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Do you like building awesome products? Great! That’s what we’re doing here at Mynewsdesk! As one of the leading digital PR and communication platforms, we are enabling our customers' stories to reach the right audience.

Join a truly international team as Team Lead Tech in Leipzig and help us create a world where no story goes untold or unheard! 

What is it like to work as Team Lead Tech at Mynewsdesk?

We offer a workplace where three development teams are working in close collaboration with product managers, designers, support, business intelligence and our data unit. We share our knowledge and interests in cross-team meetings, internal conferences and lunch presentations. We love to learn and that’s why we have daily stand-ups, chapter-groups, regular lab days and DevCorners all year round.

The development team in Leipzig is a mix of frontend & backend developers, QA and soon, a product designer. We are very proud of our diverse development teams that has a mix of both gender and nationalities.
As a Team Lead you will get your team to execute on roadmaps and goals. You lead through our values and a strong company culture that are emphasized by a caring, progressive and open environment. You will report to the CTO.

Our stack

We work with a modern tech stack, built mainly with Ruby on Rails in the backend and Javascript / React in the frontend. We focus on building our apps, while letting cloud services like Heroku and AWS run them for us. We use various big data services to process our customers data and the media landscape around us, to allow a truly data driven PR workflow. For collaborating effectively, we are using many of the standard tools such as Github, Jira, Slack and Google Suite.

Your profile

  • You have experiences in leading and coaching a group of tech-individuals. Ideally, you have already worked with remote teams and developers and know the challenges and opportunities that comes with it.
  • You are used to programming languages and tools such as Ruby, Rails, Java, Python, Bash or Javascript
  • You are well-versed in using agile methods, such as Scrum and Kanban
  • You have great communication skills; you communicate meaningful and present your ideas convincingly to your team and a wider audience.
  • You are a hands-on person that takes the responsibility that comes with a leadership role. You are self-driven & proactive, and your organization skills allow you to run your team & projects autonomously.
  • Ideally, you know how to run projects from start to end, how to organize complex tasks, make the necessary contacts and communicate effectively to all stakeholders involved. You thrive in a social environment and enjoy taking projects together to new heights.
  • As a leader, you put our company values into practice and lead by example; you are supportive & caring, but also challenging when managing your team.
  • You are fluent in English, both verbal and written, as this is our working language.

What we offer

  • An established, great team within an open work environment where you can make an impact right from the start
  • An international environment with offices and colleagues all over the world
  • An environment of continuous learning with conferences and monthly lab days
  • A work place where you are constantly supported as manager and where you can improve your leaderships skills through coaching and exchange sessions
  • Flexible work hours, free-flow coffee, tea & water, fresh fruits and regular teamlunches as well as financial and non-financial health support
  • Competitive salary and additional benefits

Does that sound like your cup of tea? Then feel free to drop us a line. We are eager to hear from you!

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Hainstraße 20-24
04109 Leipzig Directions

Perks & Benefits

All of our employees play an essential part in shaping our product and business - today and tomorrow. We want you to play a part too.

  • Agile working

    We like to bring people, processes and technology together, and we like to see you fail. And get up and try again. We encourage you to continuously find new ways and solutions: what works best for you and for the business?

  • Great collegues

    We support, challenge and inspire each other. That’s something we do on every day basis, both with co-workers and customers.

  • Creativity

    Embrace your creativity. We offer the creative freedom to develop new ideas and innovative thinking. That’s why we think that in combination with our agile mindset, this is a breeding ground for really great things!

  • Great conditions

    Enjoy all the big business benefits in combination with the spirit of a start-up. You will be challenged to excel professionally and have some great perks meanwhile.

Workplace & Culture

It’s not just a job, it’s so much more. Mynewsdesk is a creative workplace where we make the most out of your talents and what you’re good at. Our high is in people and their development. Mynewsdesk is a place for you to grow, both professionally and as an individual. As a company, we are growing too. We are looking for people to join our teams, to build, sell, market, administrate and facilitate the world’s leading PR platform.

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