Berlin, Germany

We are looking for an Engineering Team Lead/ Engineering Manager to join our Berlin team. Besides being an amazing team player and motivator, you are an excellent Software Engineer and technical Project Manager. You will be working in a startup atmosphere with a dynamic team and you will have major impact on the company future from technical perspective. We run our systems in AWS and GCP. Our tech stack includes Java, RoR, Python, Kotlin, Kafka, React, Postgres, and Elasticsearch.

Who we are

Applift is a leading mobile ad tech company that empowers businesses to connect with and activate customers in a mobile-first world by creating the next-generation platform for advertisers to reach and convert their audiences on mobile. Applift’s solutions are designed to deliver results at every point of the customer journey. Through Applift’s Mobile Journey Advertising solution, app advertisers across the globe can connect with their target audiences, acquire new users and activate and re-engage existing users to become true customers.


  • Manage teams of 5-7 engineers comprising of frontend, backend and DevOps engineers located in Berlin (in-house) and remotely (outsourced)

  • Daily interaction with the tech team to coordinate activities, give guidance and directions to ensure operational excellence

  • Attract, hire, and grow top engineering talent; actively mentor and motivate your team

  • Take managerial and architecture decisions

  • Be responsible for delivery, timeline, execution and coordination with other teams (i.e. BI, Product)

  • Assist in strategic decisions about tech and infrastructure decisions

  • Report to VP Technology


  • Be tech savvy with 1+ years experience in people management and project management role
  • 5+ years solid experience as a Senior Software Engineer or Architect with Java and/or RoR
  • Take ownership and be solution oriented
  • Great and proactive communicator and empathetic and accessible technical leader
  • Be open to new and other technologies
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

What we offer

  • Join one of the top mobile advertising companies worldwide
  • Benefit from working with some of the most experienced professionals of our industry and constantly grow with us
  • Enjoy startup perks (our lounge area, gaming in the office, team events and much more) in a profitable company
  • Be part of a multicultural team (30+ nationalities) that is bringing mobile advertising to the next level
  • Take responsibility from day one and manage projects that will have a significant impact on Applift’s success
  • Enjoy a competitive salary package and benefit from a tailored career development path

Interested? Please submit your CV and other relevant documents online. 

We are looking forward to getting to know you!

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