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Lead Fullstack Developer (m/f/x)
location_on Köln, Germany | Darmstadt, Germany
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Lead Fullstack Developer (m/f/x)
location_on Köln, Germany | Darmstadt, Germany
work Full-time
We are looking for you!

Ergotopia is a fast-growing eCommerce, health and office furniture company. With 50+ highly motivated employees, millions of readers & viewers of our scientifically based health content and 100,000+ satisfied customers of our ergonomics and office furniture products, we have already made a major impact in our vision: create the (working) world "Happy, Healthy & Productive”!

Your Responsibilities

Note: This position can be fulfilled either in Cologne / Darmstadt (here our two offices are located), hybrid in mix of office & home office or fully remote.


As Lead Developer your role will be as tech-interesting as it gets! You will lead our internal and external development resources, working with a modern and diverse tech-stack while contributing to a happier, healthier and more productive vision of work. Your concrete mission is to further build and expand our two tech worlds of online shop and digital health apps both frontend and backend.


  • Headless eCommerce: Responsibility of our website on tech-side including the in-housing of development projects, working in collaboration with our marketing team in order to enhance performance, conversion and UX of our online shop. With that further development, adjustment and expansion of our Shopware6 / PWA solution together with your team and use of our innovative headless eCommerce tech-stack: vue.js, nuxt.js, node.js and shopware6 based on PHP
  • Health Management Apps: Development of (corporate) health management apps, as well as enhancement of our brand-new hybrid Ergotopia App that functions with our smart desk portfolio. Tech-stack includes electron, ionic and angular
  • People Lead: Leading of our internal tech team and alignment with external development partners
  • Agility: Introduction and expansion of our agile software development landscape, including SCRUM, Kanban, CI/CD and testing
  • Impact: Collaboration with our physical product management team to further lift Ergotopias product portfolio on new (digital) levels


Your Profile
  • You are in hold of an academic background in software development, informatics or similar qualifications
  • You have gained at least 4+ years of practical experience in the agile development field; eCommerce and start-up background is a plus
  • You are considering yourself a fullstack developer. Must competency in backend is PHP, same counts for the front end techstack of at least one of the modern JS frameworks (ideally VueJS or Angular). Skills in regard to Electron, Ionic, Nuxt.JS are desirable.
  • You had ideally touchpoints within the development of hardware & software products in interface (relevant e.g. for development of smart desk solutions combined with health app)
  • You are looking forward to leading a team with lean & agile methods
  • You describe yourself as proactive, sharp minded, analytical and strong in both project management and communication
  • You strive to have an impact on our vision, being interested in (digital) health solutions
  • You are business fluent in English
What We Offer
  • With your cooperation you make a contribution to our vision: creating the (working) world "happy, healthy & productive"
  • Belonging to one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies for ergonomic office supplies in Germany. Internationalization planned!
  • Plenty of space to design our development landscape from your expertise while business is running live
  • Flexibility to live your (work) life the way you want it with flexible working hours, remote options and agile working methods
  • Monthly personal-development-budget and paid development time to simplify the way to knowledge you are interested in 
  • A highly motivated team that stands together to achieve goals everyday. Those are celebrated with regularly team events, by the way! 
  • Open ear for your specific needs to design your perfect work environment (hardware included)
  • Attractive compensation package
Interested?

We are looking forward to your application, including:

  • CV
  • If possible, work samples