New Partnership - Head of Software Development - German Storage Services Business
20th September 2023

Head of Software Development - German Storage Services Business

Position: Head of Software Development

Location: Remote - Germany / Europe 

CW Talent are excited to be retained by this bleeding edge and scaling German Storage Services business.

Their on a mission to develop the best possible solution for managing software defined storage solutions and other scaling infrastructures.

They're one Europe' top innovators and are looking for an entrenched yet hands on Lead Developer to join their team that like to bring people, organizations and technology together.

We are looking for someone highly intrinsic, always striving to deliver best in class solutions, taking active ownership with an innate curiosity to always dig deeper. 

Your mission will be ....

  • Grow and support a world-class team of developers who feel autonomous, productive, and fulfilled. You will be responsible for setting them up for success while coaching and providing guidance along the way.
  • Expand and reorganize the team and its processes as context changes.
  • You will ensure that tooling and workflows are appropriate.
  • Help plan each work cycle internally by improving our scrum process, reviewing priorities, availability, and optimal matching of people to projects.
  • You will periodically share updates, so that everyone is aware of what’s going on behind the scenes.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in other functions (like infrastructure, support, product management) to build the best product and experience for our customers.

We would love to see strong experience in the following ....

  • You have a track record of working and successfully leading in an agile environment.
  • The values, principles and practices of agile methods should be your foundation of how you want to work in an organization today.
  • You also know your way around in golang, C/C++, bash, linux, networks, storage, databases, testing, containers, virtualization and a lot more technologies.
  • You should have an eye for good architectures, especially based on Micro Services.
  • Experience with the HashiCorp stack (nomad, consul, vault) would be very valuable.
  • Optionally, you have some experience with Ceph.
  • You take pride in your code and automated testing is not an alien concept.
  • Experience in building and leading resilient teams that produce long-lasting software.