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Team Lead (Java) – Rapidly Growing Software company – Munich

Team Lead (Java) – Rapidly Growing Software company – Munich

We are currently working with one of Europe’s leading comparison websites to find a Team Lead for one of their Backend Engineering Teams.

They are a business founded in 2014 and have quickly become the number one in their space which has led them to double their workforce in Munich (currently 320+ members). This is only the start and as they have even bigger growth plans and are looking for more great talent to join them. They had an annual turnover of €200 Million last year and are on target to hit €1 Billion in the next 18 months.

As a Team Lead, you will be initially responsible for a team of 5-6 Java engineers and will help drive further development of their sophisticated Backend platform which enables partners, integrators and internal services/users to manage all our inventory. This is highly scalable, cloud based (AWS) platform built using Microservices to handle high-throughput. In this role you will working hands on for about 50% of the time and 50% will be architecture, leadership, management and strategic topics.

This is a position suitable for an experienced Senior/ Lead Java Engineer who would like to further their journey into management. They are looking for ambitious individual to play a highly impactful role in the company.


  • Completed studies in Computer Science, or related fields and multiple years of development or experience.
  • Experience as a team lead is a plus but also informal leadership will be sufficient.
  • Multiple (5+) years of professional experience as Java backend developer.
  • You have worked with Cloud based environments (ideally AWS)
  • Have experience building scalable application using a microservice architecture with the following technologies: Java, Spring Boot, Microservices, Elasticsearch, Kubernetes, data pipelines and the rest of our stack
  • You are excited about coding and building world class products! You strive to always improve and have the natural ability to motivate and inspire other engineers.
  • You have a problem-solving attitude, have a strong sense of responsibility and enjoy exploring new ways of reaching goals

What they offer in return:

  • Highly motivated and friendly teams from over 50 nationalities
  • Office located in central Munich with excellent public transport links
  • Flexible working hours and healthy work-life balance with 28 vacation days
  • Home Office flexibility (up to 4 days a week)
  • State-of-the-art equipment and mobile phones
  • Continuous development through internal and external training programmes
  • Opportunity to work in multiple office such as Milan, New York & Barcelona
  • Free fitness memberships and schemes
  • Employee discount for all company shops
  • Regular company events (technical meet-ups, hackathons and social events)

If this position sounds interesting to you, do not hesitate to apply and one of our consultants will be in touch to arrange the next steps.

If you would like further information, please contact Ukantha on Ukantha@next-ventures.com

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