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Team Lead Product Catalogue Pages (m|f|x)

Standort flexibelDeutschland, Berlin, BerlinTechnology & Data


You have experience with direct leadership of software engineering teams? You have a focus on people? You even bring some technical background? We are looking for a Team Lead for our Product Area!

As Product Discovery department we help millions of customers to find the right product every day. We provide smart filters for relevant product information and sorting, but we are also responsible for the start and result pages. With us, you work directly "at the heart" of idealo: with our work, customers can easily find the product they are looking for.

We are looking for an Engineering/People Team Lead (m|f|x), either full-time or part-time for the team responsible for the main pages presenting and navigating idealo’s product catalogue. As we are a cross-functional team, this includes responsibilities for the respective frontend systems, as well as the backing systems all with their individual challenging needs regarding huge amounts of customer traffic as well as an ever-growing huge product catalogue.

About your new role

  • You will manage an agile team of 5 software developers.
  • You will enable the team to collaborate effectively and contribute to optimising internal processes.
  • You will support, foster and guide your team and its individual team members by observing, coaching, mentoring and optimising the status quo.
  • As the sparring partner for your team's product owner you will shape idealo's product strategies and tactics.
  • You foster self-organization of your team by empowering them to take responsibility for streams of business value and technical components.
  • While you are fully dedicated to your team, you likewise shape the growth, development, cooperation and structure of our department as part of our leadership team.


Skills & Requirements

  • Your communication is clear yet appreciative.
  • You can create and maintain a motivating and secure environment.
  • You have at least 3 years of experience building, growing and leading software development teams and software developers.
  • You will push for incremental value delivery and the continuous improvement of processes and results.
  • You lay emphasis on resilience, scalability, maintainable architecture and experimentation. You feel comfortable in an enabling, leading and challenging role for these topics.
  • You do speak, read and write German and are not shy to have a conversation in English.

At idealo you can expect

  • You don't live in Berlin and want to work from home? Our hybrid work model offers you the freedom to work from all over Germany in a mobile and flexible way. Together we will find the best solution that works for you. In return, you get everything you need for your work (noise-canceling headset, laptop, etc.).
  • You need vacation? We offer you 30 days of vacation. Not enough? You can "buy" an additional 15 days every year by converting your salary and it's seen as a positive thing.
  • You want to further your education? We take your personal development goals seriously and, in addition to our idealo Learning Hub, eLearning offerings (e.g., Udemy, DataCamp), coaching & mediation, we also offer you the opportunity to benefit individually from additional learning and development budget.
  • And what about the office? Our office in the heart of Berlin offers free organic breakfast, excellent subsidized lunch, as well as free coffee, lemonades and after-work beer, in addition to the "standard foosball". It also has a fabulous rooftop terrace with view of the whole of berlin where you can network with colleagues from our group of companies
  • In need of additional support in any areas of your life? We offer free counseling and support in all areas of life (professional, private, family, health, etc.) in cooperation with the pme-Familienservice.
  • You are a parent of a child that’s in need of daycare? Your needs are well looked after with our company KiTa which enables you to keep focused on work with no worries. In addition, you are paid in full for up to 30 sick days per child per year and if you are a single parent, even up to 60 sick days.

About idealo
idealo is a Berlin success story: in 2000 we started out with the mission of helping consumers make the best purchasing decisions. Today, with 1.5 million visits per day, 50,000 shops, and more than 330 million product offers, we are one of the most popular German e-commerce websites and one of the leading European shopping and comparison platforms. We are active as a price comparison platform in six countries (Austria, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, and Spain).
We are located in the heart of Berlin and offer a unique idealo spirit. Your ideas are the driving force that moves our business forward. Not only our product portfolio is diverse, but also the people who work on it. We want you just as you are! Origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or a degree of disability are irrelevant.
If you are passionate about improving the world of online shopping alongside 1200 idealos from 60 nations, apply with us today.

Work in the office and from wherever you like.
idealo allows you to work from wherever you are. As part of our Hybrid Work at idealo, you decide whether and how often you work from our office in Berlin or remotely because you live in another city within Germany or the café down the street makes the best coffee cream. Only about once a month, there will be mandatory office days to bring idealos together at company, department or team level, including stunning views from our roof terrace. Find out what Hybrid Work at idealo is all about here and in a personal conversation in the interviews!