Team Lead Software Development (f/m/d)

Dreilinden, Brandenburg Requisition Number R0034106 Subsidiary

Part of eBay family, is the #1 online vehicle marketplace in Germany. It is ranked among the top ten websites in Germany and we are proud that more than 90% of German dealers are also customers.

We are seeking a professional individual to join us in Berlin/Dreilinden as an Team Lead (m/f) Software Development.

We work in small focused, collaborative project teams following an agile methodology. Cross functional teams including product management, product development, and UXD work on a daily basis to create successful products that have impact and help our customers. The Team Lead will have a breadth of experience with one or more of the following: Java, other JVM based languages, Javascript, frontend and mobile development and should be a strong coder.

We work in self-managed teams, so the Team Lead needs to be comfortable playing the role of mentor to both junior and senior engineers. The candidate will be proficient in teaching and leading by example. They also need to be very comfortable with being able to line manage, sometimes very senior engineers, and with helping people grow their careers and ambitions at all levels.

You will:

  • Lead, coach and mentor a cross-functional team of 4 engineers

  • Support recruiting of new team members (screening candidates, conducting interviews)

  • Support agile development and continuous delivery in the team

  • Collaborate with and provide technical consultation to Product Owners, UX, other Team Leads and engineers

  • Foster continuous knowledge transfer in the team and across teams

  • Ensure code quality and maintainability by improving build and test systems

  • Contribute to the team's work with backend or frontend coding (depending on your experience/preference)

Your profile:

  • University degree or equivalent educational background

  • Several years of experience in software development (backend or frontend development)

  • Passion for beautiful, high quality code with an eye for simplicity and pragmatism

  • Experience in leading and/or working in projects and cross-functional teams

  • Passion for agile software development and solving problems together with a team

  • Strong communication skills in English (German is a big plus)

  • DevOps mindset and willingness to learn new things questioning the status quo

We offer:

  • Dynamic team with exciting personalities, passion for e-commerce and professionalism
  • International career opportunities throughout eBay Inc.
  • An excellent working environment with flat hierarchies and lots of flexibility
  • Challenging work with a diverse, highly skilled and humorous team
  • Competitive salary and great benefits e.g. conference & education budget (language courses, softskill training and mentoring), company pension scheme, employee stock plans, mobile phone for business and personal use, latest Mac Book Pro, Notebook, PC you name it
  • Home office possibilities
  • A great campus with fitness center (yoga, pilates, cycling), table soccer, basketball, volleyball, bike rental, coffee-bar, canteen and shuttle-service

Interested? We are looking forward to your online application at

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