Be our next: Technical Lead (f/m/x) - Platform Team

  • Full-time

  • Permanent

  • Hamburg

At ZEAL, we are equipped with the entire enchilada of innovative tech stacks in an emergent microservice architecture – from Github Enterprise, Kubernetes and Jenkins to Java, Redis, and AWS plus on-premise. Our mission is as simple as it is bold: We are here to disrupt and reinvent the online lottery business. Join our team of 180+ multicultural employees – a diverse mix of leaders, game changers and visionaries united and grounded in our values. If you enjoy open-source and are passionate about applying state-of-the-art technologies in an agile environment, we’d love to hear from you! 

As Tech Lead (f/m/x) for our Platform Team you play a critical role in driving technical excellence, guiding the team’s efforts, and ensuring the successful development, maintenance, and growth of the platform to meet the organization’s goals and user needs.

Not ticking every box or think you’ve got that unique set of skills we haven’t realised we need? Get in touch anyway; we’re always looking to add great people!

If you’re excited to be at the forefront of technical innovation, drive platform excellence, and thrive in a dynamic team, we’d love to have you on board.

Sophie Höfer

Senior Recruiting Manager

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What we offer

  • State-of-the-art technologies and an agile environment (Have a look at our tech stack:
  • Work in a competent, interdisciplinary team, where you can actively contribute your knowledge and ideas
  • No micromanagement, but a lot of trust into your ability to deliver and perform
  • Lots of potential to grow your technical skillset with strong peers
  • A yearly development budget for your personal growth
  • Independent and innovative way of working and a believe real flexible work. You can take your unlimited vacation days spontaneously; we work in a hybrid model and provide you with technical home office equipment.
  • Once a quarter a company event where we all get together and celebrate, as well as regular team events and small get-togethers
  • Challenging tasks and lots of fun!

Your tasks

  • Design & Evolution: Collaborate with Engineers to shape the platform's architecture, ensuring it aligns with business goals, scalability needs, and industry standards.
  • Feature Development: Lead critical platform feature development, ensuring efficient delivery, precise specifications, and seamless integration with the existing system.
  • Strategy & Innovation: Contribute to the platform's technical roadmap, pinpoint opportunities for innovation, performance gains, and reducing technical debt.
  • Guidance & Mentorship: Provide technical support, mentorship, and foster a culture of continuous improvement within the team.
  • Problem Solving: Tackle technical challenges head-on, troubleshoot issues, and deliver effective solutions to ensure platform stability, security, and performance.
  • Performance Optimization: Identify bottlenecks, optimize the platform, and enhance system efficiency alongside the team.
  • Security & Compliance: Collaborate with security teams to ensure platform adherence to security standards and practices, safeguarding sensitive data.
  • Innovation & Research: Stay current with industry trends and explore new tools or methodologies to keep our platform competitive.

What you offer us

  • Solid Technical Background: Extensive experience in platform development.
  • Leadership: Proven technical leadership and mentoring abilities.
  • Clear Communication: Ability to articulate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Adaptability: Openness to learning new tools, frameworks, and methodologies to stay competitive and improve processes.
  • Business Acumen: Understanding of business context, market trends, and competitive landscape to align platform development with organizational goals.
  • Tech Proficiency: Comfortable in a service-oriented architecture with expertise in technologies like Github, Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins, Spring, GO, Python, Postgres, MongoDB, KAFKA, Splunk, Datadog, Victor OPS, and Amazon Web Services.

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Technical Lead (f/m/x) - Platform Team

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Sophie Höfer

Senior Recruiting Manager