commercetools – we are:

  • The competitive sort: We didn’t become the fastest growing, highest ever valued SaaS software company in digital commerce with nearly 100% year-over-year growth by sitting on the sidelines.
  • Inspired: Continually exploring what’s possible — the innovators of headless commerce, the visionaries behind MACH — our patented tech has radically disrupted the world of enterprise ecommerce software – and we are just getting started. 
  • Valued: Smart, strong, passionate individuals hailing from over 50 countries across the globe, speaking over 43 languages, and collectively embracing diversity, encouraging inclusion, and fostering a culture of caring.
  • Driven: We push the limits, technology, and ourselves to retain the trust of some of the world’s leading and fastest growing brands every single day.

The Opportunity:

You will enhance our leadership team in our goal to run a performant engineering department while following the principle of “tech is a people business”. Our leadership culture will guide you to empower and mentor engineer managers to run their teams in a lean and efficient manner in order to deliver the best products for our customers. Furthermore you will drive and continuously grow our Infrastructure and Tooling group in a tandem with the Head of Product.

commercetools is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from traditionally underrepresented groups in tech.

Your mission:

  • Ensure company and department strategies and vision are understood and cascaded into the teams with your Head of Product Management peer
  • Deliver products, services, and solutions in conjunction with your group colleagues according to the business domain and product vision
  • Support the implementation and improvement of company programs, procedures, methods, processes and practices with other Heads of Engineering (e.g. onboarding, performance management, people development, retention, best practices)
  • Project Management for group wide tech initiatives in close collaboration with Principal Engineers and Engineering Managers
  • Drive people and team strategy planning (FTE, skills needed, depth of experience, internal and external staffing mix, team moves) consistent with the budget and needs of the group
  • People management for Engineering Managers, supporting their growth, coaching them, and conducting performance and development dialogs
  • Ensure that Engineering Managers focus on engineering excellence, quality in all matters, and speed to market
  • Monitor operational statistics, reports trends, variances and issues

What you need to succeed:

  • Proven track record of leading and mentoring managers in a tech environment
  • Engineering background highly-preferred in infrastructure domain
  • Profound knowledge in direction setting
  • Expertise and experience in Project Management
  • Passion for teamwork with excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Experience working within an Agile environment with focus on the customer view
  • Mentality to share and the aspiration to constantly improve yourself and learn about leadership, new technologies, and concepts
  • Fluent English communication skills to work in an international environment
  • Good sense of humour

Nice to have:

  • General experience within the e-commerce space

Team Values:

Positivity. Negativity is the enemy of progress.

Trust & Transparency. Promote direct and continuous feedback.

Learning. Be proud if you’ve failed at something. Think big, start small, learn fast!

Tech at commercetools:

We Are Open Source And Innovative By Design

🚀 We make rapid progress by being early adopters of React, Scala, and GraphQL

📋 We share & contribute to the open source community:

⚙️ We <3 Automation and Machine Learning

We care about your Growth and Well-being

💰 Competitive compensation package: Generous compensation structure consisting of salary, competitive stock option package, various benefits  and perks

☀️ Remote Work: Up to 60 days/year from a country different from your base country  

💻 Open Learning & Development Budget

📚 ct Academy: Regular internal training sessions

⌚️ Flexibility: Morning person or night owl? We believe in outcome and motivated employees

🚀 Mindset & Growth: A diverse, creative workspace with an international culture & learning environment

Are you ready? Come grow with us!

🔍 Are you looking for something else? Check out our Career Page and our Website for more information.

We are all different and that is what makes us stronger! We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company better.

commercetools celebrates being a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. If your professional profile aligns with our specific hiring requirements and company culture, then we encourage you to apply. We will assess your competencies, future potential, approach to learning and self-development and passion, and not your age, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, genetics, or disability.

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