Head of Software Engineering (f/d/m)

PXR is a fast-growing company that consists of PXR Tech, a B2B legal tech SaaS startup and PXR Legal, a modern law firm. PXR is the next generation legal services company, and our goal is to revolutionize the legal services market.

To bring B2B legal tech SaaS software to the next level, we are looking for an Engineering Manager (f/d/m) to provide technical leadership AND people management for a cross-functional product development team. This involves establishing a technical vision, ensuring the use of engineering best practices and thus the quality of the product as well as the sustainable work of the self-organizing team. You develop the skills of your team and lead the recruiting to grow your team constantly.

If you enjoy working in a modern and dynamic environment with an exceptional team of people who believe in and live a highly collaborative and open culture, this could be the right job for you. Note: Relocation

Note: This position is based at our Headquarters in Berlin.

What you would do in this position

  • Act as an experienced software engineer: code, test, review, automate, deploy and get things done. You should expect to spend at least 30% of your time developing hands-on and leading by example.
  • Motivate, inspire and lead the Engineering Team, and assure the sustainable productivity of its members.
  • Set the technical vision for your team and maintain a high-quality bar for Software Engineering best practices on your team.
  • Help team members break requirements into technical building blocks and a scoped implementation plan when necessary.
  • Be a sparring partner for the Product Owner, participate in product discovery and planning as well as organize and lead team meetings together with the PO.

What we are looking for

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop a fast-paced product development team in an agile environment - both on a technical leadership and people management level (at least 5 to 7 years experience) - for example as Tech Lead / Staff Engineer / Principal Engineer / Engineering Manager or Head of Engineering (m/f/d).
  • Senior-level experience with Django and Vue.js as well as ability to ship production-ready code in one of those libraries/frameworks to solve complex problems while considering performance, security and maintainability including CI and DevOps mentality.
  • A focus on impact. This includes having the desire to understand the business value your team’s work provides and the ability to explain it.
  • You have excellent communication skills in English. German is a big plus! Within the team and across the organisation you can communicate transparently and effectively.
  • You’re willing to relocate to Berlin.

What we offer

  • Revolutionizing Legal Tech by making law more accessible to common folk and allowing lawyers to focus on what is really important.
  • You will be part of an exceptional team of people who share the same values and cherish our modern and open firm culture.
  • We commit to diversity and an inclusive environment, we value diverse personalities, skills and backgrounds.
  • You will be working with a team of product and tech professionals as well as lawyers and legal experts.
  • We offer flexible working hours, home office and remote work in combination with working from our office in Berlin Charlottenburg.
  • We offer a competitive compensation package and 30 days (for full-time) of holiday entitlement from your first year of employment.
  • Team events, free snacks and drinks.

In this position, you will experience a steep learning curve, grow on a professional level and have a big impact through strong ownership from the first day on.

As we are a value-based organization, you should be aligned with our company values and not be afraid to speak up and take part in open as well as challenging discussions.