1&1 IT Development: Head of Frontend Development (m/f), Karlsruhe
For our location in Karlsruhe we are looking for a:

Head of Frontend Development (m/f) - For our Brands WEB.DE and GMX

Reference ID: KA-MHai-1710083

Your Tasks:

Are you interested leading a team, which does weekly releases for over 50 million customers? Would you like to shape the future for WEB.DE and GMX? Then you are perfect for us.

  • As a team leader, you will combine modern management style with technical expertise. Thereby you and your team are co-responsible for the execution of the roadmap of the Frontends.
  • You will lead a Software Development Team consisting of internal and external employees including personal development.
  • You will be a counterpart for internal clients and all relevant interfaces with our external clients.
  • Your team will not only adjust to corporate objectives (or company goals) but also technical and technology challenges of the future, to be prepared optimally at all times.

We Appreciate:

The cornerstone for your success is a degree in Informatik or a comparable professional training. You are fire for a technological challenging solution and have a hands-on Mentality for this task.

  • You got a deep technological understanding especially because of experience with our applied technologies Java (Spring, Apache Wicket) and Typescript (Angular).
  • Because of your open, communicative and empathizing manner, you know how to motivate and inspire people and demonstrate your abilities with technical and technology leadership.
  • With your agile mind set you fit perfect in our organization.
  • Despite your strong team spirit, you remain confident in critical situations and know when and how you are going through. Your work style is characterized by an independent, careful and goal-orientated approach.

I want to apply now via email

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