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Head of Software & Controls

Job title: Head of Software & Controls
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Berlin
Reference: #2904
Contact name: Liam Atkinson
Contact email:
Published: 2 months ago

Job description

Job Title: Head of Software & Controls
Location: Berlin, Germany
Industry: Additive Manufacturing
Salary: Competitive

A world-renowned 3D Printing business are hiring a Head of Software and Controls who will take responsibility for a cross-functional software and controls team.

To be considered for this position you will need experience in B2B software and controls product management, and system architecture.

Your day-to-day duties will be:

  • Shipping products and investigating new technologies to improve the existing product portfolio, as well as developing new products

  • Managing and mentoring a team of engineers, setting performance goals and providing feedback

  • Discuss career paths with your team and develop plans to ensure growth and development based on their skills, interests and the company needs

  • You will need to be close to the technology in order to lead technical discussions in both your team and the wider company

  • Driving a culture of innovation and technological excellence will be a key focus

  • Collaborating with quality assurance, product management, IT & other engineering leaders to estimate and schedule the work needed for new products and features

  • Identify, communicate and prioritise architectural issues to improve scalability, consistency and reliability of the products

  • Fixing resource and process gaps

What you will need:

  • Minimum bachelor degree in mathematics, computer science, engineering or similar

  • 5+ years of experience in leadership

  • 4+ years of experience in software engineering using at least 2 of the following languages: 
Javascript, Python, C++, Go

  • 4+ years of using agile development methodologies

  • Proven ability to build enterprise software, complex desktop applications, CAD/Graphics applications, BI applications, or software that supports hardware products

  • Basic knowledge of 3D printing and 3D printing marketplace

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work cross-functionally

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results

  • Strategic thinking and ability to work as a technology-architect 

Why apply?

  • A rapidly growing industry and a company with high market relevance

  • Plenty of room for personal and professional growth

  • An internationally experienced management team

  • A strong brand in the 3D printing industry

  • A culture that brings people with and without a technical background together through the fascination of 3D printing and its possibilities

  • An attractive salary with a substantial equity component 

Click apply or speak to Liam Atkinson for further detail at:
T: +44 (0)7593 207221

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