Head of Engineering (m/w/d)

Why we need you πŸ”—︎

Maltego is a tool used globally across industries by cyber security experts, analysts, and law enforcement agencies to protect their own infrastructure from cyber-attacks and bad actors, but also keep guard on internet safety

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Head of Engineering to lead and oversee our engineering team. If you are a visionary leader with a passion for technology and a track record of delivering innovative solutions, we invite you to join our team as the Head of Engineering. Together, we will shape the future of our organization and revolutionize the industry through technical excellence and cutting-edge solutions.

What to expect πŸ”—︎

As the Head of Engineering, you will be responsible for driving technical excellence, and efficient execution within our organization. You will provide direction, mentorship, and guidance to our team of engineers and engineering managers, ensuring the successful execution of our engineering initiatives.
This includes:
  • Technical Leadership: Provide visionary leadership to the engineering team, defining the standards of technical excellence, strategies, and goals aligned with the overall company objectives. Stay updated with the latest industry trends and technologies to drive innovation and maintain a competitive edge.
  • Team Management: Manage and continue to build a high-performing engineering team, including hiring top talent, fostering a positive work culture, and promoting professional growth. Set clear performance and quality expectations, provide regular feedback, and ensure the team's productivity and engagement.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Collaborate closely with executive leadership, product managers, and other stakeholders to understand business requirements, prioritize engineering initiatives, and align technical solutions with the company's strategic vision.
  • Resource Planning and Budgeting: Develop and manage the engineering department's budget, including resource planning and staffing. Optimize resource allocation to maximize productivity and cost-effectiveness.
  • Risk Management: Identify potential risks and obstacles in engineering projects and develop contingency plans to mitigate them. Promote a culture of data privacy and information security.

Your profile in short πŸ”—︎

  • At least a Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or similar experience.
  • Proven experience (6+ years) in a leadership role within a high-performing software engineering environment, ideally as a Head of Engineering or similar position.
  • Strong technical background and expertise in software development, with proficiency in multiple programming languages (Java is a must), frameworks, and technologies.
  • In-depth knowledge of software development methodologies, agile frameworks, and modern engineering practices.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and influence stakeholders at all levels.

Why you will love Maltego πŸ”—︎

​​​​​Maltego is a scale-up company. We provide you with the benefits and security of larger corporations coupled with the dynamic and fast-paced work environment and flat hierarchies of a start-up. We are proud to have a large global community that loves our product because it helps to solve the investigations that are most important.

Here are some of the reasons why you will love Maltego:
  • Insights into the daily operations of a fast-growing tech scale-up
  • Opportunity to quickly take over responsibility and make a direct and long-lasting impact
  • Motivated and highly international team
At Maltego, we are committed to supporting diversity and inclusion in our organization. We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of race, religion, color, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.

Location πŸ”—︎

Our Munich office

Required documents / information πŸ”—︎

Please submit a CV and a cover letter explaining your motivation to be part of Maltego
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