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Engineering Manager (f/m/x)


Seven Senders is the leading delivery platform to ship parcels. The company connects shippers with its carrier network of over 100 carriers in Europe, enabling them to use excellent local shipping as a competitive advantage. With additional delivery services such as Claims Center, Insurance, Return Portal, and Labels, Seven Senders makes international shipping a simple matter. Automated shipping notifications, tracking, and monitoring solutions ensure a transparent shipping process. Monthly reports and analyses enable data-based optimization of international shipping performance. Shippers receive everything from a single source and reduce complexity. 

Our growing cross-functional tech teams consisting of software engineers, product managers, infrastructure and QA specialists, and other disciplines take complete ownership of key products and platform components.

You have an impact on the following topics:

As our Engineering Manager (f/m/x), you will lead and shape our Carrier Integration team consisting of 6 engineers in close collaboration with the product manager assigned to the team services. You will be a key contributor and an advocate for the way we grow the team, optimize and refine our working processes, communicate with stakeholders, and coach and mentor the team members. You will work in a fast-paced, agile environment, collaborating daily with our engineering teams and product management.

The team is responsible for a vital part of the product line, building the integration of all carriers. The tech stack includes Java, Spring Boot, Vue and the platform uses AWS hosting.

You will:

  • Lead a team of software engineers in implementing high-quality software including design, development, and deployment of new business functionality
  • Overall, spend about 70 % of your time on management tasks and 30 % hands-on
  • Collaborate with direct reports, customers, and peers to share information and improve cross-departmental processes
  • Assist your team and Product Management in developing roadmaps for system and product growth, identify, plan and execute projects to support that growth
  • Encourage and support others to take on responsibility, build authority, and accountability
  • Be an active part in hiring, onboarding, mentoring, coaching, feedback, and career development of the engineering team
  • Working together with the team’s product manager to align technology solutions with the product vision

With these skills you complete our team:

  • Strong programming exp. In Java and Spring Boot
  • 8+ years’s experience in engineering and 2+ years of leadership experience
  • Understanding of modern cloud architectures (AWS) and distributed systems
  • Ability to run and improve technical development processes
  • Deep understanding of Product Development and related Scrum and Kanban processes

Optional, but appreciated:

  • Experience in TDD
  • Knowledge of other programming languages e.g. JS or Typescript
  • Experience with reactive programming 

This is what you can expect from Seven Senders:

We are a fast-growing and well-established company and now, after six years on the market, we’ve expanded from being a Start-up to a global (player) and grown-up company. Remaining a true start-up at heart - we are creative, dynamic, innovative, and agile. What sets us apart is that we are at the forefront of the latest trends, promoting continuous improvement and learning while our processes are optimized and occur automatically. We believe in international logistics. With employees from over 40 different nations, this is part of our DNA. Accordingly, our corporate language is English.

  • A stable workplace in an established and fast growing market 
  • An unlimited/permanent employment contract in Germany
  • Flexible working hours
  • Alternative working models including part-time options
  • Subsidy for company pension scheme (BAV)
  • Full access to the 7S Academy portfolio with a wide range of trainings for all our employees 
  • Relocation support to Germany 
  • Language courses (German & English)
  • A modern, digital workplace
  • Access to "Corporate Benefits"
  • Referral bonus program “Employees refer employees” 
  • Centrally located office (in the heart of Berlin)
  • Large selection of free drinks and snacks
  • Time out for (remote) team events

We are looking forward to you and your application - Your Seven Senders People Team!

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