Head of Software Development

We are Europe's leading internet specialist. To secure our continued success, we need enthusiastic people who want to help us shape the future of the internet. With 14.8 million customer contracts, our company is a global leader among web hosting providers and one of Europe’s leading Internet service ...

Our client operates two of Germany's largest Internet portals, as well as an Internet portal catering to an international audience. Through these brands, they are able to reach over 40 million users monthly, hosting 55% of Germany’s email accounts.

In addition to a large editorial news section and Germany's by far most popular free e-mail service, our client offers paid subscriptions to a variety of internet-based services, such as paid e-mail accounts, virus protection software or web hosting services. In Romania, they are developing applications related to calendaring (they are also a member of the CalConnect international consortium), online office editor (they are active contributors to open source Libre Office community as well), messaging, lottery and web hosting products.

To grow their Portal Architecture Group, they are looking for an experienced Java Backend Architect to join them in shaping the future of their products. The role is embedded into their international solution architects team and you will be working closely together with their other architects in Bucharest, Munich and Karlsruhe to build world-class technical solutions.

Head of Software Development


  • Lead and inspire a team of highly skilled engineers;
  • Participate in the elaboration of technical concepts and in the architecture boards;
  • Supervise technical work; participate in code reviews, guide and mentor engineers;
  • Secure realistic release plans together with the QA team lead, the Product Owner and IT-Ops;
  • Actively Involved in the security process;
  • Monitor the live product metrics, act quickly in case of defects;
  • Collaborate tightly with our IT-Ops for fast resolution of live errors and for continuous process improvement;
  • Drive the Agile development process though personal leadership and a deep understanding of the methodology;
  • Act as the first point of contact for any project related-related topics from our German partners.


  • Proven interest and passion for some of the following topics: Software Architecture, Project; Management, Leadership, Process development, Programming, Security, Web Development (Java);
  • Ability to manage complex technical and people systems;
  • Ability to work and inspire highly skilled engineers;
  • Excellent communicator;
  • Initiative, autonomy and personal drive.

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