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Senior Director of Engineering, Engagement (f/m/d)

Green Chef

Green Chef

Sales & Business Development
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023

About the role

This position is part of the Engagement Alliance, which strives to provide the family meal experience that fits our customers' lifestyle, rhythm and goals — in the long term and in every single week. We do this by working on continuously improving the box experience of any given week - from planning, anticipation, box receipt, food prep and cooking, and adjustments for the upcoming week(s). We also work on ensuring our customers create healthy habits that will accompany them on their “long term” trajectory to whatever goal they pursue (well-being, convenience, better cooking skills).

As a Senior Director of Engineering, you will work on a critical area to HelloFresh needs with a focus on working effectively in a collaborative environment. You will lead the engineering organization, which owns the Engagement domain and is focused on the Customer facing journey after sign up. Pre-Order and Post-Order funnels for all HelloFresh Customers across 18 markets.

What you’ll do

  • Lead a team of 50+ people, split between 5-8 squads
  • Own and drive technology development globally within our platform business, balancing between short-term management of a large tech organization and long-term vision
  • Loyalty and user experience are key focus areas. You will get to focus on how we achieve success with our new and existing Customers. This is a top initiative for the company and thus provides a lot of visibility and opportunity to grow.
  • Hire, inspire, manage, and grow an engineering team, as well as be a leader of leaders and ensure every engineer has adequate growth opportunities
  • Provide valuable and timely feedback to your team, as well as to conducting regular performance reviews for your direct reports.
  • Set and ensure the upholding of high standards and software engineering best practices for quality, scalability, and customer focus
  • Be part of the technology leadership team and help set strategy and goals across multiple engineering teams
  • Play a key role in ensuring the ongoing alignment of our technology with the overall business strategy for the company

What you’ll bring

  • Strong Technical background e.g. - Ability to design and support distributed systems, deep-dive technical problems end-to-end (front-end and back-end systems)
  • A technical background demonstrated in past engineering leadership roles with a clear impact on achieving business goals
  • Proven Leadership e.g. - Hiring and developing managers and engineers, managing up top talent and managing performance.Demonstrable past experience with Agile methodologies, with a focus on data-driven experimentation, lean thinking and quick iterations
  • Proven track record of creative problem-solving and the desire to create and build new
  • Ability to build effective and clear communication in a fast-growing engineering organization
  • Proven ability to influence others and facilitate agreement among stakeholders with different interests
  • Experienced in managing multiple engineering teams and individual contributors. A successful candidate will be hands-on with the team to design and build the systems and align them with the company’s business goals

What we offer

  • Comprehensive relocation assistance to move to Berlin plus visa application support if needed
  • Healthy discount on weekly HelloFresh boxes
  • Annual learning and development budget to attend conferences or purchase educational resources plus access to the HelloFresh Academy
  • Subsidised childcare with a professional nannying agency
  • Free access to Headspace, in-house gym and yoga classes
  • A diverse and vibrant international environment of 70+ different nationalities
  • Additional perks include: Free crash course in German, compensation for advanced external German classes, discounts for our neighbouring gym & Urban Sports Club, company events and parties, discount on our Convini vending machines
  • The chance to have a significant impact on one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Europe

Are you up for the challenge?

Please submit your complete application below including your salary expectations and earliest starting date.

After submitting an application our team will review this and get back to you within 5 business days.