Lead Software Engineer (d/f/m) - Reports & Analytics, Recruiting

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

The Role

At Personio we are on the amazing journey of becoming the leading HR Platform in Europe! Join our international agile Product, Design & Engineering team and take an active role in shaping our engineering culture and the future of thousands of HR teams and organizations across Europe. At Personio you will have a direct impact on our product, our users, our organization, and our engineering practices. 

As part of our Recruiting Tribe, you'll be working on making our customers’ recruiting process a breeze.
Our mission is to enable organizations to attract the best talent, have a seamless interview process and hire efficiently. This starts with a planning process for job positions, publishing them in career pages and promoting them on different job boards, sourcing of candidates, an interview process that allows for great interactions between everyone involved, selection of the best candidates and hiring them.
You will join the team who are responsible for the building the product that enables recruiters and hiring managers to seamlessly and collaboratively manage open positions. As part of this cross-functional team, you will play a key role in driving the technical activities of the team and implementing strong engineering practices. 

The Reporting and Analytics team is enabling customers to make smart, data driven decisions to optimize their recruiting process by working on standard reports, customizable reports, reporting API, embedded insights, predictions, etc.

Your Role:

As a Lead Software Engineer (d/f/m), you will be a bar raiser in a mission-based team within the Personio Engineering organization and take care of team productivity, technical alignment and technical growth. In this role, you will act as a multiplier for your team. You know how to address each challenge - coding hands-on to prototype a solution, holding technical presentations or conducting brainstorming sessions with engineers from other tribes to tackle a certain problem - You know it best!

Your main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Increasing performance and productivity of your team by raising ideas how to improve team internal processes and collaboration
  • Mentoring engineers in your team and fostering the technical growth of your teammates with/by pair programming, knowledge sharing and coaching
  • Be the technical go-to person in your team for technical and non-technical topics and stakeholders
  • Drive an engineering culture of quality, good development principles and innovation from inside your team
  • Partnering up with the Engineering Manager on the technical growth of the team
  • Strategic technical involvement on a team level in the OKR process, hiring strategy and team setup
  • Managing incident processes and team related follow-ups to ensure high product reliability, stability and security
  • Urge to contribute to tech branding through blogging and representing Personio at conferences & tech events

How we work:

  • We are transforming our PHP application into Kotlin microservices!
  • We are a product company, so our teams are organized in a mission-based cross-functional fashion. You will work with other Backend Engineers, Frontend Engineers, a Designer, a Product Manager, and an Engineering Manager on one product vertical of our HR Management & Recruiting software.
  • We have a “you built it, you run it” attitude and CI/CD is our second nature - we use AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, and GitLab to implement it!
What you need to succeed
  • Over 7 years of software engineering experience building and designing scalable applications using Java or Kotlin 
  • Over 2 years of experience as a “Senior+” software engineer, with a proven track record of leading software engineering teams to tackle complex problems and coordinating implementation of features with stakeholders.
  • Over 2 years of experience as a “Senior+” software engineer, with a proven track record of leading software engineering teams to tackle complex problems and coordinating implementation of features with stakeholders.
  • Experience working within a distributed architecture and working with microservices using Spring Boot
  • Experience in mentoring and coaching junior and mid-level engineers 
  • Experience in driving engineering initiatives and improvements 
  • Track record of working in an agile setup using continuous deployment and delivery
  • Experience with event-driven architectures, domain-driven design, and eventual consistency
  • Knowledge about resilience patterns
  • Experience with messaging systems, ideally Kafka 
  • Experience with containerization and container orchestration (Docker and Kubernetes preferred) in a cloud environment (AWS preferred) 
  • Strong written and spoken English (level C1 on the CEFR scale)
Why Personio
Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive:

  • Competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • 28 days of paid vacation, plus another additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • 2 Impact Days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society –  one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility
  • Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! We offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework to suit your needs
  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.
  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)
  • High-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares
  • Save money with corporate discounts across brands like Adidas, LG, Bosch, Apple, and more
  • Invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme, including a Personio contribution
  • Choose between green mobility options, including a JobRad® bike or monthly public transportation ticket
  • Access multiple fitness studios and sports facilities across Germany for €22 per month with a subsidized Qualitrain membership
  • A beautiful, spacious office in the heart of Munich, complete with professional espresso machines, free drinks and snacks, and indoor and outdoor break spaces 
About us
We’re using technology to revolutionize the way HR operates, transforming the way millions of people experience work every day. In June 2022 we raised a second Series E funding of $200 million, allowing us to turbocharge this change and making Personio the fastest-growing and most valuable HR technology company in Europe.

With over 6,000 customers and a team of 1,500 in seven offices across Europe, now is the perfect time to join! We’re hiring talented, impact-driven individuals who want to be more than just another employee. Will you be one of them? 

Personio is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We #EmbraceUniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. As we continue to scale, we focus on enabling our employees to grow both personally and professionally.

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.



Your application
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