Teamlead IT Security / Engineering Manager (f/m/d)

Permanent contract, full-time, Cologne / Darmstadt / Düsseldorf / Remote

Who we are

We operate Several thousand sellers and millions of products make us one of the fastest growing online marketplaces. Our work is characterised by a dynamic corporate culture, with a start-up mentality and the opportunities offered by a large corporation in the background. We combine knowledge and many years of experience in e-commerce with flat hierarchies and a highly motivated team. Whether you are an intern or a team lead: We take every idea seriously, because we want to work together in shaping the future of e-commerce!

We love flexibility! We offer you the best environment to work in a flexible and focused way: You decide whether you want to work in our office in Cologne // Darmstadt // Düsseldorf while at the same time having the opportunity to work remotely (Germany). We want to offer you the most attractive workplace in e-commerce and a maximum of flexibility for your personal work-life balance.

Day-by-day, our development team of about 250 experts pursues the goal of creating the best-possible customer shopping experience for the marketplace. We are here to inspire millions of customers, to help them find, purchase and get the things they love. To enrich the lives of our customers, we collaborate in cross-functional teams, in which product owners, product designers, frontend and backend engineers, data scientists and lean managers join forces. Details regarding the challenges of the respective product areas can be found here:

Your tasks – this is what awaits you in detail

  • Lead, develop and challenge our growing IT Security Team providing knowledge, inspiration and motivation as well as guidance 
  • Develop and implement a holistic, sustainable and scalable Cloud Security Architecture with the relevant Tech and Product Teams including topics such as Identity and Access Management, Data Security, Application Security and Network Security 
  • Orchestrate and drive initiatives within the team and across the Tech & Product organization 
  • You drive the IT Security team towards 
    • enabling stakeholders with knowledge, processes and tooling to ensure product security 
    • handling and investigating security events and incidents in a timely manner 
    • automating our daily security operations to allow us to focus on things that matter 
    • continuously support improvement to protect our overall company security posture 

Your profile – this is what we expect from you

  • You have worked in cross-functional product teams / organizations and bring a vast experience in secure engineering of scalable web applications and databases in Cloud environments 
  • You possess a strong sense of ownership, passion and drive which brings energy to the room. Your communication skills are on point 
  • You either already have experience in management and building successful teams or even more motivation to learn and grow into people management 
  • You are a natural go-to-person within your organization by mentoring other colleagues and helping them to grow and succeed 
  • You are willing to go the extra mile to make your team successful, you give honest feedback, able to discuss, commit and execute 

What we offer

  • A highly-motivated and qualified team from different backgrounds and numerous nations and the opportunity to further grow your career
  • We are focused on results and provide a maximum of flexibility to achieve them
  • You would like to move to Germany? No problem - we offer you an attractive relocation package for a smooth start
  • A product which is used by millions of users every month
  • Power meets dynamic - flat hierarchies with encouraged decision making and a start-up mentality meet and the power of a big corporate group offers you an agile and secure working environment at the same time
  • Free choice of hardware – we provide you with the development environment of your choice
  • Personal & team growth: We love to have flexibility in terms of working location, but we also believe that personal interactions are important. That’s why we organize company events, and cover the costs to bring you there and to other (approved) get-togethers with your peers. The same applies to conferences and other learning opportunities. We want everybody to grow personally and professionally, as a team and as a company
  • Top conditions at the Urban Sports Club for fitness, team sports, yoga and more
Check out our Principles & our blog for even more insights into our company culture!

Why are you the perfect fit for this position? Don't bother with cover letters - we're interested in facts and figures!

As we have very international teams, we would highly appreciate it to receive your CV or profile link in English.

Your contact person: Kristina Heymann

Kaufland e-commerce
Kaufland e-commerce Services GmbH & Co. KG

Postal address:
Habsburgerring 2
50674 Köln

We are looking forward to your application!

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