Engineering Manager (all genders)

Berlin-Charlottenburg /
Technology – Engineering /
flaconi is one of the largest online pure player for beauty products in Germany. The online shop’s extensive portfolio consists of more than 850 international brands and 55.000 products in the categories perfume, skin care, make-up, hair care, natural cosmetics and accessories. The online shop covers, from drugstore over organic cosmetics to premium, all product segments. flaconi was founded in 2011 and today already employs over 450 people at three locations, at its headquarters in Berlin-Charlottenburg and its logistics centre, as well as the flaconi Concept Store in Berlin Mitte. The German online shop has won numerous awards and is also represented in Austria and Poland.

Your role

    • You grow and manage the team of 4-8 engineers, helping them shape their individual careers and grow the team to become self-organized, agile and autonomous
    • Together with the product owner you define the strategic direction and vision of the team that contributes to delivering a seamless shopping experience for our customers
    • You contribute/establish the right Engineering practices with the team (e.g. TDD, CI/CD, Agile Methodologies, etc.) to improve quality and time-to-market
    • Furthermore, you improve our lean and agile engineering practices, processes and productivity by advocating our values and leadership principles
    • You are part of our engineering leadership team where you work closely with other Engineering Managers, Architects and the Head of Engineering to implement our technical vision 
    • You attract, involve and retain a team of various talents and contribute to the growth of our brand by representing us at meetups, conferences and technical discussions


    • You have several years of hands-on experience in designing and developing high-scalable software products with one or more languages (PHP, NodeJS, Python, React, TypeScript)
    • At least 2 years of technical leadership and people management experience (eg. proven leader, coach and mentor in agile organizations)
    • Excellent knowledge of frontend and/or backend development patterns and methodologies as well as the integration of best practices in software engineering and agile methods
    • Skills in communicating with empathy, influence and inspiration as well as in dealing with and solving conflicts
    • Experience in balancing business-related and technical requirements and regularly achieve consensus amongst other teams and departments
    • Passionate about application lifecycle management issues, including software testing, software maintenance, CI / CD, logging, monitoring and release management
    • Business fluent in English

What can we offer you?

    • Our employees matter to us: We offer you a permanent contract
    • Easy-going workplace: We pay your BVG ticket and we do not have a dresscode
    • International flair: We support your relocation
    • Employee discounts: As a flaconi you benefit from generous discounts not only in our Online-Shop but also at partner companies
    • Work-Life-Balance: Flexible working hours and home office options allow you to reconcile work and private life
    • flaconi Fitness: We take care of your health. Through a wide range of sports, we help you to stay fit
    • We take care of you: flaconi wants to support you also in times of individual crisis, therefore we offer you and your relatives help for your mental health through the Fürstenberg Institute
    • Recreation and relaxation: We offer you 29 days of vacation and the possibility of a paid sabbatical
    • Family first: Our “emergency-moms” are there for you in out-of-the-ordinary situations and look after your child on-site in the office
    • flaconi Academy: Actively shape your own career path and take advantage of our internal and external training opportunities
    • Dog Policy: Dogs are welcome in our office
    • flaconis know how to party: You can look forward to cool team events and company parties
    • Agile work: As part of our cross-functional teams, you have the opportunity to help shape and advance cross-departmental topics
    • Freedom for innovation: You can let your ideas run free at our regular hackathons and get inspiration for your daily business at Tech Talks and Breakfast Lectures
    • Thinking about tomorrow together: flaconi subsidizes your savings contribution to the company pension scheme with an additional 20%
    • Welcome aboard: Not only our onboarding day helps you to orientate yourself for the first time, but also your personal buddy
    • Food & drinks: For us, it goes without saying that extras such as drinks and fruits are free
Shape our company’s success with us and apply now online! We look forward to receiving your complete application documents including your earliest starting date. Please direct your application to Pia Niemuth (Talent Acquisition Manager).