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Engineering Manager DevOps

  • full time
  • Linz, Salzburg, Vienna, Remote*
We celebrate diversity, foster inclusiveness and encourage individual expression in our workplaces. We want you to be your amazing authentic self, embracing your differences and individual experiences to help us change lives through the power of sport! Runtastic is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Everyone is treated fairly regardless of race, gender, age, ethnic background, sexual orientation and expression, or other differences.

Want to support hundreds of millions of people in their fitness journey? Join the Runtastic team and work for the adidas Running and adidas Training apps. As our Head of Platform Tooling, you are responsible for the success of the entire backend engineering department by building the best experience for the software development lifecycle in the CI/CD, Environments and Automation. You will lead and develop a team of talented DevOps engineers and report to our VP of Platform Engineering.

You’ll contribute by:

  • Leading, coaching and inspiring a team of 5 DevOps Engineers
  • Encouraging a learning and knowledge-sharing environment, while also considering the company’s needs
  • Taking ownership of our backend platform and software delivery process
  • Fostering innovation and driving adoption of new technologies and process in the software development lifecycle
  • Ensuring engineering best practices are followed and improved over time
  • Working with colleagues to identify opportunities or needs for alignments
  • Managing salaries and the team’s learning & development budget
  • Attracting and hiring new talents for your team

What makes you the right match:

  • 3+ years of experience in backend development, with a focus on DevOps and software delivery lifecycle
  • 2+ years of experience leading and mentoring experts and teams
  • Empathetic, people-centered mindset and a passion for leadership
  • Proactive attitude to improve processes as well as driving collaboration and team maturity
  • An agile mindset, experimenting in small iterations before designing big solutions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation and creating an understanding of technical needs and investments
  • Openness to feedback and interest in working in a multicultural environment
  • Preferably, a degree in Information Technology, Software Engineering or a related field
  • Excellent English skills

About Runtastic:

  • 6 weeks of paid vacation (instead of the Austrian standard of 5 weeks)
  • Brand new offices with plenty of space for creativity and informal meetings
  • Working café, terrace, and a play zone with table soccer for the well-deserved breaks
  • Ongoing company parties and sponsored team events
  • Quarterly "days of new ideas" (DONI) to try out new concepts & work with a variety of team members
  • Holistic health package including subsidized massages, free psychological support, and health screenings
  • Free fitness activities like running and yoga, free gym access, as well as a calisthenics park on the rooftop terrace in Linz
  • Budget for participating in sports events
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables, healthy snacks, ice cream, and beverages all day long
  • All-team breakfast, provided by the company, every 2 weeks
  • Visa sponsorship (incl. assistance from our in-house experts) and relocation package


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And here’s the fine print: As part of our hybrid setup, we are currently hiring fully remote team members in AT, ESP, FRA, GER, GRC, and UK (prerequisite: valid work & residence permit in the respective country). Conditions and benefits differ from country to country. And what about the salary? Our minimum salary starts at EUR 54,140 gross per year. (based on an all-in contract: 38.5 hour working week, inclusive of 15 hours of possible overtime per month) Of course we are happy to negotiate a salary based on your skills and professional experience.

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