Director Software Engineering (m / f / d)

  • MAXON Computer
  • Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • 04/12/2019
Full time Data Science Big Data Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

Who we are:

We are a leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions. Broadcasting, advertising and games to create fantastic new worlds. Our award-winning software solutions Cinema 4D and BodyPaint are ABC, Amazon, Blizzard, BMW, Burberry, Columbia Pictures, Electronic Arts, Facebook, Fox, Google, Honda, Lego, NBC, Ogilvy, Sony, Sky, Turner, Walt Disney Company, and many more.

Meeting and finding out our customer's needs is a challenge that we meet on a daily basis. To help us meet future challenges we are looking for a Software Engineering (m / f / d) to join our growing team.

What you want to do:

  • Support, invest in and develop incredible teams of talented and motivated engineering managers with clear expectations via practices such as 1: 1s, goal setting, and constant feedback
  • Recruit, manage and retain talent
  • Report to top management in a clear and focused way
  • Communicating key project data to team members and building cohesion among teams
  • Create growth opportunities for team members and address gaps via mentoring and performance management
  • Coach, resolve conflict and correct action
  • Create a high performing and positive environment based on transparency, accountability and trust
  • Connect and collaborate with Program Management, Product Management and Design to unblock dependencies and provide visibility and transparency to team progress

What are we looking for:

  • Five to seven years of software engineering or software development experience, as well as managing the software development lifecycle
  • A clearly pro-active mindset
  • Experience in growing, coaching, mentoring and providing feedback to team members
  • Passion about managing people and improving their work environment and strong team building skills
  • Demonstrated management experience and skills
  • C1 Level English proficiency. C1 Level German proficiency is a bonus
  • The ability to prioritize activities and deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Experience working with clients and business partners
  • A Comprehensive Understanding of Computer Science Concepts and Extensive Knowledge of Agile Methodologies


What we offer:

You will be given a permanent full-time contract with perspective at our headquarters in Friedrichsdorf (just north of Frankfurt / Main), Germany. You want to be part of a highly motivated international team of specialists and work in an environment that offers a wide range of individual development possibilities. Interested in joining our team? Then send us your electronic CV (.pdf) with your expected salary, and your earliest starting date. We're looking forward to hearing from you!

Maxon Computer GmbH · Attn. Mrs. Gesa Haefner · careers @ maxon (dot) net