Chief Technology Officer (CTO) (F/M/X)

DevOps & Architecture • Full Time • Lisbon

HEY THERE!

We are Mercedes-Benz.io. Our goal is to make Mercedes-Benz the Digital Champion of the Automotive Industry. We are working with an end-to-end responsibility on E-commerce and digital marketing solutions like the Mercedes-Benz websites or Digital Services. Our company purpose is to create experiences that people love and we are proud of. 

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL

  • Be the key driver behind our technological strategy in building the best online channel in the automotive industry
  • Lead the communication with our stakeholders and employees, to make sure that Mercedes-Benz.io is building state-of-the-art software and paving new paths on the technological frontline
  • Be responsible for outlining the company’s technological vision, implementing technology strategies, and ensuring that the technological resources are aligned with the company’s programs and product’s needs
  • Work closely with Mercedes-Benz AG, to define highly effective goal setting and decision-making strategies for the future of our digital solutions worldwide, like E-commerce solutions, Mercedes-Benz website, after-sales platforms and much more!

TO SUCCEED YOU NEED

  • At least 10 years of professional experience in the tech area
  • Previous work experience as a Chief Technology Officer or another similar leadership role in companies with +50 developers
  • Experience in decision-making processes with high impact (e.g. global E-commerce and marketing platforms)
  • Exceptional leadership and organizational abilities
  • Experience in building and implementing IT strategies in a new work or holacratic environment and communicating to partners
  • Stay on top of technology trends and developments
  • Ability to work in a diverse, multinational and multicultural environment
  • Excellent communication skills in English (having German or Portuguese is a plus)
  • Understanding of budgets and business-planning

THERE WILL BE BIG SMILES IF YOU

  • Have previous experience in a recognized start-up or product tech company
  • Have experience of building cross platform applications as a developer
  • Inspire and be inspired! 

YOU WILL BE HAPPY WITH

  • Open source software
  • Leading the technology scope of a company with great developers
  • No top-down hierarchy. We trust in your self-organization
  • Colleagues that are as smart, hardworking and driven as you
  • An amazing open-minded and informal culture with the backup of a giant company like Mercedes-Benz
  • iPhone, MacBook Pro or Dell (your choice) and noise-cancelling headphones
  • Health insurance for you and your family
  • Life insurance
  • Proactive self-development, international trainings and conferences
  • Language training courses
  • Feel good actions (massages, nutrition sessions, happy hour and more)
  • Brand connection perks (test drives, renting programs and more) 
  • Much more cool stuff …

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO KNOW ABOUT US

Mercedes-Benz.io develops software and technology for the digital platforms of Mercedes-Benz. We are focused on creating digital experiences for the future of Mercedes-Benz mobility worldwide, developing products for sales & marketing.  

  • Our main products are the Mercedes-Benz website worldwide, the E-commerce platform, digital services and aftersales solutions   
  • We work in Holacracy– a “non-classical” framework which represents our operating system within the company. Our setup is based on purpose, circles and roles as well as their specific accountabilities 

This is a full-time position, based in our office in Lisbon or Stuttgart. We have a fantastic team with people from all over the world. We encourage frequent collaboration and pairing across disciplines. English is the main working language. 

Mercedes-Benz.io is an equal opportunities employer. We believe that diverse experiences and a broad collective perspective lead to a better company culture and better products. 

Interested in engaging with a continuously evolving company to work hard, play hard and party hard? If so, please send your resumé (in English and PDF). 

THE RECRUITING TEAM IS LOOKING FORWARD TO RECEIVING YOUR APPLICATION

Feel free to contact for further information and answers to your questions.

We Care About You

Hardware of Choice

are you team MAC or team DELL? You can be on either team and get the hardware of your choice. Our headphones are BOSE though.

Health Insurance

health insurance for MB.ioneers, their spouse and children* (*until they are 25 years old. Children with disabilities of 60% or more will still be covered if they are over 25 years old).

Sick Leave Support

social security does not pay for the first three days of sick absences. We got your back on this one!

Lunch Allowance

we support your quality time with colleagues during lunch with a little allowance

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