HEAD OF ENGINEERING
We are Kenkou. Our App “Stress Guide” helps people to reduce stress and lower the risk of suffering from heart-related diseases and burnout.
Stress Guide combines cutting-edge technology with state of the art science and has been downloaded over 300.000 times.
As Head of Engineering (m/f/x) you will be a crucial figure in our business. You will face a lot of challenges and have high responsibilities, but also unlimited possibilities to learn with us and improve the lives of millions of people by creating and shaping an outstanding stress management App.
Stress is the number one health issue of our times, but our App can truly change the way we understand the role stress plays in our lives and deal with it on a daily basis.
We are looking for a passionate and dedicated entrepreneurial leader and genius maker with a strong aptitude for technologies who solves complex problems to deliver a world-class, user-friendly and safe to use product that change our users lives for the better!
Once here you will:
Lead and mentor our team of Data Scientists, Mobile and Full-Stack Developers to deliver a scalable product with buttery smooth UI and enjoyable UX
have a major impact on the strategic development of our product working closely together with the CPO and Product Manager to understand business needs and translate them into clear specifications and agile product development sprints
improve clear and solution-oriented communication between tech and non-tech stakeholders
identify show-stoppers and bottlenecks and make development cycles more transparent
assess scope and budget and for customized mobile solutions for business partners and new corporations as internal technical advisor
build QA and data protection processes
This position is for you, if you:
are an innovative and passionate leader and mentor who drives our technology vision and wants to grow our start-up by building a world-class mobile app with strong mindset of entrepreneurial and can-do attitude, invincible commitment and resilience
are a strong communicator with the ability to share and translate technical ideas and direction across the organization and a proven ability to influence decision making at all levels and in a variety of contexts
follow trends and make right decisions for our tech stack evolution
want to understand business needs and translate them into clear specifications and agile product development sprints
are highly self-motivated, pragmatic and driven to solve problems effectively and fast
are a fan of lean startup, testable code, prototyping and automation
have full professional proficiency in English, German is a plus
understand product delivery KPIs and how to influence them to create a high performing technology and data-driven organization
you have at least 5 years full stack development experience incl. big data and machine learning
with deep understanding of google cloud architecture
have been working at least 2 years in a tech leadership position (Head of development, senior lead engineer or similar) with people responsibility
relevant list of proven track record, ideally in software or mobile development
ideally with Start-Up experience
Why it is amazing to work at Kenkou:
We are a diverse small tribe of data-driven Marketing Experts, App Developers, UX Designers, Bioinformatics, Doctors and other Health Specialists. And together we are on a pursuit to disrupt the health industry and become the number 1 solution for stress management, first in Germany, then worldwide.
Our office is located in a modern coworking space in Berlin Mitte. All our employees benefit from flexible working hours and home office, free drinks, snacks, fresh fruits, coffee, tea and a Urban Sports Club membership. We live a collaborative and open company culture with room for creativity, personal growth and flat hierarchies.
In our team we believe in curiosity. Because curiosity helps us to push boundaries and by that also ourselves.
We know a great business is only possible with great people, so join us in building one of the most disruptive companies in the eHealth industry.
Sounds great? We are looking forward to read your application!