Founded in late 2010, MotorK is an international company with a unique mix of digital knowledge, online marketing expertise and strong technological background.
MotorK has quickly become one of the most important players in the digital automotive arena. In March 2017 the company announced a $10M round of initial funding (Series A) led by two global venture capital firms (83North and Zobito), the highest raised to date for a technology company originating in Italy.
This is an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious and proactive Software Development Leader to join us and to help drive our ambitious technology plans.
What makes this truly stand out as a career-defining move are the following :
We are a VC-funded pre-IPO business. All employees share in the success of MotorK, and to join us at this stage in our growth could be life-changing
Disrupt an industry on a global level. These opportunities are rare!
As Head of Software Development, you will :
Establish processes across the development organisation and develop the IT strategy of the organisation in consultation with senior management
Evolve an agile methodology to drive the software delivery model implementing a collaborative and quick interaction among development groups
Lead and manage a team of mid-to-senior software developers. Line management responsibilities will include technical recruitment, appraisals, 1 : 1 meetings, identifying training needs, motivating and managing team performance
Be responsible for the design, functionality and delivery of the new innovative web and mobile applications
Drive the strategic direction of our products & services taking into account emerging and legacy technologies
Drive consistent standards and approaches throughout the team
Build future-proof reusable core code libraries, which can be shared, in order to drive further efficiencies within the team
Proactively drive innovation and options made available by new technologies
Maintain actively contribute to a list of innovation & research projects
Mandatory requirements :
10+ years experience with minimum 3 years leadership and management experience gained in one of the following sectors : online B2C, travel, ecommerce, lead generation, real estate, classified advertising , insurance or high volume publishing companies with complex editorial internal processes.
Strong, consolidated experience in leading the development of complex products based on Java and PHP frameworks, Cloud infrastructure, Web application architectures.
Experience in leading / managing a team using Agile methodology, with the ability to drive continuous improvement through innovation and inspiring the team to deliver optimal results
A degree in Computer science, Software engineering or equivalent is an advantage
Ability to think strategically, establish clear direction and implement plans to be delivered within a fast paced environment.
Great place to work : Work from our office in Milan : a huge open space office, with kitchen, lounge area, comfy chill out areas, and garden.
Yes, you can also play Table football ;)
We take care of our employees technical growth : we allocate 1000 € / year per developer for technical training and participation to technical events
Professional growth and development : we host bi-weekly Tech talks in our office to help each employee improve their craft
Always updated on new technologies : we have our own Tech Radar to share current techs across company and to innovate strategically
Great tools : each employee receives a laptop / workstation and 24'’ display (or equivalent)
Digital Library access : unlimited access to more than 200000 hours of business, tech, and design training
We love open source : we believe in the power of open source tools and everyone is encouraged to contribute to projects or attend events.
We host the WordPress Meetup Milano, also
Improve your English : we offer courses with native speakers
Office fruit bowl : because we care for your health!
International team : we are open to every culture. Join us!