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Head of Engineering (m/f/d)


As Head of Engineering (m/f/d) you will be responsible for our long-term strategy and a variety of teams together with the founding team and other leads. Through this, you will play a huge part in taking our StudySmarter learning platform to the next level! We have big goals and want to achieve them together. Become a part of our Tech Department!

  • You manage, coach QA, FE and BE Lead and our Agile Team which includes around 40 people
  • You own the delivery process at StudySmarter (together with QA, FE and BE Lead) + make sure that we’re delivering high quality in a timely manner to our users
  • You collaborate directly with C-Level as the Tech counterpart to Head of Product and Head of Product Design and as part of the leadership team
  • You support the hiring process of Tech talents
  • You define the strategic technical direction + tech architecture in collaboration with the QA, FE and BE Leads
  • You build the bridge between QA, Frontend and Backend
  • You identify bottlenecks and weaknesses in the engineering & delivery processes


  • 💼8+ years of relevant engineering experience, 3+ years of tech leadership experience, 3+ years of experience in B2C startups / scaleups is preferred
  • 🔃Experience in CI/CD pipelines and DevOps
  • 🏗️Experience in designing software architectures for scalability, reliability and performance
  • 💪Track record of successful impact
  • 🎩 Experience with Angular or Django is a plus
  • 💻Strong skills in web development (MEAN, …), Cloud (AWS), QA (not a must)
  • 🏃 Strong skills in agile methodologies and delivery management
  • 💙 Passion for digital product development, new challenges, personal growth and digital education

What we offer

At StudySmarter, people are at the heart of everything. That’s why we are committed to providing everything you need to excel in your job, ensuring physical and mental health as well as development.

What we offer

Food & Drinks

Fresh fruits, juices, porridge bar, drinks - flatrate.

Modern Office

New offices with high-quality equipment and game zone. Büros mit hochwertiger Ausstattung und Gamezone.

Team Events

Bi-weekly social events and retreats.


Yoga & Meditation room and gym membership discount.

Hybrid Working

Work in the office, from home, or wherever you want.


You participate in the success of StudySmarter.


Select your own equipment. Everything you need.


We pay for your training & courses.

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Open Positions

Join us on our journey. Together, we can change the world! Our team is diverse, ambitious, and smart(er). We’re working in Munich, Berlin, and remote.

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