Vodafone GmbH

Development Lead (m/f/d)


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Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are passionate about pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies. We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together. Join our journey as we connect for a better future.

Development Lead (m/f/d)

Location: Dresden
Job-ID: 133659

The Vodafone Tech Innovation Center Dresden is Vodafone’s new global center for innovation and co-creation with other top tech world-wide companies, universities and research institutes. The scope of this new hub is to improve peoples' lives by innovating communications and empower businesses for a digital and sustainable future. We use newest technologies such as 5G, 6G, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics and Security by Design in order to build new products and propositions for health, industry, transport, automotive, agriculture and many more. Dresden is a dynamically growing high tech region in the heart of Europe with a strong industrial focus, excellent research landscape. At the same time Dresden is a great place to live with manifold culture, unspoiled nature and an international and family friendly environment. The ideal spot for creativity and innovation.

Within the world of Mobile Communication, technology is a key enabler. A consistent part of Vodafone success is based on the implementation and delivery of advanced and innovative services to its customers. Within Vodafone Group Technology, Infotainment has the responsibility to design, develop, deploy, and operate strategic consumer services. We are building a new global Device Lifecycle platform and have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Development Lead (m/f/d) to join our new team.

As part of Infotainment, the Development Lead (m/f/d) is responsible for defining the standards, tools and approaches across the entire software development lifecycle, including language selection, application architecture definition, framework choices, development processes, testing processes and deployment approaches for customer facing applications. Involvement in defining strategic architecture decisions and implementation across platforms serving millions of customers.

What will you be doing?

  • application Design (components, deployment, etc.) in line with industry best practices (Cloud Native, Serverless, Micro Service, etc.)
  • lead development within a scrum team
  • lead and management of the Development Chapter spanning multiple scrum teams
  • definition of framework / technologies / languages and platforms to be used
  • ensuring application of Security best practices
  • working closely with, and build consensus within the DevOps team

It would be nice if you have:

Core competencies, knowledge and experience:

  • knowledge of web-based (Java) and service-based architectures (REST), cloud-oriented architectures (AWS, Azure or Google Cloud) and micro-services patterns
  • knowledge of cross-platform architecture, technology, and platforms (e.g., Web / Android / iOS / React etc.)
  • excellent communication and presentation skills
  • senior developer experience with some team leadership
  • our team works in SAFe (Scaled Agile) with modern DevOps CI/CD

Must have technical / professional qualifications:

  • computer science or similar
  • full stack React/Node.js development experience
  • hands-on experience with large cloud-based multinational websites
  • fluent English skills (in written and oral)

Severely disabled applicants will be given special consideration if they are equally qualified.

We are filling this position for Vodafone Group Services GmbH.

What’s in it for you?

  • 30 days holiday
  • holiday plus (option to buy additional 10 days)
  • flexible working (up to 75% mobile working possible)
  • company pension (financed by Vodafone)
  • access to our internal learning platform and LinkedIn Learning
  • Vodafone family and friends discount
  • generous global parental leave policy
  • access to online sport courses
  • car and bike leasing options

Together we can

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