People Lead / Software Team (f/m/d)

Job description

As a People Lead in the Software Team, you work with up to 12 Software Engineers. Software Engineers are organized around products. Products are grouped in a business domain called New Digital Business. Building on your experience of delivering software products and leading people, you coach your team on how to optimize a team’s effectiveness. You are assisting individuals in building a strategy for their personal development and supporting them in the execution.

Your Tasks:

  • You are aware of your role and act as a servant leader towards your teams’ members.
  • You create an inspiring environment with an open communication culture and an outstanding way of collaboration throughout the whole zooplus.
  • You are responsible for growing qualified and motivated people in your teams to meet business & tech expectations.
  • You ensure that your teams are in line with zooplus's business and technology strategy, operating models, and guidelines.
  • You contribute to the development of general strategic guidelines, organizational & technical frameworks, and the corresponding processes.
  • You support your teams as an agile driver & coach of the software delivery process (e.g., based on Scrum, Kanban).
  • You demonstrate strong customer-orientation with positive & result driven attitude



  • At least 5 years of professional full-time working experience in IT
  • Know-how in managing agile software delivery process (e.g. Scrum, Kanban)
  • Good people management skills related to e.g. recruiting, personal development, compensation
  • Track record in one core IT discipline, e.g. software development, testing or requirements engineering
  • Fluent in English


  • Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Sciences, Maths or Informatics
  • Experience of working in an internationally distributed environment
  • German is not required, but would be “a plus”

What we are offering you

Become a part of our success story and seize the opportunity to take on a real challenge in a dynamically growing company where there is huge scope for development and short decision-making processes. We are offering you a versatile, international-facing role in our motivated team with colleagues from all over Europe. Our Austrian office is at a great location in Vienna, with excellent infrastructure links. Additionally, we offer many benefits such as:

✈️ 28 labour days of vacation (plus December 24th and 31st)

⏰ Flexible and remote working

🎡 Modern office in the city center close to Schwedenplatz with a great view over Vienna

🐾 Discount in our zooplus shop for all our employees

💬 German language courses on company premises

🚌 Free public transport ticket

☕ Free drinks and fresh fruit in the office kitchen

📖 Continuous development through internal and external training opportunities

🎈 Company events

🌎 We encourage diversity! Meet our motivated and friendly teammates from over 50 nationalities

The gross annual salary for this position (38.5 hours/week) is between 55,000 – 75,000 EUR depending on your qualification and experience.

Did we make you curious?

Then send us your application in English via our online application form!

Join us and drive our success with your personal experience, your passion, your entrepreneurial thinking and your will to take over real ownership!