Westwing Home & Living Company Profile

Search and Product Discovery Tech Lead (m/f/d) - Munich, Germany at Westwing Home & Living (München, Deutschland)

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Job Description

The  Westwing  mission is: To inspire and make every home a beautiful home. We are on a quest to bring the wonders of eCommerce for home & living to our more than 900,000 customers in 11 European countries. In only 8 years on the market, we have grown to more than 254 million Euros in annual revenue. More importantly, the opportunity ahead of us is massive. The Westwing team is the secret to our success. Our more than 1,100 team members balance creativity and style with innovative technology and strong business fundamentals. We are proud to be working with inspiring colleagues who are smart, fun, ambitious, and looking for the challenge to transform an industry and take it into the future. Do you think this could be you? To pursue our ambitious growth strategy, we are looking for  Search and Product Discovery Tech Lead (m/f/d).  In this position, you will be responsible for leading a team of developers to build and maintain a number of microservices related to topics such as Search, sorting/ranking and data analysis. Your responsibilities will be: Improving the quality of search and ranking while bringing your systems to the state of the art Managing and mentoring a team of motivated engineers Building and maintaining well tested, scalable and highly available services written in Scala, Javascript and Python Working closely with product owners and business stakeholders to design solutions to fit product needs. You come with: Several years of experience with Elastic Search as a search engine (ELK Stack is not enough) and information retrieval techniques Experience working with Scala and you know Typelevel libraries Data as your compass – You have passion for data and data-analysis and experience with Python libraries for data structures and data analysis tools Experience leading a cross-functional development team Strong communication skills – You are able to explain complex technical topics to non-technical counterparts in a simple and understandable way You are a team player and enjoy a strong and unique team culture (this team has a lot of inside jokes) We offer: An open-minded tech organization with a “best tool for the job” attitude. Freedom to choose your tools and technology gives plenty of room for learning and experimentation. A continuous self-improvement environment. Access to e-learning portals, budget for conferences and paid certifications are just some of the ways we help you be your best self. A great atmosphere. Team events and hackathons are some of the ways we make our office a place you want to hang out. Ability to define your job. We are always happy to help you take new responsibilities and help you grow into the role you want. Choose your work equipment and tools. Are you a Mac? Great. A PC? Fine with us. Choose the computer, accessories, editors and tools which make you the most comfortable. Internal mobility. If you want to learn something new or try a new team, we have a “team-rotation” program which allows you to switch to open positions in other teams. Location: Munich/Warsaw Interested? Looking forward to your full application under specification of your possible starting date and salary expectation.