Head of Software Development (m/f)

What does it mean to work with us? SUCCESS: Sixt is an IT company with a very large car pool. Our inhouse development team is the driving force behind the Sixt software which enables and optimizes the daily work of more than 6,000 employees in over 100 countries. We shape the future of mobility through innovation by using modern technologies! SPEED: Flat hierarchies and short decision paths enable us to be extremely dynamic and always one step ahead. OWNERSHIP: You take over responsibility. You build it, you run it. TEAM: We are more than 15 nationalities committed to the Sixt DNA. Participate in the daily business context, join our regular team events and enjoy IT talks, common conferences and spontaneous beergarden get-togethers.


Do what you love

  • You are in charge of our core development departments with round about 30 team members
  • You are part of our IT leadership team to define a common IT strategy
  • You will meet business needs by managing the activities of developers consistently delivering quality solutions ontime, within budget, and scope
  • You will provide leadership, vision, direction, and mentoring for multiple software engineering teams
  • You drive software development across multiple teams and phases to ensure that engineering solutions are aligned with business objectives

Come as you are:

  • Do you have a university degree and several years of professional experience in dynamic companies?
  • Do you have strong people and management skills to lead and interact with staff, colleagues, cross-functional teams and third parties?
  • Do you have a commitment to quality through the ability to translate complex technical requirements into functional software using best practices?
  • Do you have deep technical knowledge of standards and methods of software development as well as design principles, ideally using agile process models?
  • Do you act as dynamic enabler and believe in pragmatic approaches?

Feel good:

In addition to the obligatory kicker, ping-pong table, driving simulators and project rooms, you will find coffee corners to try out and discuss constructive ideas. Our offices have different sizes, you will definitely find something according to your preferences. We follow no dresscode. As a member of the Sixt-Family you get attractive car rental and leasing offers as well as access to our large employee benefit portal where you find attractive offers for travelling, shopping and more. During breakfast, lunch and dinner our high-quality restaurant offers daily changing meat, fish and vegetarian dishes, as well as a salad bar and freshly-baked pizza. Our coffee lounge for meeting and relaxing is opened the whole day. Come as you are, and do what you love: Join our 300 IT colleagues and apply now (English or German preferred)!

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