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Engineering Lead (m/f) in Barcelona


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At mytaxi we are building our second tech hub which will be based in Barcelona. At the moment we
are around 30 people, but our goal is to increase that figure to 100 by the end of 2018.

To achieve this, we need an Engineering Lead who wants to be part of our project since the very
beginning and become a key trusted partner to lead and develop our team while recruiting new

However, you won’t do this alone as you will work in close collaboration with our development teams
in Hamburg too.

As the Engineering Lead you will be responsible for growing a new development department of
around 30 people while guiding our backend and web developers and scrum masters.

You will also act as an important communication interface between your team and many stakeholders
to make decisions that impact our development strategies.

One of our goals is to position mytaxi as the first choice for developers in Barcelona, and you will be a
key partner to achieve this through your network.

Is it challenging? Of course.
Is it fun? Absolutely!


If you have a Degree in Computer Science or similar
If you have 5+ years of experience in leadership of employees across decentralised locations
If your team is the centre of your attention
If you can easily identify challenges and solutions to address them
If you are a “servant leader”, you lead farsighted and always strike the right chord
If you have several years of agile software development experience where you had the chance to
proof your hands-on mentality


Jump in to mytaxi and show us what you can do!


About mytaxi

Design the future of mobility with us!

mytaxi was founded in June 2009 and was the world’s first taxi app that established a direct connection between a passenger and a taxi driver. With over 10 million downloads and 120,000 registered taxi drivers, mytaxi is the leading taxi e-hailing app in Europe, available in over 70 cities in eleven European and two South American countries. With more than 500 employees in the whole entity, mytaxi spans across UK, Germany, Ireland, Austria, Poland, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, Greece, Romania, Peru and Chile.

Since September 2014, mytaxi has been a subsidiary of the Daimler Mobility Services GmbH (part of the Daimler Group). In July 2016, mytaxi announced the merger with Hailo, the leading taxi app in the UK and Ireland, an important step to become the leading taxi e-hailing app in Europe. In February 2017 mytaxi announced the acquisition of Beat (previously Taxibeat), the leading taxi app in Greece. With Beat, mytaxi also moved into South America for the first time and is now active in Peru and Chile. In June 2017 mytaxi also announced the acquisition of Clever Taxi, the leading taxi app in Romania. Andrew Pinnington is the CEO of mytaxi.

Join a fun, global team of top engineers and seasoned entrepreneurs for the challenge of a lifetime. We strive to be passionate yet practical, driven but focused and visionary but humble. Our employees are routinely challenged to solve large-scale, highly complex technical problems. As a new "family member" you will be stretched, but will learn best practice at scale in our creative and fun environment!


What can we offer you?

  • Great learning and development opportunities  through internal and external workshops
  • A monthly mobility allowance for free taxi rides
  • You can bring your dog to the office
  • Have your birthday off!
  • ...and all the usual start-up goodies like fruit, unlimited soft drinks, after-work beers and many more

Oh, and the opportunity to work with the best team in the world (we know, everybody says so, but at mytaxi it’s true)!


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