VP Engineering (m/f/d)

Job description

Factories are the backbone of our society, building the products that we are using daily. However, factories could run so much better. By adopting software to digitize their processes, factories can massively improve their operations. Actyx makes this software affordable through a radically different approach. The Actyx platform is an application platform for developing, deploying, and running local-first applications — such as factory automation — on the shop-floor where utmost reliability is required. Actyx offers the platform to IT service providers and manufacturing companies with the ultimate goal of making factories better. Over the last 4 years Actyx has grown to a team of 25 absolutely outstanding people, raised over 8 million EUR and is running in many factories across the globe.

We are seeking a VP Engineering (m/f/d) to lead and grow our 8-strong Pan-European distributed software development team.

About the role

As VP Engineering you will be working closely with the Actyx management team and especially our CTO Roland to implement our technology vision, keeping in mind the team’s capacity and our overall technology landscape. You create and foster a knowledge-sharing environment and encourage camaraderie amongst team members. You reconcile the company’s goals and people’s needs.

Your responsibilities:

  • You shape, grow and manage our world-class engineering team
  • You keep our development culture and our company strategy in balance
  • You create and adjust technical roadmaps together with the product team
  • You provide help and advice on long-term technical decisions that fit the company strategy
  • You create long-term goals and strategies for the engineering team
  • You motivate people with the understanding of different personalities and needs in various locations
  • You continuously seek to improve software engineering practices

What we offer:

  • We offer a unique opportunity to revolutionize the manufacturing industry, displace old-school software and have a direct and measurable impact on the Actyx success story
  • We invite you to join our world-class multicultural team: we don’t just work together, we truly care about each other and seek to bring out the best in each other every day
  • A flexible and high-pace work environment, with low hierarchies, competitive compensation and equity package
  • If you need more private time to take care of your loved ones then we will do our best to accommodate their needs


Our perfect match:

We seek an outstanding candidate who is highly driven, smart, confident, and gritty. Our perfect match is hungry to learn and enjoys working in fast-paced environments.

  • You have strong leadership, decision-making and communication skills
  • You have experience in leading international teams from diverse backgrounds
  • You are resilient and enthusiastic, with the ability to transmit your qualities to other team members
  • You know how to identify and manage technical and organizational debt
  • You have a background in software engineering
  • You are fluent in business-level English

Does that sound like you? Then we would be happy to hear from you! Please send us your CV, your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations.

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