Technical Lead

Date posted:
Company: On
Location: Berlin (BE), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

At a Glance:

Our Direct to Consumer business is performing and growing strongly, which is why we’re looking for a Technical Lead to scale On’s online business to the next level. In this role, you will be responsible to grow our DTC Ecommerce engineering team and culture by working closely with senior leadership and other engineering leaders. You will support your team through coaching, feedback and providing opportunities to engineers to help grow in their career. As well as supporting the team by providing a technical direction that aligns with the overall vision of the organization. You will be sitting in our office in Zurich or Berlin and collaborate closely with the Digital teams in both locations.

Your Team:

As you might expect from a running brand, the E-Commerce team at On is a fast-paced place to be. You will lead one or more teams comprising of Software Engineers, Product managers and Designers. You will collaborate with stakeholders across the DTC business and Technology teams that are responsible for ERP, CRM and other central infrastructure.

Your Mission:

  • Create an engaged and highly performant team by providing coaching, mentoring and continuous feedback to engineers to help them grow
  • Strive for engineering and operational excellence by inspiring your team to challenge the status quo and implement scalable processes across the board
  • Create an environment for engineers to make technical decisions by themselves, by providing them the context and access to decision-making tools
  • Support the growth of engineers by giving them the opportunity to take up challenges within your or other teams
  • Raise the bar in hiring and grow a diverse team by collaborating with the recruiting and talent teams, business partners and other engineering leaders
  • Provide clarity of the purpose and direction of the organization, through verbal or written mediums, to your team and stakeholders across the organization

Your Story:

  • 5+ years of experience within software engineering teams, of which you have spent some time leading a team in a direct or indirect way
  • Experience in building, testing and operating scalable systems in production, either in a frontend or backend role
  • You are passionate about mentoring and coaching other team members, always looking for the best ways to grow the team
  • You enjoy the process of zooming in and out based on the context, to solve both engineering and organization challenges
  • Experience with stakeholder management, being able to work with vastly different stakeholders to achieve the shared objectives
  • Knowledge of different software development paradigms and methodologies
  • A background in E-Commerce is a plus

What we offer:

We offer a dynamic, challenging and sportive environment that has been ranked as the ‘fastest growing sports company’ of its time. With offices across the globe, we are an international team who is hungry to innovate and build something incredible. We foster an active environment where each individual thrives for excellence and can achieve their full potential. This is where your work matters, you’re hands-on and your team members are amongst the very best in their respective disciplines and fields. 

If you are driven to bring On to the next level, curious about the opportunity and want to be part of our growing team send us your application, and join the ONiverse!

On is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that is fair and inclusive, where all decisions related to recruitment, advancement, and retention are free of discrimination. We are requesting that you provide sensitive demographic information such as gender identity and race/ethnicity to help us ensure that we are creating equitable and fair experiences for all potential future team members. You are not required to provide this demographic information and this information will in no way impact your eligibility for hire.