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Senior Fullstack Developer – Technical Lead (m/f/d)

Tech & Engineering
Remote Germany
Full Time
Experienced Professionals
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Senior Fullstack Developer – Technical Lead (m/f/d)

Grow with us – Start your career at IU now!

Seize this opportunity and support our Product Lifecyle Management Team preferably in Berlin or Munich or at one of our locations or remotely across Germany, starting immediately in full-time as Senior Fullstack Engineer – Technical Lead (m/f/d).

As a Technical Lead at IU, you’re at the heart of our cross-functional product teams, steering the technical direction and execution of projects. Reporting straight to the Head of Engineering, your primary focus lies in tackling complex technical challenges, utilising your advanced technical expertise to boost the team’s effectiveness. You will work closely with the Product Owner and Business Analyst to translate product requirements into effective technical solutions that hit our OKRs.

A significant portion of your role involves nurturing a culture of technical mentorship, conducting comprehensive code reviews, and upholding firm solution architecture. In line with IU’s customer-centric strategy, you’re instrumental in bringing maximum business value to our customers and fostering an atmosphere of continuous experimentation and learning within the team. Collaborating with the Head of Engineering in your cluster, you’ll make sure the team’s technical guidelines mesh with our broader tech strategy.

Your tasks

  • Collaborate with the Product Owner and Business Analyst in your team to understand product requirements and translate them into robust, scalable solution architectures.

  • Uphold high coding standards through conducting regular code reviews, ensuring the team’s output is consistently of top quality.

  • Handle the most complex and critical issues within the team to deliver maximized business value.

  • Promote a culture of delivering high-quality, customer-centric solutions, driving continuous experimentation and learning in the team.

  • Provide technical mentorship to other team members, guiding them through complex problems, promoting their technical growth, and fostering a culture of continuous learning within the team.

  • Provide feedback and guidance on improving coding practices within the team, addressing any code-related issues promptly and effectively.

  • Ensure alignment of technical solutions with overall product strategy, maximizing the business value delivered to our customers.

Your Profile

  • You have several years of experience in software development, with substantial time spent in a senior role.

  • You possess a deep understanding of our technical stack, which includes Symfony 6+ / Laravel with Modern PHP (v8+), and cloud-first approach with Amazon Web Services. Knowledge of Domain Driven Design and Event-Driven Architecture is also expected. Familiarity with NestJS/VueJS and TypeScript would be advantageous.

  • You have a history of leading technical decisions and projects, consistently meeting business objectives and adhering to timelines.

  • Your knowledge of efficient software development methodologies and best practices is demonstrated, including their successful implementation.

  • You have a solid understanding and practical experience with Agile methodologies and Lean practices.

  • Your strong communication and collaboration skills enable effective interaction with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

  • You are eager about continuous learning and have demonstrated the ability to foster technical excellence within the team.

We offer

  • Shape your career: Rapid growth opens up many new opportunities for you. Tell us about your dream career and we’ll help you make it happen.

  • Work from wherever you want …: Modern tools and video meetings make it possible: with IU, the boundaries between here and there blur. You want to work from abroad for a while? No problem thanks to our WorkFlex benefits.

  • … and flexible time: It’s your job: We trust you and give you the greatest possible freedom to organize yourself.

  • You have the choice: You are free to choose your equipment, because everyone has its own preferences when it comes to hardware.

  • Take your knowledge to a new level: Benefit from a 100% discount on tuition fees for an IU combined degree in the tech sector and many other free training courses. There is always something new to learn.

  • Get a good rest: we push ourselves every day to go above and beyond. But we also take the time to recharge our batteries: with 30 days of annual vacation for all employees and an additional day off on your birthday! Need some time off? How about a sabbatical?

  • Reach your destination sustainably: Germanys 9 euro ticket is history, we got the DeutschlandTicket for 7 €. You prefer to travel by bike? Then a Jobrad (bike leasing) might be the right choice. We offer many environmentally conscious options to be mobile both professionally and privately.

