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Job description

Our mission and setup 

  • We are developing world-class products for the automated and human-enhanced analysis of news content such as online and print articles, blog posts and social media entries. We apply methods from Natural Language Processing (NLP), Machine Learning and Knowledge Graphs in our data pipelines and implement applications that enable the business team to digest and enhance the results into actionable insights for our clients 
  • Our highly motivated teams are self-organized teams and consist of experienced developers and architects. Excellent work and continuous feedback to learn and grow together is an important CULTURE driver 
  • The teams own their services from end to end (you build – you run it) and directly work with business to really understand the requirements and focus on the right priorities
  • Our data platform is a hybrid cloud setup and is optimized for robust high-volume production 
  • We all strive to keep up to date with new technologies and methodologies and streamline their adoption by the teams
  • With the acquisition of Ubermetrics by Unicepta, we have two equally strong development tribes that gradually transitions into one development organization, following the concepts of Team Topologies 

Your new challenge 

  • You provide functional and people management for multiple development teams with up to 20 people 
  • You lead your teams, you set a vision and you inspire. You support your teams and team members with personal and professional development and growth, just as with day-to-day issues
  • You own a set of services and take the full responsibility for technology decisions, management and execution of technical roadmaps, and day-to-day business operations
  • You are the information hub between your teams and other departments of the company, ensuring timely and accurate information flow in all directions

You should have

  • Multi-year experience building large systems, preferably with microservices, with strong focus on software quality, scalability and performance
  • Multi-year experience in people management, leading by example and with passion
  • You have profound knowledge in Java and you are willing and able to discuss technological decisions on a code level
  • You are an evangelist of agile development methods and you understand servant leadership
  • Proficiency in English and ideally in German 

Nice to have 

  • Safe handling of large amounts of data, and knowledge of corresponding design patterns, data structures and technologies such as Kafka, PubSub or Amazon SQS 
  • Experience in big data projects, advanced analytics (e.g., machine learning, artificial intelligence) 
  • Experience in working at a startup 
  • Experience with running public research projects 

We offer

  • Exciting technical challenges and great opportunities to learn, grow and contribute 
  • A position that truly has an impact – you can shape our future products and services for an international client base 
  • Flexible working time models and full remote option for your team members. You will need some regular onsite time in our fantastic Berlin office
  • Other benefits: job bike, sponsored gym membership, corporate benefits, a company pension plan, cool corporate events