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Lead Product Engineer (m/f/d)

Hamburg, Germany

Lead Product Engineer  (m/f/d)

Thoughtworks is a global software consultancy with an aim to create a positive impact on the world through technology. Our community of technologists thinks disruptively to deliver pragmatic solutions for our clients' most complex challenges. We are curious minds who come together as collaborative and inclusive teams to push boundaries, free to be ourselves and make our mark in tech.

Our developers have been contributing code to major organizations and open source projects for over 25 years. They’ve also been writing books, speaking at conferences and helping push software development forward, changing companies and even industries along the way. 

As consultants, we work onsite with our clients to ensure we’re evolving their technology and empowering adaptive mindsets to meet their business goals. You could influence the digital strategy of a retail giant, build a bold new mobile application for a bank or redesign platforms using event sourcing and intelligent data pipelines. You will use the latest Lean and Agile thinking, create pragmatic solutions to solve mission-critical problems and challenge yourself every day.

As a Lead Product Engineer (m/f/d) at Thoughtworks, you will do much more than delivering. You will:

  • Design and guide architecture and infrastructure to enable rapid product development and innovation with evolvability in mind
  • Influence and drive decision-making with our clients, with a focus on business and user value
  • Build, support and coach cross-functional delivery teams
  • Utilize the latest technology thinking from our tech radar in your work
  • Enrich design and product thinking with innovative technical solutions to user problems given current technical trends
  • Create early assessment and integration of current technical landscape in product design and roadmap 
  • Be an ambassador for product and technical concerns across teams to ensure both functional and cross-functional priorities are considered in product design and development
  • Develop a product mindset amongst delivery teams to drive holistic understanding of technical delivery with tight feedback loops
  • Evolve Thoughtworks product and design services with like-minded peers
  • Be a tech driver for Idea to Market (I2M) and Product Management Transformation engagement
  • Care for evolutionary design whilst leading and inspiring software development teams
  • Learn something new everyday and work with creators of tools, blogs, and books who have influenced the IT Industry

Here's what you'll bring:

  • Experience as an engineer with a product mindset
  • Being able to share technical/data knowledge in a way that is easily understandable by non tech/data folks.
  • Passion to drive product thinking, manage product tradeoffs and prioritization, and collaborate effectively with both designers and product managers
  • Passion for technical feasibility
  • Understanding of the tools and techniques required to build accessible products and experiences
  • Knowledge on emerging tech trends to be able to identify new product innovation opportunities which were not exploitable with the previous generation of tech
  • Ability to impart knowledge, instruction or information through the applied practice of instruction or supervision so as to develop abilities in others
  • Hands-on development experience with a mix of languages and technologies
  • Passion for clean, maintainable and scalable code
  • Open and willing to regularly travel across Germany
  • Interest in and passion for Product as a discipline

And this is what you can expect:

  • Thoughtworks offers centrally located office spaces which enables agile and productive collaboration with a startup flair
  • You will receive a public transportation card, a personal development budget, training leave, a company pension scheme as well as an accident and business travel insurance
  • To do a great job, we provide you with a high-end Macbook Pro and libraries in our offices
  • Fruits, snacks and beverages are offered, next to a company lunch and learn session on each Friday. We also enjoy spending time together by playing ping-pong or doing other fun activities in the office
  • Besides our famous Annual Party, you can join us for a summer party, regular Office get-togethers, local office days, AwayDay and other social events
  • We are a global community of technologists and like to share our knowledge - not only within the company but also by writing articles, doing meetups or speaking at conferences - if you like.

"Free to make your mark. Free to be yourself."
You are always welcome here. Inclusivity is in our DNA. Far above any tech skills, we value respect, empathy, and open-mindedness. We have zero tolerance for intolerance.

What are you waiting for?
So, you can see yourself at Thoughtworks? Then tell us who you are and let us know why you want to join by sending us your LinkedIn/XING profile or CV today!

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Thanks for your interest in joining Thoughtworks. A member of our Recruiting team will review your application as soon as possible. 


In the meantime, check out our Consultant Life page to learn more about the extraordinary impact Thoughtworkers make on clients, the tech industry and each other. 


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