Join our Product Lifecycle Management Team at Germany’s largest university with over 100,000 students! We are passionate, competitive, open to anything new – and we live to develop anything that makes our students’ digital education experience and our IU services better to achieve our vision “Everybody can access education to grow”.

Sounds like the perfect job for you? Then apply now!

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Nicole at nicole.teixeira@iu.org.

Words are followed by actions: We take our “Culture Of Everyone” very seriously and would like to take this opportunity to expressly point out that you are welcome to join us, regardless of your origin, religion, gender, age or sexual orientation. Even if you have a disability, our doors are wide open to you. We look forward to a diverse community here at IU!

Your personal contact
Your personal contact - Nicole Teixeira

Nicole Teixeira

Senior Recruiter & Talent Acquisition

IU asked me in my interview what I wished to do—today I’m doing it. I have the freedom to work as I please, develop what I feel is needed, and I am fully supported with my career development plan.
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Anton Stangl
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What we’ll do for you
Shape your career
Rapid growth opens up many new opportunities for you. Tell us about your dream career and we will help you make it a reality.
Reach your destination sustainably
Germanys 9 euro ticket is history, we got the DeutschlandTicket for 7 €. You prefer to travel by bike? Then a Jobrad (bike leasing)might be the right choice. We offer many environmentally conscious options to be mobile both professionally and privately.
Use your own technology
You can choose your equipment freely. Because everyone has their own preferences when it comes to hardware and IDE.
Work wherever you want...
Digitalization is part of our DNA. So decide for yourself which place sparks the most productivity in you. You love remote work? No problem! Would you like to work abroad for a while? Our WorkFlex Benefit makes it possible.
...and flexible in terms of time
It's your job: We trust you and give you the greatest possible freedom to organize yourself.
Take your knowledge to a new level
Where if not with us? Enjoy free access to all our e-learning platforms. In addition, we will finance you a complete technology course of your choice<strong>.</strong>
Rest well
We make an effort every day, but we also take the time to recharge our batteries: with 30 days of annual vacation plus an extra day of vacation on your birthday. Do you need a longer break? How about a sabbatical?
Enjoy our brand of social
We love spending time together. Whether it’s yoga, team events, brown bag lunches or partying—there is something for everyone.
World’s best colleagues
We give each other a leg-up when needed, and we collectively go beyond expectations.
The location
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Remote Germany
With our positions, you don't have to decide where to work. Whether you want to work from home, at one of our offices across Germany or up to six months abroad. Enjoy maximum flexibility!
About the team
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Tech & Engineering
We push the outside of the envelope, challenge what exists, and do what hasn’t been done before—building an unbreakable connection between people and education. That’s how we roll in Tech & Engineering at IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU).

Unrestricted access to learning is a life-changing concept. We build solutions for digital education that are accessible wherever we go. They’re mobile, always on, and everywhere. Advancing through AI, NLP, Big Data Analytics, IoT, Cloud platforms, and Software Development, we are leading the digital transformation of education in the era of Industry 4.0.
Our core values

Make collaboration standard practice.

We aim for the best solution as a team and have fun with it - without ego or politics.

Be courageous and take risks.

We make courageous decisions and take calculated risks.

Embrace innovation always.

We are always looking for ways to improve our offers for our customers.

Strive for the empowerment of everyone.

We support each other’s development to become the best version of ourselves.

Adopt a growth mindset for scale.

We aim to improve ourselves in everything we do and work hard to do so every day.

Focus on getting things done on time.

We implement things quickly, pragmatically, effectively and goal-oriented.

Put customer focus first.

In everything we do, our customers come first.

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    Tech & Engineering FAQs

    How many days paid holiday will I get per year?
    All employees working a 5 day week are entitled to 30 days paid holiday per year.
    Can I apply for multiple jobs?
    Of course you can! Apply for each position separately and together we will find the job that suits you best.
    Can I work remotely for the Tech-Team?
    Of course! We value flexibility and support remote working 100% wherever possible.