For our office in Unterföhring near Munich we are looking for:

Vice President Engineering (m/f/d)

We are looking for an experienced and talented individual to take charge of the Media and Distribution domain within Digital. Managing cross-functional agile teams engaged in building cloud-based cutting-edge technology, this is a challenging and technically fascinating high-profile position within the company.
The Vice President Engineering will be responsible for Video Engineering, Player Technology, Media Asset Management and third-party media Syndication. Given the technical nature of the products and services involved and the number of individuals working within the domain, this role demands a balanced mix of deep technical knowledge and mature management skills.

What you can expect in this role

  • You will support and nurture your engineering teams to deliver great products and services that will enhance Prosieben’s reach and reputation in the market
  • You contribute to and execute the technical and product vision and architectural goals, working closely with the CTO and Architects
  • You will ensure transparency & team health within the organization, caring deeply about promoting and maintaining a culture of delivery based on focus, collaboration, coordination and conflict resolution
  • You want to make working at Digital both technically and personally rewarding and enjoyable for everyone involved
  • You give team members continuous feedback and help them to further develop their individual career goals
  • You make sure that knowledge management and knowledge transfer takes place in your team
  • You reduce complexity, promote the use of face-to-face communication and Lean Thinking
  • You attract, on-board and retain a team of diverse top-tier talent and help build our employer brand by representing us at meetups, conferences and technical talks
  • You don't see challenges as obstacles, but as opportunities for your organization to excel
  • You believe that caring for people is as important as providing great technology

Your essential experience and education

  • You were a talented and successful engineer and today you manage engineering teams
  • You maintain a keen interest in new technology, especially cloud-based
  • You are a proven leader and transformer and you continuously try to improve your performance and that of your organization
  • You still think like an engineer and can hold your own in technical meetings
  • You understand how engineers work, their needs and their issues and you actively strive to resolve problems and inefficiencies
  • You believe that to get the most out of your teams, you need to be a listener, supporter and decision-maker
  • You are a supporter of agile processes and Lean Thinking
  • Though you love getting involved in technology, you realize that you are responsible for essential administration, people management and finances and you understand the importance to running a successful organization
  • You have excellent communication skills in English (German is a plus)
  • You are results oriented, self-confident, diplomatic and a role model

What's in it for you?

  • Take advantage of our wide range of training and development opportunities offered by the ProSiebenSat.1 Academy
  • Benefit from a flexible work schedule with home office and 30 vacation days per year
  • Work on modern fully equipped workplaces and use our wide range of sports (including yoga, football or workouts), post office, laundry and ironing service as well as many cafés and Wifi on campus
  • In addition to the campus's own daycare or a childcare allowance, there is a family service with free consultation
  • Enjoy an open corporate culture without dress code in the dynamic environment of the media industry
If we got your your attention, then send off your application to us today. It only takes a couple of minutes! Get to know our tech teams.
ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of Europe's leading media companies. Our stations SAT.1, ProSieben, kabel eins, sixx, SAT.1 Gold, ProSieben MAXX and kabel eins Doku captivate millions of viewers every day. But extraordinary TV entertainment is just one part of our concept for success. Today, our growth is based on four segments: German-speaking TV business, our digital units with a large entertainment and e-commerce portfolio, and our international program production and sales house. We have consistently diversified our company in recent years and created additional sources of revenue. This also reflects our vision: We are establishing ProSiebenSat.1 as a leading broadcasting, digital entertainment, and commerce powerhouse.

Although we refer to one gender in the text, all genders may be implied.
Career level:
Unterföhring bei München
Job title:
Vice President Engineering (m/f/d)
Lisa Aßhoff