Software Development Engineer II - UX

Turnaround operations for vehicles is a critical function at SIXT, spanning 2000 odd branches and involving millions of rental vehicles. As a Product Manager on the turnaround operations team, one will be responsible for working with software engineers as well as operation managers in the Europe and US to create routing, dispatch, geospatial, and telematics software and hardware products and continuously improving operational processes and equipment, all to serve our customers better and improve the company’s bottom lines. The new-age turnaround operations platform will help re-define processes in our branches and drive efficiencies by leveraging cutting edge machine learning algorithms across various vehicle segments – gasoline, hybrids, electric cars to name a few. Led by a team of experienced visionaries and executors in the mobility space, we are looking for problem solvers with a passion for new mobility.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • As a senior designer with 5+ years of experience, you will be working on real products that people use across 150+cities and 60+ countries every day.
  • You can deal with ambiguity and are always on the lookout for ways to improve the customer experience.
  • You are an excellent collaborator and have no problem presenting and defending your ideas to other designers, product managers, and company leadership.
  • You live and breathe user testing and prototyping.
  • Above all, you are passionate about solving real problems for real people through research, design, and iteration.
  • You will work with other members of the design and product teams to create interfaces that are attractive, useful, and usable.
  • You will use market analysis, feedback, site metrics, and usability findings to tailor your designs to the customer in order to best solve their problems.
  • You will be responsible for developing your ideas from concept to completion, presenting them to stakeholders for approval, and working directly with developers to bring them to life.

Your Qualities

  • A stellar portfolio. The work should demonstrate mastery in creating user-centered design solutions
  • Working knowledge of User Centered Design Principles and practices
  • Preference to solve creative challenges
  • Ability to build research and data-based understanding of user needs, Strong understanding of user research methodologies and practices.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to create interactive experiences with prototyping software
  • Understanding of modern web and mobile technologies that informs design and interaction decisions
  • Strong knowledge of user interface design processes and methodology
  • Proven mastery of working within a cross-country team and environment
  • Strong ability to synthesize feedback and input from business leaders, product management, and engineering

Why Choose Sixt?

We have a great and versatile job for you! We offer you great degrees of freedom as well as international career development opportunities! We always strive to work in a very dynamic working environment. SIXT is an equal opportunity employer