid from one of the following countries: Germany, and the United Kingdom.

At Personio, your work transforms the way millions of people experience work every day. Join our Product & Technology team, where we drive our customers’ outcomes by designing, developing, and delivering innovative and high-quality products. Be empowered to take ownership of your areas and make an impact on your team, our product, and our customers. 

The Identity and Access Management (IAM) teams are at the core of Personio, providing capabilities that enable secure, scalable and intuitive controls for managing user identity and access rights across the product. Our customers rely on our products to securely access data and collaborate across the product, while internal teams rely on our platform capabilities to deliver a secure experience to our customers. 

As a core platform team that owns the complete vertical, including customer-facing experiences, we are looking for an experienced engineer who is passionate about the intersection of product and platform capabilities, deeply cares about customer impact and is experienced in building highly scalable and secure systems.
Role Responsibilities: What you'll do
  • Collaborate: Collaborate across functions (product, design and engineering) to holistically define problems, research options and implement robust, scalable solutions. 
  • Drive Execution: Hands-on work across the team and organisation to create exceptional customer value.
  • Community: Implement best practices for platform features, high availability, reliability and more, creating a centre of technical excellence. 

How you’ll go about it:
  • ‘'Platform as a product" mindset with strategic thinking about the product roadmap.
  • Strong track record of technical leadership to continuously create customer impact.
  • Experience designing and building scalable software to handle 10x load increases and 100x peak traffic spikes.
  • Collaborative approach to the work environment with team members, stakeholders, and management that effectively brings people together, and resolves conflicts as necessary to accomplish hard goals.
  • Ability to navigate technical debates and drive technical alignment across the organisation.
Role Requirements: What you need to succeed
  • Previous experience as a Tech Lead or a Senior, building and designing highly scalable and resilient systems
  • Industry experience with Identity and Access management technologies, practices and standards.
  • Proven track record of technical leadership, mentoring engineers, and hiring. 
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Strong proficiency in at least one backend programming language.
  • Strong expertise in the following technologies: Kubernetes (k8s), Postgres, Redis and AWS technologies like SQS/SNS, DynamoDB, S3 and more. 
  • Willingness to work hands-on as a developer focused on complex problems with high-impact.
Why Personio
Personio is an equal opportunities employer, committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We embrace uniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. We are proud to have an inclusive workplace environment that will foster your development no matter your gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, education level, or race.

Aside from our people, culture, and mission, check out some of the other benefits that make Personio a great place to work:

  • Receive a competitive reward package – reevaluated each year – that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • Enjoy 28 days of paid vacation, plus an additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • Make an impact on the environment and society with 2 (fully paid) Impact Days –  one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative
  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares
  • Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! Most teams offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework
  • Invest in your development with an annual personal development budget to use on professional memberships, external certifications, conferences, and more
  • Connect with your fellow Personios at regular company and team events like All Company Culture Week and local year-end celebrations
  • Engage in a high-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
About us
Bring your best. Make your mark. We’re using technology to revolutionize the way HR operates so that we can transform the way millions of people experience work every day. We move fast, challenge the status quo, and support our people as they shape their careers.

With over 10,000 customers and a team of 2,000 in eight offices around the world, now is the perfect time to join! We believe in hiring driven people who want to make an impact. So bring your best, and let’s build the future of HR technology together.

Discover our Personio Principles, that guide our mindset, behaviours, and the ways we work together:

Exceed Customer Expectations: We anticipate, prioritize, and solve for the needs of our customers.
Deliver Exceptional Results: We dream big and move with urgency to make great things happen.
Elevate One Another: We work together as trusted partners to amplify our collective impact.
Care to Challenge: We care personally and challenge directly to unlock our full potential.
Ignite Positive Momentum: We embrace the challenge with a positive mindset and celebrate our wins together.
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