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Solution Architect / Engineering Director (m/f/x)

80 - 100K €Lead / HeadFull timeRelocationRemote
English - Advanced
ITInterviewsB2BDevelopmentEngineeringSoftware DevelopmentNode.jsPR


What we're looking for

To meet our growing customer demand, we are looking for an Solution Architect/ Engineering Director (ED) to join our team remote. The SA/ ED handles the full customer journey from the technical perspective – from the first meeting with UPPER and understanding the customer's needs, to collaborating with the multidisciplinary teams and find the best talent for the customer, to interviewing candidates and matching them to the role.


- Assess and understand the technical needs of our customers
-Clarify and define the various tech roles that our customers need to staff
- Conduct technical scopings and other similar activities
- Ensure that engagements are successfully staffed with the best fitting talents by closely collaborating with the talent team
- Assess potential candidates for job fit, run matching calls and/or technical interviews as needed
- Support with team formation for full managed teams, together with our talent specialists
- Act as a sparring partner on technical topics for our customers


-You have a strong understanding of the processes and people involved in building digital products, both from a technical and team perspective
- You have a growth and business-oriented mindse
- You have 8+ years of overall experience in Software Development
- 3+ years in a technical management role such as as a Tech Lead, Engineering Manager, and similar
- You have experience as a Solution Architect or Software Architect
- You've had experience with interviewing and hiring tech talent in the past
- You have experience managing and communicating with clients
- You can work autonomously and like to pro-actively improve your Workflows
- You are target driven and have a winning attitude that isn’t intimidated by a series of “No’s”
- You have an entrepreneurial mindset and are thrilled at the idea of joining a team of few in a fast paced, future proof environment
- (very big plus) Native or bilingual proficiency in German is a bonus
-(very big plus) You have experience with any of Node.js | React | Typescript | AWS and are happy to occasionally get your hands dirty

…and what we bring in:

-A vision and mission that is not for PR but truly lived: we are paving the way for how people will work together to build products and software in the future
- Possibility to grow your career into a management position
- Attractive base salary
-Shares package to participate in UPPER’s success
- Strong and highly passionate core team with experience in scaling b2b companies
-A top solution with exciting customers that let you gain insights in the product landscape of Europe’s top companies
-Fully remote enabled culture. Work with us from an office for a few days a week or go remote
-Team & company events
-A cool office where you gain God-like powers: unlimited control over your environment, unmatched dancing skills, the ability to pass right through other people and plenty of ducks (spoiler alert: it's all virtual)